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Host: Intelligence Squared
Location: The Tabernacle, Talbot Road
Speaker: Alain de Botton, Grayson Perry, Anne Atkins, Dom Antony Sutch
God is dead and man has no need of the myths and false consolation that religion offers. That's the battle-cry of Richard Dawkins and other tough-minded critics of religion. And yet millions cling to their faith, finding value and meaning in the concepts and rituals they adhere to. But is this dichotomy all we have to choose from – prostration or denigration?