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

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

This was my first Sagan read. I really enjoy his style of writing. He is obviously a very intelligent man, but his writing makes you feel like you could see him on the street and talk to him. Loved ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Carl has become the voice of my conscience, at least when its not Sean Connery. Of particular use is his baloney detection kit, wherein Carl explains formal logical fallacies in plain lucid vernacular ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Mike Frost - Goodreads

Carl Sagan truly inspires a passion for science, and an optimistic view of what humanity can accomplish. Read full review

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

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

I wonder what Sagan would think about the proliferation of reality tv. 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


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