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Monday, April 2, 2012

Sam Harris: An Atheist Manifesto

Here is another favorite from Sam Harris. He wrote this shortly after he published his first book, The End of Faith.

This essay is a potent distillation of the essence of what Sam Harris is all about: full-strength, undiluted, unapologetic. Of course this style causes spasms of offense and outrage among the faithful, much to my amusement.


  1. Stirring "to the barricades" essay. If only moral indignation were an alternative energy source! I finish the piece ready to enlist in Sam's army - or tithe to his church.

  2. Sam is still my favorite voice in the New Atheist chorus, hands down. The End of Faith was a real game changer for me, back in the day. Very stirring, indeed.