Why Believe? Video on the moral and aesthetic dimensions of life

I found this video to be compelling. There seemed to be a primal quality conveyed in the stark realities: a man –  perhaps a sage – considering the starry universe he inhabits – and the moral universe that inhabits him.

John Cottingham is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading.

Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
Immanuel Kant

Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.
Blaise Pascal

 

BMC & Manifest Propensity, 2013

 

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