CBC Radio’s Tapestry program is an excellent hour long program about religion and spirituality. Today they featured an interview with Sam Harris, the author of the controversial books The End Of Faith (which I’ve read) and Letter To A Christian Nation. Unfortunately, I missed most of the episode and CBC doesn’t offer a podcast of the show. Come on, CBC!
Sam Harris writes about the danger of religion in The End Of Faith. From Books In Canada: Given the danger that religious faith poses to all of us in this era of suitcase nukes and FedExed contagions, Harris demands to know why it’s so often given a free pass in our discourse. Why is “criticizing a person’s ideas about God and the afterlife impolitic in a way that criticizing his