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has anyone read The Demon Haunted World?
Nicely written, and I think I agreed with it all, but I kind of felt I'd heard it all before, so I got bored and stopped.
I like all that stuff though. Science and rationality and stuff.
and listen to a couple of podcasts that do as well but i was wondering if i would have a 'heard it all before' reaction to it
If you're already interested in skepticism, like I was when I bought it, I don't think it's going to contain anything earth-shattering for you.
Having said that, I don't think I got to the bit where he talks about how science is important for democracy, which sounds like it could be quite interesting.
is the one i listen to the most for that sort of thing. there's probably better but i haven't really looked around properly
I just took it down and read a couple of chapters, and it is really well written. Definitely worth a read, even if some of the chapters' subjects will be familiar. Maybe it from a library?
will check if we've got a copy