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Root of All Evil? (2006)

Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Contains repeated ... See full summary »

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Richard Dawkins
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Yousef Al-Khattab Yousef Al-Khattab ... Himself
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins ... Himself
Ted Haggard ... Himself
Richard Harries Richard Harries ... Himself
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Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Contains repeated references to sectorial schools as child abuse and faith as the stepping stone to terrorist activity. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The God Delusion See more »

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EyeDoubleYouSee Media See more »
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(2 episodes)

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Richard Dawkins has said that the title The Root of All Evil? was not his preferred choice, but that Channel 4 had insisted on it to create controversy. He wanted to title it "The God Delusion" after his book of the same name. Dawkins insisted that a question mark be added to the title because he does not believe that religion or anything is the root of evil. See more »

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Richard Dawkins: If God wanted to forgive our sins, why not just forgive them? Who's God trying to impress? Presumably himself, since He is judge and jury as well as execution victim.
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Truth
22 September 2007 | by viamundSee all my reviews

It's about time that somebody made a documentary like this. All religions are the same - foolish superstition -. Do these people actually believe that their holy books and myths were written by divine supernatural pan-dimensional beings? There were written by Human Beings not unlike themselves. There is no longer any purpose for these superstitions. They have no redeeming qualities - unless fear, shame, lies, intolerance and hatred are your ideas of good qualities -. God is dead... it's about time. Try having faith in Humankind instead because that's the only way things get done. Vapid religions succeed in creating hate, praise Mankind instead


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