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When reading this book you should hold on to that first impression you get from the title, that this book is spuriously hateful. The book makes the most sense reading it that way.
In the opening Dawkins writes that if "superior" beings from outerspace come to visit earth they will first ask wether we know evolution or not, to "assess the level of our civilization". That is, in Dawkins egomaniac dreams, "superior" beings from outer space come to visit him, as arguably the most civilized man on earth, since he knows evolution theory so well. Is it really a coincedence that Dawkins comes out on top of the world by his own words? Not entirely. His hatered for religion slants his wordusage… Read more