An Analysis Of The God Delusion By Richard Dawkins

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In The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins emphasizes on four theses that roughly entail his argument. Science is evidence based whilst faith is blind, If God created everything, who created Him, morality does not depend on a creator, and the Christian religion is perilous to society. His writing forces the reader to ponder the validity of religion. Dawkins adamantly states that religion can either be fully true or false. If proven false, it is the duty the intellectually conscience to refute. Dawkins does not hesitate to put forth his roaring arguments. He has set his mind on prying open the arguments of the existence of a God, sarcastically dismissing them as “quite funny”. He blatantly disagrees that sucking up to God is a very odd rationale for doing good things. He is also, unsurprisingly stunned by the inconsistent description of the “All loving, yet rage-filled God”. “How can the All-loving, and caring God mandate one of his followers to kill his only son?” Dawkins desires the reader to understand that the Bible is just “a chaotically cobbled-together anthology of disjointed, historically inaccurate documents”. He claims that believers use a two-edged sword when only taking certain sections of the Bible literally. “It is as much a pick-and-mix philosophy”. According to his text, God is simply an illusion that does not exist. It is a human desire to, when overwhelmed by the complexity of the world, to worship something. “Science emancipates us from that desire”, Dawkins
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