The God Delusion

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W. F. Howes Limited, Jan 6, 2007 - Atheism - 580 pages
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As the author of many classic works on science and philosophy, Richard Dawkins has always asserted the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm it has inflicted on society. He now turns his fierce intellect exclusively on to this subject denouncing its faulty logic and the suffering it causes. While Europe is becoming increasingly secularised, the rise of religious fundamentalism, whether in the Middle East or Middle America, dramatically and dangerously dividing the world. In many countries religious dogma from medieval times still serves to abuse basic human rights. And all from a belief in a God whose existence lacks evidence of any kind.

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User Review  - Laurence P. - Overstock.com

An excellent book with tons of common sense examples of why there is no God looking over Us and observing our every thought and action. After reading his book you learn your actual place in this wild ... Read full review

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Some of it is quite baffling, but essentially got me 'over the line' completely with atheism. A worthy read, even if you are a believer; if nothing else Dawkins and other scientists bang the 'evidence ... Read full review

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Richard Dawkins was educated at Oxford University and taught zoology at the University of California and Oxford University, holding the position of the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. He writes about such topics as DNA and genetic engineering, virtual reality, astronomy, and evolution. His books include The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, Climbing Mount Improbable, The God Delusion, and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.

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