In the final episode of the show, Dave and his brother go to visit their dad to say hello, and also to say goodbye: endings are more complex than a simple full stop.
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In the last Cutting of Season 3, Dave reflects on accountability and forgiveness, and considers the best ways to end things by asking some big questions. We hear from past guests, new guests and listeners to the show, who talk about how they approach these issues. We also hear from Dave's partner, Jen, about how she has experienced the making of The Family Tree, and are introduced to a song written for the end of show by Martin Zaltz Austwick.
The Family Tree’s Cuttings discuss the real issues raised in the show with special guests from podcasting, journalism, religion and the arts.
This episode forms a kind of trilogy with these two previous Cuttings:
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Alex Iantaffi: Gender Stories Podcast
Tanaka Mhishi: Tanaka’s work around sexual violence, The Consent Collective
Oliver Thorn: Philosophy Tube
Dr. Alice Tarbuck
Dr Cathy Elliott
Kevin Allison: RISK!
Dr Robert Poole
Dr. Alexander Cummins
Professor Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad