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The enemies of reason

Author: Richard Dawkins; Russell Barnes; IWC Media.; Channel Four (Great Britain)
Publisher: [Scotland] : IWC Media, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary biologist and best-selling author, Professor Richard Dawkins confronts what he sees as an epidemic of irrational, superstitious thinking in belief systems from astrology to New Age mysticism, clairvoyance to alternative health remedies. In this two-part documentary, he explains the dangers the pick and mix of knowledge and nonsense poses in the internet age, and passionately restates the case for reason  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins; Russell Barnes; IWC Media.; Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 320957368
Notes: Originally produced for television in 2007.
Credits: Composer, Glenn Keiles ; editors, Julian Hart, Matthew Platts-Mills.
Performer(s): Presented by Richard Dawkins.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color, with some black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region zero; NTSC; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen; English 2.0.
Contents: Slaves to superstition --
The irrational health service.
Responsibility: produced & directed by Russell Barnes ; IWC for Channel 4.

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Evolutionary biologist and best-selling author, Professor Richard Dawkins confronts what he sees as an epidemic of irrational, superstitious thinking in belief systems from astrology to New Age mysticism, clairvoyance to alternative health remedies. In this two-part documentary, he explains the dangers the pick and mix of knowledge and nonsense poses in the internet age, and passionately restates the case for reason and science.

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