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Dan Dennett:
Let's teach religion — all religion — in schools

TED2006 · 24:45 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Dan Dennett: Let's teach religion — all religion — in schools
24:45 · Filmed February 2006 at TED2006 · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Philosopher, cognitive scientist
Dan Dennett argues that human consciousness and free will are the result of physical processes. His latest book is "Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking," Full bio
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