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Mutants: On the Form, Varieties and Errors of the Human Body
Mutants: On the Form, Varieties and Errors of the Human Body
by Armand Marie Leroi
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Weirdness tells us more than normality, 12 Feb. 2011
A fascinating , but never prurient, journey in which the author reveals how genetic and phenotypic mutations tell us a huge amount about our evolutionary history. Beautifully written and referenced, this is an original idea fully realised by someone who clearly knows his stuff. Another powerful rebuff to the creationist idiots.
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Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out
Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out
by Ibn Warraq
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brave and timely, 7 Nov. 2010
Beautiful, moving, heartbreaking and very brave. Ibn Warraq is a beacon of educated light in some dark times.


BLACK HYDRO GEL CASE FOR SONY ERICSSON XPERIA X10 MINI
BLACK HYDRO GEL CASE FOR SONY ERICSSON XPERIA X10 MINI

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars cute and effective, 7 Nov. 2010
Cheap, cute, snug, and highly effective, if like me you are a bumbling buffoon who drops his phone reguarly and rides a bike with it in his pocket through all weathers. I love this little thing


God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
by Christopher Hitchens
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best of the bunch so far, 10 Nov. 2009
This, along with the Dennett book 'Breaking the Spell', represents the peak of the recent plethora of atheist books. This is hardly suprising, as Hitchens is a very fine writer, dismissing key arguments for theism with a light, rapier wit, but backing it up with deep knowledge and profound logic.

The chapter on how Islam is a second hand religion (in more ways than one) is particularly enjoyable.

Read this; read the Dennett book. you will not be disappointed.
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The God Delusion
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
Edition: Hardcover

29 of 50 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars There is hope, 30 Nov. 2006
This review is from: The God Delusion (Hardcover)
Dawkins is compassionate, caring, positive and constructive where needed i.e. a vision of a world where we have no need for absurd faith in improbable skygods. The arguments are solid, beautifully written and rigorously researched. It is sad that some reviewers have mentioned quantum mechanics in all its weirdness (which Dawkins acknowledges) as a prelude to suggesting that, just because quantum mechanics is so weird and difficult to grasp, then maybe God is too. Dawkins rightly points out that quantum mechanics, though quite bizarre, makes experimental predictions of such staggering, testable accuracy that it must be taken seriously. Religion makes no such predictions. Dawkins really is a beacon of hope in a world of insane belief in the patently absurd. As he points out, the correlation between IQ and atheism is long established: I for one am flattered by the correlation, but I see nothing around me to argue against it!

The man is a jewel.


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