The following is a personality profile of Sam Harris based on his work.
Sam Harris is unconventional and expressive.
He is intermittent, he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Sam Harris is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
This book purports to show that objective morality can be determined scientifically, particularly through studies of the brain. Where the book is right, it is largely common sense, taking the view ... Read More
It is true as Sam Harris points out that evils have been done by individuals or groups in the name of religion. Where I think Mr. Harris is wrong is when he treats religius people as the sole source ... Read More
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
Sam Harris claims in the book that science can be a better source of morality than religion but I never saw how science generates morality. All he does is to explain the states of the brain when ... Read More