Quote by Sam Harris : “It is also worth noting”

It is also worth noting that one can obtain a Ph.D. in any branch of science for no other purpose than to make cynical use of scientific language in an effort to rationalize the glaring inadequacies of tbe Bible. A handful of Christians appear to have done this; some have even obtained their degrees from […]

Quote by Sam Harris : “What are the chances that”

What are the chances that we will one day discover that DNA has absolutely nothing to do with inheritance? They are effectively zero. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “We know enough at this”

We know enough at this moment to say that the God of Abraham is not only unworthy of the immensity of creation; he is unworthy even of man. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “Science in the broadest sense”

Science, in the broadest sense, includes all reasonable claims to knowledge about ourselves and the world. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “Because most religions conceive of”

Because most religions conceive of morality as a matter of being obedient to the word of God (generally for the sake of receiving a supernatural reward), their precepts often have nothing to do with maximizing well-being in this world. Religious believers can, therefore, assert the immorality of contraception, masturbation, homosexuality, etc., without ever feeling obliged […]

Quote by Sam Harris : “While the religious divisions in”

While the religious divisions in our world are self-evident, many people still imagine that religious conflict is always caused by a lack of education, by poverty, or by politics. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “It is difficult to think”

It is difficult to think of anything more important than providing the best education possible for our children. They will develop the next technologies, medical cures, and global industries, while mitigating their unintended effects, or they will fail to do these things and consign us all to oblivion. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “The wealthiest Americans often live”

The wealthiest Americans often live as though they and their children had nothing to gain from investments in education, infrastructure, clean-energy, and scientific research. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “There must be right and”

There must be right and wrong answers to questions of morality and values that potentially fall within the purview of science. On this view, some people and cultures will be right (to a greater or lesser degree), and some will be wrong, with respect to what they deem important in life. – Sam Harris

Quote by Sam Harris : “Nothing guarantees that reasonable people”

Nothing guarantees that reasonable people will agree about everything, of course, but the unreasonable are certain to be divided by their dogmas. It is time we recognized that this spirit of mutual inquiry, which is the foundation of all real science, is the very antithesis of religious faith. – Sam Harris