G-T0EQG81BZP Episode 22: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religions?
The Big Life Questions Show

Episode 22: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religions?

September 23, 2019

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

 

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