The Happy Atheist

The Happy Atheist

PZ Myers

“I’m an atheist swimming in a sea of superstition, surrounded by way of well-meaning, solid individuals with whom I percentage a tradition and comparable matters, and there’s just one factor i will do. i must laugh.” —PZ Myers
On his renowned technological know-how blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained thousands of readers together with his infectious love of evolutionary technology and his both infectious disdain for creationism, biblical literalism, clever layout conception, and different items of godly illogic. This humorous and fearless booklet collects and expands on a few of his most well liked writings, giving the non secular fanaticism of our occasions the gleeful disrespect it merits by way of skewering the apocalyptic fantasies, magical pondering, hypocrisies, and pseudoscientific theories complex via non secular fundamentalists of all stripes.

With a fit appreciation of the absurd, Myers not just pokes enjoyable on the ridiculous tenets of well known religions but additionally highlights how the patience of Stone Age superstitions may have darkish outcomes: interfering with our politics, slowing our medical growth, and restricting freedom in our culture.

Forceful and articulate, scathing and funny, The satisfied Atheist is a reaffirmation of the revelatory strength of humor and the truth-revealing powers of technological know-how and reason.

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