Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Sam Harris on Recent Terrors

Sometimes I have thought of Sam Harris as smug, other times obtuse in his reasoning (See "The Riddle of the Gun"), and even other times just plain wrong (See "In Defense of Torture").

I plan to elaborate on my conflicted views on Harris's thinking in a future post, but suffice it to say I'm warming up to the guy. He can be deadly funny while making a point. Exhibit A: his sarcastic Tweet on the recent church-bombing in Pakistan:






And this on the terrorism at the Kenyan mall:







And then this on the same:





Make 'em laugh, Sam. Make 'em laugh through tears. Because all of the above Tweets are too damn true.