Monthly Archive: August 2022

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Success, Failure, & The Common Good:Sam Harris in a Conversation with Michael Sandel

They discuss: -the dark side of the concept of merit -the pernicious myth of the self-made man -the moral significance of luck -the backlash against “elites” and expertise -how we value human excellence -the connection between wealth and value creation -the ethics of the tax code -higher education...

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Where is Happiness?:Sam Harris in A Conversation with Arthur C. Brooks

Sam Harris speaks with Arthur C. Brooks about what it takes to build a good life. They discuss the power of social comparison, the intelligence taboo, political dignity and ethical hierarchy, the Dalai Lama, the nature of love, fluid and crystallized intelligences, the strange case of Linus Pauling,...