The God delusion
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
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1st Mariner Books edition.
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463 pages ; 21 cm.
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English
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9780618918249, 0618918248

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Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006.
General Note
Includes "Preface to the paperback edition" and corrections ; preface ©2008.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [427]-448) and index.
Description
Dawkins argues that belief in God is irrational, and describes examples of religion's negative influences on society throughout the centuries, such as war, bigotry, child abuse, and violence.
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Dawkins, R. (2008). The God delusion. 1st Mariner Books edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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Dawkins, Richard, 1941-. 2008. The God Delusion. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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Dawkins, Richard, 1941-, The God Delusion. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

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Dawkins, Richard. The God Delusion. 1st Mariner Books edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

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