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#245 — Can We Talk About Scary Ideas?

#245 — Can We Talk About Scary Ideas?

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Peter Singer, Francesca Minerva, Jeff McMahan about the newly launched Journal of Controversial Ideas. They discuss the ethics of discussing dangerous ideas, the possibility of having a market in vaccines, the taboo around the topic of race and IQ, the relationship between activism and academia, the shallow pond argument for doing good, and other topics.

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