Tag: morality

Investigating the Moral Landscape: Knowledge systems, authority and a better way forward?

Investigating the Moral Landscape: Knowledge systems, authority and a better way forward?

Watch the above TED Talk by Sam Harris titled, “Science can answer moral questions” and consider the following:  Summarize his thesis in 1-3 sentences What are the strengths of Harris’ argument? What are the weaknesses of Harris’ argument? Ok, so lets say you agree with […]

Is Moral War Possible?

Is Moral War Possible?

IS morality in war an oxymoron?  Answer this. Now think back, was there a time when war was practiced within the confines of moral laws of engagement? Was there a time when war was total and absolute?  Where does the world stand today in opinion […]

What to do about ISIS?

What to do about ISIS?

ISIS is horrible. Evil. Terrible and Destructive.  But no one debates this fact. What they do debate is what to do about it?  Will putting troops on the ground and initiating a massive offensive against the group and the land they hold be akin to […]