Time to stop talking?

Is it sometimes necessary or even productive to stop negotiating?
10 January 2023
Presented by Ed Kessler
Production by Claire Curran, David Perry.


Raised palm to indicate "Stop!"


If you asked the Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees, to discuss cosmology with a "flat-Earther", he would probably politely decline. But when it comes to more nuanced matters than scientific truth, is there ever a case for calling a halt to dialogue? Alfred Moore and Chris Wadibia consider the question...


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