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Closer To Truth Radio Hour

Series produced by Closer to Truth

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Closer To Truth Radio Hour provides you personal access to the world’s greatest thinkers exploring humanity’s deepest questions.

Closer To Truth is an ongoing broadcast series on public television exploring the vital ideas of existence. It is the definitive source for Cosmos, Consciousness and Meaning delving into the fundamental questions about the universe, brain/mind, religion and meaning through intimate conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers.

Our host, Robert Lawrence Kuhn, takes listeners on an intriguing journey across the globe in order to bring riveting ideas to the forefront — making them relevant and engaging.

Closer To Truth provides you personal access to the world’s greatest thinkers exploring humanity’s deepest questions.


20 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Extra-sensory perception seems like the stuff of fantasy, but should the possibility be taken seriously? In part one we ask, Can ESP Reveal a New R...

Bought by KWMR, WCPN, and Lower Cape Communications


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 3
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How did the Universe start? And where is it going? The answers may help us assess whether the Cosmos has meaning and purpose. In part one, we ask: ...

Bought by WPSU, WCPN, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Quantum Mechanics seems to be at the bedrock of reality, but it’s tricky to study – because observing things in the quantum world affects them. In ...

Bought by WPSU, KWMR, and WCPN


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s common to think of Brain and Mind as two separate things that can influence each other. But is that right? And how far can such influence go? ...

Bought by WCPN and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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The Brain is an unfathomably complex organ, and science continually reveals more fascinating information about it. In part one, we ask: How Are Bra...

Bought by WPSU, KREV-LP, KVNF, WCPN, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 5
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We all feel like free agents on the inside: in control of our behavior, our decisions, our lives. But does that feeling reflect reality? In part on...

Bought by KWMR and WCPN


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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We know that our Universe is unfathomably large, but could it be literally infinite in size? In part one, we ask: What Would an Infinite Cosmos Mea...

Bought by KWMR and WCPN


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Could it be that our Universe is not the only one? In fact, many scientists believe it is not. In part one, we ask: How Many Universes Exist? If we...

Bought by WCPN, KREV-LP, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 3
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The idea of surviving our own physical demise has long obsessed us. But is there any way that our personal awareness could actually transcend physi...

Bought by WCPN, KWMR, and KVCR


  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 3
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The idea that we might encounter aliens seems like the stuff of science fiction, but the possibilities demand serious thought. Could our existence ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WCPN, KWMR, KTSW 89.9, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 8
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Consciousness is a mystery. What is private, inner experience all about? What is the meaning of consciousness? Is mind only an accident of biology ...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 6
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The Cosmos is overwhelming. We humans stand between astonishingly large galaxies and the vanishingly small atoms. What does it all mean? What about...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 6
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Science can describe everything about the physical world, but can it say anything at all reliable about God? Can Science Talk God? For centuries, S...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WCPN, KWMR, KQED, KSUT and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 7
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Why does it “feel like something” to see, hear, taste and think? What’s our private, inner experience all about? Why is Consciousness So Mysterious...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WCPN, KWMR, KSUT, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 7
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Suppose intelligent, self-conscious, knowledge-seeking aliens do exist? What Would Intelligent Aliens Mean? Whether or not we are alone in the univ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KWMR, KSUT, and CFBX


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 4
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Are Science and Religion they compatible? Are they at war? Can Science Deal With God? Both Science and Religion pursue big truths and offer total s...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KWMR, KSUT, WRGY, CFBX and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 6
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We explore Atheism, from classical arguments against God to latest scientific thinking showing no need for God. In recent years, a new wave of aggr...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KWMR, KSUT, WRGY, and CFBX


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 5
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Some atheists claim that the existence of evil is inconsistent with an all-powerful, all-good God. Does Evil Disprove God? God-believers invoke the...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KWMR, KSUT, WRGY, and CFBX


  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 5
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Our universe began far smaller than a proton. Today we have galaxies, stars, planets, people. How does Complexity Come from Simplicity? The laws of...

Bought by WCPN, Radio Phoenix, KWMR, KPIP-LP, KSUT and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 7
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30-second promo for Closer To Truth Radio Hour Series

Bought by WPSU, WCPN, KVCR, Radio Phoenix, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 6