Radio: Tools with an edge
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 @ 00:00
WE ARE what we have. We are defined by the things we make, buy, and hoard. That is the message of the brilliant new series on Radio 4, A History of the World in 100 Objects (weekdays). Not that presenter Neil MacGregor — the director of the British Museum — is necessarily promoting a materialistic, selfish culture. But what the earliest essays in this series reveal is that humanity is at least in part defined by our creation of, and subsequent reliance on, tools. For two million ...
If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log inlog in
to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here