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↠´ Read ☆ Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science by Richard Dawkins Ò In This Hugely Entertaining Sequel To The New York Times Bestselling Memoir An Appetite For Wonder, Richard Dawkins Delves Deeply Into His Intellectual Life Spent Kick Starting New Conversations About Science, Culture, And Religion And Writing Yet Another Of The Most Audacious And Widely read books Of The Twentieth Century The God DelusionCalled One Of The Best Nonfiction Writers Alive Today Stephen Pinker And A Prize Fighter Nature , Richard Dawkins Cheerfully, Mischievously, Looks Back On A Lifetime Of Tireless Intellectual Adventure And Engagement Exploring The Halls Of Intellectual Inquiry And Stardom He Encountered After The Publication Of His Seminal Work, The Selfish Gene Affectionately Lampooning The World Of Academia, Publishing, And Television And Studding The Pages With Funny Stories About The Great Men And Women He S Known, Dawkins Offers A Candid Look At The Events And Ideas That Encouraged Him To Shift His Attention To The Intersection Of Culture, Religion, And Science He Also Invites The Reader To Look Closely At The Brilliant Succession Of Ten Influential books That Grew Naturally Out Of His Busy Life, Highlighting The Ideas That Connect Them And Excavating Their OriginsOn The Publication Of His Tenth Book, The Smash Hit, The God Delusion, A Resounding Trumpet Blast For Truth Matt Ridley , Richard Dawkins Was Catapulted From Mere Intellectual Stardom Into A Circle Of Celebrity Thinkers Dubbed, The New Atheists Including Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, And Daniel DennettThroughout A Brief Candle In The Dark, Dawkins Shares With Us His Infectious Sense Of Wonder At The Natural World, His Enjoyment Of The Absurdities Of Human Interaction, And His Bracing Awareness Of Life S Brevity All Of Which Have Made A Deep Imprint On Our Culture I received an ARC for this book The worst part is the illustrations weren t there I ll have to get the final version just for those Richard Dawkins is a renowned biologist, atheist, and lecturer This book is funny, informative, digressive, and both educational and entertaining It s hard to summarize it otherwise Some of it is biographical I didn t know he was married to a former Doctor s Companion and it was fun learning about Oxford pedagogical techniques I loved his descriptions of scientists he knew and worked with, especially the other Simonyi lecturers It s a good read.
This is a rather better constructed book than An Appetite for Wonder The Making of a Scientist, his autobiography of the first half of his life In this, he drops the chronological approach and it s thematic It starts as it ends, with a 70th birthday party in his honour, and in between covers his research, public speaking, media presentations, encounters with a diverse range of humanity, and of course his writing.
It s great to read vicariously about a life so rich in experience that he is able to rub shoulders with other world class scientists, philosophers, Nobel prize winners and royalty There is nothing in the way of self promotion or name dropping about all this, in fact Dawkins writes about himself and his interactions with others in an amusing and self deprecating way Quite the opposite of how he has been maligned as an extremist by so many religious gro I feel this book helped me understand Dawkins considerably than I did previously It also deepened my appreciation for him and his life s work in zoology, evolutionary biology, religion, philosophy, and science in society There is no sign of him being mean spirited, and I have not seen that from him in his daily life either I may not always agree with him but he presses me with his arguments to examine why I do not In that way, he is a great teacher His emotions are simple, direct, and natural, while his intellect is deep and thought is complex I do not think he will be remembered by history as a bully or strident or insulting none of which do I think he is he will be memorialized and regarded for pushing us to think and for challenging society on some topics and certain people and bad ideas that REALLY needed to Crap Book to Learn something.
Crap Book ever written BOOOO DAWKINS Dawkins second book on his life this one features the later part of his life and goes into his writing books and his lectures Great writing by one of the best science writers and teachers of how the real world works Highly recommend for anyone wanting to know how a scientist thinks and explains evolution to the general public.
This book was better than An Appetite For Wonder, but I think it is just as boring I enjoy Dawkins on Youtube than I enjoy his books I found nothing special in his memoirs, they were just a collection of stories most of them funny stories that happened with him honestly, I got bored reading them most of the time That doesn t mean I didn t highlight many inspiring lines I think even the worst books must have some wise quotes in them that are worth highlighting.
The fabulous and far gripping follow up to An Appetite for Wonder, this book chronicles the great biologist s life from the publication of The Selfish Gene on, and it s a very variegated and intriguing life indeed Sectioned out into themes, it gets better and better as it goes on, and is certainly of interest to anyone who is familiar with the man s work.
This book is one of the world most crap est book very written and i have ever read this books contain nothing but Dawking fairtales and jokes.
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I hate this book Brief Candle in the Dark My Life in Science ,This book is not a book because it sucks

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