Sam Harris, author of “The End of Faith,” is the new face of American atheism. Even though I don’t buy his whole argument, he makes fascinating points. Plus, he’s cool, charismatic. And he meditates! See him lament the incompatible claims of the world’s religions on Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report.” Harris says he “trusts in conversation” more than God, and hopes for a world free of religious zealotry. If you can’t download the program, a printed transcript appears at Raging Atheist. And Harris’s blog on the Huffington Post is worth reading even though he hasn’t hasn’t added much lately.

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