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Sam Harris’ wilful obtuseness

May 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Since we are onto ghosts today, consider: Visions of a ghostseer

Kant was one of the original critics of psychic confusions, but his perspective ironically demonstrated the way in which a larger framework than Newtonian physics was needed for the discussion of man, his ethics, and will.

Sam Harris’ The Moral Landscape shows a kind of wilful obtuseness in having learned nothing. Reductionist views of man will never work, but scientists apparently think brainwashing the public is enough.

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