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Excellent read and audio book. A great look in abstract on how some of the norms we have/had are laughably irrational.
Thoroughly recommend.

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This book is exactly what it seems to be. A book that sets out to disprove the basis for a scientific belief in religious ideas. It accomplishes what it sets out to do. Apart from a
somewhat weak appeal to justify humanism. Dwakins shows rather convincingly through documented cases and logical reasoning, that all cases for belief are not justifiable in a scientific or reasonable way. For me the most convincing arguments were the cargo cults.
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Dawkins writes a book that comes across as intellectual and logical, backed by the facts of science and reason.
Anyone with an elementary understanding of the topics he touches on can see that he
is mistaken on almost every count.
Read John Lennox book 'Gunning For God', a book which partially responds to this and explains how very wrong it is on so many levels.
 

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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Richard Dawkins brings up all the classical arguments and succinctly points out all their logical fallacies. He then takes it a step further and not only shows how believing in deity is incorrect but possibly immoral as well.

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This book is total crap, and no one should read it. But if you want to go to hell, read it!

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It is not because of a broad view of things that the religious may find God in everything. It is otherwise equal to say that the broad view of things allows the atheist to see a lack of God in everything. Therefore that is not in and of itself an deductive argument. No. It is precisely because of the shear existence of God that He is seen in everything, and it is up to the atheist to constantly and consistently deny that. The problem for atheism doesn't exist in the constant act of denial, but in the consistent act of denial. Dawkins states that you can be a "moral atheist" How? That is to borrow the morality from religious world views and smuggle it in to a "chemical reaction" existence. How can there be a standard of procedure in the random action of chemical reactions. We would be "dancing to our dan" as opposed to setting a standard by which to live co-existently in harmony.
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Evolution is a man made "religion" with more problems than any other belief system I can think of. People have forgotten how to qualify individuals. When you look at Dawkins' mean and hateful character during interviews, you begin to see and realize that he's fanatical; "mad" about his belief system - religion (evolution). When you look at the lack of scientific methods and standards in his so-called research (lol) you discover that there is no basis for the claims he's making. Scientists who think for themselves already know that evolution is a pipe dream. Dawkin's belief system is falling apart and he's kicking and screaming all the way to the truth.
"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, [even] his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:"
Romans 1:20
The above verse basically means that everyone knows God exists. Everyone just deals with God differently. Those who reject or rebel suffer dire consequences. Those who simply accept Him, have eternal life.
For those who think hell is just a bad place.. Think again. Hollywood cannot produce the horror and suffering that goes on there. If you died tonight, where will you go?
Mr. Dawkins, it's never too late. You can still make the right choice and turn things around. You can still come back.. It's not too late to change your mind.. and you know what I'm talking about..
Secure your eternal future today and have peace of mind, heart & soul: http://striveth.org/
 

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Wow so my take on this is, we have a man who once believed in God, and most likely suffered a life experience in which he felt God let him down. Or he was a lot more weak minded than his big words let on and chose to follow a belief with absolutely no facts evolution is based on theory, God is based on actual known human beings, the bible and supported proof. This book should be called "Dawkins the Wannabe Darwin" or "The Dawkins delusion". Waste of time, printing paper and ink, get a new focus Duckwing or your always gonna be just another quack.  

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An excellent book that speaks to the origins and consequences of Religion, and the ultimate questions about god's existence and morality.

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