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The Ant And The Ferrari: Lifting The Hood On Truth, Society And The Universe
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The Ant and the Ferrari is a magical tour-de-force that takes on the big questions in life and answers them in Dr Kerry Spackman's easily accessible writing style. This is one of those rare books that will change your beliefs - and in doing so will change your life. THE ANT AND THE FERRARI offers readers a clear, navigable path through the big questions that confront us all today. What is the...
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- Harpercollins Publishers (new Zealand)
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- New Zealand
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Starts well, but crashes badly
09/10/2012This is an ambitious book written by an obviously clever man. But it disappointed me greatly the further it went along.
Interestingly, I come from the same viewpoint as the author, ie I am a strong believer in Science and Logic. But while I found the discussion of the Big Bang and other issues interesting, I found the author's dogmatic approach less and less appealing, and I found myself getting more and more annoyed with his writing style and his ridiculing of religious belief, which many readers would find downright offensive. Not a good way to try to change people's viewpoint.
The last two to three chapters were downright bizarre - spiralling into a rant about the evils of modern society, and delving into the issue of the sharemarket, which he appears to have a very naive understanding of.
In summary, while the book has some interesting moments and innovative angles on important issues, to me it descended into a strange ramble, with a very poor (non-existent?) conclusion.