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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

It would no doubt discomfit Dawkins to know that I revere the words he writes with an almost religious zeal. I love his belligerence, I love his conviction, I love his passion. And I believe he's ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Delightfully stimulating essays about a good variety of topics. Some (justified!) distrust of relativism and pseudoscience, but also tender loving parts and waxing philosophical about science, his friends, and family. Read full review

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User Review  - ErlangerFactionless - LibraryThing

An enjoyable collection of essays, letters, book reviews, and eulogies. Dawkins occasionally strays out of his depth, but this book reminded me that he is a brilliant biologist who has made many ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElectricRay - LibraryThing

I really wanted to like this book. Richard Dawkins has contributed some terrific ideas to the field of biology, evolution and the philosophy of mind and is a well-known advocate for a number of very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amtep - LibraryThing

Some of the essays are interesting, but much of the book is about other books, and I would prefer to read those books themselves. This book does give some insight into Richard Dawkins as a person, and that will probably appeal to people who enjoy reading biographies. Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

Collection of the no-nonsense rationalist's essays, some new and some not-so-new. It's not every book that includes satisfyingly irrefutable denunciations of (all) religion. Dawkins is one of the very best. Read full review

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User Review  - _Greg - LibraryThing

I read everthing Richard Dawkins writes which is accessible to non-specialists. This is my favorite of his essay collections. The topics revolve around rationalism and evolutionary biology (as if ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael_Rose - LibraryThing

Meh. It's a useful read, and I did fine it useful at the time I read it. He's better when he sticks to evolutionary science. Read full review


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