Alain de Botton

Atheism 2.0

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011
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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.

Alain de Botton
/ Philosopher

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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