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Science Can Answer Moral Questions [Good Video]

25 Feb

If you’re not yet convinced that understanding science is a moral imperative, today’s video might just push you over the edge.  Be warned though — it’s pretty provocative.  I’d love to hear any UHP thoughts in the comments: can science answer moral questions?

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.