Sam Harris is the author of the New York Times best-selling
book, "The End of Faith," the National Best-selling
book, "Letter to a Christian Nation," and winner
of the 2005 PEN award for nonfiction.
He is a neuroscientist, philosopher, best-selling author,
reluctant leader of the New Atheist Movement, an unwavering
advocate of reason and intellectual honesty, and one of the
most important proponents of Buddhist thought, specifically
meditation, compassion, and shakubuku (critical analysis and
ranking of religion) in American history. He's trying to bring
science toward Buddhism and Buddhism toward science, speaking
to each group separately. He believes religion can progress
through the process of reason and critical analysis.