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Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara is an evolutionary biologist with a doctorate from the University of California. He serves as a marine policy advisor to various national and international bodies, and has recently represented Italy in multilateral environmental negotiations. Through appearances on television and radio, and the publication of articles and books, he has been striving to increase public awareness of marine conservation. Giuseppe lives with his family in Northern Italy.
Provides good arguments in favor of a naturalist worldview.
In the grand scheme of evolution, simple, single-celled organisms are much more favored by natural selection than complex beings such as us.
I do not agree with everything the authors say, but find myself in agreement with their biggest ideas about morality and religion.
Others have reviewed the contents of this book so I shall comment from a different angle with an offer of my own hypothesis. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lewis Tagliaferre
The outline of most of today's myth's and their lack of basis in reality is eye opening. If you read this with an open mind then realisation of man's place in a universe without... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Robin Wyatt
Overall this is a pretty good book. It makes a strong argument for a natural approach to morality and does an excellent job of debunking religious morality. Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by Book Fanatic
Beyond Cosmic Dice by Jeff Schweitzer and Guiseppe Notarbartolo-di-Sciara
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I was looking forward to reading this book very much so in part due to the fantastic ratings this book has gotten on Amazon. Read morePublished on June 6, 2010 by Reader 6
Nicely presented argument for a moral society despite religion. I agreed with almost everything presented. Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Charles R. Anderson
I have listened to the author, Jeff Schweitzer, on the 4/30/2009 podcast from Point of Inquiry and I was most favorably impressed. I have listened to many (hundreds? Read morePublished on September 22, 2009 by Ken Kressin
Even without the science, we see the proof that organized religion isn't working and that the morality needs to be a personal choice; however, the science makes it all the more... Read morePublished on July 2, 2009 by Amy
As someone who believes fully in the divine and in the magical unfolding of the mystery of the Universe, I was curious to see what two scientists would have to say about the... Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by Suki Zoe