Posted by: Becoming Gaia | May 24, 2010

The Worst Possible Misery -OR- The Maximum Possible Goal Satisfaction?


I’ve just posted my version of Sam Harris’s derivation of “ought” from an “is” as comment 316 on his FAQ.

I think that taking the opposite tack (ought instead of ought NOT) with a more easily defined term makes it tremendously more accessible and defensible.

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