Notes from The God Delusion
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The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
2 THE GOD HYPOTHESIS
Page 52 @ December 4, 2016
The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sado-masochistic, capriciously
That is how God is!
If there is no God, why be good?
Page 266 @ December 11, 2016
God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed.