That Dawkins proves once again that reality is awsome, that we need to stop inventing supernatural stories to explain life in the universe. Life is super just as it is.
They bolied down some very complex theories and made them simple for anyone to understand. His model of the immensity of the universe (foot balls and perpercorns) is a great example.
The awe that these seasoned verteans feel comes out in their voices, this is not a dry text but a love affair that they have with our planet, our galaxy, our universe.
Science and scientist are often painted with the brush that they are cold, heartless and unemotional, Lalla and Richard prove that in their case at least, this characterization is a cosmos from the truth.
I am about to venture down to South America and will be actullay walking in some of Darwin's foot steps. I thought that this book would add a little colour and information to my trip. Unfortunately the narrator of this book has made it all but unlistenable. I find it very, very hard to get past the narrator's mechanistic e-nun-ci-ation of al-most ev-ery syl_able. I've played it for a few freinds and they insist that it is a machine/a computor and not a real human being doing the reading.
I've listened to too many audio books to count over the years. I've had some favorite narrators and some not so favorite, none that would stop me from listening. If I wasn't traveling and hoping to get some useful information form this I would have given up on this one long ago.
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