The Blog: Full Archive

    2016

    December

  1. 04 - Meme #1
  2. November

  3. 13 - Complexity & Stupidity
  4. October

  5. 13 - Trump in Exile
  6. September

  7. 29 - TED Talk: Can we build AI without losing control over it?
  8. August

  9. 30 - Racism and Violence in America
  10. 28 - The New Phrenology?
  11. 21 - Surviving the Cosmos
  12. 18 - What Hillary Clinton Should Say about Islam and the “War on Terror”
  13. July

  14. 16 - The Rubin Report #2
  15. June

  16. 02 - The Joe Rogan Experience #804
  17. April

  18. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  19. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  20. 2015

    November

  21. 24 - Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview
  22. October

  23. 28 - A War of Ideas
  24. 20 - Welcome to the End of My Patience
  25. 16 - Talking about Islamism with Lawrence O’Donnell
  26. September

  27. 28 - Never Stop Lying
  28. 28 - Rethinking ‘Hitler’s Pope’
  29. 15 - Islam & the Future of Tolerance
  30. 15 - We Need to Talk About Islam’s Jihadism Problem
  31. 11 - Clearing the Air with Dave Rubin
  32. May

  33. 31 - Guided Meditations for Children
  34. 22 - We Have a Cover!
  35. 01 - The Limits of Discourse
  36. April

  37. 13 - Fighting
  38. 07 - A War Well Lost
  39. March

  40. 17 - Crowdsourcing Freedom
  41. 12 - Theocracy with a Human Face
  42. 09 - The Truth About Vaccines
  43. 04 - The True Believers
  44. February

  45. 28 - Very Bad Wizards Interview #2
  46. 27 - The Art and Science of the Possible
  47. January

  48. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  49. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  50. 2014

    December

  51. 16 - The Very Bad Wizards Interview #1
  52. 03 - The Frontiers of Secularism
  53. November

  54. 04 - Meditation and the Nature of the Self
  55. October

  56. 23 - The Young Turks Interview
  57. 20 - Just the Facts
  58. 12 - On the Mechanics of Defamation
  59. 08 - Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  60. 07 - Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?
  61. September

  62. 17 - Taming the Mind
  63. 15 - “I’m Not the Sexist Pig You’re Looking For”
  64. 10 - Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon
  65. August

  66. 27 - “Dead babies are not an argument”
  67. 12 - Making Sense of Gaza
  68. June

  69. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  70. May

  71. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  72. 26 - Adventures in the Land of Illness
  73. 08 - Lifting the Veil of “Islamophobia”
  74. March

  75. 25 - The Path Between Pseudo-Spirituality and Pseudo-Science
  76. 10 - The Significance of Our Insignificance
  77. February

  78. 19 - The Pleasure of Changing My Mind
  79. 12 - The Marionette’s Lament
  80. January

  81. 29 - Coming in September
  82. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  83. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  84. 2013

    December

  85. 14 - Thinking about Good and Evil
  86. November

  87. 29 - Street Epistemology
  88. 18 - The High Cost of Tiny Lies
  89. 12 - The Roots of Good and Evil
  90. 01 - Islam or Islamophobia?
  91. October

  92. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  93. September

  94. 24 - Courage and Reason
  95. 16 - I Wonder
  96. August

  97. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  98. 13 - Self-Defense and the Law
  99. July

  100. 31 - Free Will and the Reality of Love
  101. June

  102. 09 - Islam and the Misuses of Ecstasy
  103. April

  104. 29 - Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything
  105. 20 - The Straight Path
  106. 08 - On “Islamophobia” and Other Libels
  107. 04 - Response to Controversy
  108. 02 - Dear Fellow Liberal
  109. March

  110. 30 - The God Argument
  111. 08 - A Print Edition of LYING
  112. January

  113. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  114. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  115. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  116. 2012

