listening to this guy is like listening to a cranky, crusty old college professor droll on and on and on about why I should care about algebra. styffy and kind of self-righteous -just like the oeople he's wanting to discredit. if you like it dry, youll probably love this.
Say something about yourself!
Regardless which Iron Age myth you use to allay your fear of death, this well-researched work will illuminate the weaknesses of the other systems. Hitchens, may he rest in peace, was very even handed, direct, and couragous in his writing: so, IF YOUR FAITH IS WEAK OR YOU LACK COURAGE read something else. By the way, the eviscerations of the Mormons and the Kims of North Korean alone are worth the price of admission.
I love turtles.
Wow, if you want to hear a compelling reason religion is not innocuous, this is a great book. Hitchens makes extremely strong philosophical arguments for the damage religion inflicts on our society. It's worth a read to at least consider all sides of the "God" discussion.