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Jolly_Giraffe  ·  1164 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Wired | Sam Harris and the Myth of Perfectly Rational Thought

"why are these people exempt from questioning?"

How is Harris exempt from questioning? The Wired article is clearly critical of him and it's not like they are breaking ranks either. Lots of people have been critical of Harris and similar public intellectuals.

Quatrarius  ·  1164 days ago  ·  link  ·  

exempt from questioning by their fanatical fans, not by outsiders

tacocat  ·  1164 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The fanatical nature of their fans would be your answer to why they can't be questioned