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The Moral Landscape

Atheism's Odd Relationship With Morality

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

The reason that I can agree with many of the moral assertions that these atheists make is because they are not truly outgrowths of their purported philosophies, but rather of mine.

A Response to Critics

Sam Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sam Harris

Among the many quandaries a writer must face after publishing a controversial book is the question of how, or whether, to respond to criticism.

Stuart Whatley

Sam Harris: How Science Can Determine Human Values (Review) | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Why not let a science of morality prove or disprove itself as science has done for medicine? Fortunately, in our free and open society, people like Sam Harris have every opportunity to do just that.

Beyond Belief: Sam Harris Imagines a "Moral Landscape"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Good science fiction is a worthy genre, and although it's darker and more tension-filled to imagine a dystopia run by berserk robots or malicious alie...

Can There Be a Science of Good and Evil?

Sam Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Harris

How a person perceives the gulf between facts and values seems to influence his views on almost every issue of social importance -- from the fighting of wars to the education of children.

The Moral Landscape: Thinking About Human Values in Universal Terms

Sam Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sam Harris

If there are more and less effective ways for us to seek happiness and to avoid misery in this world -- and there clearly are -- then there are right and wrong answers to questions of morality.