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Lectures Volume I

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Including His Answers to the Clergy His Oration At His Brother's Grave
Paperback, 290 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioBazaar (first published May 1st 2005)
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Jul 08, 2011 George rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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It just doesn’t get much better than this.

“The thoughts of man, in order to be of any real worth, must be free.”—page 24

The precepts of freethought, and the lucid writings of Col. Robert G. Ingersoll offer refreshing antidotes to mental myopia and ossification. Throughout the ‘Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume 1,’ the prose sparkles and the wisdom illuminates.

This is a collection of lectures, and some stories get repeated two or three times, in different speech
May 02, 2015 Michael rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Robert G. Ingersoll, known as the Great Agnostic, was making many of the same arguments as Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris in the late 1800's. Some of his arguments are a little dated but he's still really good.
This book is amazing! Ingersoll makes so many good points! I couldn't agree with him more.

I wish this book was as well known as books written by Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens or Sam Harris.
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