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An edition of The God Delusion (2006)

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An edition of The God Delusion (2006)

The God delusion

  • 3.87 ·
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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.

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.

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The God Delusion
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2007, Ekdoseis Katoptro
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The God delusion
2006, Houghton Mifflin Co.
in English
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The God Delusion
2006, Bantam Press
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The God Delusion
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Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
211/.8
Library of Congress
BL2775.3 .D39 2006, BL2775.3.D39 2006, BL2775.3 .D39

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Pagination
x, 406 p. ;
Number of pages
406

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OL7606171M
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ISBN 10
0618680004
ISBN 13
9780618680009
LC Control Number
2006015506
OCLC/WorldCat
68965666
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