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Alain de Botton:
Atheism 2.0

TEDGlobal 2011 · 19:20 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0
19:20 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 41 languages

What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" — call it Atheism 2.0 — that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence.

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Through his witty and literate books — and his new School of Life — Alain de Botton helps others find fulfillment in the everyday. Full bio
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