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Atheist's Bible An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts by Joan Konner
  

Atheist's Bible An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts

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Atheist's Bible An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts by Joan Konner

'All thinking men are atheists', Ernest Hemingway famously wrote. True? Here are quips, quotes and questions from a distinguished assortment of geniuses and jokers, giving readers a chance to decide for themselves...Includes comments from: Woody Allen, Isaac Asimov, Samuel Beckett, Luis Bunuel, Albert Camus, Fidel Castro, Noam Chomsky, Umberto Eco, Albert Einstein, Joseph Heller, Christopher Hitchens, Aldous Huxley, Friedrich Nietzsche, Peter O'Toole, Salman Rushdie, Bertrand Russell, Emo Philips, Frank Sinatra, Kurt Vonnegut and Frank Zappa. When I think of all the harm [the Bible] has done, i despair of ever writing anything to equal it - Oscar Wilde SAINT, n. A dead sinner revised and edited - Ambrose Bierce There ain't no answer. There ain't going to be an answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer - Gertrude Stein Is man just one of God's mistakes? Or is God one of man's? - Friedrich Nietzsche Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon - Susan Ertz God is love, but get it in writing - Gypsy Rose Lee If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities - Voltaire The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact a drunken man is happier than a sober one - George Bernard Shaw

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This slim, attractively produced volume will amuse nonbelievers - and, ironically, cause them to spend hours reading about God and religion. * The Boston Globe * If atheism's going 'mass
you need not only a sacred text but an easily portable one

. * Philadelphia Inquirer * A collection of 'irreverant thoughts
from notable atheists

... There's rather a lot of Arthur C Clarke and Woody Allen. But then there would be. (4 stars) * Time Out *


About the Author

Joan Konner is an award-winning journalist and documentary producer., winner of 16 Emmys and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st October 2011

Author

Joan Konner

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Publisher

Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Hardback
208 pages

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ISBN

9780715641361

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