God of the Gaps?
In her opening remarks, cognitive neuroscientist Heather Berlin concedes that science can’t yet answer all of humanities’ questions about the universe. But that doesn’t mean God can.
Deepak Chopra: The Meaning of God
Deepak Chopra, best-selling author and integrative medicine advocate, offers a definition of God not as an “imagined deity” but as the consciousness that makes human experience possible.
Religious Belief & Societal Health
Do nations with higher rates of religiosity and belief in God fare better in terms of health and social outcomes? Debater Michael Shermer, best-selling author and publisher of Skeptic magazine, argues they do not.
Does consciousness exist outside of the brain? Heather Berlin and Anoop Kumar discuss.
God & The Future
Does humanity still need God as represented in Christianity, Islam, or Judiasm? Deepak Chopra responds.
Peace & Religion
Does repressing belief in God lead to violence? Heather Berlin, Michael Shermer, and Anoop Kumar respond.