Category Archives: Sam Harris

Criticisms of Sam Harris Are A Stumbling Block to Getting a Great President

New Atheist activist PZ Myers received a very concerned letter from a Sam Harris Fan: Dear PZ, Can I please ask you to refrain from insulting and writing about Sam Harris in the negative. I don’t know what you expect … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Can’t Stop Talking About the Debate That “Bored” Him

Sam Harris has a new podcast (“A Conversation with Jonathan Haidt”) explaining why he refuses to post his 4-hour debate with Omer Aziz.  Harris continues to come across as someone who is a) deeply obsessed with his ego and b) is … Continue reading

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Sam Harris vs. The Regressive Left

When you consider the battles between Sam Harris and the Regressive Left, it occurs to me that neither side has the moral high ground.  Now, I’m not very familiar with Harris’s anti-Islam writings.  But I do know that when it … Continue reading

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More Creepy Behavior from Sam Harris

Omer Aziz wrote an essay critical of Sam Harris, so Harris decided to use his podcast to cross-examine Aziz. Aziz agreed and subjected himself to a 4 hour scolding. Then, Harris decided he wasn’t going to post the podcast. So … Continue reading

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Is Project Reason Gone?

Here is the link to Sam Harris’s webpage for Project Reason.  Click on it.  What do you see? It looks to me like Project Reason is dead.  Which is weird given that there is no announcement or explanation.  If Project … Continue reading

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The Sam Harris Show Could Get Very Interesting

As I mentioned before, Sam Harris (who insists he is not a Buddhist) has added the vegetarian, perhaps vegan, lifestyle to his meditating, alternative consciousness promotions.  If he sticks with it, and even goes full vegan, then I predict we … Continue reading

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Harris vs. Myers

May all the enemies of reason and civility be as foolish as PZ Myers…. https://t.co/iHnW2fgfmb — Sam Harris (@SamHarrisOrg) January 4, 2016 Both Harris and Myers claim to be champions of Reason and Evidence.  I think they are able to convince … Continue reading

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Is Project Reason Quietly Shutting Down?

Recently, commenter Dhay noted: I see that Project Reason has completed another two stages of shutting down completely. Its Forum — formerly still accessible by those who knew the web address, though official links to it were removed a while … Continue reading

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Sam Harris is not the only famous neuroscientist

Over at PZ Myers’ blog, Sam Harris was being criticized by a group of atheists.  One of them wrote: And then some things he does bug me that even his critics don’t take issue with. Shouldn’t someone call him out … Continue reading

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#3: Neuroscientist Sam Harris

Since the year is winding down, I think I will repost the top 5 most popular blog entries from 2015.  The third most popular one was entitled, “Neuroscientist Sam Harris” and was posted on January 7, 2015. I think this was an … Continue reading

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