Sam Harris Won’t Debate Eben Alexander On NDE Science – Skeptiko #189

Review of the recent controversy over the Newsweek magazine cover story, Heaven is Real, and Sam Harris’ response to an invitation to debate Dr. Eben Alexander regarding his near-death experience.

Dr. Eben Alexander Responds to Sam Harris’ Blog Post

The following is from an exchange between Dr. Sam Harris and Dr. Eben Alexander regarding Sam Harris’ blog post, This Must be Heaven, and the possibility of Dr. Harris debating Dr. Alexander on Skeptiko:

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Published on July 14, 2015