The Moral Landscape: A [37G] Book Report

The Moral Landscape: A [37G] Book Report

This week, I will examine Sam Harris’ The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. I will break down the book by chapter and highlight the central ideas within each, responding to any interesting claims or concepts along the way. I hope this can be useful to those out there who might be interested in literature like this but have not had the time to take a look at the texts for themselves.

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Arguing Fairly: Sam Harris, Murtaza Hussain & Twitter Fights

Arguing Fairly: Sam Harris, Murtaza Hussain & Twitter Fights

It amazes me just how much crap can be thrown between people in small intervals of time. The recent flap focusing on the words and works of Sam Harris, sparked by this article written by Murtaza Hussain, has lined up commentators on both sides who ready to launch the next volley of excrement at their intellectual opponents ... I believe this charge is relevant to the interests of all atheists and secularists and, as such, the lessons we can learn from this incident are important.

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The End of Faith: A [37G] Book Report

The End of Faith: A [37G] Book Report

Welcome to a new series of articles! I've decided that it would be a good thing to engage with some of the prominent skeptical and atheist literature out there and share my thoughts with the world. I’ve opted to do reports (of an informal sort) on books as I read them...

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