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"Adam Lee's writing has made him one of the most widely-read atheist bloggers - and rightfully so. This effort should secure him a place amongst atheism's most informative and relatable authors."
--J.T. Eberhard, blogger at Freethought Blogs, campus organizing coordinator for the Secular Student Alliance

To a believer, atheism can seem dark, cold, and frightening. Adam Lee o
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Kindle Edition, 296 pages
Published June 27th 2012
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Maxine
A solid addition to the modern-atheism book cannon.

Lee makes a great case - well-reasoned, even and neither shrill nor strident.

For me it was a great refresher on many of the arguments I've read before from other works, and the bit about death and dying from an atheistic perspective was especially fresh and poignant.

The chapter on the Old/New Testament was a bit sparse. Most of the examples given were of the Old Testament, and I feel that many Christians reading this will be able to ignore the p
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Erika RS
Dec 22, 2012 Erika RS rated it liked it
I believe that atheism implies freedom. I believe that, while it doesn't give our lives meaning or purpose in and of itself, neither does it deny the possibility of these things. I believe that our minds and our emotions are no less valuable because they come from material brains rather than immaterial souls. I believe that life is inherently valuable, full of grandeur, beauty and mystery, a thing to be cherished, protected, and lived to the fullest. I believe that, despite our limited lifespans
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Peter
Nov 28, 2012 Peter rated it it was amazing
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Already top shelf material, this far five stars, will only downgrade if the last half of the book isn't up to the standard of the first half
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“The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here.”[” 1 likes
“Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness, that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind; and, for my own part, I sincerely detest it, as I detest everything that is cruel.” 1 likes
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