Michael Shermer on Science, Reason, and Skepticism

The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast


Michael Shermer


Why is there a present day hostility to reason and science coming out of the West?

Ayaan talks with Michael Shermer about his journey in and out of religion, the ten commandments of freedom of speech, and the concept of moral politics.

Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the host of The Michael Shermer Show, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University where he teaches Skepticism 101.

For 18 years, he was a columnist for Scientific American. He is the author of Why People Believe in Weird Things, The Believing Brain, Why Darwin Matters, The Science of Good and Evil, The Moral Arc, Heavens on Earth, and Giving the Devil His Due: Reflections of a Scientific Humanist.

Follow him on Twitter @michaelshermer or visit his website: www.skeptics.com; www.michaelshermer.com

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