The Happy Atheist

The Happy Atheist

Dancing on the Graves of the Gods

Book - 2013
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The creator of the popular science blog "Pharyngula" presents a biting assessment of religious fanaticism that imparts his infectious disdain for such topics as creationism, biblical literalism, and "intelligent design" theory.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2013
Description: 190 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780307379344
Branch Call Number: 211.8 Mye


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Oct 23, 2015

I stopped reading about a third of the way through the book. I didn't stop because Myers wasn't entertaining- his writing is quite endearing in fact. I didn't stop because I disagreed with Myers or his arguments- I find his arguments well considered and reasonably persuasive with a few objections that aren't a huge sticking point for me. Another reviewer noted that the book feels like a collection of blog posts, and I noticed the same thing, but wasn't why I stopped reading. I stopped reading, because Myers is beating a dead horse. If this is your first book on the subject, then it will be a solid and well written, well presented introduction. If you have read other books in the 'pop atheism' genre, then you have seen all of this before and should only read it if you are looking for further reassurance and confirmation of your biases (whichever direction to which the lie).

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