Sam Harris: “How have we convinced ourselves that every opinion has to count?” #TED
Sam Harris: “The religious demagogues are right that we need a universal conception of human values.” #TED
Sam Harris: Who are we to pretend we know so little about human well-being that we have to be non-judgmental about barbaric practices? #TED
Sam Harris: If culture changes us, it changes us by changing our brains. So the study of values reduces to the study of the brain. #TED
Sam Harris: “In talking about values, we are talking about facts.” #TED
Sam Harris: “The separation between science and human values is an illusion.” #TED
Sam Harris: It’s taught that science can get us what we value, but cannot tell us what we should value … #TED
“You’re entitled to your own opinion – but you’re not entitled to your own facts.” Michael Specter at #TED


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