Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

Here are a couple of the more powerful statements he made in this TED presentation: “Is it a good idea, generally speaking to pain and violence and public humiliation as a way of encouraging healthy emotional development and good behaviour? Is there any doubt that this question has an answer and that it matters? Now many of you might worry that the notion of well-being is truly undefined and seemingly perpetually open to be re-construed,...

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