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Closer to Truth Previous Broadcasts

What Is The Doomsday Argument? (Episode #1602)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

When Brains Go Bad? (Episode #1601)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, scientists discern how normal brains works For example, what happens to "the self"?

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Science and the Future of Humanity (Episode #1713)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Humankind has learned so much, so fast. What are the risks of scientific knowledge? Look to the future. Artificial intelligence. Genetic engineering. Benefits? Dangers?

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Is The Universe Theologically Ambiguous? (Episode #1712)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Scientists split on whether the universe confirms or denies God. Though most leading scientists do not believe in God, some do. What can we learn from the dispute?

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
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