Refers to relatively recent publications asserting that religion is not only irrational but is also destructive. Some of its main authors are (born A.D. 9 April 1967) Samuel Benjamin Harris is a neuroscientist, author and prominent critic of religion. Harris published his first book, The End... 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.