Muhammad Ali on Black & White, 1971

"..and the angel food cake was the white cake, and the devil food cake was the chocolate cake."

Excerpt from October 17, 1971 interview with Michael Parkinson.


Real Time with Bill Maher: Sam Harris

Sam Harris is the author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation. The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction.

Mr. Harris' writing has been published in over fifteen languages. He and his work have been discussed in Newsweek, TIME, The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. His writing has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere.

Mr. Harris is a Co-Founder and CEO of Project Reason, a nonprofit foundation devoted to spreading scientific knowledge and secular values in society. He received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.


Ted Talks: Sam Harris: Science Can Answer Moral Questions

Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But Sam Harris argues that science can -- and should -- be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life.


The Scopes Monkey Trial

The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was a famous American legal case in 1925 in which a high school teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach evolution in any state-funded school.


CGP Grey: Vatican City Explained

CGP Grey gives us what they forgot to teach us in school about the Vatican City. What is this nation state, and how did it get that way?


Q&A: Science vs Religion

Professor Lawrence Krauss on the Q&A panel with Tanya Plibersek, Greg Hunt, Dr John Dickson & Dr Cindy Pan: A lively interactive discussion hosted by Tony Jones where the audience at home and in the studio questions political leaders and opinion makers.

18 Feb 2013


Mexico Man: Mechanic to Messiah

Each year, nearly 5,000 amateur actors take part in the world's largest annual open-air play.

In the passion play depicting passages from the Bible, the role of Jesus Christ is the most sought after.

This Easter, Al Jazeera spoke to Jess Flores Domnguez, a 25-year-old mechanic, who stars as the messiah in Mexico City.