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Morality in the 21st Century

The 21st century brings a wave of new technologies and globalization. More people in more places have greater rights, freedoms, literacy, education, and prosperity, than ever before. In our Western society, secularization has replaced religious conscience with rationality and abstract thinking. How does this affect our sense of morality? Does it change our moral behavior?

Michael Shermer
How Science Leads Humanity Toward Truth, Justice and Freedom

We are living in the most moral period of our species’ history. Science and reason have profoundly changed our modern work and bend the arc in a more moral direction.