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is Gates better than Mother Theresa?

Steven Pinker considers the question in The Moral Instinct in the NY Times magazine.

Mother Teresa was the very embodiment of saintliness: white-clad, sad-eyed, ascetic and often photographed with the wretched of the earth. Gates is a nerd’s nerd and the world’s richest man, as likely to enter heaven as the proverbial camel squeezing through the needle’s eye.

Written by Karen

January 28th, 2008 at 4:47 am

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