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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 24, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 24, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 7, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 7, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can God and Science Mix? (#1605) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Science and religion each claims dominion over deep reality. But science and religion are not parallel. All should believe science, humanity's common language, while religion has many skeptics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 14, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 14, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Religious Faith: Rational Or Rationalization? (#1606) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

There is strain between faith and reason, yet many people proclaim their faith. Why? What generates faith? God? Or human psychology? Should we want to have faith?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 21, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 21, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can Brain Alone Explain Consciousness? (#1607) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can physical facts about the brain account for mental experiences of the mind? Has philosophy of mind made progress? We take a 15-year journey with John Searle and David Chalmers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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