These abstract concepts don’t derive from the material world, yet we feel impoverished without them; they’re foundations of a life worth living.
What you’d expect is humans more or less on the level of animals — not greatly exceeding them in evil, or greatly transcending them in good.
How many people are willing to give up morality, rationality, free will, truth, beauty, and goodness as valuable concepts based on reality?
Darwinian materialism suggests that the impulse toward artistic creation is merely the human songbird attracting a mate.
Krauss of all people is now lecturing us about the importance of…decency, goodness, honesty, honor, and purity.