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.
How Did The Universe Begin? (#1711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
How things start helps reveal what things are. How to conceive the beginning of the universe? What are latest theories? Are they all speculation? What's the recent evidence?
- KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 3:30am
- KQED World: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 -- 10:30am
Is The Universe Theologically Ambiguous? (#1712) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
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?
Science and the Future of Humanity (#1713) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Humankind has learned so much, so fast. What are the risks of scientific knowledge? Look to the future. Artificial intelligence. Genetic engineering. Benefits? Dangers?
Death Disrupted? (#1701) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways?
How Does Faith Work? (#1702) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Can God be known only by faith? What is faith? What does faith feel like? Can faith be actionable, practical? Describing faith is one thing; having faith, quite another.