The Great Courses

Seize The Day

Jan 22, 2013 6:00 PM   |   Education   |   Listen on Blog Talk Radio   | Download this episode

The 1956 Saul Bellow novel, "Seize The Day," brought this catchy line into the public consciousness, and its message can be seen today in all manner of literature, film and pop culture. But what does it mean?  How should the non-believer (or any human being) approach each day?  Is "Seize The Day" merely a romantic yet impractical charge more suited to fiction, or is it something that can be embraced as a philosophy for living? In this (reflective and undoubtedly sentimental) show about birth, death and the moments in-between, we share your stories and philosophies for seizing the days. Your calls and emails (email to Time Zone Converter at    

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