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"Indeed, to claim a supernatural explanation of something is not to explain it at all and, even worse, to rule out its possibility of its ever being explained. Why do I say that? Because anything 'supernatural' must by definition be beyond the reach of a natural explanation." Chap. 1, p. 14

"Stories are fun, and we all love repeating them. But when we hear a colourful story, whether it is an ancient myth or a modern 'urban legend' whizzing around the internet, it is also worth stopping to ask whether it—or any part of it—is true." Chap. 2, p. 25

"Adam's task of naming all the animals was a tough one—tougher than the ancient Hebrews could possibly have realized. It's been estimated that about 2 million species have so far been given scientific names, and even these are just a small fraction of the number of species...

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