The age of experience

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By Sally Blundell in Social Trends

Just as materialism transformed life in the 20th century, experientialism has the power to do the same in the 21st century, says the author of an influential

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A sweeping tale of women on the frontline in World War I and another about the complexities of the Middle East.


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By Helene Wong

Helene Wong reviews The Imitation Game and The Water Diviner, plus films now showing.


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Try your hand at this week's caption competition.


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Cartoonists speak “for the other lot”, says Michael Leunig, a living treasure and equal-opportunity pain in the arse.

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January 3, 2015

By The Listener

COVER STORY: How the move towards experientialism can transform your life.

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