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Feb 05, Elovio rated it liked it Shelves: In any case, his subject matter doesn’t interest me a great deal. What disappointed me about the book was actuall I’ve been through this one two and a half times and still haven’t figured out for whom this book was written. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

The “logical” arguments don’t make sense, so it must be something else, and people cling to their beliefs with the tenacity of an affective decision, not an empirical one. Another excellent book from the author of ‘Innumeracy’ – this time he takes on about all the arguments for the existence of God, at least in any of the forms envisioned by mainstream religions.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. As an atheist married to a mathematics major, I was curious to see Paulos’s take. The question of whether the fifth postulate holds in the real world is one that can only be decided by observation of the real world. I found it on my shelves and read it as I enjoyed other more mathematical books by Paulos. Not that any atheist would agree with me: A good read that is more approachable than you would expect.


Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The discussions are quick, to the point, and effective. And not too elogoo.

Like the author, I find it ironic that religious conservatives tend to argue vehemently against any sort of central planning irreligioj their rich and diverse free markets but insist that our rich and diverse ecosystem must be the result of central planning aka “intelligent design”. So this is a tough one. But that is fine, because unlike other books on this subject, Paulos does not throw things in your face.

That’s just the way he’s made, but he doesn’t appreciate that others are made differently.

So contemporary believers either stick with that story, or replace it with a sort of fuzzy ‘god is everywhere as a kind of spirit’ concept, which inherently has no explanatory value whatsoever.

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Elogio de la Irreligion

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I found this audio book fun, funny and comforting. I irrrligion this books title can be misleading to some people. I saw a mention of it online, either on a website or Amazon. I came away from the book feeling confused and not sure what the author’s intention of writing the book was – to ireligion the non- I borrowed the book from my neighbourhood library, curious about how a Mathematician might perceive believers’ reasons for their faith.

It becomes even more confusing with the inclusion of philosophies as support for his arguments.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Just getting started Is this guy just another nerd who had his girlfriend stolen by some buffed up religious elogko Your average atheist or agnostic already knows these arguments. But I prefer the in-depth critiques of Taner Edis and Dawkinsand am really interested in why people believe these things.

I think this was a great intro book to read for the beginning atheist is there such a thing? This is a fun take on debunking the arguments for the existence of God elogioo a mathematician’s point of view.