posted on Nov, 30 2012 @ 08:05 AM
Originally posted by Hefficide
But a staff vs staff debate should be something tough and controversial. FIGHTERS... should Intrepid accept the challenge... Any ideas?
Here's one that would be both tough and controversial.
Sam Harris, one of the "Four Horsemen of New Atheism" (along with Hitchens, Dawkins and Dennett,) believes that morality can be reasoned and based
on scientific terms (see his book The Moral Landscape
,) rather than an absolute morality that comes from an absolute moral source, such as
However, he also believes this:
“Some beliefs are so dangerous that it may be ethical to kill people for believing them”
Sam Harris, The End of Faith, pp.52-53.
I'd like to see a debate on the validity of that statement.