Science can answer moral questions – Sam Harris

Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But Sam Harris argues that science can — and should — be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life.

Talk by Sam Harris


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(VIDEO) – Must-Watch Documentaries

This is a list of 28 documentaries that I consider ‘must-watches’ for any documentary fan. Its a good place for anyone new to documentaries to start.
Click on the name of the documentary or the poster for the video and click on the description for a longer plot summary.

(VIDEO) – Derren Brown: Miracles for sale

Derren tries to teach an ordinary member of the public how to be a faith healer

as always: everything belongs to Channel 4 and it’ll probably be blocked in the UK but I hope all you non-British people enjoy it

Also check out Derren’s blog post about the programme:

oh, and just for fun, here’s the fake website

(VIDEO) – Girl Trolls Everyone – Thanks God For The Japan Earthquake

This was an interesting experiment in human behavior. She as joking all along and that fact will add some more fascinating aspects to the whole thing. Christians were so quick to tell her to kill herself, die, go to hell, etc. Death threats were made, her home address and phone number were posted online…all for something she said. I love watching Christians show their true colors.

She took her YouTube channel down but here is the original video:

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