The Blog: Full Archive

    2017

    February

  1. 04 - Winning the War of Ideas
  2. January

  3. 30 - Superintelligence: Science or Fiction?
  4. 29 - A Few Thoughts on the “Muslim Ban”
  5. 23 - Speaking of “Truth” with Jordan B. Peterson
  6. 22 - Meme #5
  7. 12 - I’m Looking for a Creative Projects Manager
  8. 02 - Edge Question 2017
  9. 2016

    December

  10. 26 - When the Brain Won’t Change Its Mind
  11. 21 - Meme #4
  12. 16 - Meme #3
  13. 16 - Reply to Robert Spencer
  14. 15 - Missing Hitch
  15. 13 - Meme #2
  16. 04 - Meme #1
  17. November

  18. 13 - Complexity & Stupidity
  19. October

  20. 13 - Trump in Exile
  21. September

  22. 29 - TED Talk: Can we build AI without losing control over it?
  23. August

  24. 30 - Racism and Violence in America
  25. 28 - The New Phrenology?
  26. 21 - Surviving the Cosmos
  27. 18 - What Hillary Clinton Should Say about Islam and the “War on Terror”
  28. July

  29. 16 - The Rubin Report #2
  30. June

  31. 02 - The Joe Rogan Experience #804
  32. April

  33. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  34. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  35. 2015

    November

  36. 24 - Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview
  37. October

  38. 28 - A War of Ideas
  39. 20 - Welcome to the End of My Patience
  40. 16 - Talking about Islamism with Lawrence O’Donnell
  41. September

  42. 28 - Never Stop Lying
  43. 28 - Rethinking ‘Hitler’s Pope’
  44. 15 - Islam & the Future of Tolerance
  45. 15 - We Need to Talk About Islam’s Jihadism Problem
  46. 11 - Clearing the Air with Dave Rubin
  47. May

  48. 31 - Guided Meditations for Children
  49. 22 - We Have a Cover!
  50. 01 - The Limits of Discourse
  51. April

  52. 13 - Fighting
  53. 07 - A War Well Lost
  54. March

  55. 17 - Crowdsourcing Freedom
  56. 12 - Theocracy with a Human Face
  57. 09 - The Truth About Vaccines
  58. 04 - The True Believers
  59. February

  60. 28 - Very Bad Wizards Interview #2
  61. 27 - The Art and Science of the Possible
  62. January

  63. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  64. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  65. 2014

    December

  66. 16 - The Very Bad Wizards Interview #1
  67. 03 - The Frontiers of Secularism
  68. November

  69. 04 - Meditation and the Nature of the Self
  70. October

  71. 23 - The Young Turks Interview
  72. 20 - Just the Facts
  73. 12 - On the Mechanics of Defamation
  74. 08 - Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  75. 07 - Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?
  76. September

  77. 17 - Taming the Mind
  78. 15 - “I’m Not the Sexist Pig You’re Looking For”
  79. 10 - Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon
  80. August

  81. 27 - “Dead babies are not an argument”
  82. 12 - Making Sense of Gaza
  83. June

  84. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  85. May

  86. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  87. 26 - Adventures in the Land of Illness
  88. 08 - Lifting the Veil of “Islamophobia”
  89. March

  90. 25 - The Path Between Pseudo-Spirituality and Pseudo-Science
  91. 10 - The Significance of Our Insignificance
  92. February

  93. 19 - The Pleasure of Changing My Mind
  94. 12 - The Marionette’s Lament
  95. January

  96. 29 - Coming in September
  97. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  98. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  99. 2013

    December

  100. 14 - Thinking about Good and Evil
  101. November

  102. 29 - Street Epistemology
  103. 18 - The High Cost of Tiny Lies
  104. 12 - The Roots of Good and Evil
  105. 01 - Islam or Islamophobia?
  106. October

  107. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  108. September

  109. 24 - Courage and Reason
  110. 16 - I Wonder
  111. August

  112. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  113. 13 - Self-Defense and the Law
  114. July

