The following link steps outside the normal comfort zone of typical MikeDiDonato.com posts with its somewhat controversial content, but I find Sam Harris’s ideas surrounding scientific morality too intriguing to ignore.
Sam Harris talks about science and morality.
I’m interested in your opinions. I encourage you to comment on this one.
2 thoughts on “Sam Harris on TED”
There’s a fine line between (1) discourse on the merits of belief and (2) bigotry. From my perspective, Sam does not cross that line; though I have a hard time trying to define where an exchange crosses over from intelligent conversation to cultural ignorance.
Another conversation topic:
Is Sam Harris suggesting that perhaps Star Trek’s Prime Directive is in error?