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
Can Design Point to God? (Episode #1404)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 4:30 AM
To argue for God, the easy way appears to be 'design', the obvious order and apparent purpose of the world. How could all of this be if there were no God? Quite easily, says science. What's the deep thinking on both sides?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
What Is Information? (Episode #1403)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 4:30 AM
Information is all the rage in science, changing how we think about fundamental questions. Information has many descriptions, some of them surprising. Why is Information so important to scientists and philosophers?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Is God Responsible for Evil? (Episode #1402)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 4:30 AM
How on earth could God be reconciled with massive, monstrous Evil? If God is all-powerful and all-knowing, and if God is the creator, wouldn't God be responsible for evil?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 10:30 AM
Can The Mind Heal The Body? (Episode #1401)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 4:30 AM
Stress triggers sickness, shortens life. Tranquility promotes wellness, lengthens life. How we think affects how we feel. Psychosomatic medicine is modern medicine. But what works, and what doesn't? What's science, and what's not?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 10:30 AM