  115. 31 - Free Will and the Reality of Love
  116. June

  117. 09 - Islam and the Misuses of Ecstasy
  118. April

  119. 29 - Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything
  120. 20 - The Straight Path
  121. 08 - On “Islamophobia” and Other Libels
  122. 04 - Response to Controversy
  123. 02 - Dear Fellow Liberal
  124. March

  125. 30 - The God Argument
  126. 08 - A Print Edition of LYING
  127. January

  128. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  129. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  130. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  131. 2012

    November

  132. 11 - Science on the Brink of Death
  133. October

  134. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  135. September

  136. 18 - On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
  137. 09 - Life Without Free Will
  138. August

  139. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  140. July

  141. 31 - The Fall of Jonah Lehrer
  142. June

  143. 27 - In Defense of “Spiritual”
  144. 23 - Look Into My Eyes
  145. 07 - Fundamental Science and the Big Machine
  146. May

  147. 25 - To Profile or Not to Profile?
  148. 22 - The Illusion of the Self
  149. 08 - The Trouble with Profiling
  150. 07 - On Knowing Your Enemy
  151. 02 - Training the Emotional Brain
  152. April

  153. 28 - In Defense of Profiling
  154. 05 - Free Will and “Free Will”
  155. March

  156. 13 - Islam and the Future of Liberalism
  157. February

  158. 28 - The Illusion of Free Will
  159. 20 - Better and Better
  160. 16 - Life Without God
  161. 06 - The Pleasures of Drowning
  162. 02 - The Fireplace Delusion
  163. January

  164. 15 - Your God is My God
  165. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  166. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  167. 2011

    December

  168. 18 - Hitch
  169. 07 - COMING MARCH 6th
  170. November

  171. 29 - Thinking about Thinking
  172. 05 - The Truth about Violence
  173. October

  174. 19 - The Mystery of Consciousness II
  175. 11 - The Mystery of Consciousness
  176. 03 - Twilight of Violence
  177. September

  178. 26 - The Future of the Book
  179. 15 - Is It Wrong to Lie?
  180. 12 - The Silent Crowd
  181. 09 - September 11, 2011
  182. August

  183. 29 - Whither Eagleman?
  184. 24 - How to Lose Readers (Without Even Trying)
  185. 17 - How Rich is Too Rich?
  186. 15 - COMING IN SEPTEMBER:
  187. 11 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #2
  188. 07 - The Truth About the Vatican
  189. July

  190. 28 - Faith No More
  191. 26 - Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges
  192. 24 - Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia
  193. 18 - Calling (Out) David Eagleman
  194. 01 - What’s the Point of Transcendence?
  195. June

  196. 29 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #1
  197. 14 - On Spiritual Truths
  198. 10 - My Friend Einstein?
  199. May

  200. 20 - The Perils of the Print Interview
  201. 10 - How to Meditate
  202. 06 - On Matters Zero-Sum
  203. 04 - Further Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
  204. 01 - Osama bin Laden: 1957-2011
  205. April

  206. 30 - The Strange Case of Greg Mortenson
  207. 28 - Why I’d Rather Not Speak About Torture
  208. 20 - Sam Harris vs Rev. Giles Fraser
  209. 20 - Should We Be Mormons in the Matrix?
  210. 14 - The God Debate
  211. 03 - How to Get Your Book Published in 6 (Painful) Steps
  212. 01 - Do We Have the Right to Burn the Koran?
  213. March

  214. 31 - Will the Dead Walk Again?
  215. 30 - Being Mr. Nobody
  216. 27 - Have We Lost the War in Afghanistan?
  217. 14 - Honesty: The Muslim World’s Scarcest Resource?
  218. 04 - Is There an Afterlife?
  219. January

  220. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  221. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  222. 2010

    December

  223. 29 - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
  224. November

  225. 06 - The Great Debate
  226. October

  227. 13 - Sam Harris vs. Mark Oppenheimer: Is Religion a Force for Good?
  228. 04 - Can there be a science of good and evil?
  229. 03 - The Science of Good and Evil
  230. August

  231. 25 - Silence Is Not Moderation
  232. 25 - The Moral Landscape: Q & A with Sam Harris
  233. 18 - The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  234. 14 - The Mosque
  235. May

