The Blog: Full Archive

    2016

    July

  1. 16 - The Rubin Report #2
  2. June

  3. 02 - The Joe Rogan Experience #804
  4. April

  5. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  6. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  7. 2015

    November

  8. 24 - Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview
  9. October

  10. 28 - A War of Ideas
  11. 20 - Welcome to the End of My Patience
  12. 16 - Talking about Islamism with Lawrence O’Donnell
  13. September

  14. 28 - Never Stop Lying
  15. 28 - Rethinking ‘Hitler’s Pope’
  16. 15 - Islam & the Future of Tolerance
  17. 15 - We Need to Talk About Islam’s Jihadism Problem
  18. 11 - Clearing the Air with Dave Rubin
  19. May

  20. 31 - Guided Meditations for Children
  21. 22 - We Have a Cover!
  22. 01 - The Limits of Discourse
  23. April

  24. 13 - Fighting
  25. 07 - A War Well Lost
  26. March

  27. 17 - Crowdsourcing Freedom
  28. 12 - Theocracy with a Human Face
  29. 09 - The Truth About Vaccines
  30. 04 - The True Believers
  31. February

  32. 28 - Very Bad Wizards Interview #2
  33. 27 - The Art and Science of the Possible
  34. January

  35. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  36. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  37. 2014

    December

  38. 16 - The Very Bad Wizards Interview #1
  39. 03 - The Frontiers of Secularism
  40. November

  41. 04 - Meditation and the Nature of the Self
  42. October

  43. 23 - The Young Turks Interview
  44. 20 - Just the Facts
  45. 12 - On the Mechanics of Defamation
  46. 08 - Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  47. 07 - Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?
  48. September

  49. 17 - Taming the Mind
  50. 15 - “I’m Not the Sexist Pig You’re Looking For”
  51. 10 - Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon
  52. August

  53. 27 - “Dead babies are not an argument”
  54. 12 - Making Sense of Gaza
  55. June

  56. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  57. May

  58. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  59. 26 - Adventures in the Land of Illness
  60. 08 - Lifting the Veil of “Islamophobia”
  61. March

  62. 25 - The Path Between Pseudo-Spirituality and Pseudo-Science
  63. 10 - The Significance of Our Insignificance
  64. February

  65. 19 - The Pleasure of Changing My Mind
  66. 12 - The Marionette’s Lament
  67. January

  68. 29 - Coming in September
  69. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  70. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  71. 2013

    December

  72. 14 - Thinking about Good and Evil
  73. November

  74. 29 - Street Epistemology
  75. 18 - The High Cost of Tiny Lies
  76. 12 - The Roots of Good and Evil
  77. 01 - Islam or Islamophobia?
  78. October

  79. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  80. September

  81. 24 - Courage and Reason
  82. 16 - I Wonder
  83. August

  84. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  85. 13 - Self-Defense and the Law
  86. July

  87. 31 - Free Will and the Reality of Love
  88. June

  89. 09 - Islam and the Misuses of Ecstasy
  90. April

  91. 29 - Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything
  92. 20 - The Straight Path
  93. 08 - On “Islamophobia” and Other Libels
  94. 04 - Response to Controversy
  95. 02 - Dear Fellow Liberal
  96. March

  97. 30 - The God Argument
  98. 08 - A Print Edition of LYING
  99. January

  100. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  101. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  102. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  103. 2012

    November

  104. 11 - Science on the Brink of Death
  105. October

  106. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  107. September

  108. 18 - On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
  109. 09 - Life Without Free Will
  110. August

  111. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  112. July

  113. 31 - The Fall of Jonah Lehrer
  114. June

  115. 27 - In Defense of “Spiritual”
  116. 23 - Look Into My Eyes
  117. 07 - Fundamental Science and the Big Machine
  118. May

  119. 25 - To Profile or Not to Profile?
  120. 22 - The Illusion of the Self
  121. 08 - The Trouble with Profiling
  122. 07 - On Knowing Your Enemy
  123. 02 - Training the Emotional Brain
  124. April

  125. 28 - In Defense of Profiling
  126. 05 - Free Will and “Free Will”
  127. March

  128. 13 - Islam and the Future of Liberalism
  129. February

  130. 28 - The Illusion of Free Will
  131. 20 - Better and Better
  132. 16 - Life Without God
  133. 06 - The Pleasures of Drowning
  134. 02 - The Fireplace Delusion
  135. January

  136. 15 - Your God is My God
  137. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  138. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  139. 2011

    December

  140. 18 - Hitch
  141. 07 - COMING MARCH 6th
  142. November

  143. 29 - Thinking about Thinking
  144. 05 - The Truth about Violence
  145. October

  146. 19 - The Mystery of Consciousness II
  147. 11 - The Mystery of Consciousness
  148. 03 - Twilight of Violence
  149. September

  150. 26 - The Future of the Book
  151. 15 - Is It Wrong to Lie?
  152. 12 - The Silent Crowd
  153. 09 - September 11, 2011
  154. August

  155. 29 - Whither Eagleman?
  156. 24 - How to Lose Readers (Without Even Trying)
  157. 17 - How Rich is Too Rich?
  158. 15 - COMING IN SEPTEMBER:
  159. 11 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #2
  160. 07 - The Truth About the Vatican
  161. July

  162. 28 - Faith No More
  163. 26 - Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges
  164. 24 - Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia
  165. 18 - Calling (Out) David Eagleman
  166. 01 - What’s the Point of Transcendence?
  167. June

  168. 29 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #1
  169. 14 - On Spiritual Truths
  170. 10 - My Friend Einstein?
  171. May

