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The World of Ideas

The World of Ideas


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This platform engages the ideas that define, influence and haunt humanity. Join the "Life, Education, Religion & the Modern World" show on Sundays, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm EST. Coming soon...The American Dream Show--TBA.

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Can nonbelievers be religious? Are atheists unethical? Does agnosticism mean a lack of faith? Discussion is based on the following NYTimes article: copy and paste this URL into your browser:

Today's show engages mythology and religion. What is a myth? Are myths different from religions? Are religions and myths the same thing?

Today, the host will revisit Judaism and present some points of importance and concern regarding the question: What is Judaism? This show will entertain reflections and questions derived from the past three shows with guests rising... more

On this episode, rising Rabbis Shmuly and JJ will discuss the Jewish holiday Chanukah. What does it represent and why is it significant to Jews?

The second interview with rising Rabbis JJ and Shmuly. This discussion will engage more key themes of the Jewish faith, after revisiting the question: What is Judaism? and other questions submitted to the host and guests during the... more

On this show, rising Rabbis JJ and Shmuly will discuss Judaism. What is Judaism? What are its sacred texts? What does it mean to be a Jew? What is its relation with Christianity and Islam? Listen in join and the discussion.

Tonight we will discuss Jacques Derrida and some of his thoughts concerning religion. What does religion mean or refer to? What ideas are the products of religion? Are ideas such as faith, sacred, and holiness religious concepts?... more

On this show, we will engage Chesterton's ideas regarding history and Christianity. In other words, according to Chesterton history evinces the veracity of Christianity over science, philosophy, and other religions. Do you agree with... more

What can history prove? Does it prove God's existence and his or her plan for humanity? Does it prove that a certain religion is correct and others wrong? Discussion is based on Karl Löwith's book Mean in History

This show discusses whether religion can justify violence. In his text Puritan Conquistadors, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra suggests that Christianity was used by many people to justify conquering, exploitation, enslavement,... more