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698: Sam Harris | Rationally Confronting the Irrational

698: Sam Harris | Rationally Confronting the Irrational

Update: 2022-07-145
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Sam Harris (@samharrisorg) is a neuroscientist, author, and philosopher; he’s also a staunch critic of religion (while being an advocate of mindfulness) who joins the show to discuss some views that — fair warning — many may find controversial. [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh pass through your earholes!]


What We Discuss with Sam Harris:



  • When does stubbornness stop being a virtue and become a confession of intellectual dishonesty?

  • In what ways does Sam consider himself a bit of an Anti-Trump?

  • Why do so many people subscribe to the package beliefs of their political parties or religions even when clearly proven scientific facts prove contradictory to these beliefs?

  • If Sam Harris considers himself primarily a philosopher, how did he wind up with a PhD in neuroscience?

  • Why do we lie — even when we know how destructive it can be?

  • And much more...


Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/698


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698: Sam Harris | Rationally Confronting the Irrational

698: Sam Harris | Rationally Confronting the Irrational

Jordan Harbinger