To be kind is good, full stop

Legendary UK producer John Lloyd (QI, Blackadder and Spitting Image), turns his curiosity to knowledge itself, and questions whether intelligence is really all it’s cracked up to be. “Kindness is an absolute. To be kind is good, full stop. Always, in any...

Amen!

Excellent speaker and clear thinker, Sam Harris, argues that science can — and should — be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life. (via ted.com)...

Life spirals

A gasp-inducing animation of our solar system hurtling through space: Update: Although beautiful, the theory this illustration relies on is bad science, debunked. To life! L’chaim! (via higherperspective.com)...