The Blog: Full Archive

    2016

    August

  1. 30 - Racism and Violence in America
  2. 28 - The New Phrenology?
  3. 21 - Surviving the Cosmos
  4. 18 - What Hillary Clinton Should Say about Islam and the “War on Terror”
  5. July

  6. 16 - The Rubin Report #2
  7. June

  8. 02 - The Joe Rogan Experience #804
  9. April

  10. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  11. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  12. 2015

    November

  13. 24 - Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview
  14. October

  15. 28 - A War of Ideas
  16. 20 - Welcome to the End of My Patience
  17. 16 - Talking about Islamism with Lawrence O’Donnell
  18. September

  19. 28 - Never Stop Lying
  20. 28 - Rethinking ‘Hitler’s Pope’
  21. 15 - Islam & the Future of Tolerance
  22. 15 - We Need to Talk About Islam’s Jihadism Problem
  23. 11 - Clearing the Air with Dave Rubin
  24. May

  25. 31 - Guided Meditations for Children
  26. 22 - We Have a Cover!
  27. 01 - The Limits of Discourse
  28. April

  29. 13 - Fighting
  30. 07 - A War Well Lost
  31. March

  32. 17 - Crowdsourcing Freedom
  33. 12 - Theocracy with a Human Face
  34. 09 - The Truth About Vaccines
  35. 04 - The True Believers
  36. February

  37. 28 - Very Bad Wizards Interview #2
  38. 27 - The Art and Science of the Possible
  39. January

  40. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  41. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  42. 2014

    December

  43. 16 - The Very Bad Wizards Interview #1
  44. 03 - The Frontiers of Secularism
  45. November

  46. 04 - Meditation and the Nature of the Self
  47. October

  48. 23 - The Young Turks Interview
  49. 20 - Just the Facts
  50. 12 - On the Mechanics of Defamation
  51. 08 - Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  52. 07 - Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?
  53. September

  54. 17 - Taming the Mind
  55. 15 - “I’m Not the Sexist Pig You’re Looking For”
  56. 10 - Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon
  57. August

  58. 27 - “Dead babies are not an argument”
  59. 12 - Making Sense of Gaza
  60. June

  61. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  62. May

  63. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  64. 26 - Adventures in the Land of Illness
  65. 08 - Lifting the Veil of “Islamophobia”
  66. March

  67. 25 - The Path Between Pseudo-Spirituality and Pseudo-Science
  68. 10 - The Significance of Our Insignificance
  69. February

  70. 19 - The Pleasure of Changing My Mind
  71. 12 - The Marionette’s Lament
  72. January

  73. 29 - Coming in September
  74. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  75. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  76. 2013

    December

  77. 14 - Thinking about Good and Evil
  78. November

  79. 29 - Street Epistemology
  80. 18 - The High Cost of Tiny Lies
  81. 12 - The Roots of Good and Evil
  82. 01 - Islam or Islamophobia?
  83. October

  84. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  85. September

  86. 24 - Courage and Reason
  87. 16 - I Wonder
  88. August

  89. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  90. 13 - Self-Defense and the Law
  91. July

  92. 31 - Free Will and the Reality of Love
  93. June

  94. 09 - Islam and the Misuses of Ecstasy
  95. April

  96. 29 - Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything
  97. 20 - The Straight Path
  98. 08 - On “Islamophobia” and Other Libels
  99. 04 - Response to Controversy
  100. 02 - Dear Fellow Liberal
  101. March

  102. 30 - The God Argument
  103. 08 - A Print Edition of LYING
  104. January

  105. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  106. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  107. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  108. 2012

    November

  109. 11 - Science on the Brink of Death
  110. October

  111. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  112. September

  113. 18 - On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
  114. 09 - Life Without Free Will
  115. August

  116. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  117. July

  118. 31 - The Fall of Jonah Lehrer
  119. June

  120. 27 - In Defense of “Spiritual”
  121. 23 - Look Into My Eyes
  122. 07 - Fundamental Science and the Big Machine
  123. May

  124. 25 - To Profile or Not to Profile?
  125. 22 - The Illusion of the Self
  126. 08 - The Trouble with Profiling
  127. 07 - On Knowing Your Enemy
  128. 02 - Training the Emotional Brain
  129. April

  130. 28 - In Defense of Profiling
  131. 05 - Free Will and “Free Will”
  132. March

  133. 13 - Islam and the Future of Liberalism
  134. February

  135. 28 - The Illusion of Free Will
  136. 20 - Better and Better
  137. 16 - Life Without God
  138. 06 - The Pleasures of Drowning
  139. 02 - The Fireplace Delusion
  140. January

  141. 15 - Your God is My God
  142. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  143. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  144. 2011

    December

  145. 18 - Hitch
  146. 07 - COMING MARCH 6th
  147. November

  148. 29 - Thinking about Thinking
  149. 05 - The Truth about Violence
  150. October

  151. 19 - The Mystery of Consciousness II
  152. 11 - The Mystery of Consciousness
  153. 03 - Twilight of Violence
  154. September

  155. 26 - The Future of the Book
  156. 15 - Is It Wrong to Lie?
  157. 12 - The Silent Crowd
  158. 09 - September 11, 2011
  159. August

  160. 29 - Whither Eagleman?
  161. 24 - How to Lose Readers (Without Even Trying)
  162. 17 - How Rich is Too Rich?
  163. 15 - COMING IN SEPTEMBER:
  164. 11 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #2
  165. 07 - The Truth About the Vatican
  166. July

  167. 28 - Faith No More
  168. 26 - Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges
  169. 24 - Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia
  170. 18 - Calling (Out) David Eagleman
  171. 01 - What’s the Point of Transcendence?
  172. June

