This site is not maintained. Click here for the new website of Richard Dawkins.


← Only religious thugs love blasphemy laws

KJinAsia's Avatar Jump to comment 14 by KJinAsia

It's much deeper than just the media. Moral relativism was a good antidote to the religious problems of the 1970s in the west, but to extend it by western standards to morally bankrupt religion-based power structures in unstable parts of the world at a time of impending climate driven agricultural and migration challenges is plain stupid.

It's a global civilization killer.

If you have reacted to Harris' current ideas with hesitance or worse, you might want to make a second sweep. It isn't about the provability of individual ethics, it's about letting mathematics define the principles of human well being around which we regulate ourselves.

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 12:21:04 UTC | #575644