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Ludo dices with God

Advantages: Informative and reassuring for those who feel bound by social convention to pretend to believe in something that seems so nonsensical.
Disadvantages: People who do believe in God may take offense, because taking offense is so much easier than switching their brain on and thinking about anything.

Sir Ludovic Kennedy is best known as a presenter of TV programmes (This Week; Panorama; Did You See?) and has published a number of books dealing with the legal system and specifically miscarriages of justice. (The most famous being "10 Rillington Pla ...

PJE_ 20.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of All In The Mind: A Farewell to God - Ludovic Kennedy

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Why You Should Become an Atheist

Advantages: easy to follow, well argued
Disadvantages: none

..."All in the Mind," by Ludovic Kennedy- the title says it all really.Kennedy's thesis is that God is an illusion created and sustained by the human mind to meet human needs.Christians say that the existence of the Earth means there must have been somebody ...

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Bad Religion?

Advantages: Well-written and strong arguments from history, through philosophy and "in the field"
Disadvantages: Political blind spots and ultimately does not make a completely convincing argument

God is Not Great With a subtitle like “How Religion Poisons Everything” Christopher Hitchens’ critique of all organized belief systems is not what you would call subtle. It is infused with an aggressive intelligence from the start. We follow the child Hi ...

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Hitch On Religion

Advantages: Historical facts well researched
Disadvantages: Hitchens is prone to Cherry picking

God Is Not Great: The Case Against Religion By Christopher Hitchens (1949 - 2011) Atlantic Books 9.99, pp320 I should’ve guessed that Hitchens would prick my curiosity antennae, not via the title of the b ...

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A Fruitless Debate with the Invisible Man

Advantages: Offers some well-reasoned criticism of theism
Disadvantages: Makes little effort to find any reasons other than religion for world conflicts

As an atheist I assumed that reading a book from Hitchens on the subject would be a case of "preaching to the choir", but the more I read the more frustrated I became with Hitchens' determination to debate the validity of religious texts and the incessant ...

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