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.
Is Consciousness Ultimate Reality? (#1513) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Some say that consciousness is the only true reality-that everything else, including the universe, comes from consciousness. If so, how would consciousness relate to the world?
When Brains Go Bad? (#1601) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
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"?
What Is The Doomsday Argument? (#1602) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
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.
How Could God Make Miracles? (#1603) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Where do miracles fit in belief systems that center on God? If God exists, how could God make miracles happen, and what would miracles imply about the way God relates to the world?
How Do Consciousness and Language Relate? (#1604) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Why the tension between consciousness, my inner experience, and language, enabling thought and culture? Does consciousness cause language? Or language cause consciousness?