Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder
Publish date: April 5th 2000
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Things don't stop to be beautiful just because you can explain them.Life doesn't lose its wonders if you try to exchange faith for knowledge.And science is pretty freakin' awsome.It's Dawkin's love letter to science. Not a very well written love letter, unfortunately, but his enthusiasm shines throu...
I never want to do what the scientists do, but I do want to know what if feels like to be a scientist.And this book do just that.
An Eye-Opening Book Unweaving not just the rainbow also the brain , the eye , the stars , and every thing seems complex that had been taken for " poetry " goals and mislead folks through them specifically Astrology .I think that Professor Dawkins have failed in what he promised in the Preface . I s...
The actual science bits in here are great. Learned heaps about the workings of light and colour, sound and hearing... was even reminded that the idea of "superstitious behavior" in animals is attributed to Skinner (and not, sadly, my own idea). Much geeky excitement experienced all round by yours tr...
This should have been really insipring, but I found it slightly disappointing. Dawkins is plainly on a crusade against anyone who believes in anything that cannot be proven by science. I find blind faith in religion inexplicable, but I can admire it is some ways. However I find the determined non be...
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