Sam Harris Quote

It is rather more noble to help people purely out of concern for their suffering than it is to help them because you think the Creator of the Universe wants you to do it, or will reward you for doing it, or will punish you for not doing it. The problem with this linkage between religion and morality is that it gives people bad reasons to help other human beings when good reasons are available.


Beyond Belief 2006 conference

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It is rather more noble to help people purely out of concern for their suffering than it is to help them because you think the Creator of the...

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It is rather more noble to help people purely out of concern for their suffering than it is to help them because you think the Creator of the...

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It is rather more noble to help people purely out of concern for their suffering than it is to help them because you think the Creator of the...

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It is rather more noble to help people purely out of concern for their suffering than it is to help them because you think the Creator of the...