3 for Thursday: 3 Big Think videos on religion

TED Talk videoBig Think videos are among some of my favorite to watch online. Much like TED Talks, these videos interview movers and shakers in the world on various subjects from human rights to science to religion. These videos are worth adding to your regular YouTube diet. Below are three Big Think videos on the question of religion. These may not be your take on religion, but they are with three individuals who get a lot of attention on the subject, are relatively short, and are worth watching.

1. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Atheist or Agnostic?
The popular astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson is often called an athiest. In this video he responds with a more definitive answer on what he thinks about God.

2. Sam Harris: Religion is Like a Placebo
In this video, we move to the vocal atheist and neuroscientist, Sam Harris and his take on the role of religion in society.

3. Karen Armstrong: Should Science and Faith Get Along?
Karen Armstrong, known for her work on religion, discusses whether religion and science are reconcilable.

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