Sex, Death And The Meaning Of Life

2015
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S1 Ep3 - The Meaning Of Life

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The Meaning of Life - In the final episode, Richard Dawkins examines how both religious and non-religious people struggle to find meaning in their lives. He looks at how our existence is ruled by chance, meeting people whose fate was to be born into extreme poverty in India and survivors of a random tornado disaster in the USA. In the face of what appears to be a blindly indifferent universe, Dawkins argues that we each have to forge our own sense of meaning. (From the UK, in English and Hindi)...
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S1 Ep1 - Life After Death

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Life After Death - Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion. In this episode, Richard explores what science can tell us about death. It's a journey that takes him from Hindu funeral pyres in India to genetics labs in New York. Dawkins brings together the latest theories in neuroscience and genetics to examine why we crave life after death, why we evolved to age, and how the human genome is something like real ...
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S1 Ep2 - Sin

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Sin - Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion. In this episode, Dawkins examines morality and sin. He asks whether the old religious rules about what is right and wrong are helpful and explores what science can tell us about how to be good. He journeys from riot-torn inner city London to America's Bible Belt, building a powerful argument that religion's absolutist moral codes fuel lies and guilt. (From the UK...
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