  172. 20 - The Perils of the Print Interview
  173. 10 - How to Meditate
  174. 06 - On Matters Zero-Sum
  175. 04 - Further Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
  176. 01 - Osama bin Laden: 1957-2011
  177. April

  178. 30 - The Strange Case of Greg Mortenson
  179. 28 - Why I’d Rather Not Speak About Torture
  180. 20 - Sam Harris vs Rev. Giles Fraser
  181. 20 - Should We Be Mormons in the Matrix?
  182. 14 - The God Debate
  183. 03 - How to Get Your Book Published in 6 (Painful) Steps
  184. 01 - Do We Have the Right to Burn the Koran?
  185. March

  186. 31 - Will the Dead Walk Again?
  187. 30 - Being Mr. Nobody
  188. 27 - Have We Lost the War in Afghanistan?
  189. 14 - Honesty: The Muslim World’s Scarcest Resource?
  190. 04 - Is There an Afterlife?
  191. January

  192. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  193. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  194. 2010

    December

  195. 29 - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
  196. November

  197. 06 - The Great Debate
  198. October

  199. 13 - Sam Harris vs. Mark Oppenheimer: Is Religion a Force for Good?
  200. 04 - Can there be a science of good and evil?
  201. 03 - The Science of Good and Evil
  202. August

  203. 25 - Silence Is Not Moderation
  204. 25 - The Moral Landscape: Q & A with Sam Harris
  205. 18 - The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  206. 14 - The Mosque
  207. May

  208. 10 - Bringing the Vatican to Justice
  209. 06 - Toward a Science of Morality
  210. March

  211. 29 - Moral confusion in the name of “science”
  212. 23 - Does God Have a Future?
  213. January

  214. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  215. 05 - The God Fraud
  216. 2009

    November

  217. 22 - Reply to Stanislas Dehaene
  218. 16 - Reply to Nicholas Wade
  219. 08 - Harris, Hitchens, & Dennett vs. Boteach, D’Souza, Wright, & Taleb
  220. September

  221. 30 - The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
  222. August

  223. 06 - The Strange Case of Francis Collins
  224. July

  225. 26 - Science Is in the Details
  226. June

  227. 24 - Sam Harris vs Philip Ball
  228. February

  229. 05 - It’s All True
  230. January

  231. 03 - True Lie Detection
  232. 2008

    September

  233. 21 - In Defense of Elitism
  234. 09 - Brain Science and Human Values
  235. 03 - Sam Harris: Sexist Pig and Liberal Shill
  236. 03 - Palin: Average Isn’t Good Enough
  237. July

  238. 06 - Survey: What Do Atheists and Christians Believe (and How Strongly Do They Believe It)?
  239. 05 - The Boundaries of Belief
  240. May

  241. 08 - Losing Our Spines to Save Our Necks
  242. March

  243. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  244. 2007

    December

  245. 31 - Mother Nature is Not Our Friend
  246. 08 - Functional Neuroimaging of Belief, Disbelief, and Uncertainty
  247. 05 - Does God Exist?
  248. November

  249. 28 - Response to Paul C. Davies
  250. 05 - Response to Theodore Dalrymple
  251. October

  252. 17 - On Secularism: A Round Table
  253. 09 - The Future of the American Idea
  254. 09 - Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Abandoned to Fanatics
  255. 08 - Response to My Fellow Atheists
  256. 02 - The Problem with Atheism
  257. September

  258. 27 - Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
  259. 12 - Response to Jonathan Haidt
  260. August

  261. 29 - The Sacrifice of Reason
  262. 22 - Scientists should unite against threat from religion
  263. June

  264. 26 - In Defense of Witchcraft
  265. 18 - Sam Harris vs. Chris Hedges
  266. April

  267. 28 - Is Religion Built Upon Lies?
  268. 18 - The Empty Wager
  269. 01 - Sam Harris vs. Rick Warren
  270. March

  271. 15 - God’s Dupes
  272. January

  273. 19 - God’s Hostages
  274. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  275. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  276. 2006

    December

  277. 31 - We Are Making Moral Progress
  278. 29 - God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends
  279. 24 - 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheism
  280. 11 - Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  281. 06 - Reply to B. Alan Wallace
  282. 05 - Reply to Nicholas D. Kristof
  283. 01 - Beyond Belief: The Debate Continues
  284. November

  285. 25 - Sam Harris vs. Dennis Prager
  286. 19 - Faith Won’t Heal a Divided World
  287. 05 - The Case Against Faith
  288. October

  289. 21 - Do We Really Need Bad Reasons To Be Good?
  290. September

  291. 19 - The End of Liberalism?
  292. 17 - ‘God’s Rottweiler’ Barks
  293. August

  294. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  295. July

  296. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  297. June

  298. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  299. May

  300. 01 - The Myth of Secular Moral Chaos
  301. March

  302. 22 - Ode to Reason
  303. 19 - Killing the Buddha
  304. 12 - Reply to Leon Wieseltier
  305. February

  306. 16 - Who Are the Moderate Muslims?
  307. 08 - The Reality of Islam
  308. 02 - A Contemplative Science
  309. January

  310. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  311. 2005

    December

  312. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  313. November

  314. 29 - Selling Out Science
  315. October

  316. 11 - Bombing Our Illusions II
  317. 10 - Bombing Our Illusions
  318. 06 - There is No God (And You Know It)
  319. September

  320. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  321. August

  322. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  323. March

  324. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  325. 2004

    December

  326. 31 - What Do You Believe But Cannot Prove?
  327. August

  328. 15 - Holy Terror