LibriVox recording of The Necessity of Atheism by David Marshall Brooks. Read by Wesseling
Plain speaking is necessary in any discussion of religion, for if the freethinker attacks the religious dogmas with hesitation, the orthodox believer assumes that it is with regret that the freethinker would remove the crutch that supports the orthodox. And all religious beliefs are "crutches" hindering the free locomotive efforts of an advancing humanity. There are no problems related to human progress and happiness in this age which any theology can solve, and which the teachings of freethought cannot do better and without the aid of encumbrances. (Summary from the preface)
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March 24, 2021 Subject:
Fascinating, hard-headed take on 'supernaturalism'
Thank you for a very strong and lucid reading of a very interesting and remarkably timely and and up-to-date dissection of the bane of religion .
December 16, 2020 Subject:
I'd like to comment on the literacy (or is it fluency?) of the reader.
It is disruptive to the flow of comprehension to have words repeatedly mispronounced.
This reader cannot pronounce "Pythagoras" or "Pythagorean" in a recognizable manner.
His complete non-comprehension of - and inability to pronounce the word "impious" has me steamed that this potentially enjoyable work is so besmirched with ERRORS!