REVIEW: With rigor and wit, Richard Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the major arguments for religion and demonstrates the supreme improbability of a supreme being. He shows how religion fuels war, forments bigotry, and abuses children, buttressing his points with historical and contemporary evidence. The God Delusion makes a compelling case that belief in God is not just wrong, but potentially deadly. It also offers exhilarating insight into the advantages of atheism to the individual and society, not the least of which is a clearer, truer appreciation of the universe's wonders than any faith could ever muster.
LOOKS GOOD AND I THINK I'LL CHECK IT OUT OF THE LIBRARY TODAY... HAVE YOU READ IT, AND WHAT DID YOU THINK? DID HE MAKE ANY VALID POINTS?
Answer by my2.5boys at 9:26 AM on Sep. 19, 2009
Answer by admckenzie at 8:08 AM on Sep. 19, 2009
I started to read it last year but had to give up because I was struggling to read. I will read it, (now that I have some reading glasses) when I'm finished reading Thatcher: The Downing Street Years.
Answer by beeky at 8:14 AM on Sep. 19, 2009
Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:40 AM on Sep. 19, 2009
Answer by nysa00 at 1:09 PM on Sep. 19, 2009
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