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Gods and Monsters

Gerald Moore, Mark Vernon, Lewis Wolpert. Felicity Evans hosts.

In a scientific age faith seems to show no signs of dying off. Is it a fundamental part of the human state? Is the desire to trust that which can't be proven a source of wisdom or a curse of ignorance? And how does faith square with our increasingly relativistic age?

 

Critic Gerald Moore, scientist and author of Six Impossible Things, Lewis Wolpert, and philosopher and former priest Mark Vernon debate the need for faith.

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Kswanwick2 on 24/02/2013 1:49am

Its astonishing to me that no one on the panel has done any homework at all into the nature of the occupation and the human suffering, hopelessness and desperation that exists in Palestine and its effects on people in Gaza and impoverished neighborhoods, where young people have no future to look forward to. Necessity knows no limits. Not a difficult concept.

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