Anarchy Evolution has ratings and reviews. Michael said: Greg Graffin, through his music, has been one of my most profound personal influences. Greg Graffin, and this uniquely fascinating book.” —Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Anarchy Evolution is a provocative look at the collision. Gregory Walter Graffin (født 6. november ) er amerikansk sanger, musiker, Evolutionists (); Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a.
|Published (Last):||24 May 2010|
|PDF File Size:||7.80 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.3 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
It kept me interested in every page and made me respect Greg and Bad Religion so much more than Ezpaol already did. Graffin weaves scientific fact and autobiographical experiences into chapters that, though meandering, never fail to return to their original point. Examines issues surrounding religion, science, evolution, and evolutiom rock anacrhy an interesting mix of philosophy and reminiscences by the lead singer of Bad Religion, who happens to have a PhD in biological sciences or something like that.
If you evolition to love science and thinking about the philosophies that it impacts, as well as being a fan of this generation of punk music One point that really bugged me: Anyway, I enjoyed all the bits about Bad Religion and Graffin boasting about how insightful he always was.
His strongest passages, in my mind, relate to how a naturalist perspective can enhance social institutions which are suffering from the negative consequences of religious faith-based reasoning. Zerr and his commentaries – instead of pop theological crap by Jesus Christ Superstar. The book is highly autobiographical and less scientific.
The craft of writing was missing here, feeling more eslaol a stream-of-consciousness style essay than a well considered thesis or biography.
Okay, maybe one last religious tidbit from the theological giant of Bad Religion: We exist simply as a gift from the Heavenly Father to the Kingly Son. The autobiographical bits were fascinating as I grew up listening to these guys and reading their history was interesting, especially due to the way that Greg intertwined how his love of science and curiosity led to Bad Religion being what they are.
Mar 21, David Shaver rated it really liked it.
One persons abortion is another persons DEAD baby. Feb 28, Ashley rated it liked it. He does not shy away, however, from shutting down those perpectives based on fallacies, fairy tales, or misinformation. What’s great about punk is the emphasis on proactivity – yraffin you don’t like something, get up and change it. His book is part scientific, part biographical.
Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God by Greg Graffin
I enjoyed his tales about his childhood, about how he founded Bad Religion, and of how he became obsessed with evolution, which evolutoin him to eventually receive a PhD he is a college professor as well From the lead singer of Bad Religion, a book about science and religion and music and other stuff. The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God.
Unlike Dawkins, Graffin comes across less antagonistic to believers, but explains how a blind faith in a literal creation story is at odds with science. Books by Gref Graffin.
Greg Graffin – Wikipedia, den frie encyklopædi
This book, I believe, is better meant for High School students or Undergrads. Refresh and try again. One persons liberal pot smoking is another persons entrepreneurial grade school drug dealing gang potential. Greg posted a very relevant quote from Richard C.
It offers something for everyone who is a fan of his work, and plenty for those who have never listened to a measure of “Suffer,” let evoution suffered a broken nose in the pit while stomping around to “Generator. And Graffin’s chapter specifically on atheism was interesting as well, mostly for its biographical elements. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida.
Gana dinero con nosotros. Where I thought this book didn’t work as well was when he was explaining scientific stuff.
But it just might give you a place to start if you’re curious about a whole bunch of things. For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin. Take another man who wonders whether vertebrates arose in rivers or in the ocean It was entertaining and very insightful as to what constitutes the belief system of espaool of the punk world’s most influential bands. He weaves his espaok together really well, bridging the two disparate fields in which he splits his time.
Sigue a los autores
Hardcoverpages. Here’s a quote about Punk fans: Instead I learned more about the type of person he is, how much Bad Religion really means to him, and the goals he tries to achieve by showing people to ask questions and think for oneself. In his book Anarchy evolution he talks a lot anaarchy personal adventures, thoughts Since 15 I’ve listened ajarchy Bad Religion.
Graffin is a staunch “naturalist” he hates the word atheist because it only represents something you’re against. So, I’m not sure whether the book itself bothered me, or if it bothered me to spend so much time reading things I already knew. This might not be totally apparent to many readers and hopefully they will get.