Being Human quick takes


Take a dive behind the leading stories of today and see what's new in the Being Human project with Peter and Jo.

What do values have to do with mental health? | Being Human

What do values have to do with mental health? | Being Human

Peter reflects on a recent moving and personal article by author James Mumford - on bipolar disorder, staying in a psychiatric hospital and his thoughts on therapy. Watch now
Is your tech affecting how you value people? | Being Human

Is your tech affecting how you value people? | Being Human

This week, in an unexpected and controversial move, Elon Musk, gained control over Twitter. And it's got us thinking: how often do we ask questions of our technology? Watch now
What kind of news? | Being Human

What kind of news? | Being Human

Catch Emma on this week’s quick take as she reminds us of a different kind of news, one that transforms despair into hope. Watch now
Why does grief feel so inhuman? | Being Human project

Why does grief feel so inhuman? | Being Human project

Join Jo she reflects on one of the most unnatural human emotions – grief. Watch now
Staying present to God amid disorientation | Being Human

Staying present to God amid disorientation | Being Human

Join Peter in today’s quick take as he looks to Jesus amid the disorientating headlines of this week. Watch now
How to be human in a time of war | Being Human

How to be human in a time of war | Being Human

The invasion of Ukraine has captured the international community with horror and outcry. Jo asks us the question: how are we to be human in a time of war? Watch now
A better story than ‘sex-negativity’? | Being Human

A better story than ‘sex-negativity’? | Being Human

Being Human project coordinator Emma sheds some light on how young adults, or Generation-Z, are supposedly becoming more ‘sex-negative’ Watch now
The feel guilty games | Being Human

The feel guilty games | Being Human

What do these contested Winter Olympic games tell us about what it means to be human? Catch Peter on his quick take for this week. Watch now
Wordle and the battle for our attention

Wordle and the battle for our attention

Jo examines the way in which the world want to grab our attention and distract us, and how surprising it is when something doesn't. Watch now
Is Ghislaine Maxwell evil or human? | Being Human

Is Ghislaine Maxwell evil or human? | Being Human

In this week's quick take, Peter Lynas considers the recently convicted sex trafficker and former socialite Ghislaine Maxwell. Watch now
Trust vs betrayal in our leaders | Being Human

Trust vs betrayal in our leaders | Being Human

When leaders betray and fall short of our trust, join Jo as she looks to Jesus, the trustworthy prince of peace. Watch now
Having the conversation | Being Human

Having the conversation | Being Human

Speech can so often enable connection or sever it. Watch now
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