Sunday, December 7, 2014

"What Makes Something Right or Wrong?" by Stephen Fry

We recently watched Stephen Fry, English comedian, actor, writer and activist, provide humanist perspectives on happiness, truth, and death. Let's conclude with Fry's animated essay on morality. In contrast to the view in which morality never varies and is revealed by religious texts and authorities, humanists consider a particular situation and weigh the most ethical choices. Further, morality is not something imposed from outside, but something that human beings have developed based on reason, experience, empathy and respect. Watch:

2 comments:

Michael J. Mand said...

Keep posting Fry's comments. I find them most interesting.

Jeff Tone said...

This was the last of the animated series.