The Blog: Full Archive

    2017

    January

  1. 12 - I’m Looking for a Creative Projects Manager
  2. 02 - Edge Question 2017
  3. 2016

    December

  4. 26 - When the Brain Won’t Change Its Mind
  5. 21 - Meme #4
  6. 16 - Meme #3
  7. 16 - Reply to Robert Spencer
  8. 15 - Missing Hitch
  9. 13 - Meme #2
  10. 04 - Meme #1
  11. November

  12. 13 - Complexity & Stupidity
  13. October

  14. 13 - Trump in Exile
  15. September

  16. 29 - TED Talk: Can we build AI without losing control over it?
  17. August

  18. 30 - Racism and Violence in America
  19. 28 - The New Phrenology?
  20. 21 - Surviving the Cosmos
  21. 18 - What Hillary Clinton Should Say about Islam and the “War on Terror”
  22. July

  23. 16 - The Rubin Report #2
  24. June

  25. 02 - The Joe Rogan Experience #804
  26. April

  27. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  28. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  29. 2015

    November

  30. 24 - Sam Harris: The ‘Salon’ Interview
  31. October

  32. 28 - A War of Ideas
  33. 20 - Welcome to the End of My Patience
  34. 16 - Talking about Islamism with Lawrence O’Donnell
  35. September

  36. 28 - Never Stop Lying
  37. 28 - Rethinking ‘Hitler’s Pope’
  38. 15 - Islam & the Future of Tolerance
  39. 15 - We Need to Talk About Islam’s Jihadism Problem
  40. 11 - Clearing the Air with Dave Rubin
  41. May

  42. 31 - Guided Meditations for Children
  43. 22 - We Have a Cover!
  44. 01 - The Limits of Discourse
  45. April

  46. 13 - Fighting
  47. 07 - A War Well Lost
  48. March

  49. 17 - Crowdsourcing Freedom
  50. 12 - Theocracy with a Human Face
  51. 09 - The Truth About Vaccines
  52. 04 - The True Believers
  53. February

  54. 28 - Very Bad Wizards Interview #2
  55. 27 - The Art and Science of the Possible
  56. January

  57. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  58. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  59. 2014

    December

  60. 16 - The Very Bad Wizards Interview #1
  61. 03 - The Frontiers of Secularism
  62. November

  63. 04 - Meditation and the Nature of the Self
  64. October

  65. 23 - The Young Turks Interview
  66. 20 - Just the Facts
  67. 12 - On the Mechanics of Defamation
  68. 08 - Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  69. 07 - Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?
  70. September

  71. 17 - Taming the Mind
  72. 15 - “I’m Not the Sexist Pig You’re Looking For”
  73. 10 - Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon
  74. August

  75. 27 - “Dead babies are not an argument”
  76. 12 - Making Sense of Gaza
  77. June

  78. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  79. May

  80. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  81. 26 - Adventures in the Land of Illness
  82. 08 - Lifting the Veil of “Islamophobia”
  83. March

  84. 25 - The Path Between Pseudo-Spirituality and Pseudo-Science
  85. 10 - The Significance of Our Insignificance
  86. February

  87. 19 - The Pleasure of Changing My Mind
  88. 12 - The Marionette’s Lament
  89. January

  90. 29 - Coming in September
  91. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  92. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  93. 2013

    December

  94. 14 - Thinking about Good and Evil
  95. November

  96. 29 - Street Epistemology
  97. 18 - The High Cost of Tiny Lies
  98. 12 - The Roots of Good and Evil
  99. 01 - Islam or Islamophobia?
  100. October

  101. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  102. September

  103. 24 - Courage and Reason
  104. 16 - I Wonder
  105. August

  106. 31 - The Moral Landscape Challenge
  107. 13 - Self-Defense and the Law
  108. July

  109. 31 - Free Will and the Reality of Love
  110. June

  111. 09 - Islam and the Misuses of Ecstasy
  112. April

  113. 29 - Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything
  114. 20 - The Straight Path
  115. 08 - On “Islamophobia” and Other Libels
  116. 04 - Response to Controversy
  117. 02 - Dear Fellow Liberal
  118. March

  119. 30 - The God Argument
  120. 08 - A Print Edition of LYING
  121. January

  122. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  123. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  124. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  125. 2012

    November

  126. 11 - Science on the Brink of Death
  127. October

  128. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  129. September

  130. 18 - On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God
  131. 09 - Life Without Free Will
  132. August

  133. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  134. July

  135. 31 - The Fall of Jonah Lehrer
  136. June

  137. 27 - In Defense of “Spiritual”
  138. 23 - Look Into My Eyes
  139. 07 - Fundamental Science and the Big Machine
  140. May

  141. 25 - To Profile or Not to Profile?
  142. 22 - The Illusion of the Self
  143. 08 - The Trouble with Profiling
  144. 07 - On Knowing Your Enemy
  145. 02 - Training the Emotional Brain
  146. April

  147. 28 - In Defense of Profiling
  148. 05 - Free Will and “Free Will”
  149. March

  150. 13 - Islam and the Future of Liberalism
  151. February

  152. 28 - The Illusion of Free Will
  153. 20 - Better and Better
  154. 16 - Life Without God
  155. 06 - The Pleasures of Drowning
  156. 02 - The Fireplace Delusion
  157. January

  158. 15 - Your God is My God
  159. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  160. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  161. 2011

    December

  162. 18 - Hitch
  163. 07 - COMING MARCH 6th
  164. November

  165. 29 - Thinking about Thinking
  166. 05 - The Truth about Violence
  167. October

  168. 19 - The Mystery of Consciousness II
  169. 11 - The Mystery of Consciousness
  170. 03 - Twilight of Violence
  171. September

  172. 26 - The Future of the Book
  173. 15 - Is It Wrong to Lie?
  174. 12 - The Silent Crowd
  175. 09 - September 11, 2011
  176. August

  177. 29 - Whither Eagleman?
  178. 24 - How to Lose Readers (Without Even Trying)
  179. 17 - How Rich is Too Rich?
  180. 15 - COMING IN SEPTEMBER:
  181. 11 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #2
  182. 07 - The Truth About the Vatican
  183. July

  184. 28 - Faith No More
  185. 26 - Dear Angry Lunatic: A Response to Chris Hedges
  186. 24 - Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia
  187. 18 - Calling (Out) David Eagleman
  188. 01 - What’s the Point of Transcendence?
  189. June

  190. 29 - Ask Sam Harris Anything #1
  191. 14 - On Spiritual Truths
  192. 10 - My Friend Einstein?
  193. May

  194. 20 - The Perils of the Print Interview
  195. 10 - How to Meditate
  196. 06 - On Matters Zero-Sum
  197. 04 - Further Thoughts on the Death of Osama bin Laden
  198. 01 - Osama bin Laden: 1957-2011
  199. April

  200. 30 - The Strange Case of Greg Mortenson
  201. 28 - Why I’d Rather Not Speak About Torture
  202. 20 - Sam Harris vs Rev. Giles Fraser
  203. 20 - Should We Be Mormons in the Matrix?
  204. 14 - The God Debate
  205. 03 - How to Get Your Book Published in 6 (Painful) Steps
  206. 01 - Do We Have the Right to Burn the Koran?
  207. March

  208. 31 - Will the Dead Walk Again?
  209. 30 - Being Mr. Nobody
  210. 27 - Have We Lost the War in Afghanistan?
  211. 14 - Honesty: The Muslim World’s Scarcest Resource?
  212. 04 - Is There an Afterlife?
  213. January

  214. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  215. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  216. 2010

    December

  217. 29 - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
  218. November

  219. 06 - The Great Debate
  220. October

  221. 13 - Sam Harris vs. Mark Oppenheimer: Is Religion a Force for Good?
  222. 04 - Can there be a science of good and evil?
  223. 03 - The Science of Good and Evil
  224. August

  225. 25 - Silence Is Not Moderation
  226. 25 - The Moral Landscape: Q & A with Sam Harris
  227. 18 - The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  228. 14 - The Mosque
  229. May

