Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear on Big Think's "Think Again" Podcast – ep. 17 - An Authentic Horse's Ass/The Capacity to Choose

It’s hard to be a human being. I don’t care what the circumstances of one’s birth: If there is nothing in life that makes trouble, or mischief, we’ll make it up. It’s a hard game. But the kick is in knowing that, and beating the odds. — Norman Lear 


   

“I see Donald Trump as the middle finger of the right hand.” — Norman Lear, on "Think Again" 

We surprise the world's sharpest minds with unexpected topics. This week, legendary TV producer [Norman Lear][1], author of the powerful memoir Even THIS I Get to Experience joins host Jason Gots to discuss Mars colonies, immigration, and the upside of stress. 

Listen to THINK AGAIN, EPISODE 17 – Norman Lear – An Authentic Horse's Ass/The Capacity to Choose

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