Dawkins denounces the faulty logic of a belief in God and the suffering it causes; he examines the rise of religious fundamentalism and how religious dogma from medieval times still serves to abuse basic human rights.
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UNWEAVING THE RAINBOW: SCIENCE, DELUSION AND THE APPETITE FOR WONDER
Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. Here, Richard Dawkins argues that Keats could not have been more mistaken, and shows how an understanding of science enhances our wonder of the world. He argues that mysteries do not lose their poetry because they are solved: the solution is often more beautiful than the puzzle, uncovering even deeper mysteries.