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The Limits of Discourse

Sam Harris debates Noam Chomsky [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on May 18, 2015 - 153 comments

There Is No Effective Way To Respond

Sam Harris- 'Wrestling The Troll' "Topics like torture, recreational drug use, and wealth inequality can provoke outrage and misunderstanding in many audiences. But discussing them online sets your reputation wandering like a child across a battlefield—perpetually. Anything can and will be said at your expense—or falsely attributed to you—today, tomorrow, and years hence. Needless to say, the urge to respond to this malevolence and obfuscation can become irresistible. "
posted by herbplarfegan on Aug 8, 2012 - 47 comments

To Profile or Not to Profile?

To Profile or Not to Profile? A Debate between Sam Harris and Bruce Schneier.
posted by brundlefly on May 29, 2012 - 150 comments

3. Respond Immediately and Escape

Three Principles of Self-Defense, by Sam Harris
posted by rollick on Nov 9, 2011 - 157 comments

There is no "I"

Meditation, explained by Sam Harris. (slyt)
posted by Taft on Jul 3, 2011 - 49 comments

Hitchens Harris Rabbis Afterlife Debate

Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris Debate Rabbis David Wolpe and Shavit Artson on the existence of an afterlife (video) [more inside]
posted by AceRock on Mar 9, 2011 - 92 comments

Can science and materialism solve moral problems?

Sam Harris's talk on morality at TED has sparked a debate on whether science can have anything to say about moral problems. Harris, a prominent author and outspoken atheist, makes the politically incorrect assertion that there are right and wrong answers to questions of morality (as opposed to the concept of moral relativism), and that the methods of science can be used to determine them. [more inside]
posted by knave on Mar 29, 2010 - 162 comments

Maybe Rap Really is the Poetry of Our Time...

Watch Sam Harris read "Soulja Boy" in....a unique style. (YT, slightly NSFW due to language) (skip to 0:15 for the actual video) And the original song. [more inside]
posted by DMan on Dec 22, 2007 - 40 comments

The Problem with Atheism

Sam Harris critiques contemporary atheism. Harris, best known for Atheist tracts "Letter to a Christian Nation" and "The End of Faith," calls for a more nuanced, modest atheism rationality.
posted by klangklangston on Oct 3, 2007 - 155 comments

it's been agreed that results of the debate are to be binding on all religious and nonreligious people.

Sam Harris, an atheist, and Andrew Sullivan, a Catholic, debate whether moderate religion makes any sense. Harris: "Religious moderation is the result of not taking scripture all that seriously." Sullivan: "Blogger, please."
posted by ibmcginty on Jan 25, 2007 - 85 comments

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