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Ann Druyan
Birth date: June 13, 1949
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 3 years ago
My dad has recommended many books over the years, but this one has to be the most timely - and it was written twenty years ago! I suppose that means reason is timeless. Carl Sagan questions why humanity is so enamored with pseudo-science and the paranormal as opposed to, you know, the truth.Sagan's ...
spoko
spoko rated it 6 years ago
Really thought-provoking work. Sagan's even-handed, open-minded approach to all streams of thought is refreshing and thoroughly engaging. He writes with a truly infectious sense of the beauty inherent in a cogent, thoughtful worldview. I won't bother speaking in a lot of detail about the book, but I...
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it 7 years ago
If I haven't mentioned it before, let me iterate that I love Carl Sagan; I've even said that my first born child will be named after him. While this was dry in some places, which was unusual for Sagan, it was a fantastic work nonetheless. I found it very interesting that astrophysics could potenti...
Saquib Mehmood's Blog
Saquib Mehmood's Blog rated it 8 years ago
When did you last despair of the fleeting nature of the human enterprise? It is a constant thought with me now. Humans have endangered the prospects of life on this planet that we call home through a consistent defiance of sensibilities. Consider the conceits that afflict us: of being a superior spe...
Dichotomygirl
Dichotomygirl rated it 8 years ago
I read this as part of a book exchange with my husband. It was kind of hit and miss for me, mainly in part because I found it a bit dated, and I feel like we've as a society made strides in this area. My favorite part of this book was reading the notes my husband made when he read it about 10 year...
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