Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

ted.com Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But 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.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at ted.com

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CRY ME A RIVER (1953 Torch Song) sung by Sam Harris, Live, in Concert!

Facebook ? facebook.com ? Download SamTunes.NET Sam Harris sings CRY ME A RIVER, Live, in Concert! “Cry Me a River” is a popular American torch song, written by Arthur Hamilton and first published in 1953. A jazzy blues ballad, “Cry Me a River” was originally written for Ella Fitzgerald to sing in the 1920s-set film, Pete Kelly’s Blues (released 1955) but the song was dropped. Fitzgerald first released a recording of the song on Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! in 1961. The song’s first release and most famous recording was by actress Julie London in 1955. A sultry performance of the song by London in the 1956 film The Girl Can’t Help It helped to make it a million-selling blockbuster. In 1970, British blues rocker Joe Cocker made the chart with an upbeat hard-rock rendition on the album, Mad Dogs and Englishmen. In 1995, British actress Denise Welch’s double A-side “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” / “Cry Me a River” spent three weeks in the UK Singles Chart, reaching #23. In 2009, Canadian singer Michael Bublé entered the charts with a big-band jazz version, which is also the opening track of his fourth album “Crazy Love”. This version of the song was used in the BBC’s advertising for, and theme music for coverage of, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Portuguese – “Chora um Rio” was composed by Artur Nestrovsky and released by Ná Ozzetti and André Mehmari. French – “Pleurer Des Rivières”, translated by Boris Bergman, recorded by Viktor Lazlo in 1985 and Eddy