Losing my religion. What if we left God behind – could science replace belief?
In America, the number of people who believe in God is in decline – yet religion still has a hold over us. How could science and reason replace it?
In this thought-provoking documentary series, evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins asks what happens if we leave religion behind. He explores ideas on the soul, the afterlife, sin and God’s purpose that have shaped our thinking for centuries.
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Venus Uncovered: Ancient Goddess of Love
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Is our love of eating meat swiftly destroying the planet? What can we do to fix it?
The Joy Of Chance
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The Joy Of Logic
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The Joy Of Stats
Get ready for a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics.