There aren't too many issues involving religion where you'll find Sam Harris, Reza Aslan, Maryam Namazie, and Richard Dawkins all on the same side of the aisle.But standing in support of the atheist bloggers in Bangladesh ought to unite...Show More Summary
Here's the latest compilation of Sam Harris' best arguments and comebacks.
National Geographic was once something I regarded as a relatively reputable source. At least, I assumed that they engaged in real journalism most of the time. A recent feature article by Gabe Bullard is making me rethink this assessment. Show More Summary
I think that many well-intentioned, reasonable people probably believe in some version of the following statement:Religious extremists are a problem, but religious belief itself is often a positive force that is simply misused by extremists.Until roughly 2005 or so, I was someone who held this belief. Show More Summary
The following is a statement on behalf of Philadelphia 76ers Managing General Partner Josh Harris:
“The Process” is dead; long live “The Process”. The Sam Hinkie Era is over in Philadelphia. Statement from Sixers managing partner Josh Harris on Sam Hinkie's resignation: pic.twitter.com/AO7B7WQ6Tt — Jeff The post Philadelphia Sixers GM Sam Hinkie Steps Down appeared first on SLAMonline.
Cenk Uygur in 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Bill Maher, Maajid Nawaz, Peter Boghossian...I don't know how they do it. I don't know how they stay sane in the face of the near constant barrage of crap that comes their way. Show More Summary
Anyone who's read Sam Harris' books or essays, or listened to his podcasts, knows one of his longstanding goals has been to get people to see what's actually written in the Qur'an (and the Hadith). He doesn't believe Islam is a "religion...Show More Summary
What can writers learn about success from a band? The band X Ambassadors has some lessons for writers about how to get ahead. USA Today quotes band member Sam Harris as attributing their progress to "perseverance (playing any and al...
Hank Harris (The Man in the High Castle) and Being Human alum Sam Witwer have signed on for recurring roles in ABC’s hit drama series Once Upon A Time. Harris will play Nathaniel, a meek and troubled patient at a mental institution who...Show More Summary
I do not worry about these people. They have always been with us; they add a variety to life. -- John Kenneth Galbraith on certain types of conservatives, Massey Lectures, 1965. The motion before us concerns free speech and open debate at a time when both are under siege on all fronts. Show More Summary
When I wrote an essay critical of the famous atheist, he asked me to debate the issues. Now he refuses to air it
Since I believe it’s important to resist anti-Muslim prejudice in the secular community, I was pleased to hear that Maryam Namazie, the ex-Muslim atheist and international human rights campaigner, was on Sam Harris’ podcast. While I agree with Harris on some things, I’ve often criticized his views on Islam – especially his indefensible beliefs about [Read More...]
What's so good? Casey Harris has been X Ambassadors' keyboardist since its formation back in 2009. Playing alongside brother, Sam Harris (vocals), and friends Noah Feldshuh (guitar) and Adam Levin (drums), the alternative rock band has worked tirelessly to establish themselves in the music industry. Show More Summary
A fine but wayward cast led by Ed Harris and Amy Madigan makes an almost unwatchable mess of Sam Shepard’s ferocious drama Buried Child. I can report this with some confidence not only because any revival of this play comes with theShow More Summary
Sam Shepard had already been writing for the theater for 14 years when Buried Child won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979. The play—his 23rd or so, depending on how you count—was both a distillation and a departure, applying the cruel poetry of earlier, experimental works like Geography of a Horse... More »
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Far-right Clarion Project releases viral video based on Harris' dubious concept of radicalization. From far-right presidential candidates to overt hate groups, the spike in anti-Muslim incitement — and real violence — during the 2016 election cycle has generated widespread concern. Show More Summary
In “Ham: A Musical Memoir,” redoubtable writer-performer Sam Harris deftly shares his trek from Sand Springs, Okla., to Hollywood, Broadway and beyond. The buoyantly entertaining, uncommonly affecting results should keep the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Renberg Theatre packed during this West Coast...
Islam and the Future of Tolerance is a dialogue about the possibilities of reforming Islam between Sam Harris, neuroscientist and New Atheist, (one of the Four Horsemen of the Non-Apocalypse), and Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamist turned reformist. As the book details, the idea for this discussion began in the wake of an Intelligence Squared […]