This book shows how the rage against God backfires against science, and that true science requires belief in God as a foundation.
The disappearance of Christianity, contrary to the claims of the New Atheists, will be an unmitigated disaster. The New Atheists cannot even get facts about their own subject right! This is also a proper defence of the principles of reason that the likes of Dawkins, Dennett, Hitchens, Harris and an ever-growing supporting cast claim to defend. Drawing on solid philosophical principle and scientific fact, verified by experts What Dawkins Forgot demonstrates that the thinkers mentioned above have grossly misunderstood key concepts and basic principles of the very science they claim to defend. They all work within a rigid, rather dated paradigm that more resembles a political programme than a field of contemporary knowledge. What Dawkins Forgot demonstrates that Richard Dawkins in particular, but also the other New Atheists, have misunderstood key concepts and basic principles of the very science they claim to defend. Chapter 1 already shows that Richard Dawkins has misunderstood probability theory in general, Bayes’ Theorem in particular, and commits Hoyle’s fallacy. Also misunderstood are: the notion of complexity, causation, randomness, the Law of Large Numbers and the category mistake. and in the chapters dealing specifically with morality, the book delivers a number of knockout arguments