Saturday, October 21, 2006

G?D


Ray Bartkus

Review of The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins in The New York Times.

Beyond Belief

By JIM HOLT
Published: October 22, 2006

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The nub of Dawkins’s consciousness-raising message is that to be an atheist is a "brave and splendid" aspiration. Belief in God is not only a delusion, he argues, but a "pernicious" one. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is certitude that God exists and 7 is certitude that God does not exist, Dawkins rates himself a 6: "I cannot know for certain but I think God is very improbable, and I live my life on the assumption that he is not there."

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2 Comments:

At October 24, 2006 12:32 AM, Blogger NYC TAXI SHOTS said...

agnostics rule

 
At October 24, 2006 12:38 AM, Blogger The Neurocritic said...

Cool!

 

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