Recently, a list was posted to Listverse identifying Michael Behe’s Darwin’s Black Box as “#1 in a list of 10 books that screwed up the world” because “Despite much refutation from the Scientific community, many fundamentalists still use this as a “source” for proof that evolution is not true.”
At the time, we noted,
Also rans include Mein Kampf (7) and the The Manifesto of the Communist Party (3)
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And this beats der Fuehrer? So World War II was for nothing? Wow.
The list’s author tried to cover his base by asserting that his 10 through to 1 list order isn’t supposed to mean anything. Just an accident with numbers, like the universe itself?
Lists can be fun. So here’s the contest:
List the ten most significant ID books of the last 25 years, and for the first three, give a brief explanation of what you think makes the book significant.
The prize is a copy of The Nature of Nature , the must-have collection of the best on both sides of the ID controversy.
Contest judged Saturday July 9.
Go here to enter.
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Denyse O'Leary is co-author of The Spiritual Brain.