Community Influencers
Influence
#1 Sam Harris 
Author of The End of Faith, The Moral Landscape, Waking Up, and other bestselling books published in over 20 languages. Host of the Making Sense podcast.
#2 Jonathan Haidt 
Social psychologist at NYU-Stern. Author of The Righteous Mind. Reflections on how social & moral psychology can improve companies, universities, and societies.
#3 Christina Sommers 
Resident scholar, AEI. Former philosophy professor. Author of War Against Boys. Host of YouTube’s The Factual Feminist & co-host of weekly podcast
#4 Coleman Hughes 
Writer. Columnist at . Has contributed to , , , , , and .
#5 Bret Weinstein 
Professor in Exile. If we don't harness evolution, it will harness us. That web which shall not be named. Game~B.
#6 Michael Shermer 
Publisher Skeptic Magazine, Presidential Fellow Chapman University, author Heavens on Earth, The Moral Arc, & more.
#7 Heather E Heying 
Professor in exile. Biologist. Seeker and communicator of truths. Spends time in the Amazon. Rhymes with flying.
#8 Eric Weinstein 
Managing director @ Thiel Capital. Some assembly required. May contain math. Tweets my own. YT: IG:
#9 Dave Rubin 
Twitter is not real life.
#10 Dr. Debra Soh 
Science journalist defending academic freedom. Columnist for . For work/media opportunities only, email me.
#11 Niall Ferguson 
International man of history. Author, broadcaster, senior fellow. Latest book is The Square and the Tower (Penguin, October 2017)
#12 Ayaan Hirsi Ali 
Human rights activist, founder , fellow and . Latest book 'Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now'.
#13 Dr Jordan B Peterson 
U Toronto Psychology Professor. NOTE: RTs/follows are not to be read unfailingly as endorsements. I sometimes post material with which I do not agree.
#14 Paul Bloom 
Psychologist who studies and writes about human nature—including morality, pleasure, and religion
#15 Andy Ngo 
Journalist & photographer; an editor at . Host of Things . Please support. [email protected]
#16 Nicholas A. Christakis 
Scientist. Author. Physician. Sociologist. Yale professor working at boundary of natural & social sciences. Can slip to a side. Luckily wed
#17 Charles Murray 
Husband, father, social scientist, writer, Madisonian. Or maybe right-wing ideologue, pseudoscientist, evil. Opinions differ.
#18 Douglas Murray 
Author of four books, including 'The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam'. Associate Editor @ The Spectator
#19 John McWhorter 
I teach linguistics and other things at Columbia U., am Contributing Editor at the Atlantic, and host Lexicon Valley at Slate. Latest book: THE CREOLE DEBATE.
#20 Steve Stewart-Williams 
Psychology, evolution, nature/nurture, sex differences, etc. My second book, The Ape That Understood the Universe, hit the shelves in 2018...
#21 Sarah Haider 
Promotes civil liberties, women’s rights, liberalism, atheism. Pakistani by birth, American by choice. Executive Director, . Views my own.
#22 James Damore 
Interested in open discussions and improving the world by fixing perverse incentive structures. Author of the pro-diversity #GoogleMemo.
#23 Peter Boghossian 
#24 Lee Jussim 
Social science, social psychology & science reform, disciplined empirical skepticism, viewpoint diversity, principled defense of speech & academic freedom
#25 Gad Saad 
Professor, Evolutionary Behavioral Scientist, Author, & Public Intellectual
#26 Pamela Paresky 
🐥&RT≠endorse. Writer ; Civil Discourse Advocate; Sr. Scholar in Hum Dev & Psych; Mom & other stuff. Opinions are mine but I might change them.
#27 Claire Lehmann 
Founding Editor .
#28 Clay Routledge 
Prof & writer/ studies psychology of meaning, religion, nostalgia & freedom/ fitness & garage dojo enthusiast/ Columnist / Contributor
#29 Diana S. Fleischman 
Evolutionary psychologist. Utilitarian. Bivalvegan. Effective altruist. I’m aware my name means "meat man". I never tweet about Trump.
#30 Melissa Chen 
Rational centrist & staunch defender of Enlightenment values. Former scientist who disappointed Singaporean tiger parents by working for a counter-extremism NGO
#31 Maajid - (Mājid) [maːʤɪd] ماجد 
resisting the democratisation of truth - nolite te bastardes carborundorum
#32 Thomas Chatterton Williams 🎧 
Contributing Writer . Contributing Editor . National Fellow . LOSING MY COOL (2010) ⏮ ⏭ SELF-PORTRAIT IN BLACK AND WHITE (10/15/19)
#33 Helen Pluckrose 
Editor Secular, liberal humanist. Mother. Doglover. Writing book about epistemology & ethics on the academic left [email protected]
#34 Steven Pinker 
Cognitive scientist at Harvard.
#35 Jonathan Kay 
editor & podcaster. Book author. host. . Ex-coder/lawyer/. engineering. law.
#36 Greg Lukianoff 
CEO . #Freespeech lawyer. Author Unlearning Liberty, co-author Coddling of the American Mind w/ Opinions are mine
#37 Richard Dawkins 
UK biologist & writer. Science, the poetry of reality. Good-humoured ridicule of religions. RTs don't imply endorsement, nor exhaustive research of tweeter's CV
#38 Kmele 
Superlative, superlative, superlative, and adjective superlative. #MLIDAIDDS Punching Up Punching Down (GANG)
#39 Lindsay Shepherd 
Campus Free Speech Fellow , Columnist . I run . Views expressed are my own.
#40 Yeyo 
Took a twitter vacation, got my handle stolen. Same hispanic shitlord as always.
#41 Cathy Young 
Russian-Jewish-American. Pro: freedom, reason, nuance, civility [exceptions may apply], otters. etc. [email protected]
#42 Travis Pangburn 
The Space Pirate - Let art & science inspire.
#43 Andrew Sullivan 
Here for the articles.
#44 Julia Galef 
SF-based writer & speaker focused on reasoning, judgment, and the future of humanity. Host of the Rationally Speaking podcast ()
#45 Debra Mashek 
Executive Director of . Tweeting about #openinquiry , #viewpointdiversity , and #constructivedisagrerment in higher education.
#46 Geoffrey Miller 
Evolutionary psych professor; wrote some books. Into the deep past & far future, esp. genes, minds, civilizations, sex, freedom, families, & Effective Altruism.
#47 Toni Airaksinen 
Title IX/ higher ed reporter on sabbatical. Free speech, due process, & men's & boy's issues. Columnist / Writer — Barnard grad —NYC/ NJ🌻
#48 Glenn Loury 
Professor of Economics and Faculty Fellow, Watson Institute, Brown University. Works on race and inequality in the US and throughout the world.
#49 Caitlin Flanagan 
Thought Crimes for All Occasions. No Charge.
#50 Tania A Reynolds 
Social Psychology postdoctoral researcher at the Kinsey Institute. Seeking to understand the human condition. Infinitely more interested in data than ideology.