The Rubin Report finally aired with Sam Harris as the first official guest. This was a great interview and it allowed Harris to clear the air on this stances what are often taken out of context. Harris points out that many of his detractors believe to be able to plumb the depths of his mind and ‘find’ some deep-seeded malicious intent behind his words, and that this is coming from left-leaning sources (Glenn Greenwald, Cenk Uygur, Reza Azlan, etc).
I highly suggest watching the Bill Maher segment where Ben Affleck explodes into a testosterone-filled tantrum of political correctness (if you haven’t already) first.
Harris’ detractors seem to believe that these philosophical thought games are only OSTENSIBLY meant to lead us to reflect and focus on morally-charged topics (torture, religion, nuclear war) in a clear and objective manner. In REALITY he is Continue reading