This piece takes as its inspiration “Separating Ethics and Emotion” by my fellow Reasoned Vegan Evan Anderson. Most human problems … More
I used to worship Sam Harris. I still listen to him from time to time and find that he sometimes … More
How Sam Harris’s fantasy of a better world impedes his thoughts about the real one.
Sam Harris is part of a long list of intellectuals—among them Richard Dawkins and Steven Pinker—who have flirted with veganism, but don’t seem to practice it themselves, for one reason or another.
There’s a very common argument floating around that says that if you wouldn’t personally feel comfortable slaughtering (or castrating, or … More