Sunday, April 13, 2008

A Rough History of Disbelief: The Final Hour

The last program of the series continues with the ideas of self-taught philosopher Thomas Paine, the revolutionary studies of geology and the evolutionary theories of Darwin. Jonathan Miller looks at the Freudian view that religion is a “thought disorder” and also examines his motivation behind making the series touching on the issues of death and the religious fanaticism of the 21st century.