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Why Are We Here?
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Exploring science, philosophy and what it means to be human.
Exploring science, philosophy and what it means to be human.

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Elaine Howard Ecklund, professor of social science at Rice University, has spent ten years researching what scientists actually believe. This is an excellent, fascinating summary of what she found.
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John Horgan interviews David Chalmers about the problem of understanding consciousness. A really, succinct, enlightening interview.
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THE MORAL COMPASS
Where do our moral values come from? In a world of atoms and molecules what authority can our moral ideas really have?

You can find more information about the series along with extended interviews, transcripts and further resources at https://www.whyarewehere.tv/
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THE ANIMAL WITHIN
How do we decide what's good and bad? Can science help us decide?

You can find more information about the documentary series along with extended interviews, transcripts and further resources at https://www.whyarewehere.tv/
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THE REALITY OF IDEAS
Are the only truths those that can be proven by scientific experiment, or are there other truths, perhaps like those of mathematics, that are not part of the material universe?

You can find more information about the documentaries, along with extended interviews, transcripts and further resources at https://www.whyarewehere.tv/
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MEANING-SEEKING BEINGS
If our universe is made up of nothing but atoms and particles, is any search for real meaning a delusion?

You can find more information about the documentaries, along with extended interviews, transcripts and further resources at https://www.whyarewehere.tv/
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