Science has sent orbiters to Neptune, eradicated smallpox, and created a super-computer that can do 60 trillion calculations per second. Science frees us from superstition and dogma and enables us to base our knowledge on evidence. Well, most of us. Richard Dawkins has previously explored how organized faith and primitive religious values blight our lives.
There are two ways at looking at the world, through faith and superstition or through the rigours of logic, observation and evidence, through reason. Yet today, reason has a battle on its hands. In Enemies of Reason, Prof. Richard Dawkins wants to confront the epidemic of irrational superstitious thinking.