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The God Delusion

by Richard Dawkins

The God Delusion
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    Sep 2006, 416 pages
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    Jan 2008, 464 pages

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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.

Whatever your personal beliefs (and I imagine among the readership of this ezine they are both diverse and strongly held) I suggest that there is one thing that the majority of us would be able to agree on, which is that whether we believe in one God, or many, or in none at all, we agree that any deity worthy of our belief is not only robust enough to be able to handle us little people questioning our beliefs as a process of growing, but would actually welcome this process as preferable to blind acceptance.

If you agree with this statement, then you should consider spending a few minutes reading the 6,000 word excerpt from The God Delusion at BookBrowse, which will give you a very good flavor of the book - enough to know whether you'll want to read it in full, and likely enough to hold your own in ...

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