Science can answer moral questions
By [UPDATE 3/22] - SAM HARRIS - TED 2010
Added: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 UTC
Thanks to Anders for the link.
[UPDATE 3/22] - e-mail from Sam Harris
There is no way I can keep track of all the commentary that this talk has inspired, but I'm very eager to engage intelligent doubts/criticism. Can you please send me what you consider to be the hardest challenges? I'm collecting questions here: http://www.samharris.org/ted_talk/
Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But Sam Harris argues that science can -- and should -- be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life.
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