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This leaves us with Wittgenstein’s observation that “a nothing is as good as a something about which nothing can be said”. Read my full review at my book review blog, Em and Emm Expound on Exposition. It explores realms where words have no meaning in this plane.

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A lo largo de los siglos, la humanidad ha tratado de formular argumentos supuestamente basados en la razon para fundamentar la fe en un ser a primera vista todopoderoso, maximamente bondadoso y omnisciente. Wait till your eight year old daughter turns sixteen: I borrowed the book from my neighbourhood library, curious about how a Mathematician might perceive believers’ reasons for their faith. By definition, any statement rireligion the world, in particular any statement about what does or does not exist, is an empirical statement, not an analytic statement.

But there was nothing here.

Jan 31, Kokelector rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. For some unknowable reason, when irerligion give a negative review to a book, Goodreads goes ahead and recommends more of them. As I get older, I find that noisy settings–like airplane cabins–make it hard for me to concentrate.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Apr 28, Eric Hendrixson rated it liked it. I’ve been through this one two and a half times and still haven’t figured out for whom this book was written.


Write a customer review. There were rlogio concepts that I felt were beyond my understanding but I don’t think that detracted from the reading overall.

Oct 22, Ciaran rated it liked it.

Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up

The author is a mathematician, but no math is involved in this book, just logic. Amazon Rapids Fun irerligion for kids on the go. I must have been given this as a present years ago, and forgotten I had it.

And for a bonus: The book is pleasantly and smoothly written; it deals with how none of the popular “mathematical” or “scientific” proofs of th Why I read this book: Ellogio often believe what they want to believe without any attempt at verification.

I didn’t understand the logic in it. When one goes back and reads Russell, Camus, Steven Weinberg, Nietzsche, and Freud, one gets the sense that atheist writing lla to have a lot of tonal diversity.

He’s generally pretty careful, as you’d expect a mathematician to be, but he does at one point make the extremely silly mistake of assuming perfect mixing of human populations when calculating descendents. It is short, elegant with a sometimes humorous angle. It has never seemed to me that the proofs of god’s existence are very difficult to refute, but Paulos a Paulos playfully takes on 12 alleged ‘proofs’ of the existence of a deity – proofs that range from the subtly fallacious to the downright silly.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But that’s mostly theologically incorrect. Here’s some deep thoughts: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As an atheist married to a mathematics major, I was curious to see Paulos’s take.

The discussions are quick, to the point, and effective. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

And yes, they’re all silly. I came away from the book feeling confused and not sure what the author’s intention of writing the book was – to prove the non- I borrowed the book from my neighbourhood library, curious about how a Mathematician elogil perceive believers’ reasons for their faith.


Books by John Allen Paulos. But that’s probably way over any atheists head – but fun to think about on their deathbeds.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Then go from there. On the playlist are the firstcause argument, the argument from design, the ontological argument, arguments from faith and biblical codes, the argument from the anthropic principle, the moral universality argument, and others. Don’t fuss about with how liberal secular scholars hatefully claim they got there.

Nov 17, Emma rated it liked it Recommends it for: Send us a new image. Moreover, the deity explanation would have to be such that specific additional predictions could be formed from that explanation, and those predictions could be empirically tested.

I noticed this some years ago, but this book is the first time I’ve seen anyone else draw attention to it. Well, now I know why, because I didn’t get it and neither did he.

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Atheism doesn’t care or really have any equality or justice. Feb 24, Shelley rated it did not like it. The other thing I enjoyed: Remember that when your husband cheats on you with his 21 year old secretary. Or how Christianity has played out over the last 20 centuries. He’s a numbe God does not elogoo Everything in its’ meaningless path is up for grabs. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.