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    • The Great Illusion: The Myth of Free Will, Consciousness, and the Self

    • By: Paul Singh
    • Narrated by: Rich Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    This book presents research that supports the naturalistic stance that the mind is identical to the brain. The author argues that if one were to look at the idea that the mind is the brain, then it follows logically that free will must be an illusion, that there can be no consciousness separate from the brain, and that there can be no substantial self that exists independently from the brain. He further argues that there can be no such thing as absolute moral responsibility.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Tackles Straw Men

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Discovering Our World

    • Humanity's Epic Journey from Myth to Knowledge
    • By: Paul Singh, John R. Shook
    • Narrated by: Rich Miller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Paul Singh and John R. Shook draw on the latest findings from the physical and biological sciences, astronomy and cosmology, geology and genetics, and prehistory and archeology in search of answers. As they lucidly and engagingly demonstrate, the answers science gives about ourselves and the universe in which we live are incomparably more surprising and interesting than any mythical tale about some clash of titans or calculating creator.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting information made boring as f***k.

    • By Frank Turner on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Seduction of Religion

    • An Illuminating and Provocative Guide to the Religions of the World
    • By: Paul Singh
    • Narrated by: Rich Miller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    This illuminating and provocative book offers a guide to the religions of the world, focusing on the irrationality of religious beliefs. Listeners will be encouraged to reflect more carefully on why they believe what they believe. Every religion thinks it is the true religion. But clearly, they cannot all be right. The Seduction of Religion places each of the major religions in its historical context and examines some of their most important doctrines in the light of reason and common sense.

    Regular price: $16.09