Anarchy Evolution has ratings and reviews. Michael said: Greg Graffin, through his music, has been one of my most profound personal influences. 30 Jan BOOK REVIEW: Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science & Bad Religion in a World Without God by Greg Graffin & Steve Olson (Harper Perennial). 12 Jan him when I started reading Greg Graffin’s new four-in-one book, Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God.

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It is not poorly written, Graffin and Olson write with clarity. Preston Jones, a historian at the Christian John Brown University in Arkansas, sent Graffin an e-mail asking about one of his songs, and Graffin replied.

I understand the point he’s trying to convey but he fails to adequetly approach the concept of anarchy – whether Philosophical or otherwise. Underline every evolutionary Fact that is met with a “Maybe, possibly, might have, we assume, are led to believe, appears, or plays loosely with billions of years Don’t read it if you’re looking for a history graffinn punk, or a philosophical study of anarchy.

View the discussion thread. To read e-books on the BookShout Appdownload it on:. I absolutely loved this book. The craft of writing was missing here, feeling more like a stream-of-consciousness style essay than a well considered thesis or biography. He also has a knack for taking long-held theist beliefs about atheists and turning them around and redefining the discussion to make sense of things from a non-theist perspective.

I’m a Bad Religion Fan Girl. International Customers If you are located outside the U. Maybe you should have learned something from your Great Grandfather E. Greg Graffin, through his music, has been one of anadchy most profound personal influences. The book weaves together stories of his childhood in the Graffon and Southern California with tales of the band Their ignorance and general laziness may be your undoing.

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I pretty much grew up with Greg Graffin’s philosophic influence.

Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God

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Harper Perennial literary fiction and nonfiction. But I also don’t recommend learning much from Country or Blues singers. And, not necessarily as a result, but as it happens, I’m an atheist and a monist and I find evolution in everything.

I’ve only scratched the surface of their music and now I am really interested in listening to a wider array of their music from across their 30 years together. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God by Greg Graffin

To read e-books on the BookShout Appdownload it on: This might not be totally apparent to many readers and hopefully they will get. Read more by this author. Pretty much I’ve been so rgaffin by Greg Graffin and I’ve listened to and read his lyrics for so long that Anarchy Evolution is just common sense to me. Is that what the Bible says?

So the funny part is how Greg Gaffin keeps insisting that punk music and his desperate blind faith in evolution has some similarities I enjoyed his tales about his childhood, about how he founded Bad Religion, and of how he became obsessed with evolution, which led him to eventually receive a PhD he is a college professor as well From the lead singer of Bad Religion, a book about science and religion and music and other stuff.

Thanks for signing up! But I still hate Bad Religion and couldn’t make out more than two or three words Greg babbled. The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God.


I think for its simplicity and non-compartmentalizations. Bad Religion was a huge influence on my life and world view as a teenager.

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At this point his arguments, structured around the parallels he sees in the scientific process and the order of the natural world, the creative process, and the process of developing a life philosophy minus God, finally begin evolutioon mesh.

I am sure I will take many nuggets from this book and use them when discussing my grsg with my religious friends. His conclusions are well thought out and often backed up with experiential evidence which only serves to make the message more personal. But that’s no reason we can’t have a blast. Great Cali Punk band. Graffin, this book left me wanting more meat and less fluff. It is becoming very natural to see connections between the arts and sciences, and the trend will rvolution.

And basically that might be the overall goal of “Anarchy Evolution”: You know those years where everyone is figuring things out for themselves and starting to ask the big questions?

Anarchy Evolution

Feb 16, Jennifer Johnson rated it liked it Shelves: Quotes from Anarchy Evolution Greg Graffin, singer for punk heroes Bad Religion and Professor of evolution, writes an interesting book that weaves, evolutionary science, music history and personal narrative.

Just more assumptions from an enlightened Evolutionary forest dweller who teaches other enlightened students hopefully? I am admittedly bias as Bad Religion is one of my favorite bands, but this more well more than your typical autobiography.