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Curated Playlists

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What are you interested in?

Questions like:
Why is there something rather than nothing? What exists? How vast is the cosmos? Are there multiple universes (multiverse)?

Questions like:
What is consciousness? Can brain explain mind? What are persons? Do persons have souls? Life after death? What is free will?

Questions like:
What is God? Does God exist? Does God make sense? Is God a person? What are God’s traits? Alternative concepts of God?

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Which formats do you prefer?

Complete Closer To Truth TV episodes as broadcast on PBS stations nationwide in the U.S.

Intimate discussions with leading scientists, philosophers, and creative thinkers on hundreds of topics related to cosmos, consciousness, and meaning.

Collections of the best videos selected by the Closer To Truth team.

Informal, free-flowing conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, and creative thinkers.


All seasons of the acclaimed television series.