Sam Harris wants to read your mind

The Edge Annual Question for 2009 has been posed, and Sam Harris is among the thinkers who has answered it.  The question: “What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?”  Harris’s answer: The ability to scan an individual’s mind, not to read his/her thoughts, but to determine whether or not he/she is telling the truth.  The ramifications are both encouraging and chilling.

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