Wrote 'The End of Faith' (2004) and 'Letter to a Christian Nation' (2006)
Blogger for the Washington Post, Huffington Post and Truthdig
Founder of the Reason Project (2007)
Why he might be annoying
He and fellow atheists Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens were dubbed the 'Unholy Trinity' by author Robert Weitzel.
He dropped out of Stanford after having a 'life altering' experience with Ecstasy.
Despite his professed rationalism, he endorses reincarnation.
He wrote that Jews were partly responsible for their persecution because they set themselves apart from the rest of society.
He wrote, 'Knowingly or not, the Nazis were agents of religion.'
He called Islam 'a cult of death' and wrote 'Most Muslims are utterly deranged by their religious faith.'
Stanford University religious studies professor Van Harvey said of Harris' approach, 'Pushing moderates into the same camp as fanatics, that seems like a very crude mistake.'
Why he might not be annoying
He speaks his mind, no matter who it pisses off.
'The End of Faith' won a PEN Award for best first non-fiction work.
He was called a 'Hot Atheist' in Rolling Stone.
Credit: C. Fishel
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