  173. 29 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #1
  174. 14 - On Spiritual Truths
  175. 10 - My Friend Einstein?
  176. May

  177. 20 - The Perils of the Print Interview
  178. 10 - How to Meditate
  179. 06 - On Matters Zero-Sum
  180. 04 - Further Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
  181. 01 - Osama bin Laden: 1957-2011
  182. April

  183. 30 - The Strange Case of Greg Mortenson
  184. 28 - Why I’d Rather Not Speak About Torture
  185. 20 - Sam Harris vs Rev. Giles Fraser
  186. 20 - Should We Be Mormons in the Matrix?
  187. 14 - The God Debate
  188. 03 - How to Get Your Book Published in 6 (Painful) Steps
  189. 01 - Do We Have the Right to Burn the Koran?
  190. March

  191. 31 - Will the Dead Walk Again?
  192. 30 - Being Mr. Nobody
  193. 27 - Have We Lost the War in Afghanistan?
  194. 14 - Honesty: The Muslim World’s Scarcest Resource?
  195. 04 - Is There an Afterlife?
  196. January

  197. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  198. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  199. 2010

    December

  200. 29 - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
  201. November

  202. 06 - The Great Debate
  203. October

  204. 13 - Sam Harris vs. Mark Oppenheimer: Is Religion a Force for Good?
  205. 04 - Can there be a science of good and evil?
  206. 03 - The Science of Good and Evil
  207. August

  208. 25 - Silence Is Not Moderation
  209. 25 - The Moral Landscape: Q & A with Sam Harris
  210. 18 - The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  211. 14 - The Mosque
  212. May

  213. 10 - Bringing the Vatican to Justice
  214. 06 - Toward a Science of Morality
  215. March

  216. 29 - Moral confusion in the name of “science”
  217. 23 - Does God Have a Future?
  218. January

  219. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  220. 05 - The God Fraud
  221. 2009

    November

  222. 22 - Reply to Stanislas Dehaene
  223. 16 - Reply to Nicholas Wade
  224. 08 - Harris, Hitchens, & Dennett vs. Boteach, D’Souza, Wright, & Taleb
  225. September

  226. 30 - The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
  227. August

  228. 06 - The Strange Case of Francis Collins
  229. July

  230. 26 - Science Is in the Details
  231. June

  232. 24 - Sam Harris vs Philip Ball
  233. February

  234. 05 - It’s All True
  235. January

  236. 03 - True Lie Detection
  237. 2008

    September

  238. 21 - In Defense of Elitism
  239. 09 - Brain Science and Human Values
  240. 03 - Sam Harris: Sexist Pig and Liberal Shill
  241. 03 - Palin: Average Isn’t Good Enough
  242. July

  243. 06 - Survey: What Do Atheists and Christians Believe (and How Strongly Do They Believe It)?
  244. 05 - The Boundaries of Belief
  245. May

  246. 08 - Losing Our Spines to Save Our Necks
  247. March

  248. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  249. 2007

    December

  250. 31 - Mother Nature is Not Our Friend
  251. 08 - Functional Neuroimaging of Belief, Disbelief, and Uncertainty
  252. 05 - Does God Exist?
  253. November

  254. 28 - Response to Paul C. Davies
  255. 05 - Response to Theodore Dalrymple
  256. October

  257. 17 - On Secularism: A Round Table
  258. 09 - The Future of the American Idea
  259. 09 - Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Abandoned to Fanatics
  260. 08 - Response to My Fellow Atheists
  261. 02 - The Problem with Atheism
  262. September

  263. 27 - Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
  264. 12 - Response to Jonathan Haidt
  265. August

  266. 29 - The Sacrifice of Reason
  267. 22 - Scientists should unite against threat from religion
  268. June

  269. 26 - In Defense of Witchcraft
  270. 18 - Sam Harris vs. Chris Hedges
  271. April

  272. 28 - Is Religion Built Upon Lies?
  273. 18 - The Empty Wager
  274. 01 - Sam Harris vs. Rick Warren
  275. March

  276. 15 - God’s Dupes
  277. January

  278. 19 - God’s Hostages
  279. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  280. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  281. 2006

    December

  282. 31 - We Are Making Moral Progress
  283. 29 - God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends
  284. 24 - 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheism
  285. 11 - Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  286. 06 - Reply to B. Alan Wallace
  287. 05 - Reply to Nicholas D. Kristof
  288. 01 - Beyond Belief: The Debate Continues
  289. November

  290. 25 - Sam Harris vs. Dennis Prager
  291. 19 - Faith Won’t Heal a Divided World
  292. 05 - The Case Against Faith
  293. October

  294. 21 - Do We Really Need Bad Reasons To Be Good?
  295. September

  296. 19 - The End of Liberalism?
  297. 17 - ‘God’s Rottweiler’ Barks
  298. August

  299. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  300. July

  301. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  302. June

  303. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  304. May

  305. 01 - The Myth of Secular Moral Chaos
  306. March

  307. 22 - Ode to Reason
  308. 19 - Killing the Buddha
  309. 12 - Reply to Leon Wieseltier
  310. February

  311. 16 - Who Are the Moderate Muslims?
  312. 08 - The Reality of Islam
  313. 02 - A Contemplative Science
  314. January

  315. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  316. 2005

    December

  317. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  318. November

  319. 29 - Selling Out Science
  320. October

  321. 11 - Bombing Our Illusions II
  322. 10 - Bombing Our Illusions
  323. 06 - There is No God (And You Know It)
  324. September

  325. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  326. August

  327. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  328. March

  329. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  330. 2004

    December

  331. 31 - What Do You Believe But Cannot Prove?
  332. August

  333. 15 - Holy Terror

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