Category Archives: Sam Harris

Intellectual Honesty and Sam Harris

Sam Harris recently spoke of intellectual honesty: It’s a slightly misleading phrase because it’s not quite the same thing as honesty. It’s not to say that every instance of intellectual dishonesty is a case where somebody is lying. When you … Continue reading

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Sam Harris: Rape is not as bad as religion.

Consider just how radicalized Sam Harris is: Harris: I can be even more inflammatory than that. If I could wave a magic wand and get rid of either rape or religion, I would not hesitate to get rid of religion. … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Harris and Coyne

We have seen that both Sam Harris and Jerry Coyne have condemned Lawrence Krauss for his sexual harassment of women.  Harris said that he believes the women, that Krauss needs to apologize, and that he is in a position to … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Speaks About Lawrence Krauss on his Podcast

Points worth noting: Harris’s explanation for not talking about the allegations during the event with Matt Dillahunty makes sense. Like Krauss, Harris tries to characterize the Buzzfeed article as an attack on atheism.  Is he trying to blame religion and … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Battles a Meme

Atheist activist Dan Arel posted the following on Twitter: Classical liberals: Nazis threatening to murder people of color is just words, words can’t be violent. Also, classical liberals: Women accusing Lawrence Krauss of sexual abuse are assaulting Krauss. pic.twitter.com/1nXMe5dg2A — … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Responds to Allegations Against Lawrence Krauss

To me it sounds like spending 15 minutes responding by explaing why he is not going to respond.  He does say the default position is to always believe the woman, but then spends most of his time hinting that the … Continue reading

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The New Atheist Show

The New Atheists took their show on the road in Chicago and activist Jerry Coyne offers up his friendly observations.  So let’s have a look. Coyne writes:  Nevertheless, one guy asked the speakers how, given the absence of free will, … Continue reading

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Sam Harris, Meditation, and Science

Atheist activists promote Sam Harris as one “of the world’s most respected scientists” who “celebrates science” by discussing “How do we become more scientifically literate?” and “How can we better educate society to value skepticism over faith?” The notion that … Continue reading

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Sam Harris is a Religious Man

New Atheists like to sell themselves as people who are critical of religion, but in reality, they are better described as anti-Christian and anti-Muslim.  A nice illustration of this is Sam Harris.  As we know, Harris is a Buddhist who … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Promotes Sam Harris Memes

I recently checked out Sam Harris’s blog and found the latest entry entitled “Meme#8” Which means there is a #7, #6, etc. And they are all quotes from….Sam Harris speaking on his podcasts. So Harris is using his blog to … Continue reading

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