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  • The Moral Landscape

  • How Science Can Determine Human Values
  • By: Sam Harris
  • Narrated by: Sam Harris
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,230
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,606
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,562

In this explosive new book, Sam Harris tears down the wall between scientific facts and human values, arguing that most people are simply mistaken about the relationship between morality and the rest of human knowledge. Harris urges us to think about morality in terms of human and animal well-being, viewing the experiences of conscious creatures as peaks and valleys on a "moral landscape".

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  • By Paul on 11-23-10

Riveting

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Reviewed: 07-11-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Sam Harris is one of the most important thinkers of our times. This book clearly defines a starting point for fixing the great troubles of our world. I listened to Moral Landscape for most of a 12 hour drive and was riveted, SH is an excellent writer and speaker.

If I could make one book required reading for all humans this would be the one.

  • Free Will

  • By: Sam Harris
  • Narrated by: Sam Harris
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,496
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A belief in free will touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement—without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion.

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  • Fascinating debate!

  • By Margaret on 05-01-12

Excellent, interesting book.

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Reviewed: 07-11-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this book to everyone. Important information that can change the way you view your fellow humans and boost your compassion for everyone.

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