God, the Devil, and Darwin
Posted: 02 January 2009 05:55 AM   [ Ignore ]  
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This is a marvelous little book and a Sam Harris recommendation. Written by Professor of History and Philosopher of Science Niall Shanks. Prof Shanks does an admirable job of eloquently destroying the ridiculous ID movement. This is a wonderful read for the nonscientist with very informative chapters on thermodynamics and biochemistry. I was actually surprised at how good this book is.  Also a nice forward by Richard Dawkins.

Secularists and natural worldviewers…put this one on your list. You will not be dissapointed.

[ Edited: 02 January 2009 06:05 AM by eudemonia]
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‘Every reflecting mind must acknowledge that there is no proof of the existence of a Deity’

‘If ignorance of nature gave birth to gods, knowledge of nature destroys them’

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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