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I have many, many, many favorite talks given by world class scholars, philosophers, scientists I watched and listened over and over again -- for FREE -- mainly from the Veritas Forum and Socrates in the City. Most of them I've listed at CIVIC EDUCATION with links.

But from among these excellent, engaging, illuminating talks, here are my all-time favorites, the top, top talks tied for No. 1 and No. 2.



No. 1


Nietzsche vs. Jesus Christ

USC philosopher Dallas Willard

Veritas Forum at Stanford








A Christian theologian and a secular philosopher share their fundamental beliefs

Veritas at Yale

Shelly Kagan Yale University

N.T. Wright University of St. Andrews

Two great minds going at it; constantly in awe of the mental agility and brilliance of NT Wright, easily the 21st century's St. Augustine






A World Safe for Diversity:

Religion and Pluralism

Os Guinness at Veritas Forum





God in the Cosmos

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, NASA

Veritas Forum at Yale





Seven Days that Divide the World

Oxford Mathematician John Lennox

Socrates in the City





Darwin's Doubt

Stephen Meyer

Socrates in the City






Is Belief in the Supernatural Irrational?

Oxford mathematician John Lennox

Veritas Forum at Harvard





Cognitive Science, Evolution and Religion

Justin Barrett

Veritas Forum at Yale





3 Worldviews on Evil

Os Guinness at Veritas Forum





What does it mean to be Human?

Ravi Zacharias

Veritas Forum at The Mayo Clinic





The Bible:

Gospel, Guide or Garbage?

N.T. Wright

Veritas Forum at Harvard





Is Jesus Christ Truth for the 21st Century?

John Stott

Veritas Forum at Harvard





Challenging the Darkness:

Towards a Christian Renaissance

Os Guinness

Redeemer Church in Manhattan






Watch with transcript






No. 2




N.T. Wright, Peter Thiel, Ross Douthat









Why Hasn't Religion Died Out?

Peter Berger, Ross Douthat

Veritas Forum at Harvard









Os Guinness

Veritas Forum at Stanford











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