Sam Harris on Threats to Freedom of Speech

The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast


Sam Harris


What is the future of free speech in America today?

On this episode, Ayaan talks with Sam Harris about threats to freedom of speech from internal, external, and religious sources. They reflect on their 15-year friendship and review what has happened to free speech during this time. They also discuss the spread of woke ideology, why Muslim-majority countries have not condemned China for their mistreatment of the Uyghurs, and more. 

This episode was taped in December 2020. 

Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author. He has been exploring some of the most important questions about the human mind, society, and current events on his podcast, Making Sense. His latest book is Making Sense: Conversations on Consciousness, Morality, and the Future of Humanity

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  • American Values
  • Freedom of speech
  • Islam
  • Race & America
  • Wokeism
  • Women's Rights