"I hate your fing guts. I hope you get hit by a big church van tonight. And then you die slowly." Not my words, I remind Richard Dawkins, but an excerpt from an item of lively correspondence generated by his atheism, posted on his website. Show More Summary
Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins continue to disparage a religion that, in all honesty, they know little about
Billionaire Bill Gates has shared his summer book reading list, among which is included the Magic of Reality by atheist author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. Gates called Dawkins "one of the great scientific writers" of all time, despite what he said is his "overzealous" and "antagonistic" view of religion.
Bill Gates has released his latest reading list: Beach Reads 2015. The list includes: “Hyperbole and a Half” by Allie Brosh; “The Magic of Reality” by Richard Dawkins; and “What If?” by Randall Munroe. “Last year, there was only one book on my summer reading list that you could reasonably call a beach read,” Gates explained on his site. Show More Summary
Book lover Bill Gates made a video of suggested summer reading. Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh. The Magic of Reality, by Richard Dawkins. Read the rest
Bill Gates reviews The Magic of Reality by author Richard Dawkins.
Richard Dawkins has upset the God Brigade again with his comments about a journalist at the New Statesman - Mehdi Hasan - who believes, apparently, that the prophet Muhammad really did fly to heaven on a winged horse. Now another journalist...Show More Summary
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to biologist Richard Dawkins on how he confronts illogical thinking. From StarTalk
Dawkins and his fellow New Atheists were on the warpath in recent days over the subject of believers
Atheist author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has admitted that although in general he doesn't "despise individuals" and only their views, Young-Earth Creationists pass his "limits" on the issue. He also argued that humans are really African apes, and are descendants from ancestors that can be called "monkeys."
At least not the way Richard Dawkins theorized them. That was a metaphor, whether Dawkins realized it or not.
For all their eloquence, New Atheists show little interest in understanding how believers really think or feel. Atheism has a storied history in the West. From the irreverent Voltaire to the iconoclastic Nietzsche, the godless have always had a voice. Show More Summary
For all their eloquence, New Atheists show little interest in understanding how believers really think or feel
Here's another compilation of Richard Dawkins' best arguments and comebacks.
Oh, if you're tired of watching the paint dry, check out the debate between Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss on how scientists ought to approach religion--you know, the kind of mindless religion that attacks science, not the kind that accepts that the universe began before the Stone Age. It's in the July issue of Scientific American.
Richard Dawkin: "Let's get off our knees, stop cringing before bogeymen and virtual fathers, face reality, and help science to do something constructive about human suffering."
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For Darwin Day, Richard Dawkins answered questions about evolution for his viewers. The latest one discusses how learned behavior evolves into inherited instinct:
Atheist author Richard Dawkins said in Twitter messages on Monday that Islam continues to uphold punishments such as stonings, and preaches about world domination, while Christianity and Judaism have moved away from such "Middle Ages" teachings.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_0kFU7IfPM&fs=1&hl=en_US] An excellent speech from Richard Dawkins. He explains that the Hitler was a Catholic and a Christian, NOT an atheist as the Pope is trying to claim, and then delves into some of the other stupid ideas this Ratzinger Pope has. Show More Summary