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Read online god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope s awesome view of the universe and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix .

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell s Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris s recent bestseller The End of Faith Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts he documents the ways in which religion is a man made wish a cause of dangerous sexual repression and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos .

With eloquent clarity Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope s awesome view of the universe and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix by Christopher Hitchens

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god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
Title:god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
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ISBN:0446579807
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Number of Pages:307
Category:non-fiction, religion, atheism, science, politics
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Thomas Jefferson: Author of America, god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever, The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Arguably: Selected Essays, Hitch-22: A Memoir, Letters to a Young Contrarian, Why Orwell Matters, The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice, Mortality
On June while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir i Hitch i Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax As he would later write in the first of a series of award winning columns for Vanity Fair he suddenly found himself being deported from the country of the well across the stark frontier that marks off the land of malady Over the next eighteen months until his death in Houston on December he wrote constantly and brilliantly on politics and culture astonishing readers with his capacity for superior work even in extremis br br Throughout the course of his ordeal battling esophageal cancer Hitchens adamantly and bravely refused the solace of religion preferring to confront death with both eyes open In this account of his affliction he describes the torments of illness discusses its taboos and explores how disease transforms experience and changes our relationship to the world around us By turns personal and philosophical Hitchens embraces the full panoply of human emotions as cancer invades his body and compels him to grapple with the enigma of death, Among his many books perhaps none have sparked more outrage than i The Missionary Position i Christopher Hitchens s meticulous study of the life and deeds of Mother Teresa br br A Nobel Peace Prize recipient beatified by the Catholic Church in 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 br br With characteristic elan and rhetorical dexterity Hitchens eviscerates the fawning cult of Teresa recasting the Albanian missionary as a spurious despotic and megalomaniacal operative of the wealthy who long opposed measures to end poverty and fraternized for financial gain with tyrants and white collar criminals throughout the world, Over the course of his years Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U S war against Islamic extremism in Iraq He has been both a foreign correspondent in some of the world s most dangerous places and a legendary bon vivant with an unquenchable thirst for alcohol and literature He is a fervent atheist raised as a Christian by a mother whose Jewish heritage was not revealed to him until her suicide br br In other words Christopher Hitchens contains multitudes He sees all sides of an argument And he believes the personal is political br br This is the story of his life lived large, Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope s awesome view of the universe and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix br br In the tradition of Bertrand Russell s Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris s recent bestseller The End of Faith Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts he documents the ways in which religion is a man made wish a cause of dangerous sexual repression and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos br br With eloquent clarity Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope s awesome view of the universe and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix