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The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and fo&hellip by Professor A.C. Grayling
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Having read most of the other 'New Atheist' writers (such as Dawkins, Stenger, Harris, Hitchens, etc), I was concerned that this would just be another re-hashing of the same old arguments. While there is some duplication, I found that Grayling's perspective as a philosopher gave these arguments a fresh feel.
My favourite part of the book is the second half where he presents a case for living a good life without god/religion. It's wonderful to read such a positive view of the ethical life that encourages the reader to research and think for themselves!! (Rather than take his word for it!) His view of the ethical life is one we can all actually live by which makes it all the more… Read more
Paladone I Love Spreadsheets Mug by Paladone
I bought this for my husband- he loves it!!! The colours are bright and the mug is a good size. The only drawback is that the text is printed on and so may well come off if put in the dishwasher/ scrubbed too vigorously. I still think this is an excellent gift idea and would highly recommend it!!
Shattered: Modern Motherhood and the Illusion of E&hellip by Rebecca Asher
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I guess the title I gave this review sums it up really. I have read a few Feminist books but a number of these were written some time ago and were therefore somewhat out-dated in their views or were written by American authors focussing on the US (not a bad thing of course, but there are differences between the situation in the UK and that of women in the US).

I picked this book up and thought it looked interesting- not only is it fairly recent but it is also written with a focus on the situation of women in the UK. Rebecca is a good writer who keeps the reader engaged throughout, she also provides sound evidence for her arguments with no shortage of references.

The… Read more

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