The God Delusion
Evolutionary theorist Richard Dawkins is not an atheist who sits quietly in the pews. The scientist Discover dubbed "Darwin's Rottweiler" refuses to regard religion as mere harmless nonsense; he views it instead as one of humanity's most pernicious creations. In The God Delusion, he attacks... show more
Evolutionary theorist Richard Dawkins is not an atheist who sits quietly in the pews. The scientist Discover dubbed "Darwin's Rottweiler" refuses to regard religion as mere harmless nonsense; he views it instead as one of humanity's most pernicious creations. In The God Delusion, he attacks arguments for the existence of God; accuses religions of fomenting divisiveness, war, and bigotry and castigates believers in intelligent design.
Publish date: January 16th 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Pages no: 366
Edition language: English
, Popular Science
No, not perfect in its argumentation; and yes, Dawkins is preachy. However, considering what and whom he's up against I'm inclined to forgive him his flaws.
This took me a while to get through, not because it was bad, but because there is a lot of information and material to get through and understand (and I had to take multiple breaks to get away from the realistic, logical arguments and read something fun).Overall, I think this was very well written. ...
The first time I tried to read this book, I gave it up within about three pages, convinced that it was far too narrowly focused and inadequately researched to be a worthwhile criticism of religion. I had also recently seen the author give an interview in which he showed himself to be an unbearable, ...
I more or less share Dawkins's stance on religion, also on evolution and other science, though I'm a lot less heated in my opinions. However, this book is a bit repetitive, and lots of arguments are unnecessarily wordy.
بداية،السبب الرئيس لتقييمي المنخفض للكتاب، ليس بسبب انه كتاب يدعو إلى الإلحاد، ولا لأن كاتبه هو "ريتشارد دوكينز". بل السبب الأساسي في عدم إعجابي بالكتاب هو أنني قبل قراءتي له، توقعت ان رجلا عالما له وزنه مثل السيد دوكينز، ستكون له دراية واسعة وكبيرة في مجال الأديان والفلسفة العقلية وغيرها من المجالا...
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