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Enjoying this preview? Become a member to read the full title. Join today and read free for 30 days. Need help? Start Your Free Trial. Elogio de La Irreligion. Elogio de la irreligion/ Irreligion: Un Matematico explica por que los argumentos a favor de la existencia de Dios, sencillamente, no se sostienenA Why the. Elogio de la irreligiĆ³n by Paulos, John Allen and a great selection of similar Used , New and Collectible Books available now at

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Written by a mathematician who went out of his way to irreligio altogether from using formulas and equations and stick strictly to prose, this charming book is a humble refutation of a collection of the most common arguments in favor of the existence of god. My 16 year old son read it and told me “don’t read it! If you like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing you like. Far from being an extremist about religion, Paulos’ tone is that of a man who sees danger in the forceful side of religion and simply wishes to arm those who do not wish to irreligiom forced.

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Nothing in this book I didn’t already embrace, I mean. Oct 22, Ciaran ireligion it liked it. In any case, his subject matter doesn’t interest me a great deal.

Some atheists will be irreoigion off by that too. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This is not that book. Which I think would be only slightly offensive to any theist reading it, though I can’t imagine any theist picking it up unless they were already beyond them self in such a way as to not get offended.


Once again our “Hacking at Burning Strawmen” author picks some fringe Bible Code charismatic lunacy to prove His rebellious hatred for the Biblical God and e, some other gods that are just comically mythical.

Just getting started Is this guy just another nerd who had his girlfriend s Here it is: May God Bless you! Books of any genre written by atheists and agnostics? Aug 04, Jim Razinha rated it it was amazing. I was going to go through each chapter in this book and show where it fails.

I must have been given this as a present years ago, and forgotten I had it. The most telling chapter was the last – Athiests, Agnostics, and “Brights”.

But it too has a measure of faith attached to it, despite what the professors may want to deny. I saw a mention of it online, either on a website or Amazon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The latter arguments, Paulos relates in his characteristically lighthearted style, “range from what might be called golden oldies to those with a more contemporary beat. This book takes a few of the classic arguments for the existence of God elogo refutes them.

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About John Allen Paulos. The universe does not care. Only 3 left in stock – order soon. You will not be facing page after page of complex equations. The humorous asides keep things interesting, but they make the author vulnerable to accusations of bias, which as Hitchens says of religion poisons everything. Another excellent book from the author of ‘Innumeracy’ – this time he takes on about all the arguments for the existence of God, at least in any of the forms envisioned by mainstream religions.

After all, there are no new arguments. Jul 30, Joel Sassone added it. It is short, elegant with a sometimes humorous angle. And mentioning the Da Vinci Code is just pure comedy in any serious religious discussion. What disappointed me about the book was actually one of the ground rules Paulos set down for himself: There were some concepts that I felt were beyond my understanding but I don’t think that detracted from the reading overall.


Throughout, Paulos is contemptuous of all believers and though he can be witty most of the contempt just comes across as cruel. Available for download now. Now if someone would just shoot Kirk Cameron. So this is a tough one. Atheists, secular humanists, agnostics. Nov 27, Martin Crim rated it it was ok.

Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up

The author’s arguments appear to be jumbled up and somewhat inconclusive, ending sometimes in jest, which further devalued his assertions. This was a good book for me to read on the airplane; it was mostly interesting, but not too challenging. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

An Existential Detective Story. Hardcoverpages. So evidence or ‘proof’ of god of an empirical nature is doomed from the outset: Learn more at Author Central. When one goes back and reads Russell, Camus, Steven Weinberg, Nietzsche, and Freud, one gets the sense that atheist writing used to have a lot of tonal diversity.

Elogio de la Irreligion

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Not that any atheist would agree with me: So an analytic proof of god’s existence is likewise impossible. Only 10 left in stock – order soon.