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This episode was recorded on December 28th 2021. In this episode, Hamza Yusuf and I discuss the core beliefs of Islam, Hamza’s conversion, the importance of bridging religions, and the problem with our culture now. Hamza Yusuf is an American neo-traditionalist Islamic scholar, co-founder of Zaytuna College, and the author of seven books, including Purification of Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart, Agenda to Change our Condition, and The Marvels of the Heart: Science of the Spirit. —Links— Follow Hamza on Instagram: Twitter: YouTube channel: Every other Hamza link: —Chapters— 0:00 — Intro 1:01 — Religious upbringing 5:09 — Community & freethinking 7:03 — The glue that holds things together 9:59 — The problem with our culture 10:01 — Arabic word for disbeliever 13:00 — Gratitude despite suffering 17:02 — Jacques Lusseyran 20:53 — Repentance I 30:11 — Cleanliness, prayer, discernment 32:48 — Repentance II 33:55 — Hamza's conversion & near-death experience 40:24 — Preparing to die 45:38 — What drew Hamza to Islam 48:30 — Obedience to God—practically & conceptually 50:29 — Islam vs. collectivist philosophies 53:20 — Differentiating religious beliefs 54:48 — Aurel Kolnai 57:23 — The idea of evil 1:00:49 — Religiosity, atheism, values 1:07:04 — Creation, evolution, consciousness 1:09:26 — Islam in practice 1:16:44 — Importance of bridging religions 1:18:57 — Summary of Islam’s core beliefs 1:22:20 — Commonalities among religions #Islam #Atheism #Values #Gratitude #Religion // SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL // Newsletter: Donations: // COURSES // Discovering Personality: Self Authoring Suite: Understand Myself (personality test): // BOOKS // Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos: Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief: // LINKS // Website: Events: Blog: Podcast: // SOCIAL // Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Telegram: #Islam #Atheism #Values #Gratitude #Religion #JordanPeterson #JordanBPeterson #DrJordanPeterson #DrJordanBPeterson #DailyWirePlus #podcast #hamzayusuf

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Dennis Prager, Jordan B Peterson, Religion -

I talked with Dennis Prager at the Prager Summit in May in Santa Barbara. It's really a discussion about two previous talks, for a collection of three. I would recommend watching them in the following order:

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Jordan B Peterson, Religion, Susan Blackmore -

Jordan B Peterson debates the psychology of religious belief with atheist academic Susan Blackmore in the first episode of The Big Conversation. The Big Conversation is a unique video series from Unbelievable? featuring world-class thinkers across the Christian and atheist community. Exploring science, faith, philosophy and what it means to be human.

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Artificial Cognition, Ethics, Morality, Philosophy, Religion, Singularity Ready -

In a world that is evolving at an unprecedented pace, religions will need to adapt and address various challenges to remain relevant and meaningful to their followers. With artificial intelligence (AI) expected to exceed the total collective intelligence  of humanity several orders of magnitude by  2050 ---- offering near omniscience to all.Religions will face several challenges from a secular perspective. Some of these challenges include: Reconciling faith and scientific knowledge: As AI and technology continue to advance our understanding of the universe, religions will need to find ways to integrate new scientific discoveries with their teachings. This may involve reinterpreting...

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