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  • Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Lisa Randall
    • Narrated By Carrington MacDuffie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (109)
    Performance
    (86)
    Story
    (90)

    The latest developments in physics have the potential to radically revise our understanding of the world: its makeup, its evolution, and the fundamental forces that drive its operation. Knocking on Heaven's Door is an exhilarating and accessible overview of these developments and an impassioned argument for the significance of science. There could be no better guide than Lisa Randall.

    Amazon Customer says: "Love the book, hate the title"
    "Too Political"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you try another book from Lisa Randall and/or Carrington MacDuffie?

    I was enjoying this book even though it was a little dry and dragged in many areas. The subject was still interesting enough to keep my interest until I realized that the author had a political agenda and accented it with barbs about, for instance, Sarah Palin. Once I reached this realization I saw no reason to subject myself to such a book that I was only enjoying marginally to begin with. To be honest, I don't recommend this book because it doesn't really have anything origuinal to offer.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Carrington MacDuffie?

    Yes, The narrator was quite talented


    Did Knocking on Heaven's Door inspire you to do anything?

    Yes, Stop reading it.


    Any additional comments?

    Keep politics out of your writing.

    18 of 29 people found this review helpful

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