Horizon asks some of the biggest names in science to have a quiet word with the new President, be it...The United States President is quite simply the most powerful man on earth, but past Presidents have often known little about science.That is a problem when the decisions they make will affect every one of us, from nuclear proliferation to climate change. To help the new President get to grip
EARTHLINGS is a feature length documentary about humanity’s absolute dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called “non-human providers.”
AIDS, Inc. is a film about the multi-billion dollar AIDS industry, and how it profits from continuing fears and misconceptions about the disease. While AIDS grabs the headlines and raises billions of dollars with celebrity endorsements and billionaire endowments, we are no closer to finding a cure than when the scourge first appeared 30 years ago. Could it be that after so many years of research,
Homeopathy was pioneered over 200 years ago. Practitioners and patients are convinced it has the power to heal. Today, some of the most famous and influential people in the world, including pop stars, politicians, footballers and even Prince Charles, all use homeopathic remedies. Yet according to traditional science, they are wasting their money.The ChallengeSceptic James Randi is so convinced
Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial is an award winning NOVA documentary on the case of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, which concentrated on the question of whether or not intelligent design could be viewed as science and taught in school science class. It aired in on PBS in November 2007 and features interviews with the judge, witnesses, and lawyers as well as re-enacted scenes (
Beliefs, and believers, come in many shapes and sizes, and not all of them can be described as 'religious'.This program provides an introduction to a fascinating range of non-religious people and their beliefs. Features an interview with Richard Dawkins.
In this short documentary, Dawkins takes a look at the purpose of human existance and asks the earthshaking question - Why are we here?Pointing out that religious stories of human purpose fail miserably, Dawkins indicates that science may be able to offer a better explaination for human existance. Starting out with Darwin, he claims that Darwin's theory of evolution may offer the only explaina
An interesting documentary charting the war between religions creationist (Intelligent Design) theologies versus modern science's theories.
Conservative evangelical Christians hold key positions in the US Government and now they're training the next generation to take power... God's Next Army investigates Patrick Henry College (PHC), set up five years ago in Virginia, near Washington DC. Its mission is to train young fundamentalist Christians to become the next generation of America's cultural and political leaders. Though the separa