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In God We Doubt: Confessions of a Failed Atheist by John Humphrys
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1.0 out of 5 stars Total disappointment, 5 Sep 2011
[Groan] I enjoy Humphrys' radio interviews, so I had expected to enjoy this book too. Couldn't have been more wrong, and here's why:

1 - Humphrys' understanding of the topic is so primitive. He hasn't thought about the issues at hand any more than I have. All he's saying in the whole book is that on the one hand there's no proof God exists, but on the other we have to remember there are lots of smart people who believe he does. I already knew that, as does every schoolchild in the land. What on earth makes Humphrys think his meanderings on the subject are more worthy of publication than anyone else's? The fact that he's a big radio star?

2 - Humphrys' writing… Read more

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