  230. 10 - Bringing the Vatican to Justice
  231. 06 - Toward a Science of Morality
  232. March

  233. 29 - Moral confusion in the name of “science”
  234. 23 - Does God Have a Future?
  235. January

  236. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  237. 05 - The God Fraud
  238. 2009

    November

  239. 22 - Reply to Stanislas Dehaene
  240. 16 - Reply to Nicholas Wade
  241. 08 - Harris, Hitchens, & Dennett vs. Boteach, D’Souza, Wright, & Taleb
  242. September

  243. 30 - The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
  244. August

  245. 06 - The Strange Case of Francis Collins
  246. July

  247. 26 - Science Is in the Details
  248. June

  249. 24 - Sam Harris vs Philip Ball
  250. February

  251. 05 - It’s All True
  252. January

  253. 03 - True Lie Detection
  254. 2008

    September

  255. 21 - In Defense of Elitism
  256. 09 - Brain Science and Human Values
  257. 03 - Sam Harris: Sexist Pig and Liberal Shill
  258. 03 - Palin: Average Isn’t Good Enough
  259. July

  260. 06 - Survey: What Do Atheists and Christians Believe (and How Strongly Do They Believe It)?
  261. 05 - The Boundaries of Belief
  262. May

  263. 08 - Losing Our Spines to Save Our Necks
  264. March

  265. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  266. 2007

    December

  267. 31 - Mother Nature is Not Our Friend
  268. 08 - Functional Neuroimaging of Belief, Disbelief, and Uncertainty
  269. 05 - Does God Exist?
  270. November

  271. 28 - Response to Paul C. Davies
  272. 05 - Response to Theodore Dalrymple
  273. October

  274. 17 - On Secularism: A Round Table
  275. 09 - The Future of the American Idea
  276. 09 - Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Abandoned to Fanatics
  277. 08 - Response to My Fellow Atheists
  278. 02 - The Problem with Atheism
  279. September

  280. 27 - Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
  281. 12 - Response to Jonathan Haidt
  282. August

  283. 29 - The Sacrifice of Reason
  284. 22 - Scientists should unite against threat from religion
  285. June

  286. 26 - In Defense of Witchcraft
  287. 18 - Sam Harris vs. Chris Hedges
  288. April

  289. 28 - Is Religion Built Upon Lies?
  290. 18 - The Empty Wager
  291. 01 - Sam Harris vs. Rick Warren
  292. March

  293. 15 - God’s Dupes
  294. January

  295. 19 - God’s Hostages
  296. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  297. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  298. 2006

    December

  299. 31 - We Are Making Moral Progress
  300. 29 - God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends
  301. 24 - 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheism
  302. 11 - Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
  303. 06 - Reply to B. Alan Wallace
  304. 05 - Reply to Nicholas D. Kristof
  305. 01 - Beyond Belief: The Debate Continues
  306. November

  307. 25 - Sam Harris vs. Dennis Prager
  308. 19 - Faith Won’t Heal a Divided World
  309. 05 - The Case Against Faith
  310. October

  311. 21 - Do We Really Need Bad Reasons To Be Good?
  312. September

  313. 19 - The End of Liberalism?
  314. 17 - ‘God’s Rottweiler’ Barks
  315. August

  316. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  317. July

  318. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  319. June

  320. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  321. May

  322. 01 - The Myth of Secular Moral Chaos
  323. March

  324. 22 - Ode to Reason
  325. 19 - Killing the Buddha
  326. 12 - Reply to Leon Wieseltier
  327. February

  328. 16 - Who Are the Moderate Muslims?
  329. 08 - The Reality of Islam
  330. 02 - A Contemplative Science
  331. January

  332. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  333. 2005

    December

  334. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  335. November

  336. 29 - Selling Out Science
  337. October

  338. 11 - Bombing Our Illusions II
  339. 10 - Bombing Our Illusions
  340. 06 - There is No God (And You Know It)
  341. September

  342. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  343. August

  344. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  345. March

  346. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  347. 2004

    December

  348. 31 - What Do You Believe But Cannot Prove?
  349. August

  350. 15 - Holy Terror

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