The officials will let you live just as long as you don't cost them anything.
In simple, direct language it offers a reassuring and even comforting rationale for leading an ethical life without benefit of a religion of any kind.
It not only has more of science in it than Paul Kurtz's book of opinion, it is also not framed as a head-on conflict with religion.
Wow if being incredibly sexist and ignoring social problems is what makes a secular humanist, count me out. Read morePublished 27 days ago by GMSorceressRose
Wonderful book. I am a MD, working always FOR life. Paul* made me clear the actual meaning of that word, much more than a word the only and great reason of being. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Carlos Oliveras
Dr. Kurtz is a humanist and presents his thoughts and beliefs in "Forbidden Fruit." He present in a straight forward manner how one can and should live as human beings. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Charles E. Greer
I'm halfway through the book and treasure it already. In simple, direct language it offers a reassuring and even comforting rationale for leading an ethical life without benefit... Read morePublished on November 25, 2012 by F. Murphy
If Kurtz is really the "leading secular humanist philosopher" as the back cover proclaims, then secular humanists are in trouble. Read morePublished on February 27, 2009 by Amazon Customer
As the old saw goes: It's easier to toss grenades than it is to catch them. In other words, it's easier to attack something than it is to posit a defensible alternative. Read morePublished on July 1, 2007 by Ronald Morales