Professors Robert and Daniel, whose political views are about as compatible as oil and water, suddenly find themselves the captives of just such a stranger, and decide to make the best of a scary situation by engaging their unwanted host in a most fascinating conversation, in order to find out how aliens view the present-day situation in our world.
Along the way, they touch on subjects as diverse as society, politics, education, crime and punishment, economics, religion, self-improvement, crop circles, music, and the frustrations involved when dealing with people whose gender is not immediately discernible.
In addition to providing several hours of humorous, enlightening entertainment, the chapters of this book flow on the undercurrent of a deeper message - namely, that it is only through tolerance and understanding of the beliefs of others that we will ever be able to settle our differences, and create a prosperous, peaceful world.
An Alien Perspective on Belief and Reason
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