The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
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In an interview with the Time magazine, Dawkins said:. I think that Gould's separate compartments was a purely political ploy to win middle-of-the-road religious people to the science camp. But it's a very empty idea. There are plenty of places where religion does not keep off the scientific turf. Any belief in miracles is flat contradictory not just to the facts of science but to the spirit of science.
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Astrophysicist Martin Rees has suggested that Dawkins' attack on mainstream religion is unhelpful. The debate was titled "Has Science Buried God? Critics have reacted strongly to Dawkins' arguments, and many books have been written in response to The God Delusion.
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In Turkey , where the book had sold at least 6, copies,  a prosecutor launched a probe into whether The God Delusion was "an attack on holy values", following a complaint in November If convicted, the Turkish publisher and translator, Erol Karaaslan, would have faced a prison sentence of inciting religious hatred and insulting religious values. In ruling out the need to confiscate copies of the book, the presiding judge stated that banning it "would fundamentally limit the freedom of thought".
The book has been officially translated into many different languages, such as Spanish, German, Italian, and Turkish.
Dawkins has also promoted unofficial translations of the book in languages such as Arabic  and Bengali. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the documentary film, see The Root of All Evil?
Religious delusion Agent detection Atheism: Smith Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon , a similar book by Daniel Dennett Efficacy of prayer Evolutionary psychology of religion The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud , which also proposes that theism results from a delusional belief system God of the gaps Morality without religion Pascal's Wager New Atheism Spectrum of theistic probability.
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We pick and choose which bits of scripture to believe, which bits to write off as symbols and allegories. Dawkins states preachers in the southern portions of the United States used the Bible to justify slavery by claiming Africans were descendants of Noah 's sinful son Ham. During the Crusades , pagans and heretics who would not convert to Christianity were murdered.
In an extreme example from modern times, he cites the case of Reverend Paul Hill , who revelled in his self-styled martyrdom: I am looking forward to glory," he announced as he faced execution for murdering a doctor who performed abortions in Florida, USA. Archived from the original on 1 April Retrieved 8 April Archived from the original on 18 February Retrieved 13 March Galaxy British Book Awards.
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He thought that Thomas's logic requires the universe to have had a temporal beginning, which Thomas explicitly and repeatedly made clear is not the case. He anachronistically mistook Thomas's argument from universal natural teleology for an argument from apparent 'Intelligent Design' in nature. He thought Thomas's proof from universal 'motion' concerned only physical movement in space, 'local motion,' rather than the ontological movement from potency to act. He mistook Thomas's argument from degrees of transcendental perfection for an argument from degrees of quantitative magnitude, which by definition have no perfect sum.
Admittedly, those last two are a bit difficult for modern persons, but he might have asked all the same. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 27 May Retrieved 26 May Radio 3, Hong Kong. Retrieved 3 April Retrieved 17 March Archived from the original on 19 April Archived from the original on 30 October Retrieved 15 March Archived from the original on 17 August Retrieved 10 November Archived from the original on 23 August The Wall Street Journal.
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