Beyond Belief 2006


The sciencenetwork also hosted a series of lectures on Science, Religion, Reason and Survival in 2006 – videos are temporarily unavailable on tsn, but they are also available on Google video.


Some of the 2006 speakers returned in 2007.




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BB2006 1

Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 1



Steven Weinberg, Lawrence Krauss, Sam Harris, Michael Shermer

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BB2006 2

Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 2



Neil deGrasse Tyson, Discussion

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BB2006 3

Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 3



Joan Roughgarden; Richard Dawkins; Discussion: Desire, Value, and Meaning; Carolyn Porco

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BB2006 4

Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 4



(And now for something completely ridiculous) Stuart Hameroff; V. S. Ramachandran

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 5



Paul Davies; Stephen Nadler; Patricia Churchland.

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival:6



Susan Neiman, Loyal Rue, Elizabeth Loftus (using anecdotes and other fallacies of logic, Beth describes how to conduct and misinterpret highly biased, personally-motivated pseudoresearch.)

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 7



Mahzarin Banaji, Richard Dawkins, Scott Atran

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 8



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Scott Atran, Sir Harold Kroto, Charles Harper, Ann Druyan

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 9



Sam Harris, Jim Woodward, Melvin Konner, Discussion

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Science, Religion, Reason and Survival: 10



Richard Sloan, V.S. Ramachandran, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Terry Sejnowski

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Beyond Belief

From thesciencenetwork : Beyond Belief: Enlightenment 2.0

The following links route to full length sessions, each with several speakers and question periods:
Wednesday, October 31: Session 1 of 2
Wednesday, October 31: Session 2 of 2
Thursday, November 1: Session 1 of 2
Thursday, November 1: Session 2 of 2
Friday, November 2: Session 1 of 1

The videos are available in session length or as individual lectures on Google videos.

Philosophers, historians, sociologists, economists, scientists ... mostly atheists, of course.

Lots, often controversial, to digest.

Happily, No Double Standards is posting summaries and commentary:

Beyond Belief: Enlightenment 2.0
BB2: Enlightenment 2.0 Introduction
BB2:Does the Enlightenment need an upgrade? Darrin McMahon
BB2: The Enlightenment as a Populist Movement: Margaret Jacob
BB2: Enlightenment 2.0 has a bug, it is still religion: Edward Slingerland
BB2: Look at the Pre-Enlightenment - Are we re-inventing the wheel? : Donald Rutherford
BB2: Teach the four Rs, the fourth being religion! :Daniel Dennett
BB2: Is the "New Atheism" a stealth religion? :David Sloan Wilson BB2: Informal Discussion Session 1, First Day
BB2: Enlightenment 2.0 requires Morality 2.0 :Jonathan Haidt
BB2:Trade creates trust to resolve tribalism:Michael Shermer

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E2.0: Beyond Belief: Enlightenment 2.0: Introduction .
E2.0: Darrin McMahon: Enlightenment as the Seed to Social Chaos.
E2.0: Margaret Jacob: Enlightenment 1.0 as a Populist Movement .
E2.0: Edward Slingerland: The Religion that Denies it is a Religion.
E2.0: Discussion 1: Necessary False Beliefs.
E2.0: Donald Rutherford: Other Worldly Happiness.
E2.0: Discussion 2: Happiness and the Absence of Suffering.
E2.0: Daniel Dennett: “But What If It’s True?”.
E2.0: Edward Sloan Wilson: New Atheism a Stealth Religion.
E2.0: Daniel Dennett: Teach the Children
E2.0: Michael Shermer: Tribalism and the Free Market.