Games with what you could call celebrity endorsements are not unknown. But Richard Dawkins: Evolution is something of a different breed. Professor Dawkins is one of the world’s foremost scientists as well as perhaps its greatest populariser of science - fitting into a noble tradition of thinkers who went the extra… Read more...
https://youtu.be/rE3j_RHkqJc Zoologist Richard Dawkins coined the word "meme" in his book on evolution, The Selfish Gene, in 1976. In it, he wrote: Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches. Show More Summary
Pastor Greg Locke, the guy whose video about how much he hates Planned Parenthood has inspired many of you to donate to the organization in his name, is back with a request for Richard Dawkins. Somehow, it's even more cringeworthy than the last video.
In the "great rift" that has divided many atheists over the years, guilt by association generally referred to negatively evaluating someone on the basis of who they associate with and/or promote. For example, a blogger who promoted the work of Sam Harris might be judged as "gross and racist" for doing so. Show More Summary
Why science does not agree with Richard Dawkins or Germaine Greer. The post Boy Or Girl? What’s The Science Behind Transgender? appeared first on Brain Sponge Blog.
Who would win in a fight, a toad or a spider?
During the weeklong excursions, guests will hike, snorkel, and kayak… Rebekah Bell
Alexandre Bissonnette, the 27-year-old man charged with killing six people in a Quebec mosque, has been accused of liking atheists like Richard Dawkins on Facebook. The same articles are ignoring the fact that he likes Christian leaders, too.
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses Richard Dawkins' Atheism Scale.
Surprisingly little has been written about exactly why the French theorists are so “hard to read.” Thinkers like Adorno, Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze and Guattari are staples on modern humanities syllabuses, and they are the forefathers of many of the ideas that guide activists and “SJWs” today, reports The Charnel House. Show More Summary
Katia Aryeh, a former Orthodox Jew, writes in an article for Richard Dawkins' website about how, in addition to honoring the Sabbath and eating kosher, there was another less-discussed aspect of the faith that was truly disturbing: Niddah. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Richard Dawkins sat down with Matt Dillahunty for a public conversation about science, religion, and politics. Video of that event is now online (and I should point out it took place two days before Election Day)...
Don’t call them “skeptics.” Richard Dawkins is a skeptic. So was Christopher Hitchens. No — the folks now controlling all three branches of the federal government are deniers and liars, plain and simple. And it starts from the top down. President-elect Donald Trump believes climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese. Why? Who [...]Show More Summary
The United States just elected a man who thinks climate change is a hoax and whose running mate thinks evolution is a hoax. And in Britain, where the European Union funded a good chunk of research, the Brexit vote has left scientists...Show More Summary
I’VE BEEN ENJOYING THE PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK WHO DON’T REALIZE THIS IS A PARODY: Too Far: Dunkin Donuts Holiday Cup Is Richard Dawkins Giving The Finger. Then again, it’s 2016 and what ought to be parody is instead the daily news....
Richard Dawkins was in Los Angeles this week on his latest speaking tour and he was interviewed on stage by Sam Harris. The shows, each of which had about 1,400 people, were sold out. We sent photographers to document the event.
Here's a video of Richard Dawkins in some of his finest moments:
British evolutionary biologist and atheist author Richard Dawkins has been accused by British scientists responding to a major new study of misrepresenting them in his attacks and strong criticism of religious beliefs.
In a bizarre new study published in the journal Public Understandings of Science, researchers at Rice University found that a lot of scientists don't like Richard Dawkins because, they argue, he misrepresents science to suit his own agenda. Even though that's not at all what he does.
(Rice University) A new Rice University study of British scientists reveals that a majority who mentioned Dawkins' work during research interviews reject his approach to public engagement and said his work misrepresents science and scientists.