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How Does Personal Identity Persist Through Time? (#1205) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Is the self an illusion? Decades roll by; every molecule of my body changes many times over. Yet I sense myself the same. Not just continuity, but unity.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 4:30am
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 10:30am

Can Philosophy of Religion Find God? (#1206) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Does God exist? What are God's attributes and traits? How to examine such questions about God? Philosophy enables analysis and provokes insight.

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Why Do We Sleep? (#1207) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Why do we spend so much of our lives not awake? What do sleeping and dreaming reveal about consciousness?

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Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation? (#1208) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist.

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Why Obsess About Free Will? (#1209) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Free will probes consciousness, examines what it means to pick, choose, select, decide. But some say that 'free will' is just a trick of the brain.

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Why Seek An Alternative God? (#1210) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of "God".

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Panentheism: Is The World In God? (#1211) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The search for God leads to strange ideas. Compare Pantheism, God is the world, with Panentheism, the world is in God but God is more than the world.

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What Is Nothing? (#1212) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What if nothing ever existed? Scientists claim that the universe came from nothing. But what's the nature of nothing? That's where the confusion lies.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

    • KQED Plus on 710 currently dark on Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus in HD on channel 710. KQED Plus is airing in SD on channel 10. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

    • 3 channels currently dark via Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus on channel 10, KQED V-Me on channel 191, or KQED Kids on channel 192. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too