The Blog: Full Archive

    2017

    February

  1. 28 - Meme #6
  2. 04 - Winning the War of Ideas
  3. January

  4. 30 - Superintelligence: Science or Fiction?
  5. 29 - A Few Thoughts on the “Muslim Ban”
  6. 23 - Speaking of “Truth” with Jordan B. Peterson
  7. 22 - Meme #5
  8. 12 - I’m Looking for a Creative Projects Manager
  9. 02 - Edge Question 2017
  10. 2016

    December

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

  19. 13 - Complexity & Stupidity
  20. October

  21. 13 - Trump in Exile
  22. September

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

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

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

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

  34. 20 - The Multiverse & You (& You & You & You…)
  35. 06 - Shouldering the Burden of History: A Conversation with Dan Carlin
  36. 2015

    November

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  64. 26 - On Being Right about Right and Wrong
  65. 16 - Can We Avoid a Digital Apocalypse?
  66. 2014

    December

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

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

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

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

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

  85. 06 - Clarifying the Moral Landscape
  86. May

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

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

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

  97. 29 - Coming in September
  98. 26 - Reflections on FREE WILL
  99. 14 - Our Narrow Definition of “Science”
  100. 2013

    December

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

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

  108. 11 - No Ordinary Violence
  109. September

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

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

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

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

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

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

  129. 22 - The Power of Bad Incentives
  130. 06 - FAQ on Violence
  131. 02 - The Riddle of the Gun
  132. 2012

    November

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

  135. 12 - This Must Be Heaven
  136. September

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

  140. 07 - Wrestling the Troll
  141. July

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

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

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

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

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

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

  165. 15 - Your God is My God
  166. 05 - The Free Will Delusion
  167. 03 - Everything and Nothing
  168. 2011

    December

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  221. 29 - Response to Critics of The Moral Landscape
  222. 19 - We are Lost in Thought
  223. 2010

    December

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

  226. 06 - The Great Debate
  227. October

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

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

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

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

  243. 19 - The Upload Has Begun
  244. 05 - The God Fraud
  245. 2009

    November

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

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

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

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

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

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

  260. 03 - True Lie Detection
  261. 2008

    September

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

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

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

  272. 21 - What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say
  273. 2007

    December

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  300. 15 - God’s Dupes
  301. January

  302. 19 - God’s Hostages
  303. 16 - Beyond the Believers
  304. 06 - Selfless Consciousness Without Faith
  305. 2006

    December

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

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

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

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

  323. 21 - The Language of Ignorance
  324. July

  325. 01 - Reply to a Christian
  326. June

  327. 01 - In Defense of Torture
  328. May

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

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

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

  339. 02 - Science Must Destroy Religion
  340. 2005

    December

  341. 07 - An Atheist Manifesto
  342. November

  343. 29 - Selling Out Science
  344. October

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

  349. 29 - Rational Mysticism
  350. August

  351. 02 - The Politics of Ignorance
  352. March

  353. 19 - The Virus of Religious Moderation
  354. 2004

    December

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

  357. 15 - Holy Terror

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