An Excerpt from Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann, who previously wrote the excellent book The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers (1997), have teamed up once again to write Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics (Prometheus Books, 2013).

It’s a book with a self-explanatory title, and you only need a high-school-level background in math to understand it.

The following are excerpts from the book, reprinted with permission of the publishers:

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New Christian Children’s Book Takes Them on a Tour of Heaven

Lying about Heaven is bad.

Lying to children about Heaven is worse.

But why let a little thing like ethics stop you from making money off of fiction masquerading as truth? That’s what Anthony DeStefano is doing with his new book A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids:

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Dave Silverman’s Book I, Atheist Is Now Available for Pre-Order

David Silverman‘s book I, Atheist: America’s Loudest Heathen Fires Back (which will be released just in time for the holidays) is now available for pre-order!

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After Joining and Leaving the Cult, Diane Benscoter Has Released a Book About Her Time with the Moonies

Diane Benscoter’s tale begins in 1974 as a lost 17-year-old who was concerned about the war in Vietnam and wanted to do something to help stop it. When she was invited to join a peace march, she jumped at the chance. Little did she know she was marching with members of the Unification Church who were using exhaustion, hunger, repetitive lectures, and other brainwashing techniques to get more cult members. By the end of the march, Diane believed the second coming of Christ had occurred, and that it was Sun Myung Moon, and that she had been chosen by God to be his disciple.

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Generation Atheist is Free on Amazon Right Now

Last November, my friend Dan Riley wrote a book called Generation Atheist. It’s a collection of true stories about people who transitioned from godly to godless.

Today, at least for a limited time, the book is free on Kindle. I urge you to get your copy now if you haven’t already!

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