God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other by Penn Jillette

By Penn Jillette

Not purely can the guy rant, he can write. 
From the bigger, louder half the world-famous magic duo Penn & Teller comes a scathingly humorous reinterpretation of the 10 Commandments. they're The Penn Commandments, and so they display one outrageous and opinionated atheist's event on the earth. during this rollicking but sincere account of a godless life, Penn takes readers on a curler coaster of exploration and flips traditional spiritual knowledge on its ear to bare that doubt, skepticism, and beauty -- all indicators of a basic feeling of disbelief -- are to be celebrated and loved, instead of suppressed. And he tells a few lovely rattling humorous tales alongside the way in which. From acting blockbuster indicates at the Vegas Strip to the adventures of fatherhood, from an on-going discussion with proselytizers of the Christian correct to the fun of intercourse whereas scuba diving, Jillette's self-created Decalogue invitations his reader on a trip of discovery that's equivalent elements clever and wisecracking.
<u>Praise for God, No!</u>
"People who say that libertarians haven't any middle or atheists haven't any soul have to learn this publication. simply because Penn Jillette has loads of both." -- MATT STONE and TREY PARKER, creators of South Park and the award-winning Broadway musical The booklet of Mormon

"There are few humans within the nation who query extra boldly, brashly, and bravely than my pal Penn Jillette. This e-book is humorous, provocative, and profane. yet is it correct? God, no!" --GLENN BECK
"This planet has yielded precisely one mutual good friend for Glenn Beck and me and that pal has written a super ebook called God, No! Penn reveals 'the vast mystery of magic,' tells you why tattoos are excellent expressions of atheism and precisely what to devour if you recognize you're going to vomit later." --LAWRENCE O'DONNELL
"Penn Jillette is a twenty-first-century Lord of Misrule: big, boisterously anarchic, humorous, Rabelaisian, most unlikely and exact. There isn't--couldn't be--better no longer be--anybody like him."  --RICHARD DAWKINS, bestselling writer of The maximum exhibit on Earth and The God Delusion

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Zu wissen sei es jedem der's begehrt: Der Zettel hier ist tausend Kronen wert. Ihm liegt gesichert, als gewisse Pfand, Unzahl vergrabnen Guts im Kaiserland. " Doch der Kaiser fragt sich noch: "Und meinen Leuten gilt's für gutes Gold? Dem Heer, dem Hofe genügt's zu vollem Sold? " Der Kanzler hakt flink ein und schildert den unaufhaltsamen Transmissionsmechnamismus: "Unmöglich wär's, die Flüchtigen (die Banknoten) einzufassen; mit Blitzeswink zerstreute sich's im Lauf. Die Wechslerbänke stehen sperrig auf: Man honoriert daselbst ein jedes Blatt durch Gold und Silber, freilich mit Rabatt.

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