Controversial "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" author, Reza Aslan, has hit back against atheists Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Bill Maher, who've blamed Islam and religion as a whole for violence and terrorism around the world, arguing that conflicts are much more complex than a single cause.
Director: Tom Green. Writers: Tom Green and Jay Basu. Cast: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie, Parker Sawyers. Monsters: Dark Continent is the sequel to Gareth Edwards' 2010 film, Monsters. The sequel takes place ten years after the first, when the threat has reached a global scale. Show More Summary
Baby Sam Harry was a typical, bubbly little 20-month-old boy and his dad Nick’s pride and joy. But on April 21 of 2013 all that came to an end when the child was with his mom. Or Sam was with his mom’s new lover. Police aren’t sure —...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, the new free At the Inn concert series at Manhattan Inn (curated by Hynocraft) began. It continues with a July installment on 7/13, and it's looking like a pretty cool one. Legendary songwriters John Lennon and.....
Categories: Skepticism 8 awesome atheist leaders who aren’t Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris – “There’s this pattern with media coverage of organized atheism. When a media outlet decides that atheism is interesting... (Read more...)
Forget Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins. There's a whole lot more to organized atheism than those two
Science and religion rarely get along. Angry atheist and esteemed biologist Richard Dawkins thinks that religion is for idiots, and philosopher Sam Harris has written that "t here are few modes of thinking less congenial to religious faith than science is." But Pope Francis just proposed an alliance between reason and faith. Show More Summary
Atheism has great leaders, with widely varying points of view. And these eight are the tip of the iceberg. If you've read anything about the blossoming atheist movement, there's a good chance it was about Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris. Show More Summary
For the second time in two days, we're revisiting a conversation on Islamophobia that took place last October between Sam Harris and Ben Affleck.This time, YouTuber Counter Arguments unpacks that word, explaining why Affleck was so off-base with his criticism:
In a new video for Big Think, Ayaan Hirsi Ali reflects on the "debate" between Ben Affleck and Sam Harris over what constitutes Islamophobia.
Just in case you’re not completely convinced of the suit sans tie look yet, look no further than the 2015 Glamour UK ‘Women of the Year Awards’ for sartorial inspiration. Stepping out to celebrate the magazine’s choice women, Calvin Harris, Douglas Booth, Sam Claflin and Oliver Cheshire all embraced suits without ties. Show More Summary
It was the most uneven public intellectual bout in recent memory. The day before Mayweather fought Pacquiao, New Atheist Sam Harris released an email sparring match he’d had with famed linguist and leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky.Show More Summary
Sam Harris: More and more, I find myself attempting to have difficult conversations with people who hold very different points of view. And I consider our general failure to have these conversations well—so as to produce an actual convergence of...
If you've been following Sam Harris' new podcast or blog posts, you know he's been working with Maajid Nawaz (a former self-described radical Muslim) on a book about Islam.That book, Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue, is now available for pre-order:
Addi Svarogic looks at the recent heated email exchange occurred between Noam Chomsky and Sam Harris. He writes, "The irony of New Atheists ignoring the material world and solely focusing on professed theological motivations perfectly illustrates their lack of analytical skills or – in the worst case scenario – a conscious effort on their part to muddy the waters."
Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Cohen, Sam Smith, Thomas Roberts & Brad Goreski have fun for a good cause
Kim Kardashian, Chris Pratt, and more put on their red noses to celebrate Red Nose Day, which is TODAY (May 21)! The celebrity support has been huge! Christina Aguilera, Sam Smith, John Legend, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Offerman, Sophia Bush, Anna Kendrick, Sienna Miller, Nick Cannon, Jeff Goldblum, Chris D’Elia, Andy Cohen, Taylor Kinney, Sophia [...]
Sam Harris and Graeme Wood discuss the Islamic State.
When debating Chomsky, it's best to have all your ducks in a row... being familiar with his work helps too. Michael Brull explains.
Sam Harris offered what amounts to a 10-minute author rebuttal to a negative book review in a podcast on his disastrous debate with Noam Chomsky. The pair recently engaged in an email exchange on the ethical importance of intentions – and while Harris agrees it was a disaster, he’s not sure it was...