    November

  117. 11 - Science on the Brink of Death
  118. October

  119. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  120. September

  121. 18 - On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
  122. 09 - Life Without Free Will
  123. August

  124. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  125. July

  126. 31 - The Fall of Jonah Lehrer
  127. June

  128. 27 - In Defense of “Spiritual”
  129. 23 - Look Into My Eyes
  130. 07 - Fundamental Science and the Big Machine
  131. May

  132. 25 - To Profile or Not to Profile?
  133. 22 - The Illusion of the Self
  134. 08 - The Trouble with Profiling
  135. 07 - On Knowing Your Enemy
  136. 02 - Training the Emotional Brain
  137. April

  138. 28 - In Defense of Profiling
  139. 05 - Free Will and “Free Will”
  140. March

  141. 13 - Islam and the Future of Liberalism
  142. February

  143. 28 - The Illusion of Free Will
  144. 20 - Better and Better
  145. 16 - Life Without God
  146. 06 - The Pleasures of Drowning
  147. 02 - The Fireplace Delusion
  148. January

  149. 15 - Your God is My God
  150. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  151. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  152. 2011

    December

  153. 18 - Hitch
  154. 07 - COMING MARCH 6th
  155. November

  156. 29 - Thinking about Thinking
  157. 05 - The Truth about Violence
  158. October

  159. 19 - The Mystery of Consciousness II
  160. 11 - The Mystery of Consciousness
  161. 03 - Twilight of Violence
  162. September

  163. 26 - The Future of the Book
  164. 15 - Is It Wrong to Lie?
  165. 12 - The Silent Crowd
  166. 09 - September 11, 2011
  167. August

  168. 29 - Whither Eagleman?
  169. 24 - How to Lose Readers (Without Even Trying)
  170. 17 - How Rich is Too Rich?
  171. 15 - COMING IN SEPTEMBER:
  172. 11 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #2
  173. 07 - The Truth About the Vatican
  174. July

  175. 28 - Faith No More
  176. 26 - Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges
  177. 24 - Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia
  178. 18 - Calling (Out) David Eagleman
  179. 01 - What’s the Point of Transcendence?
  180. June

  181. 29 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #1
  182. 14 - On Spiritual Truths
  183. 10 - My Friend Einstein?
  184. May

  185. 20 - The Perils of the Print Interview
  186. 10 - How to Meditate
  187. 06 - On Matters Zero-Sum
  188. 04 - Further Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
  189. 01 - Osama bin Laden: 1957-2011
  190. April

  191. 30 - The Strange Case of Greg Mortenson
  192. 28 - Why I’d Rather Not Speak About Torture
  193. 20 - Sam Harris vs Rev. Giles Fraser
  194. 20 - Should We Be Mormons in the Matrix?
  195. 14 - The God Debate
  196. 03 - How to Get Your Book Published in 6 (Painful) Steps
  197. 01 - Do We Have the Right to Burn the Koran?
  198. March

  199. 31 - Will the Dead Walk Again?
  200. 30 - Being Mr. Nobody
  201. 27 - Have We Lost the War in Afghanistan?
  202. 14 - Honesty: The Muslim World’s Scarcest Resource?
  203. 04 - Is There an Afterlife?
  204. January

  205. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  206. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  207. 2010

    December

  208. 29 - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
  209. November

  210. 06 - The Great Debate
  211. October

  212. 13 - Sam Harris vs. Mark Oppenheimer: Is Religion a Force for Good?
  213. 04 - Can there be a science of good and evil?
  214. 03 - The Science of Good and Evil
  215. August

  216. 25 - Silence Is Not Moderation
  217. 25 - The Moral Landscape: Q & A with Sam Harris
  218. 18 - The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  219. 14 - The Mosque
  220. May

  221. 10 - Bringing the Vatican to Justice
  222. 06 - Toward a Science of Morality
  223. March

  224. 29 - Moral confusion in the name of “science”
  225. 23 - Does God Have a Future?
  226. January

