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Straw Dogs

Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals
by: John Gray

The book challenges humanism and the belief in human progress, arguing that humans are not fundamentally different from other animals. It critiques Enlightenment thinking and explores themes such as the illusion of human control, the role of science and technology, and the nature of human desires and beliefs.

Key points:

1. Humanism as Religion: Gray views humanism as a faith-based religion, challenging its secular perception.

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