This is a famous but very controversial piece by Bertrand Russell. It was a lecture delivered in 1927 at National Secular Society, London. Later in 1957 it was part of a book with the same title and reached international fame. He examines one by one several highly regarded arguments for the existence (or necessity) of God. His main point however is the possibility of morality based on another principle than God. It is quite a challenging reading and one we must all face, regardless of our belief or lack of it, thereof. Enjoy!
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Every educated, self-respecting person should read this!
Ahead of his time
Clever, concise and to the point, so typical of Russell's style. This is a remarkable work especially considering the times when he delivered this lecture. Just as powerful today.
This is such a well thought-out, well written piece in argument against Christianity. It is kept quite simple, and rather than basing the arguments contained solely on scientific data, Russell uses fantastic common sense and common morailty questions and arguments. Contains more than a few extremely interesting comparisons as well.