Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo sin Dios con esta antología, la primera en su género, de las voces más influyentes, de. Una provocadora visita guiada al pensamiento ateo y agnóstico a través de los siglos. Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo .
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Just a moment while we sign eiste in to your Goodreads account. This is an anthology, and some of the authors are somewhat difficult to understand Karl Marx, for instance. And I’ll be back. It is not portable at all.
Dios no existe
He was Christopher Eric Hitchens was an English-born American author, journalist xeiste literary critic. Don’t miss this chance of walking along with chrsitopher brilliant mind in this book, which is one of his works that is above ordinary even by his standards.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. No doubt it is a christpher and serious research for an expert! This book drags at points, but definitely worth the read. To lump all together is to disregard and evade dealing with the strength of argument for a particular religion.
Besides, this one is more of a pick-up and read at one’s pleasure than a streamline audiobook with unfortunately below average narration. I dioe enjoyed the Omar Khayyam section, which was just beautiful. While they my have some good points, John Cumming is not necessarily wholly representative of Biblical Christianity at all points.
God Is Not Great. Rationally explains his lack of faith. I particularly hated the section from Einstein, which consisted of an endless series of two sentence snippets from letters written throughout his lifetime And some essays point out that monotheistic religions are not so monotheistic — the cult of the saints, the Virgin Mary It still bears the stamp of a fantastic mind, and still has its shining moments. You are guaranteed to learn something new and fascinating.
The breadth of the references and the depth to which they are examined is amazing and very satisfying. Ibn Warraq provides an excellent albeit long essay on why he is not a Muslim. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I had more, but I lost it because I clicked outside of this damn box. What I found to be of particular interest to me was the discovery of so many people who I had no idea were atheists or other types of free-thinkers.
The clearly stated position of an agnostic. This book is anything but portable. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It’s a collection of atheist-ish writing from great thinkers throughout history and is really well put together.
The best part was about the root history of some of our customs in superstition but that was it. Start reading The Portable Atheist: Also one gains insight into the belief power of mankind that is somehow fixed to believe the supernatural.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The essays are uneven. Mother Teresa in Theory and PracticeJuicio a KissingerLa victoria de OrwellCartas a un joven disidenteDios no es buenoDios no existeAmor, pobreza y guerraHitch Quotes, quotes, quotes…great quotes throughout.
However, the volume does reflect the wide variety of non-belief from atheism to agnosticism to humanism that has arisen from within these confines. Religious history was never more interesting.
Male and female genital mutilation; the terrifying of infants with hideous fictions about guilt and hell, the wild prohibition of masturbation: Rob rated it it was ok Dec 23, Hitchens collected about 50 essays on atheism.
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Dios no existe by Christopher Hitchens (2 star ratings)
No matter what one’s beliefs are – pantheist, panentheist, theist, athies This is an outstanding compendium of human thought. While the language and style of some of the older readings may be challenging for the modern reader, their contents can also be startling in their continued relevance.
He was Christopher Eric Hitchens was an English-born American author, journalist and literary critic. If you ever get tired of old Hitch pounding religion from every angle, you might as well read his favorite religious pounders do it for him. He prefaces the whole collection with a longer piece that has all the passion and wit we’ve come to expect from him. Formerly a Trotskyist and a fixture in the left wing publications of both the United Kingdom and United States, Hitchens departed from the grassroots of the political left in after what he called the “tepid reaction” of the European left following Ayatollah Khomeini’s issue of a fatwa calling for the murder of Salman Rushdie, but he stated on the Charlie Rose show aired August that he remained a “Democratic Socialist.
Christopher Hitchens gave us a complete christppher deep analysis about the most important religions showing their origin, evolution and great impact in the human society.
Refresh and try again. Hitchens was very well-read, on a wide variety of subjects and he had an almost, forgive me here, supernatural ability to recall obscure but meaningful ideas.
The book is laid out chronologically and, in general, the essays do get somewhat better the further towards the end of the book you go. Dec 10, Paul C.