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Fishes, Pirates, and Evolutionary Stability

In a really neat video, Richard Dawkins explains the concept of evolutionary stability using the example of birds who catch their own fish and the birds who steal the fish from them:

Richard Dawkins Says Radical Islam, Not George W. Bush, Responsible for ISIS' Atrocities

Evolutionary biologist and atheist author Richard Dawkins says while former President George W. Bush and failures in Western foreign policy have played a role in the rise of the Islamic State terror group, it's radical Islam that's responsible for the atrocities committed by the jihadists.

There Was Nothing Wrong with Richard Dawkins’ Tweet That “Islam Needs a Feminist Revolution”

I've disagreed with Richard Dawkins before on his insensitivity to women, feminism, and majority privilege. Some of it he's apologized for, so I'd like to think we're starting to be heard. I know all too well from environmental campaigns...Show More Summary

Richard Dawkins Fails Spectacularly on Feminism and Islam

It's not unusual for renowned atheist Richard Dawkins to rub people of faith the wrong way. It's not unheard of for him to get on the bad side of feminists. But it's not every day that he pisses off the intersection of the two groups. But this week, with a series of tweets, that's exactly what Dawkins did.

Prominent Atheist Richard Dawkins Says Islam Needs A 'Feminist Revolution'

Outspoken atheist writer Richard Dawkins took to Twitter this week to air concerns about the status of women in Islam. Needless to say, his unsolicited advice to a religion of 1.6 billion people didn't sit well with many. Islam needs a feminist revolution. Show More Summary

In Amended Lawsuit, Edwina Rogers Accuses Richard Dawkins and Others of Retaliating Against Her

A couple of months ago, I posted in detail about a lawsuit filed by Edwina Rogers (below) against her former employers at the Secular Coalition for America. The lawsuit alleged that SCA leaders wrongfully terminated Rogers and then made defamatory statements about her to the press. Show More Summary

Ken Ham Calls Out Richard Dawkins, Claims 'There Are No Atheists Now' or in Eternity

Creation Museum CEO and President Ken Ham says that no true atheists exist today, and that there will be no atheists in eternity, despite what world famous atheists such as Richard Dawkins claim. Ham also said that atheists are "so aggressive" because they know the truth, but deny it.

Creationist Ken Ham: Richard Dawkins isn’t an atheist because the Bible says so

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Creationist Ken Ham says evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins isn’t really an atheist — because atheists don’t really exist. Ham, the founder of Answers in Genesis, said the Bible taught that everyone was endowed with an innate knowledge of God, even if they choose to deny it....

Refutation of Creationist Memes

The term “meme” was coined by Richard Dawkins to refer to a unit of thought, behavior, or style that spreads through a culture, as if it were a living thing like a virus. That term has also been co-opted to refer to a social media construct that usually takes the form of a picture with [...]

Richard Dawkins Discusses What Leads to a Meaningful Life

At the recent Aspen Ideas Festival, Richard Dawkins spoke with Jane Shaw of Stanford University about what constitutes a "meaningful life." A lot of it is a preview of his next book, Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science (the second half of his autobiography).

The Cover of Richard Dawkins’ Next Book, Brief Candle in the Dark

In 2013, Richard Dawkins released the first half of his autobiography: An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.We now have more details on the sequel, the part that will likely focus on his career as a public atheist and communicator of science:

Reza Aslan Hits Back at Atheists Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher, Says It's 'Idiotic' to Blame Religion for Terrorism

Controversial "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" author, Reza Aslan, has hit back against atheists Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Bill Maher, who've blamed Islam and religion as a whole for violence and terrorism around the world, arguing that conflicts are much more complex than a single cause.

Richard Dawkins Isn't Funny

[Content Note: Racism; slavery.]Richard Dawkins has mastered the art of obliquely referencing in really outrageous ways topics that have been in the news, apparently in order to stir up reactions. Here is his latest, riding on recent...Show More Summary

Christian Pastors Are Being Prosecuted for Preaching the Gospel, While Atheists Like Richard Dawkins Have Freedom to Make 'Horrorific Remarks,' Says UK Politician

A U.K. politician has asked why some Christian pastors are being prosecuted at court for condemning Islam and calling it "satanic," such as the case of Belfast preacher James McConnell, while atheist author Richard Dawkins can make "horrific remarks" about children with Down syndrome without consequence.

Catholic Reporter Discovers That Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett Aren’t As Awful As She Expected

Margery Eagan recently covered an event featuring Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett for Crux (a Catholic publication affiliated with the Boston Globe).She was hoping they'd conform to the nasty stereotypes she had of atheists... but that wasn't the case at all:

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