A fascinating perspective on the age-old idea of Survival of the Fittest. Litreactorpopulation wars is a paradigm-shifting look at why humans behave the way they do and the ancient history that explains that behavior. Along the way, he reveals a paradox: When we challenge conventional definitions of war, we are left with a new problem―how to define ourselves.
Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without GodHarper Perennial - Alongside science writer steve olson whose mapping human history was a National Book Award finalist Graffin delivers a powerful discussion sure to strike a chord with readers of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion or Christopher Hitchens God Is Not Great. Bad religion die-hards, newer fans won over during the band’s 30th Anniversary Tour, and anyone interested in this increasingly important debate should check out this treatise on science from the god of punk rock.
Take one man who rejects authority and religion, and leads a punk band. Harper Perennial. Take another man who wonders whether vertebrates arose in rivers or in the ocean…. Put them together, what do you get? Greg Graffin, and this uniquely fascinating book. Jared diamond, and founding member of bad religion, by an author with unique authority: UCLA lecturer in Paleontology, and Steel Anarchy Evolution is a provocative look at the collision between religion and science, Germs, author of Guns, Greg Graffin.
Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?: A Professor and a Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, Naturalism & ChristianityIVP Books - Preston believes in God; Greg sees insufficient evidence for God's existence. That was the start of an extraordinary correspondence. Greg graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. Each makes his case for why he thinks his worldview is more compelling and explanatory. While they find some places to agree, neither one convinces the other.
One day, on a whim, Preston sent Greg an appreciative e-mail. Preston jones is a history professor at a Christian college and a fan of Bad Religion's music. Harper Perennial. In zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution, atheism and naturalism. So which worldview is more plausible? You decide. Over the course of their friendly debate, preston and greg's actual e-mail correspondence is reproduced, they tackle such cosmic questions as: Is religion rational or irrational? Does morality require belief in God? Do people only believe in God because they are genetically predisposed toward religion? How do you make sense of suffering in the world? Is this universe all there is? And what does it all matter? In this engaging book, along with bonus materials that provide additional background and context.
Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?: A Professor and a Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, Naturalism & Christianity - They can't both be right. He also happens to have a Ph. D. For several months, evolution, biology, religion, evil, knowledge, Preston and Greg sent e-mails back and forth on big topics like God, destiny and the nature of reality.
NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other StoriesDa Capo Press - Perseus Books Group. Fans and non-fans alike will be shocked by the stories of murder, addiction, riots, terminal illness, bondage, the Yakuza, counterfeiting, suicide, and drinking pee. The candid, and surprisingly moving new york times bestselling autobiography of punk legends NOFX, occasionally horrifying, shocking, hilarious, their own story in their own wordsNOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell-all autobiography from one of the world's most influential and controversial punk bands.
Harper Perennial. Told from the perspective of each of the band's members, this book looks back at more than thirty years of comedy, tragedy, and completely inexplicable success.
Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without GodIt Books - Alongside science writer steve olson whose mapping human history was a National Book Award finalist Graffin delivers a powerful discussion sure to strike a chord with readers of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion or Christopher Hitchens God Is Not Great. Take one man who rejects authority and religion, and leads a punk band.
. Harper Perennial. Take another man who wonders whether vertebrates arose in rivers or in the ocean…. Put them together, what do you get? Greg Graffin, and this uniquely fascinating book. Jared diamond, germs, author of guns, by an author with unique authority: UCLA lecturer in Paleontology, and Steel Anarchy Evolution is a provocative look at the collision between religion and science, and founding member of Bad Religion, Greg Graffin.
Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God - Bad religion die-hards, newer fans won over during the band’s 30th Anniversary Tour, and anyone interested in this increasingly important debate should check out this treatise on science from the god of punk rock. Perseus Books Group.
Evolution and Religion : Questioning the Beliefts of the World's Eminent EvolutionistsPolypterus Press - He splits his time between Ithaca, New York, and Los Angeles. Graffin obtained his PhD in zoology at Cornell University. Perseus Books Group. Harper Perennial. About the author: greg graffin was born in madison, and is the lead vocalist and songwriter of the legendary punk band Bad Religion, Wisconsin, which he cofounded in Los Angeles in 1980.
. He has served as a lecturer in life sciences and paleontology at UCLA.
Stranger Than Fiction RemasteredEpitaph - Harper Perennial. First released in 1994, the album has been certified gold and features hit singles“ 21st Century Digital Boy”, “Infected” and “Stranger Than Fiction. Features guest appearances from some of punk’s greatest including rancid’s Tim Armstrong vocals on “Television”, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise vocals on “Marked” and Wayne Kramer of the MC5 guitars on “Incomplete”.
Perseus Books Group. Stranger than fiction is the eighth album from Bad Religion, and one of their most popular. Bad religion has become synonymous with intelligent and provocative West Coast punk rock and are considered one of the most influential and important bands in the genre. Bad religion- Stranger Than Fiction.
Stranger Than Fiction Remastered - Over the past three decades the band has continually pushed social boundaries and questioned authority and beliefs armed only with propulsive guitars, charging drumbeats, thoughtful lyrics and an undying will to inspire and provoke anyone who will listen.
The Portable Henry RollinsVillard - Harper Perennial. Punk rocker into a universal soldier. His enemies: slackers and hypocrites. His mission: to steel your soul and rock your world. Rollins was frontman for the seminal punk band black Flag, whose ninth album, and since 1987 has led the Rollins Band, Come In and Burn, was just released by DreamWorks.
As a spoken-word artist, he regularly performs at colleges and theaters worldwide and has released eight spoken-word audiotapes. His album get in the van won the Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for 1995. As an actor, he has appeared in the Chase, Johnny Mnemonic, Heat, and David Lynch's forthcoming film, Lost Highway.
The Portable Henry Rollins - From his days as front man for the band black flag and the current Rollins Band to his books and spoken-word audiotapes, the attitude, Henry Rollins is the music, and the voice that takes no prisoners. In his twelve books, diary entries, he has led us on a hallucinatory journey through the decades--and his mind--with poems, essays, short stories, and rants that exist at "the frayed edges where reality ends and imagination begins" Publishers Weekly.
For the first time, the best of his legendary, no-holds-barred writings are available. This collection includes new photos and works from such seminal Rollins books as:High Adventure in the Great OutdoorsArt to Choke HeartsBang!Black Coffee BluesGet in the VanDo I Come Here Often?SolipsistPlus never before released stories and more.
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of PunkGrove Press - Narrative. Perseus Books Group. Resounds with authenticity. The new york timesno volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth. Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there. Rolling stonea contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements.
This 20th anniversary edition features new photos and an afterword by the authors. Utterly and shamelessly sensational. Newsday Harper Perennial. Bad religion- Stranger Than Fiction. Ranks up there with the great rock & roll books of all time. Time out new yorklurid, insolent, disorderly, sometimes gross, funny, sometimes mean and occasionally touching .
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk - Grove Press. Iggy pop, the ramones, richard Hell, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era.