Denny Taylor

Here's What Happened When Professional Atheist Sam Harris Tried -- and Failed -- to Embarrass Noam Chomsky

In April 2015, Sam Harris—an author, neuroscientist and self-appointed provocateur—persuaded Noam Chomsky to participate in a private email exchange. Chomsky had refused any other form of interaction with Harris and, for reasons not made public, he agreed. Then when the email exchange was finally over Harris cajoled Chomsky into letting him publish.

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Preventing the Worst From Climate Change May Depend on People Changing Their Behavior for Their Kids' Sake

Never doubt the power of the people to respond when they know their kids are in peril.

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What Happened When Sam Harris Tried (and Failed) to Embarrass Noam Chomsky

In April 2015, Sam Harris—an author, neuroscientist and self-appointed provocateur—persuaded Noam Chomsky to participate in a private email exchange. Chomsky had refused any other form of interaction with Harris and, for reasons not made public, he agreed. Then when the email exchange was finally over Harris cajoled Chomsky into letting him publish.

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As the 2015 Global Climate Summit Nears, Never Doubt the Power of the People

“We are counting on you,” a small child says at the end of a short video about the Global Climate Summit, which will take place in Paris (November 30 – December 11, 2015). There is no doubt that unless we act quickly the great acceleration of anthropogenic changes will end life on the planet, as we know it. That’s the bad news, but there is good news too. Great transformations are still possible – if, and it is a big if – the global leaders act in the best interests of the people and the planet.

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