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Ch. 12 - Reason Embattled 
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I wasn't that impressed with the final chapter, since it mainly consisted of stuff I've seen before.




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Post Re: Ch. 12 - Reason Embattled
Perhaps...but the rest of the book opened my eyes to much. And a repetition of things we know, in times such as these, may not be a bad thing. Restate and reaffirm the goals of a secular mission.

Did you like the rest of the book? Any insights gained?

For me, Jacoby introduced me to some important people and made me realize how much more important some people were in the freethought movement.

Mr. P.

The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.

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Jacoby had a major impact on my view of history. Prior to reading this book, I had decided that the U.S. Revolution was a bloody waste . . . what, after all, would be so bad about being a British citizen? A right proper democracy they are these days. Now I see the U.S.A. as more special and more worthwhile - in general I am more comfortable being a patriot now than I was before.


If you make yourself really small, you can externalize virtually everything. Daniel Dennett, 1984




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