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The Purposeful Universe seeks to explore and present, through award winning videos, the abundant order in nature that funnels biological systems toward increasing levels of complexity and sophistication—suggesting that human life is the purposeful outcome of a complex, ordered system.

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Purposeful Universe Official Trailer

In the Purposeful Universe official trailer video, molecular biologist Dan Kuebler argues that order in the universe implies purpose.
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Purposeful Lab: The Last Episode

In the last episode of Purposeful Lab podcast, our hosts look back on the most memorable moments from the past five seasons, from biology to philosophy.
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Purposeful Lab: Psychological Insights for Healing and Growth

Dr. Matthew Breuninger, a clinical psychologist, shares psychological insights for healing and growth, focusing on trauma, healing, and virtue formation.
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Purposeful Lab: Can Art Help Us Answer Life's Big Questions?

Can art help us answer life's big questions? Dr. Daniel McInerny explores the philosophy of art and how art illuminates the human experience.
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Purposeful Lab: Edith Stein on Art, Philosophy, and Sainthood

Genevieve Buono, currently writing her dissertation on Edith Stein's aesthetics, discusses Stein's views on art, philosophy and her path to sainthood.
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Purposeful Lab: Why Do We Need Art?

Why do we need art? And what does art reveal about human nature? Dr. Katie Kresser discusses these questions on Purposeful Lab Podcast.
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Purposeful Lab: 10 Rules for Saving Our Society

Fr. Robert Spitzer discusses 10 rules for saving our society from his book "Ten Universal Principles: A Brief Philosophy of Life Issues."
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Purposeful Lab: How to Unleash Your Mind’s Full Potential

Dr. Jeanne Zehr of the MINDCAP Center for Cognitive Advantage joins Purposeful Lab Podcast to discuss how to unleash your mind's full potential.
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Purposeful Lab: Personalism, The Philosophy We Need Today

Dan Kuebler interviews philosopher Dr. John F. Crosby on the field of personalism, a philosophy that highlights the importance of the human person.
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Purposeful Lab: Your Immortal Soul

James Brent, O.P. discusses the immortal soul on Purposeful Lab podcast. Fr. James speaks about what the soul is, why the human soul is unique, and more.
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Purposeful Lab: Understanding the Mind and Brain

Dr. Sharon Dirckx discusses the differences between the mind, the brain, and consciousness, and how they point to the existence of a creator.
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Purposeful Lab: What Does it Mean for Humans to Thrive?

What does it mean for humans to thrive? Dan and Catherine welcome Dr. Pam King to the Purposeful Lab to answer that very question.
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