The God Delusion

The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins


A preeminent scientist -- and the world's so much favourite atheist -- asserts the irrationality of trust in God and the grievous damage faith has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11.

With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his types, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the outdated testomony to the extra benign (but nonetheless illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favourite through a few Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the key arguments for faith and demonstrates the very best improbability of a superb being. He exhibits how faith fuels battle, foments bigotry, and abuses kids, buttressing his issues with historic and modern proof. The God Delusion makes a compelling case that trust in God is not only mistaken yet possibly lethal. It additionally deals exhilarating perception into some great benefits of atheism to the person and society, now not the least of that is a clearer, more true appreciation of the universe's wonders than any religion may perhaps ever muster.

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