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Closer To Truth is an ongoing series on public television/PBS and resource-rich website featuring world-renowned scientists and philosophers exploring vital ideas of existence. It is the definitive source for discussion and exploration of Cosmos, Consciousness and Meaning, delving into fundamental questions about universe, brain/mind, religion, and ultimate reality. Closer To Truth is created and hosted by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, and directed and produced by award-winning filmmaker Peter Getzels. CTT provides teachers and students with access to over 250 of the world’s greatest thinkers – Nobel Prize winners, best-selling authors, and distinguished scholars. CTT’s short videos have been used in colleges across the nation to inspire critical thinking about philosophy, science, and religion, fostering interesting discussions and debate. We will respond to your feedback by adding more multimedia lessons from our archive of over 4000 videos. URL: www.closertotruth.com

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Closer To Truth
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Is free will is an illusion? Some compelling scientific evidence suggests it could be. Yet we still feel free -- the internal feeling we all have of...
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Science and religion start with different assumptions and seek to achieve different objectives. But can science and religion be compatible? Can they...
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Do we know what is actually real and what is not? Most of the ‘things’ we would say are real are actually made up of smaller components. So what are...
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How big is the universe? Perhaps it's so huge that we can't really comprehend it. Is our entire universe just one in an infinite ensemble of...
Closer To Truth
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Is it possible that free will is an illusion? It might not seem that way but there is compelling scientific evidence that indicates that may be the...
Closer To Truth
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Science and religion start with different assumptions and seek to achieve different objectives. But can science and religion be compatible? Can they...
Closer To Truth
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Do we know what is actually real and what is not? Most of the ‘things’ we would say are real are actually made up of smaller components. So what are...