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Suburban God

26 minutes

What place does God have in an affluent, suburban world? A pastor explores

‘What could God still mean to you?’

Studies have shown that as wealth and education in a society increase, religiosity tends to wane. But is there still a place for God in affluent, more secular societies? In Suburban God, a liberal Protestant pastor travels door-to-door in IJburg, a planned neighbourhood in Amsterdam made up of modern apartments built on artificial islands, to discuss residents’ views on God, religion and faith.

Director: Elsbeth Fraanje

Producer: Katja Draaijer, Frank Hoeve

Video/Music

What happens when rock stardom doesn’t quite work out?

10 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Astronomy

When we look for aliens, why do we always find ourselves staring back?

5 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

On the US-Mexico border, loved ones on both sides can see each other but cannot touch

12 minutes

Essay/Political Philosophy

Is taxation theft?

The assumption that you own the contents of your pay-packet, although almost universal, is demonstrably confused

Philip Goff

Video/Philosophy of Mind

It’s easy to get caught up in constructing our selves, but what does it cost us?

3 minutes

Idea/Ethics

A ‘humanely’ killed animal is still killed – and that’s wrong

Anna E Charlton & Gary L Francione

Essay/Philosophy of Mind

Change becomes you

Being the same person over time is not about holding on to every aspect of your current self but about changing purposefully

Kevin Tobia

Idea/Metaphysics

Imagination is a powerful tool: why is philosophy afraid of it?

Amy Kind

Video/Ethics

Pain leads to empathy and self-preservation: should we make robots ‘feel’ it?

12 minutes