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ChimFit 2 meters of 8mm stove rope + 100ml adhesive pack
ChimFit 2 meters of 8mm stove rope + 100ml adhesive pack
Offered by Planet Stoves
Price: £4.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 Mar. 2015
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Did the job for a very reasonable price.


A Manual for Creating Atheists
A Manual for Creating Atheists

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Evangelical atheism, 4 Feb. 2014
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The author gives the impression that he goes around trying to convert all and sundry to atheism. I suspect his proactive approach is sometimes counter-productive. However, in this book he does provide some good arguments to support his stance as a non-believer.
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there was no Jesus, there is no God
there was no Jesus, there is no God
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Iconoclastic, 4 Feb. 2014
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For me the main value of this book is that it provides an introduction to the school of thought that questions whether Jesus was a real person rather than just a mythical creation - I was previously unaware quite how shaky the evidence is for a 'historical Jesus'. Of course, even if Jesus was a historical figure, there's no need to accept claims of his resurrection, divinity and so forth.


Times Cryptic Crossword Book 17: 80 of the world's most famous crossword puzzles
Times Cryptic Crossword Book 17: 80 of the world's most famous crossword puzzles
by The Times Mind Games
Edition: Paperback
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars No surprises, 4 Feb. 2014
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A collection of eighty cryptic crosswords for the serious puzzler. People with experience of the 'Times cryptic' will know what to expect. My main regret is that solutions are provided without explanations, so that sometimes one is left wondering quite how a particular clue leads to a particular answer.


Just Money: How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance
Just Money: How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An important perspective, 4 Feb. 2014
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I'm interested in politics but don't have a good grasp of monetary theory and 'high finance'. This book provided me with a better understanding of the nature of money, the causes of the recent financial crisis, economic inequality and so forth. I've started re-reading it, since the issues it presents seem important and worth careful reflection.


Independently Minded: The Rise of Nigel Farage (Updated 2015 Election Edition) (Kindle Single)
Independently Minded: The Rise of Nigel Farage (Updated 2015 Election Edition) (Kindle Single)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good snapshot, 4 Feb. 2014
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This short account provides the reader with details of Nigel Farage's background and personality. I found it interesting and feel it helped me to understand the man behind the headlines.


The Secrets of Consciousness
The Secrets of Consciousness
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value and interesting, 30 Dec. 2013
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A good collection of non-technical articles on the mind/brain interface at a bargain price. If you are interested in this issue, treat yourself!


Secrets of the Paradox: Solving the Liar and other logical problems
Secrets of the Paradox: Solving the Liar and other logical problems
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good in parts, 20 Oct. 2013
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The author provides a helpful, non-technical and rather long-winded explanation of several well-known and much-discussed logical paradoxes, such as that of the liar and the barber of Seville. Then he seems to rather change the subject by providing an odd chapter on premonitions and a sensible chapter on time travel.


It's Just a Feeling: The Philosophy of Desirism
It's Just a Feeling: The Philosophy of Desirism
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting personal account, 18 Sept. 2013
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I bought this book because it was cheap and because it discussed an issue that I find interesting - the nature of morality. Its author explains how and why he changed from being a rather judgmental moralist. His new philosophical stance is that of a determinist who believes that people simply are what they are - anyone 'in their shoes' would be the same.


50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know (50 Ideas You Really Need to Know series)
50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know (50 Ideas You Really Need to Know series)
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good introduction, 18 Sept. 2013
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This book provides the layman with an up-to-date and non-technical introduction to the neuroscientific study of the brain, looking at what is known and what is still to be discovered. The chapters are in short, easily-digested chunks that are relatively self-contained.


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