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Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

I would give this book 5 stars for importance, but only 3-4 stars for readability. That averages out to 4 stars. The first half is a more interesting read than the second, but Sagan's message of the ... Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Tim Cinel - Goodreads

Inspired me to open my eyes and further appreciate wonders of the universe. This book is a great introduction to critical thinking and the importance of science and skepticism. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Brandur - Goodreads

Thought provoking and very important material. Unfortunately, the ideas contained within are not necessarily all that new anymore for the most part are very widespread online. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Garrett Mccutcheon - Goodreads

A very good examination of the place and status of science in the modern world. Written by one of the best, one who had seen the clash of science and culture firsthand, the voice is purely Sagan. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

Carl Sagan's beautifuly written love letter to the how and why of science. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Sarai - Goodreads

Very interesting read... Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

The first half hangs together pretty well. The Baloney Detection Kit and the Invisible Dragon chapters are especially worth reading. The second half, about science in politics, makes some important points but could probably have been edited down some. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Susan Clark-cook - Goodreads

Excellent look into the ideas behind things like demons, religions, and so on, as observed by one of the best minds of our time. It is a very optimistic book and gives you lots to think about, ponder, and even debate/argue over. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Always a good read. Read full review

Review: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

User Review  - Jim Razinha - Goodreads

Not the best book on debunking the paranormal and pseudoscience, but Sagan does okay. Seemed as with most of his writings to want to reach to a majority, which in itself is a good thought, but the ... Read full review


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