This Book is not Great…. but it’s not bad either


God Is Not Great – Christopher Hitchens
ISBN 978-1-84354-586-6

Score: 7.5/10

For those of you who have never heard of the recently deceased Christopher Hitchens (probably those in the UK), he was a journalist and commentator with a long career and publications in a number of left-wing periodicals. He is also pissed off. He followed in a line of professional atheists which include Richard Dawkins and Dan Dennet. Where Dennet is, to an extent, conciliatory and pragmatic and Dawkins smart but red-faced, Hitchens is haughtily fuming.
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Ancient Aliens (History Channel 2008) – Review!

Ancient AliensLet’s have some fun, Ok? First of all, I’m a documentary fan. It’s a particular kind of laziness that you can justify because it’s kind of like learning. I am also a skeptic. So, I come at this History Channel series with an open, though cautious, mind (seems quite likely to be batshit crazy, no?). Now, I’m not going to waste a huge amount of time researching the topic – there’s not much there that needs much effort. But I have to admit, it contained enough  interesting information to keep me mildly stimulated.

Basically, the concept is this: Ancient aliens came to earth thousands of years ago, and interfered in human society, even genetically engineering us (possibly breeding with us; Alright, now we’re talking to each other ;-)). Ultimately, practically everything in any religious texts is evidence of this.
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