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TED Talks – Sam Harris on How Science can Answer Moral Questions

Sam Harris talks about the relationship between science, human values and how the seperation between the two is an illusion. There are truths to be known about how human communities flourish and how  morality relates to these truths. Moral values are also a certain kind of fact that talk about the well-being of conscious creatures. In other words Sam Harris is saying that science is not only descriptive (by helping us get what we value) but can also be prescriptive (by telling us what we should value).

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Jonathan Haidt Interviewed by Tom Munnecke

Jonathan HaidtTom Munnecke interviewed or rather had a casual feeling conversation with Jonathan Haidt about how he came to positive psychology, his exploration of uplifting emotions, and different types of evolutionary processes.

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