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Kwame Anthony Appiah:
Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question)

TEDSalon NY2014 · 14:40 · Filmed May 2014
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Kwame Anthony Appiah: Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question)
14:40 · Filmed May 2014 at TEDSalon NY2014 · Subtitles available in 14 languages

Plenty of good things are done in the name of religion, and plenty of bad things too. But what is religion, exactly — is it good or bad, in and of itself? Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers a generous, surprising view.

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Kwame Anthony Appiah is a philosopher, cultural theorist and novelist. His latest book is "The Honor Code," exploring moral revolutions. Full bio
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