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

User Review  - JR - Goodreads

While Carl Sagan gets too hung up on issues surrounding aliens, I did find the book inspiring. It can at times be a little too basic for the seasoned skeptic, but that makes it a great introductory book for skepticism. Read full review

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

User Review  - Robert Lucas - Goodreads

This was an excellent book. It demonstrates the need for a scientifically literate society. It beautifully illustrates references from history, primarily toward the end, from the founding fathers and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Timmy P - Goodreads

Poetically articulates the importance of critical thinking. There is value in examining our beliefs, and Mr. Sagan explains why. Read full review

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

User Review  - Brian Powell - Goodreads

Sagan's masterpiece on the power and importance of skepticism. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ions - Goodreads

I loved the book, but I feel it needs to be updated, sadly I don't believe it can be. most of the book was fascinating, and some of it was very dated to the time it was written (the large amount of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Abrar Qurashi - Goodreads

Logical Read full review

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

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Prophetic and descriptive of our times. A must read in a time when it seems there is a drive to dumbing down in education and in public discourse. Read full review

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

User Review  - Zorena - Goodreads

It's always great to find a scientist that can actually write and make it interesting. Carl Sagan is one of those. I had read part of this many years ago and somehow lost the book so it was with ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Rick Massey - Goodreads

Carl Sagan makes an excellent case for how religious superstition and prejudice have always stood in the way of scientific progress. This is a fascinating look at the tension between those who think they already know on one hand, and those who love the quest for knowledge on the other. Read full review

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

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

A good book should expand your reading list and Sagan has added at least ten books to my wishlist. Sagan is clearly well read and accomplished. However like CS Lewis, Sagan likes to examine the same ... Read full review


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