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  • The Selfish Gene

  • By: Richard Dawkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward
  • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,667
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306

Richard Dawkins' brilliant reformulation of the theory of natural selection has the rare distinction of having provoked as much excitement and interest outside the scientific community as within it. His theories have helped change the whole nature of the study of social biology, and have forced thousands to rethink their beliefs about life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Luke Barton on 20-08-11

Opened my mind

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-19

Allowed me to have a completely different way of thinking about Darwinism. It appears to be a gloomy tale of uncaring 'replicators', I, in fact, found it gave me knowledge and understanding of the purpose of life and therefore my life.
I would have found it a more difficult read if I clung to any thoughts of a god.

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  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • By: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,149

What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Hitchhikers Guide to Heaven

  • By Matthew on 04-02-18

A Beacon

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-18

This book has been an awakening for me, has encouraged me to search for more

2 of 3 people found this review helpful