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  • Jesus: Mything in Action, Vol. I

  • The Complete Heretic's Guide to Western Religion, Book 2
  • By: David Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: David Fitzgerald, David Smalley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 179
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    5 out of 5 stars 159
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    5 out of 5 stars 159

David Fitzgerald's award-winning 2010 book, Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All, pointed out the top 10 fatal flaws of Christianity's origin story. Now, Jesus: Mything in Action presents the most compelling new findings in Jesus myth theory, critically examines its controversial reception by biblical scholars and the extent and reliability of our sources for Jesus, and reveals the surprising history behind Jesus' evolution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating deep dive

  • By Rob on 06-15-17

Loved it!

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Reviewed: 07-20-18

How anyone can think the bible is true and inerrant is beyond me?! Ha ha
Thanks for explaining in plain English why the existence of Christ is so ridiculously next to not possible!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Mind-Gut Connection

  • How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health
  • By: Emeran Mayer MD
  • Narrated by: Traber Burns
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
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    4 out of 5 stars 208
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 204

We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut - the decision we made because it "felt right"; the butterflies in our stomach before a big meeting; the anxious stomach rumbling when we're stressed out. While the dialogue between the gut and the brain has been recognized by ancient healing traditions, including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, Western medicine has failed to appreciate the complexity of how the brain, gut, and, more recently, the microbiome - the microorganisms that live inside us - communicate with one another.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Thought I was getting cutting edge info but...

  • By Brian Corbin on 12-10-17

His science is wrong

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Reviewed: 05-03-18

This book is not scientifically correct- he poses that fats cause of inflammation and metabolic syndrome, completely wrong and the opposite is true as science shows carbohydrates and sugars cause inflammation and lead to disease cancer and metabolic syndrome, a high fat low carb diet is proven to be very alkaline for the system and hugely reduces Inflamation, see ketogenic diet for the real story, his concepts and findings regarding the gut brain connection I believe is solid and addresses gut bacteria and its importance to health but he is clearly still in the old outdated ideas of diet or he is paid off by big profiteers of food and sugar Industry - waste of time reading this propaganda

  • God - the Failed Hypothesis

  • How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist
  • By: Victor J. Stenger
  • Narrated by: David Smalley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

Throughout history, arguments for and against the existence of God have been largely confined to philosophy and theology, while science has sat on the sidelines. Despite the fact that science has revolutionized every aspect of human life and greatly clarified our understanding of the world, somehow the notion has arisen that it has nothing to say about the possibility of a supreme being, which much of humanity worships as the source of all reality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get enuf scientific facts!

  • By G on 12-28-16

Can't get enuf scientific facts!

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Reviewed: 12-28-16

I love reading books that show science in its true light and glory- our only method of discovering anything for real! (Or until we find new evidence to real it up a little closer)
I can't get enuf and loved this book!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Missionary Position

  • Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
  • By: Christopher Hitchens, Thomas Mallon (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399

A Nobel Peace Prize recipient beatified by the Catholic Church in 2003, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was celebrated by heads of state and adored by millions for her work on behalf of the poor. In his measured critique, Hitchens asks only that Mother Teresa's reputation be judged by her actions - not the other way around. With characteristic élan and rhetorical dexterity, Hitchens eviscerates the fawning cult of Teresa, recasting the Albanian missionary as a spurious, despotic, and megalomaniacal operative.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another View of our Saint

  • By Michael Friedman on 06-12-12

Chris rocks

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Reviewed: 11-04-16

Any book by Christopher hitchens is fantastic and I recommend anyone to read all his writings as well as watch him on YouTube and podcast debates as he slays religion as it should be squashed.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Disproving Christianity and Other Secular Writings (2nd edition, revised)

  • By: David G. McAfee
  • Narrated by: David Smalley
  • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156

Disproving Christianity and Other Secular Writings compiles popular and lesser-known arguments against the principles established by the Christian canon. Using a phenomenological approach to build his case based on in-depth study, McAfee analyzes the Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament doctrine to build a logical and reasonable case against their validity. From contradictions between lived and portrayed religions to factual errors within the texts themselves, no stone is left unturned in this fully updated and expanded refutation of Christianity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By G on 04-20-16

Excellent

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Reviewed: 04-20-16

I just love to hear the bible proven false and folklore - can't hear it enuf! Someday this can be a school book for all children

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

  • By: Darrel Ray
  • Narrated by: Darrel Ray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
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    4 out of 5 stars 146
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Why are all the major religions consumed with sex? What makes sex so important, whether Buddhism or Islam, Christianity or Mormonism? What is the impact of religion on human sexuality? This book explores this and more. It ventures into territory that has never been examined. You will be surprised at how much religion has influenced your sexuality, who you marry, the pleasure you get or don't get from sex, and what you can do about it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dr. Darrel Ray's Masterpiece.

