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Richard Dawkins On Video Games, Brexit, And Trump

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...

Why mutating symbiotic thought germs love the web

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing 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

Christian Pastor, Angry at Planned Parenthood Donations in His Name, Goes After Richard Dawkins

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.

Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins Condemned Because Alt-Right Likes Them

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

Boy Or Girl? What’s The Science Behind Transgender?

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.

Embark on a Cruise to the Galápagos Islands with Richard Dawkins

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

During the weeklong excursions, guests will hike, snorkel, and kayak… Rebekah Bell

The White Nationalist Charged With Killing Six in a Quebec Mosque Liked Several Christian Leaders

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 Richard Dawkins Atheism Scale Explained

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses Richard Dawkins' Atheism Scale.

Richard Dawkins And Camille Paglia Say Postmodernism Was “Nonsense” And Foucault Was A Fraud — Are They Right?

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

A Former Orthodox Jewish Woman Explains How She Had to Take Her Panties to a Rabbi for Inspection

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

Richard Dawkins’ Recent Public Conversation with Matt Dillahunty Is Now Online

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)...

Has Trump’s Election Ruined All Our Chances to Reverse Climate Change?

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

After Brexit and Trump, Richard Dawkins Urges New Zealand to Embrace Scientists Eager to Move

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....

A Night with Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris in Los Angeles

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.

10 Memorable Clips Featuring Richard Dawkins

Here's a video of Richard Dawkins in some of his finest moments:

Some Scientists Critical of 'Fundamentalist Atheist' Richard Dawkins: Rice University Study

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.

Richard Dawkins is Bad for Science, Say Researchers Predisposed to Not Liking Him

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.

Most British scientists cited in study feel Richard Dawkins' work misrepresents science

(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.

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