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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. Religious delusion Agent detection Atheism: Astrophysicist Martin Rees has suggested that Dawkins’ attack on mainstream religion is unhelpful.

Retrieved 12 September He notes that the former includes quasi-mystical and pantheistic references to God in the work of physicists like Albert Einstein and Stephen Fawkinsand describes such pantheism as “sexed up atheism”. The book concludes with the question of whether religion, despite its alleged problems, fills a “much needed gap”, giving consolation and inspiration to people who need it.

The God Delusion – Wikipedia

Retrieved from ” https: Wikiquote has quotations related to: Religion as a Natural Phenomenona similar book by Daniel Dennett Efficacy of prayer Evolutionary psychology of religion The Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freudwhich also proposes that theism results from a delusional belief system God of the fe Morality without religion Pascal’s Wager New Atheism Spectrum of theistic probability.


Dawkins considers the labels “Muslim child” and “Catholic child” equally misapplied as the descriptions ” Marxist child” and ” Tory child”, as he wonders how a young child can be considered developed enough to have such independent views on the cosmos and humanity’s place within it.

He is sympathetic to Robert Pirsig ‘s statement in Lila that “when one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity.

London Review of Books. Any belief in miracles is flat contradictory not just to the facts of science but to the spirit of science. Galaxy British Book Awards.

Allen Orr January Archived from the original on 6 April Retrieved 9 March Archived from the original on 23 August Archived from the original PDF on 28 February Retrieved 14 August New York Review of Books Dawkins had long wanted to write a book openly criticising religionbut his publisher had advised against it.

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Retrieved 28 November Retrieved 15 March The Sydney Morning Herald. The book has been officially translated into many ricard languages, such as Spanish, German, Italian, and Turkish.


God Is Not Great God: The Greatest Show on Earth: Retrieved 14 November Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist Critics have reacted strongly to Dawkins’ arguments, and many books have been written in response to The God Deoirio. Dawkins dedicates the book to Douglas Adams and quotes the novelist: Archived from the original on 18 February Retrieved 8 March Print Hardcover and Paperbackaudiobooke-book at Google Books.

He writes that one of the greatest challenges to the human intellect has been to explain “how the complex, improbable design in the universe arises”, and suggests that there are two competing explanations:.