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God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

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Christopher Hitchens, described in the London Observer as "one of the most prolific, as well as brilliant, journalists of our time "takes on his biggest subject yet--the increasingly dangerous role of religion in the world.

With his unique brand of erudition and wit, Hitchens describes the ways in which religion is man-made. "God did not make us," he says. "We made God." He explains the ways in which religion is immoral: We damage our children by indoctrinating them. It is a cause of sexual repression, violence, and ignorance. It is a distortion of our origins and the cosmos. In the place of religion, Hitchens offers the promise of a new enlightenment through science and reason, a realm in which hope and wonder can be found through a strand of DNA or a gaze through the Hubble Telescope. As Hitchens sees it, you needn't get the blues once you discover the heavens are empty.

Synopsis:

With insight and wit, Hitchens takes on his biggest subject yet--the increasingly dangerous role of religion in the world.

About the Author

Christopher Hitchens is a widely published polemicist and frequent radio and TV commentator. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600245572
Author:
Hitchens, Christopher
Publisher:
Hachette Audio
Read by:
Hitchens, Christopher
Read:
Hitchens, Christopher
Author:
Hitchens, Christopher
Author:
Author
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Atheism
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Subject:
General Religion
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.53x5.04x1.53 in. .57 lbs.
Media Run Time:
540

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