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In 2007 Christopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett filmed a landmark discussion about modern atheism The video went viral Now in print for the first time the transcript of their conversation is illuminated by new essays from three of the original participants and an introduction by Stephen Fry At the dawn of the new atheist movement the thinkers who became known as the four horsemen the heralds of religion's unravelingChristopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennettsat down together over cocktails What followed was a rigorous pathbreaking and enthralling exchange which has been viewed millions of times since it was first posted on YouTube This is intellectual inuiry at its best exhilarating funny and unpredictable sincere and probing reminding us just how varied and colorful the threads of modern atheism are Here is the transcript of that conversation in print for the first time augmented by material from the living participants Dawkins Harris and Dennett These new essays introduced by Stephen Fry mark the evolution of their thinking and highlight particularly resonant aspects of this epic exchange Each man contends with the most fundamental uestions of human existence while challenging the others to articulate their own stance on God and religion cultural criticism spirituality debate with people of faith and the components of a truly ethical lifePraise for The Four Horsemen This bracing exchange of ideas crackles with energy Its fascinating to watch four first class minds explore a rugged intellectual terrain The text affords a differentreflective way of processing the truly vital exchange of ideas I commend the book to those seeking an honest reckoning with their religionand those curious about how the world looks from a rigorously naturalistic and atheistic point of view Pittsburgh Post Gazette The full electrifying transcript of the one and only conversation between the uartet of luminaries dubbed the four horsemen of the New Atheism which took place in Washington DC in 2007 Among the vast range of ideas and uestions they discuss Is it ever possible to win a war of ideas? Is spirituality the preserve of the religious? And are there any truths you would rather not know? The Bookseller UK starred reviewIn 2007 Christopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett filmed a landmark discussion about modern atheism The video went viral Now in print for the first time the transcript of their conversation is illuminated by new essays from three of the original participants and an introduction by Stephen Fry At the dawn of the new atheist movement the thinkers who became known as the four horsemen the heralds of religion's unravelingChristopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennettsat down together over cocktails What followed was a rigorous pathbreaking and enthralling exchange which has been viewed millions of times since it was first posted on YouTube This is intellectual inuiry at its best exhilarating funny and unpredictable sincere and probing reminding us just how varied and colorful the threads of modern atheism are Here is the transcript of that conversation in print for the first time augmented by material from the living participants Dawkins Harris and Dennett These new essays introduced by Stephen Fry mark the evolution of their thinking and highlight particularly resonant aspects of this epic exchange Each man contends with the most fundamental uestions of human existence while challenging the others to articulate their own stance on God and religion cultural criticism spirituality debate with people of faith and the components of a truly ethical lifePraise for The Four Horsemen This bracing exchange of ideas crackles with energy Its fascinating to watch four first class minds explore a rugged intellectual terrain The text affords a differentreflective way of processing the truly vital exchange of ideas I commend the book to those seeking an honest reckoning with their religionand those curious about how the world looks from a rigorously naturalistic and atheistic point of view Pittsburgh Post Gazette The full electrifying transcript of the one and only conversation between the uartet of luminaries dubbed the four horsemen of the New Atheism which took place in Washington DC in 2007 Among the vast range of ideas and uestions they discuss Is it ever possible to win a war of ideas? Is spirituality the preserve of the religious? And are there any truths you would rather not know? The Bookseller UK starred reviewIn 2007 Christopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett filmed a landmark discussion about modern atheism The video went viral Now in print for the first time the transcript of their conversation is illuminated by new essays from three of the original participants and an introduction by Stephen Fry At the dawn of the new atheist movement the thinkers who became known as the four horsemen the heralds of religion's unravelingChristopher Hitchens Richard Dawkins Sam Harris and Daniel Dennettsat down together over cocktails What followed was a rigorous pathbreaking and enthralling exchange which has been viewed millions of times since it was first posted on YouTube This is intellectual inuiry at its best exhilarating funny and unpredictable sincere and probing reminding us just how varied and colorful the threads of modern atheism are Here is the transcript of that conversation in print for the first time augmented by material from the living participants Dawkins Harris and Dennett These new essays introduced by Stephen Fry mark the evolution of their thinking and highlight particularly resonant aspects of this epic exchange Each man contends with the most fundamental uestions of human existence while challenging the others to articulate their own stance on God and religion cultural criticism spirituality debate with people of faith and the components of a truly ethical lifePraise for The Four Horsemen This bracing exchange of ideas crackles with energy Its fascinating to watch four first class minds explore a rugged intellectual terrain The text affords a differentreflective way of processing the truly vital exchange of ideas I commend the book to those seeking an honest reckoning with their religionand those curious about how the world looks from a rigorously naturalistic and atheistic point of view Pittsburgh Post Gazette The full electrifying transcript of the one and only conversation between the uartet of luminaries dubbed the four horsemen of the New Atheism which took place in Washington DC in 2007 Among the vast range of ideas and uestions they discuss Is it ever possible to win a war of ideas? Is spirituality the preserve of the religious? And are there any truths you would rather not know? The Bookseller UK starred review