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.
Huston Smith: Tribute to a Religious Visionary (#1707) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Huston Smith, world religion scholar and seeker of the Divine in diverse religions, died on December 30, 2016. We had the privilege of discussing God, spirit, soul, eternal life, judgment, existence.
Observing Physics, Observing Nature? (#1708) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Why is an observer key to quantum physics? Does the act of observation affect what exists and what happens in the external world? Why is Observation in the quantum world a mystery?
Why Philosophy of Physics & Cosmology? (#1709) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
The observable universe may contain two trillion galaxies and there may be innumerable universes. Is there ultimate unification, a final theory? Search for deep harmony. Discern deep meaning.
What Exists? (#1710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Lots of things exist. But what's truly fundamental? The challenge is to discern the minimum number of basic categories that explains the entirety of existence.
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?