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The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
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really liked it
bookshelves: sciency-stuff

I didn't find this one nearly as interesting or as fun as The God Delusion. At times, reading it felt like a homework assignment, but for that I will have to fault my own intellectual shortcomings, and NOT Dawkins' logic or writing ability.

After all, I'm not about to criticize a man who manages to mention lawyers AND vampire bats in the same sentence..
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Reading Progress

September 6, 2012 – Started Reading
September 6, 2012 – Shelved
September 6, 2012 – Shelved as: sciency-stuff
February 21, 2013 – Finished Reading

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I've read this Melki. It's brilliant!You should also read his book "The Blind Watchmaker". I shouldn't do this I know but I always mark my books when I buy/read them and I see that I read this latter one in July 1994. Ages ago!

Melki Though I enjoyed The God Delusion, this one is just not my "thing." I WILL finish, though, and before the quickly approaching end of the year.

Lynne King I agree with your [deleted user], that you should also read his book "The Blind Watchmaker". That is excellent.

Melki That [deleted user] sure was smart, wasn't she?

Lynne King Well yes I guess so!

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