From the mind behind the popular science blog “Pharyngula” comes a new collection on life, creationism, and his no-holds-barred criticisms of God. The Happy Atheist ridicules religious fundamentalists, offering PZ Myers’ perspective on what he says are the many hypocrisies, inventions, and “magical thinking” behind faith. Just like his blog (which contains “evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal”) Myers’ book presents his beliefs on science and reason — and describes the negative effects of popular religion on progress, cultural freedom, and politics. Myers is a Professor of Biology at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Presented by: Town Hall and University Book Store, as part of The Seattle Science Lectures sponsored by Microsoft. Series media sponsorship provided by KPLU.
Learn more: Listen to Myers’ talk on “Science and Atheism: Natural Allies.”