A Buddhist performs prostrations in Lhasa, Tibet. The ideas of our time cultivate the soul, organise the intellect and animate the will. Photo: Xinhua

How philosophical reflection can help bridge the East-West cultural divide

Nicolas Berggruen explains why we must encourage, and reward, new thinking that helps bridge the political and social divides in these increasingly dangerous times

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A Buddhist performs prostrations in Lhasa, Tibet. The ideas of our time cultivate the soul, organise the intellect and animate the will. Photo: Xinhua
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