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Vanity Fair: Is Narcissism A Virtue We Need More Of?

Format: 1 x 44
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With more photos taken every two minutes than in the entire 19th century, the Selfie generation would make Narcissus blush. Yet from Napoleon to Steve Jobs, self-absorption is often a trait of leaders. Should we celebrate self-promotion to create a more confident outgoing culture, or is British understatement a treasure?

Philosopher Simon Blackburn, broadcaster and NCH historian Suzannah Lipscomb and politician George Galloway examine the value of vanity.

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