Category - sam harris

  • May 8, 2008

    Is it that 'new atheists' like Sam Harris simply don't understand religion (beyond assembling everything bad they know to attack it with), or is the failure to distinguish positive and negative deliberate?

  • September 7, 2007

    Both Richard Dawkins and Polly Toynbee, who spend a good deal of time fulminating against caricatures of 'religion' were on the BBC today. And guess what, they abandoned vituperation for once.

  • March 21, 2007

    Simon Barrow says that the idea of 'religious liberals' being foils for bombers and bigots is a distorted and distorting notion produced by too much heat and not enough light.

  • March 21, 2007
  • March 21, 2007

    The president of the National Secular Society has written an article claiming that religious liberals are “making excuses for the same beliefs that motivate bombers and theocrats, misogynists and homophobes”. Others disagree.