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Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life

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Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins explores what reason and science can offer to inspire and guide our lives in place of the religious ideas that have shaped human thinking.

Ideas about the soul and the afterlife, of sin and God’s purpose have shaped human thinking for thousands of years. Religious rituals remain embedded in the major events of our lives.

In this thought-provoking series, Dawkins asks what happens if we leave religion behind? Can science bring understanding in the face of death, help us tell right from wrong or reveal the point of life in the first place?