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Waking Up with Sam Harris

By Sam Harris

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Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. Harris's work has been published in more than 20 languages and has been discussed in The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere. Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

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What a mess. I know this is Sam's experiment. It failed miserably. However, it will not be put to total waste if Sam learns to pick the guests carefully next time. It is really frustrating to hear really defensive, and totally unresponsive answers to simple questions. What really got to me is the fact that is was obvious Omer had a view of Sam NOT from reading Sam's books but instead from snippets all over the internet. Sad, indeed. At the very least, Omer, please read Sam's books.

And to Sam, you have to pick your guests carefully. Not all are willing to converse and exchange ideas. Most are just looking for a debate and to win at all costs. That's not how intellectual progress is made. But again, I know this was an experiment. I suppose next time, it'll be better.

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