In keeping with the Big Life Questions Show theme, Doug and Chris ponder the essential questions about religion in this episode. They explore both the positive and the dark side of religions. They also disclose their own religious histories, including an experience Doug had that suggests a possible afterlife. In the end, the cohosts disagree on the question at hand - are we better off with or without religions?
1.10 Chris and Doug's religious backgrounds
5.25 Everybody has a right to their own beliefs
7.30 The benefits of a religious practice, according to Chris
11.08 Are religious people happier? Are they healthier?
16.15 Doug's spiritual experience
22.15 Is religion based on magical thinking?
22.55 Religion, wars and evil behavior
29.55 A final verdict (sort of) on the question