  227. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  228. 05 - The God Fraud
  229. 2009

    November

  230. 22 - Reply to Stanislas Dehaene
  231. 16 - Reply to Nicholas Wade
  232. 08 - Harris, Hitchens, & Dennett vs. Boteach, D’Souza, Wright, & Taleb
  233. September

  234. 30 - The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
  235. August

  236. 06 - The Strange Case of Francis Collins
  237. July

  238. 26 - Science Is in the Details
  239. June

  240. 24 - Sam Harris vs Philip Ball
  241. February

  242. 05 - It’s All True
  243. January

  244. 03 - True Lie Detection
  245. 2008

    September

  246. 21 - In Defense of Elitism
  247. 09 - Brain Science and Human Values
  248. 03 - Sam Harris: Sexist Pig and Liberal Shill
  249. 03 - Palin: Average Isn’t Good Enough
  250. July

  251. 06 - Survey: What Do Atheists and Christians Believe (and How Strongly Do They Believe It)?
  252. 05 - The Boundaries of Belief
  253. May

  254. 08 - Losing Our Spines to Save Our Necks
  255. March

  256. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  257. 2007

    December

  258. 31 - Mother Nature is Not Our Friend
  259. 08 - Functional Neuroimaging of Belief, Disbelief, and Uncertainty
  260. 05 - Does God Exist?
  261. November

  262. 28 - Response to Paul C. Davies
  263. 05 - Response to Theodore Dalrymple
  264. October

  265. 17 - On Secularism: A Round Table
  266. 09 - The Future of the American Idea
  267. 09 - Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Abandoned to Fanatics
  268. 08 - Response to My Fellow Atheists
  269. 02 - The Problem with Atheism
  270. September

  271. 27 - Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
  272. 12 - Response to Jonathan Haidt
  273. August

  274. 29 - The Sacrifice of Reason
  275. 22 - Scientists should unite against threat from religion
  276. June

  277. 26 - In Defense of Witchcraft
  278. 18 - Sam Harris vs. Chris Hedges
  279. April

  280. 28 - Is Religion Built Upon Lies?
  281. 18 - The Empty Wager
  282. 01 - Sam Harris vs. Rick Warren
  283. March

  284. 15 - God’s Dupes
  285. January

  286. 19 - God’s Hostages
  287. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  288. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  289. 2006

    December

  290. 31 - We Are Making Moral Progress
  291. 29 - God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends
  292. 24 - 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheism
  293. 11 - Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  294. 06 - Reply to B. Alan Wallace
  295. 05 - Reply to Nicholas D. Kristof
  296. 01 - Beyond Belief: The Debate Continues
  297. November

  298. 25 - Sam Harris vs. Dennis Prager
  299. 19 - Faith Won’t Heal a Divided World
  300. 05 - The Case Against Faith
  301. October

  302. 21 - Do We Really Need Bad Reasons To Be Good?
  303. September

  304. 19 - The End of Liberalism?
  305. 17 - ‘God’s Rottweiler’ Barks
  306. August

  307. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  308. July

  309. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  310. June

  311. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  312. May

  313. 01 - The Myth of Secular Moral Chaos
  314. March

  315. 22 - Ode to Reason
  316. 19 - Killing the Buddha
  317. 12 - Reply to Leon Wieseltier
  318. February

  319. 16 - Who Are the Moderate Muslims?
  320. 08 - The Reality of Islam
  321. 02 - A Contemplative Science
  322. January

  323. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  324. 2005

    December

  325. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  326. November

  327. 29 - Selling Out Science
  328. October

  329. 11 - Bombing Our Illusions II
  330. 10 - Bombing Our Illusions
  331. 06 - There is No God (And You Know It)
  332. September

  333. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  334. August

  335. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  336. March

  337. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  338. 2004

    December

  339. 31 - What Do You Believe But Cannot Prove?
  340. August

  341. 15 - Holy Terror

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