The God Delusion

The God Delusion

ISBN: 0618680004

ISBN 13: 9780618680009

Publication Date: October 18, 2006

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co. (Boston/NY)

Pages: 374

Format: Hardcover

Author: Richard Dawkins

3.90 of 181,341

Download PDF

Download ePub

A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11.

With rigor and wit, 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, foments 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.

0 Share 0 Share 0 Share 0 Share
Recent Books Download

Other Books
The Power Of Convergence Linking Business Strategies And Technology Decisions To Create Sustainable Success Tara Road Trailer Poisoned Power The Case Against Nuclear Power Before And After Three Mile Island Advances In Nanodevices And Nanofabrication Selected Publications From Symposium Of Nanodevices And Nanofabrication In Icmat2011 Taste Surprising Stories And Science About Why Food Tastes Good Cooking With Seitan The Complete Vegetarian Quot Wheat Meat Quot Cookbook Civics Flash Cards For The Naturalization Test With Suggested Answers From The U S Citizenship And Immigration Services Time Language And Ontology The World From The B Theoretic Perspective Oxford Studies Of Time In Language And Thought Hydrological Predictions Using Data Driven Models Coupled With Data Preprocessing Techniques By Chau Kwok Wing Wu Cong Lin 2011 Paperback The Common Core In Action Ready To Use Lesson Plans For K 6 Librarians Slm Hot Topics Mary Berry S Kitchen Favourites Informal Everyday Recipes For Family And Friends By Berry Mary 2007 Hardcover Larry Holmes Graphic Novel Great Boxing Champions Volume 1 The Wedding Complex Forms Of Belonging In Modern American Culture Series Q By Freeman Elizabeth 2002 Paperback Mao Hsiao Churchill And Montgomery Personal Values And Decision Making International Studies National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book Of Bugs National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books