I’ve recently read The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris. I found it quite inspiring and empowering for us atheists to have a same in moral matters of the world.
I especially like his idea of a moral elite advisory group that gives moral direction to the world. I think this a great and beneficial idea.
I like also the idea of ‘well-being’ being the basis for our moral code.
I can see also how evolution can select for different moral codes due to…Continue
Added by Alice on April 25, 2011 at 9:54pm — No Comments
I do find it refreshing that people are more straight forward in atheist communities than not. And I would have to qualify that not all atheist communities are more aggressive than non atheist communities – but I do find a certain scene of directness and crossing social boundaries that are upheld in other places.
This isn’t to say that I don’t contravene quite a few social boundaries myself, and in fact feel quite more at home here on Nexus than anywhere else, where I find…Continue