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Giles Fraser Meets Adam Phillips

On Wanting To Change

70 mins watch time

Posted April 2021

Philosophy, Psychology & Personal Development

We want to think of our lives as progress myths – as narratives of positive personal growth – at the same time as we inevitably age and suffer setbacks.  So there are the stories we tell about change, and there are the changes we actually make – and they don’t always go, or come, together. Adam Phillips and the Reverend Giles Fraser explore the deeply human impulse to improve ourselves, asking why we feel it, how it works and what it means.