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An Atheist's History of Belief

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What first prompted prehistoric man sheltering in the shadows of deep caves to call upon the realm of the spirits And why has belief thrived since shaping thousands of generations of shamans pharaohs Aztec priests Many of the books I've read that have atheism as their subject or refer to it in their titles have been polemics against religion in the style of Hitchens' God Is Not Great When I was given this book then I was tempted to expect a similarly excoriating exposure of religion's failings However while it is written by an atheist its tone is not belligerent It might better have been titled An Objective History of Belief and I wonder if the use of Atheist's in the title might have been calculated to appeal to the market for new atheist literature An engaging read that for me doesn't uite succeed in pinning down the reasons for the invention of religion which I suspect to be Darwinian More coverage would have been welcome too on new religious movements

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Rative fraught with human sacrifice political upheaval and bloody warsBelief was man's most epic labor of invention It has been our closest companion and has followed mankind across the continents and through histo An atheists clinical look at the history of belief Fascinating disconcerting enlightening Had i been a believer I might have had the impulse of burning the book in rage Open minded believers of any faith may find their beliefs crumbling others might start a shari'ah

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And Mayan rulers Jews Buddhists Christians Nazis and ScientologistsAs our dreams and nightmares have changed over the millennia so have our beliefs The gods we created have evolved and mutated with us through a nar This book is written in order to understand how religion from its very earliest days shaped our world and a way to examine the roots of belief What had caused people to come up with religion It is a vast subject written on actual information from prehistory to the present dayHighly readable Be curious not judgmental Walt Whitman Matthew Everingham, A First Fleeter And His Times is written بیست و چهار ساعت در خواب و بیداری in order to understand how religion from Getting Justice and Getting Even: Legal Consciousness among Working-Class Americans its very earliest days shaped our world and a way to examine the roots of belief What had caused people to come up with religion It Soegija in Frames is a vast subject written on actual Beans and Rice, Rice and Beans information from prehistory to the present dayHighly readable Be curious not judgmental Walt Whitman

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