Upcoming August 2015 | “In Defense of Selfishness: Why the Code of Self-Sacrifice Is Unjust and Destructive” | Peter Schwartz
LIVE: August 3, 2015 – 11:00 am PST :: From childhood, we’re taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue. It is universally accepted that serving the needs of others, rather than our own, is the essence of morality. To be ethical–it is believed–is to be altruistic. Peter Schwartz questions this belief.