Divinity of Doubt: The God Question by Vincent Bugliosi

By Vincent Bugliosi

Vincent Bugliosi, whom many view because the nation’s greatest prosecutor, has effectively taken on, in court docket or at the pages of his books, the main infamous murderers of the final part century—Charles Manson, O.J. Simpson, and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Now, within the so much arguable ebook of his celebrated profession, he turns his incomparable prosecutorial eye at the maximum aim of all: God. In making his case for agnosticism, Bugliosi has very arguably written the main strong indictment ever of God, prepared faith, theism, and atheism. Theists should be left reeling by means of the commanding nature of Bugliosi’s notable arguments opposed to them. And, along with his trademark incisive common sense and devastating wit, he exposes the highbrow poverty of atheism and skewers its best popularizers—Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, and Richard Dawkins.

Joining a 2,000-year-old dialog which nobody has contributed whatever major to for years, Bugliosi, as well as destroying the all-important Christian argument of clever layout, remarkably—yes, scarily—shakes the very foundations of Christianity via setting up that Jesus used to be now not born of a virgin, and for this reason was once now not the son of God, that scripture in truth helps the idea of no loose will, and that the immortality of the soul used to be a natural invention of Plato that Judaism and Christianity have been pressured to embody simply because with out it there's no lifestyles after death.

Destined to be an all-time vintage, Bugliosi’s Divinity of Doubt units a brand new path amid the explosion of bestselling books on atheism and theism—the heart course of agnosticism. In spotting the bounds of what we all know, Bugliosi demonstrates that agnosticism is the main clever and accountable place to tackle the everlasting query of God’s lifestyles.

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A god of such attributes is the natural choice for a patron deity of space travel. ,, ,t~eachesof their world, The same spirit which drove our ancesto7-s;. Vinland will drive us to the stars themselves. something so elemental match pretty well with the reasons the Vjkings of old would have given for their own outward expansion, + \ -- -- When the dissident Norwegians left their home country for Iceland in a desperate move to flee tyrannical Harald Finehair, they were seeking a place where they could live independently, Today our planetary surface is rapidly becoming congested, but space migrati~nprovides a new frontier for those whose freedom i a hampered by existing institutions here on Earth.

Odin Lives, , 1 IS THERE AN AFTERLIFE? Through the long ages of history, the best minds of mankind have believed that some part of man, the part commonly called the soul, lives on after the death of the human body. Words they use say it iA a hundred ways, none telling the story in exactly the same way, but all of them vouching~,that:something continues to live on after the last 'dying breath)bhas'ceased in the human body, The belief has existed with the strong convictions of faith, but as rested on faith, in the last analysis, this is whato <,$ 2h4'.

So because liberalism was the enemy of Germanuni,fication, it was ,the enemy of the new heathen. Some writers have called this swing away from the west and its liberal ideas as the de-Christianization of Germany, Liberalism and democracy were condemned, They were the product of non-German nations and minds, and the only effect of this falacious thinking would be to weaken Ce~many, This idea was partly an outgrowth of the arms race and rivalry between Germany and the Allies, and partly from a suspicious view of everything connected with Christian civilization, This was the thinking in the p r e - W 11 New Heathen movement.

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