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Nexus Conference 2018
Saturday 15 December 2018

The Battle Between
Good and Evil

It is the oldest tale in the history of humankind: the story of the battle between good and evil, between light and darkness, truth and lies, creation and destruction. Theologians and philosophers, scientists and politicians have debated the question for centuries: how do we defeat the forces of evil? What is evil, and do ‘good’ and ‘evil’ even exist as absolute values? And what is a good life?

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It is the oldest tale in the history of humankind: the story of the battle between good and evil, between light and darkness, truth and lies, creation and destruction. Theologians and philosophers, scientists and politicians have debated the question for centuries: how do we defeat the forces of evil? What is evil, and do ‘good’ and ‘evil’ even exist as absolute values? And what is a good life?

Programme
Speakers
writer
Nobel Laureate in Literature
diplomat and former UN Under-Secretary-General
religion critic and journalist
tech entrepreneur and investor
transhumanist and expert on AI
Cardinal
Palestinian-Syrian activist
expert on interreligious dialogue
intellectual of the New Right
writer from the Tolstoy family
CIA officer and intelligence leader
transhumanist designer and author
theologian
Jewish-American public intellectual

Introductory essay

Each human being has to face the choice between good and evil, again and again. To choose is unavoidable. But even though evil is both powerful and tempting, those who desire to do good are not powerless and not alone.

Rob Riemen
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Amsterdam, 15 december 2018 Nexus-conferentie 2018 The Battle Between Good and Evil foto: Dolph Cantrijn
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Amsterdam, 15 december 2018 Nexus-conferentie 2018 The Battle Between Good and Evil foto: Dolph Cantrijn
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Amsterdam, 15 december 2018 Nexus-conferentie 2018 The Battle Between Good and Evil foto: Dolph Cantrijn
Marilynne Robinson

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