Away With All Gods!: Unchaining the Mind and Radically Changing the World

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Insight Press, Apr 1, 2008 - Religion - 256 pages
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Bringing a revolutionary communist voice to the current discourse about god, atheism, and morality, this treatise demystifies religious belief and examines how, even in its most progressive interpretations, religion stands in the way of the emancipation of humanity. Addressing numerous questions—such as Is believing in gods actually harmful? How has Christianity served for centuries as an ideology of conquest and subjugation? Why is the "Bible Belt" in the U.S. also the "lynching belt?" and Why is patriarchy and the oppression of women foundational to so many religions?—this critique takes issue with long-established traditions and suggests the necessity to fully rupture with all forms of superstition and embrace a truly scientific approach to understanding and transforming reality.

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A very disappointing book, as the author appears to assume that his view of atheism is able to speak for all atheists. The book is more a paean to communism than a ringing endorsement of atheism. The ... Read full review

Contents

Religion Patriarchy Male Supremacy and Sexual Repression
121
Slavery White Supremacy
136
Christian Fascism and Genocide
150
Winning Liberation
157
Bibliography
239
Index
249
About The Author
257
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