Where will you be my darling? Where will you be when the dark is rising?
Monday, October 20, 2008
Heh... finally got some new books! Being the usual bookworm I am, I bought 3 books at one go.
Firstly, Twilight. I'm very curious to see why so many girls love it, and why Gary told me not to buy the book -.-. I was actually recommended it by Debbie, which bloody surprised me at the time 'cause I never knew she read books at all =x. Besides, the movie is coming out soon, and I usually read the books before watching the movies. Take Harry Potter for example =/. Best of all, its about vampires! Pretty matching for Halloween, and included in the package were vampire bite tattoos. Heh... I like!
Second, I bought The God Delusion, by the high priest of atheism himself, Richard Dawkins. I believe I was the first in GT Zone to actually read through a few parts of it while I wasted time at Popular. I've been wanting to get this book since last year in fact. Suffice to say, I found some counterarguments for his arguments, but others, I agree on certain issues. Now I've got the book myself, I can be the judge. This is the first atheist book I've bought, and considering I'm a Christian, and this book speaks about how religion is unnecessary and unrelevant. Obviously I'll want to check it out. Carl Sagan, Bertrand Russell, Friedrich Nietzsche, nothing I've read from them has altered my beliefs in Christianity. Let's see how well Richard Dawkins does.
And lastly, for some "equality", I bought The Case For Christ, by Christian apologist Lee Strobel. I've heard of this book several times, and I finally got it. But I just realized its the student edition, which isn't as detailed as I'd want -.-. Nevermind, it was still a good read, 'cause I finished it overnight. Been wanting to get this book for 3 years! And when I finally get it, its the not-so-detailed version. Zzz. Nevermind, at least I got The Case For Faith for now.
Interesting choice for me this time round. Storybook, atheist book, Christian book. I think I'll go enjoy The God Delusion now.
"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?"