Closer to Truth
This series on Cosmos, Consciousness and God is a global journey in search of the vital ideas of existence. It explores fundamental issues through intimate, candid conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers of all kinds. Dr Robert Lawrence Kuhn, creator and host of the series, seeks answers to fundamental issues of universe, meaning and purpose, with each episode featuring 4 to 7 of the world's foremost thinkers.
Closer to Truth Previous Broadcasts
What Causes Religious Belief? (Episode #1307)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Why are religions so pervasive, across diverse human cultures? If God exists, would God have made it so? But there are entirely natural reasons to expect the widespread belief in God.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Is Death Final? (Episode #1306)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Death is the ultimate defeat. No matter our successes, we are all doomed to suffer the final failure. But some claim that death is not final. Can the defeat be defeated?
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Can The Divine Be A Person? (Episode #1305)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
What if God were a 'person'? A person has sense, knowledge, will, intent, feelings. A person can be compassionate, sympathetic, empathetic. What's the difference if God were not a 'person'?
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 10:30 AM