Refers to relatively recent publications asserting that religion is not only irrational but is also destructive. Some of its main authors are Sam Samuel Benjamin Harris (born A.D. 9 April 1967) is a neuroscientist, author and prominent critic of religion. Harris published his first book, Th... more, Richard Richard Dawkins (A.D. 1971–Present) is an English scientist, author, and prominent atheist. He argues that God almost certainly does not exist and t... more, and Daniel Daniel Dennett (A.D. 1942–Present) is an American philosopher, author, and prominent atheist. Dennett argues that evolution can explain the origin o... more.