  • By Anthony Reaves Jr. on 02-11-13

Spot on!

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Reviewed: 04-13-16

Love the information, I learned so much about myself and others! Again more proof that religions' days are about over :):):) thanks science!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unstoppable

  • Harnessing Science to Change the World
  • By: Bill Nye
  • Narrated by: Bill Nye
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,237
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,080
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,066

Just as World War II called an earlier generation to greatness, so the climate crisis is calling today's rising youth to action: to create a better future. In Unstoppable, Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The End is Nye

  • By Mark on 09-06-17

Bill rocks!

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Reviewed: 04-10-16

Bill is great! I love all the ideas and wish we can really get this stuff implemented to our societies!!! Please read this and consider you place on our planet- help out the real humanists, faith and religious groups need to lose power and get those old school pius ways of thinking extinct

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Low Carb Diet: Ketosis

  • Build Muscle and Burn Fat at the Same Time
  • By: Ron Harper
  • Narrated by: Dave Wright
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    3 out of 5 stars 8
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    2.5 out of 5 stars 8

Discover the latest information on weight loss that will help you succeed and balance everyday life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not so accurate

  • By G on 04-03-16

Not so accurate

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Reviewed: 04-03-16

I've been reading a lot on low carb hi fat eating, whole wheat bread shouldn't be on the list but this guy says to eat whole grain wheat bread and oatmeal and bananas??? Ok Im aware there is a huge grey area between eating low carb and eating the American hi carb diet in this respect he is ok on his recommendation but I myself have been on the keto plan for 9 months and even one banana has a bloating effect, two slices of whole wheat bread is said to cause an insulin response equal to that of a coke classic. So if u want to really lose weight - read "keto clarity" and study the ketogenic diet it's very different from any other diet and not that hard and you will lose weight quickly and know how to keep it or have it back if u want to but bottom line u will learn your body thru a ketogenic diet and not thru wading in the grey area barely below hi carb eating and fooling yourself that u eat low carb and it doesn't work. If u are serious then do it!

  • How to Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps

  • A Toolkit for Secular Activists
  • By: Ryan T. Cragun
  • Narrated by: Ryan T. Cragun
  • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
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    4 out of 5 stars 33
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    4 out of 5 stars 33

Do you want the greatest political and societal challenges of the day to be addressed with thoughtful, reality-based solutions rather than with cherry-picked quotations from scripture? Do you want to shrink religion - especially fundamentalist religion - to the point that it plays no noticeable role in public life? Do you want right-wing religious leaders to be so unpopular that politicians avoid them rather than pander to them for endorsements? This book illustrates specific, actionable steps for facilitating fundamentalist religion's decline.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A really concise and well written book

  • By Ozan K on 05-11-16

Great ideas

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Reviewed: 04-03-16

I really like hearing about his ideas on changes to help take religion away from holidays and insert humanistic good time fun I place- would love to see his school ideas actually implemented! Someday! I Hope!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • On the Genealogy of Morals

  • A Polemic
  • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Narrated by: Duncan Steen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

In On the Genealogy of Morals, subtitled "A Polemic", Nietzsche furthers his pursuit of a clarity that is less tainted by imposed prejudices. He looks at the way attitudes towards 'morality' evolved and the way congenital ideas of morality were heavily colored by the Judaic and Christian traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Essential Precursor to Evolutionary Psychology

  • By James on 02-08-17

Ahead of his time!

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Reviewed: 04-02-16

Guaranteed a true athiest even if he wouldn't have Thot so of himself in that era... If he were alive today he would be leading with the new atheists in searching for a peaceful world without faith! For sure ;)
His words ring true in my ears

3 of 9 people found this review helpful