  236. 10 - Bringing the Vatican to Justice
  237. 06 - Toward a Science of Morality
  238. March

  239. 29 - Moral confusion in the name of “science”
  240. 23 - Does God Have a Future?
  241. January

  242. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  243. 05 - The God Fraud
  244. 2009

    November

  245. 22 - Reply to Stanislas Dehaene
  246. 16 - Reply to Nicholas Wade
  247. 08 - Harris, Hitchens, & Dennett vs. Boteach, D’Souza, Wright, & Taleb
  248. September

  249. 30 - The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
  250. August

  251. 06 - The Strange Case of Francis Collins
  252. July

  253. 26 - Science Is in the Details
  254. June

  255. 24 - Sam Harris vs Philip Ball
  256. February

  257. 05 - It’s All True
  258. January

  259. 03 - True Lie Detection
  260. 2008

    September

  261. 21 - In Defense of Elitism
  262. 09 - Brain Science and Human Values
  263. 03 - Sam Harris: Sexist Pig and Liberal Shill
  264. 03 - Palin: Average Isn’t Good Enough
  265. July

  266. 06 - Survey: What Do Atheists and Christians Believe (and How Strongly Do They Believe It)?
  267. 05 - The Boundaries of Belief
  268. May

  269. 08 - Losing Our Spines to Save Our Necks
  270. March

  271. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  272. 2007

    December

  273. 31 - Mother Nature is Not Our Friend
  274. 08 - Functional Neuroimaging of Belief, Disbelief, and Uncertainty
  275. 05 - Does God Exist?
  276. November

  277. 28 - Response to Paul C. Davies
  278. 05 - Response to Theodore Dalrymple
  279. October

  280. 17 - On Secularism: A Round Table
  281. 09 - The Future of the American Idea
  282. 09 - Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Abandoned to Fanatics
  283. 08 - Response to My Fellow Atheists
  284. 02 - The Problem with Atheism
  285. September

  286. 27 - Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
  287. 12 - Response to Jonathan Haidt
  288. August

  289. 29 - The Sacrifice of Reason
  290. 22 - Scientists should unite against threat from religion
  291. June

  292. 26 - In Defense of Witchcraft
  293. 18 - Sam Harris vs. Chris Hedges
  294. April

  295. 28 - Is Religion Built Upon Lies?
  296. 18 - The Empty Wager
  297. 01 - Sam Harris vs. Rick Warren
  298. March

  299. 15 - God’s Dupes
  300. January

  301. 19 - God’s Hostages
  302. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  303. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  304. 2006

    December

  305. 31 - We Are Making Moral Progress
  306. 29 - God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends
  307. 24 - 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheism
  308. 11 - Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  309. 06 - Reply to B. Alan Wallace
  310. 05 - Reply to Nicholas D. Kristof
  311. 01 - Beyond Belief: The Debate Continues
  312. November

  313. 25 - Sam Harris vs. Dennis Prager
  314. 19 - Faith Won’t Heal a Divided World
  315. 05 - The Case Against Faith
  316. October

  317. 21 - Do We Really Need Bad Reasons To Be Good?
  318. September

  319. 19 - The End of Liberalism?
  320. 17 - ‘God’s Rottweiler’ Barks
  321. August

  322. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  323. July

  324. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  325. June

  326. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  327. May

  328. 01 - The Myth of Secular Moral Chaos
  329. March

  330. 22 - Ode to Reason
  331. 19 - Killing the Buddha
  332. 12 - Reply to Leon Wieseltier
  333. February

  334. 16 - Who Are the Moderate Muslims?
  335. 08 - The Reality of Islam
  336. 02 - A Contemplative Science
  337. January

  338. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  339. 2005

    December

  340. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  341. November

  342. 29 - Selling Out Science
  343. October

  344. 11 - Bombing Our Illusions II
  345. 10 - Bombing Our Illusions
  346. 06 - There is No God (And You Know It)
  347. September

  348. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  349. August

  350. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  351. March

  352. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  353. 2004

    December

  354. 31 - What Do You Believe But Cannot Prove?
  355. August

  356. 15 - Holy Terror

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