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Sam Harris: Science Can Answer Moral Questions by Sam Harris

Sam Harris: Science Can Answer Moral Questions

by Sam Harris


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Sam Harris, author of the book The Moral Landscape, posits that just as there are scientific facts there are also moral facts and science can play a role in determining morality when in comes to the well-being of humanity. He sets up the idea of a moral spectrum of what is optimal for human well-being within a culture and argues that there are universal truths which contribute towards this well-being just as there are truths when it comes to the physical health of a human being. With humor and clarity he questions certain religious practices as being the best way to confront moral dilemmas. This talk is available on streaming audio and MP3 download from TED.com.

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