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message 1: by Kate (new)

Kate Great review.


message 2: by Skyler (new)

Skyler I will pray for you.


message 3: by Kriss (new)

Kriss Your review was flawed and contradicting, hitchens was the greatest writer of our times. So just read it and enjoy the masters work and tick the one option which says very good!


message 4: by David (new)

David Palmer skyler, we will think for you.


message 5: by Cherie (new)

Cherie I seriously doubt skyler is praying for anyone... He just wants to feel morally superior to us all.


message 6: by Crystal (new)

Crystal Vales What particular aspects of the book did you find were fallacious? I just ask because Hitchens studied philosophy so he would have been familiar with them.


message 7: by Mark (new)

Mark Oliver Matthew can you please expand on the on the arguments you found flawed? I’m not sure an opening comment like that can be left without an example or at least some additional information. On your other points Hitchens was not out to convert anyone, he was direct to the point of rudeness with his criticisms of not only religion but any other subject or person that that came to his attention for the wrong reasons. His refreshing non-PC approach to the subject is exactly the reason for his success and popularity, if you are one to sugar-coat or beat around the bush then you will never enjoy the work of Hitchens. The man said what he meant and defended his position, he made no apology in life for this and no one would dare try to explain it now he has passed.


message 8: by Shane (new)

Shane Mcparland Interesting review, I agree Hitchens aggressive tone would be a huge hurdle for the religious to see past. I think Dan Barker's books are much more reasonable and present many of the same arguments.

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message 9: by Mustafa (new)

Mustafa Ahmad As a Muslim turned atheist, your review is exactly what I thought of this book.


message 10: by Dave (new)

Dave You've summed up my feelings on the book too. Great review.


message 11: by Vaseline (new)

Vaseline you're basically asking him to 'tone it down' to sound less antagonistic...


message 12: by Vaseline (new)

Vaseline but bear in mind he is sincere in his moral outrage and the tone is just right to convey that.


message 13: by Rich (new)

Rich Why would an atheist, offended by religion and all the idiots that's purport it, wish to write in a style that appeases them? I'm afraid that one of the key issues with religion is the lack of tolerance, and also the subjectivity of opinion and absence of pragmatism. These are not tenets you can ration with


message 14: by Rich (new)

Rich Why would an atheist, offended by religion and all the idiots that's purport it, wish to write in a style that appeases them? I'm afraid that one of the key issues with religion is the lack of tolerance, and also the subjectivity of opinion and absence of pragmatism. These are not tenets you can ration with


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