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
Why Believe In God? (Episode #1103)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
This is personal. Why should I want to believe in God? Is belief a circular path of self-deception? Or the shortest route to bedrock reality?
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
What Is Time? (Episode #1102)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
To appreciate Time is to touch the texture of reality. Does Time differ from our common perceptions of it? Is Time fixed or flexible?
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Time at Sea (Episode #1101)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play? Some physicists and philosophers say No-time is an Illusion; time is not real. How can that be?
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Does The Brain Abolish Free Will? (Episode #1013)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Who's the boss, me or my brain? Data from the brain, by itself, does not favor free will. But is there more to me than my brain? How to judge among the vast and competing claims about free will?
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
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