A scathingly funny reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments from the larger, louder half of world-famous magic duo Penn and Teller reveals an atheist’s. God, No! by Penn Jillette – The New York Times bestselling reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments from the larger, louder half of the world-famous magic. Even if you believe in God, you might still be atheist. That’s what Penn Jillette argues in his new book God, No! Signs You May Already Be an.
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God, No! Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales by Penn Jillette
My own strongest reaction to the book was a desire to read more about and preferably by his partner Teller. Others may disagree, and I’d completely understand if they did, but Jillettte find his repulsiveness kind of life-affirming. Haven’t done that to very many authors. Yet, they’ll take tax dollars to stay at home rather than from him?
Also, just because some or most Christians that he knows are arrogant, doesn’t mean that faith is. It’s 24 dollars of toilet paper to me. Whittled down, this would make for a very entertaining booklet. First, respect for “human intelligence, creativity, and love” emerge as ideals to counter “Thou shalt have no other gods before me”.
I totally buy his arguments. Let’s just say it’s more “magical tales” than “signs you may already be an atheist”. And just as God, No! Evolution explains a lot. It may frustrate those looking for the calmer rebuttals of Harris, Dawkins, or Hitchens, Yet, for a presumably less patient if equally skeptical audience, God, No!: In summary, this is an irreverent book at its heart and it doesn’t apologize for it.
I won’t read it again. Originally posted at A Progressive on the Prairie. First, I feel I should express my opinion of Penn Jillette.
And yet they can. Penn’s afterword asserts atheism against religious terror. He said it just like Harold, a simple statement of fact. All these books have an irreverent tone that is similar to the book reviewed. They believe because they say they believe.
Atheists don’t have all the answers, he writes, but they do have the humility to admit they don’t know how the world was created, where humans came from or many of life’s other mysteries.
If you’re not doing that every chance you get, then the other side will win. If you are not easily offended by foul language and consider yourself to be open-minded, nonjudgmental, and tolerant, you will probably find a lot to like here. Buy the selected items together This item: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Atheism is the definite belief that there peenn no God. And maybe we never will. I agree with a lot of what he says here.
GOD, NO! by Penn Jillette | Kirkus Reviews
I took off a star because the book really doesn’t match the title. Nov 18, Carmen rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Love and morality are uillette important to you than your faith. Evolution really does seem to make a zillion pieces fall into place. Review “Penn Jillette is a 21st-century Lordof Misrule: He named his daughter Moxie Crimefighter Jillete.
We all think crazy shit all the time. The Security Edition Bill of Rights sets off the metal detector and you say to the guard, “Oh, here — take my rights. It’s quite the coin flip.
Favoring shock value, the author gives the impression that he would be extremely disappointed if his audience did not find him offensive. Afterward they hang out in the lobby and chat with fans, but we didn’t stick around. He also manages to lenn a few other little nuggets of surprise in, which will surely offend some. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I only have one real beef gid this book, and that’s the author’s riff on agnosticism.
The jilletet Best Books of Jun 15, Denny rated it it was ok Shelves: Science, by contrast, would be eventually created all over again, Penn reasons, more or less as we know it.
That’s what Penn Jillette argues in his new book God, No! I first heard about this book from a YouTube interview Reason. Bull – – – – — frames his new book as the atheist’s Ten Commandments.