Every ten years or so, Hart gives Dennett a good drubbing. This time it’s in The New Atlantis. Here, as it happens, lurks the most incorrigibly problematic aspect of Dennett’s project. The very concept of memes — Richard Dawkins’s irredeemably...Show More Summary
There's something both aspirational and depressing about this.
As Richard Dawkins said, "We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones."
Matt Shardlow, CEO of Peterborough based Bugs Life, spoke about the image on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning, saying it is the handiwork of Australian magnetic termites.
Picked up some good reads from Barnes & Noble - the selfish game by Richard Dawkins & Behave by Robert...
"Try again, Richard Dawkins!" says the man who thinks the first pages of the Bible are the only science textbook we ever need.
Yesterday, we posted The Extraterrestrial Mirror, where Oxford University zoologist, Sam Levin, predicted that "aliens have undergone major transitions - which is how complexity has arisen in species on earth, we can say that there is a level of predictability...
Also from John Lennox's God's Undertaker, p. 40.Richard Dawkins makes this point in dedicating his book The GodDelusion to the memory of Douglas Adams with a quote: ‘Isn’t it enoughto see that a garden is beautiful without having toShow More Summary
As the eponymous physician in the TV series House said, "You talk to God, you're religious. God talks to you, you're psychotic." Neuroscientist Dean Burnett explains that it's all about the way the brain sets up its model of how the world works.
Richard Dawkins may criticize Islam, but it doesn't mean he agrees with Donald Trump's "draconian, illiberal, horrible policies towards Muslims."
On last night's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Richard Dawkins was asked why people think atheists are immoral.He responded with a better question: Why do we say people are moral when they do good only because they fear God?
ATYPICAL Hits Netflix!! John Meachum On BILL MAHER!! Friday TV Talkback!! Read the full article on AICN Guests on tonight’s “Real Time With Bill Maher" include Richard Dawkins, Fareed Zakaria, Jon Meacham and Jim Parsons. PremieringShow More Summary
Evolutionary biologist and "passionate rationalist" Richard Dawkins has a new anthology of essays out today, titled Science in the Soul. Over at Scientific American, John Horgan posted an interview with Dawkins in which the two discuss a range of topics, from A.I. Show More Summary
In an interview with Scientific American, Richard Dawkins was asked what he would say to the President if given the opportunity.His response was excellent.
[This post originally appeared in February 2012. My opinion of Richard Dawkins has changed somewhat since I wrote it, although what I said about his book is still true.] Some days, I hate writing about atheism. I want to tell you why. Two weeks ago, I was watching a PBS show called Inside Nature’s Giants, […]
To mark the release of his latest book, Richard Dawkins appeared on Fox News and spoke with Laura Ingraham about... everything except his book.
Click here for reuse options! An AlterNet article stirs up a hornet’s nest of controversy. My article "The Dangerous Delusions of Richard Dawkins," which appeared on AlterNet recently, has stirred up a veritable hornet’s nest of controversy. Show More Summary
The recent cancellation of a book event with Richard Dawkins by the radio station KPFA has caused reverberations around the world. KPFA cited offensive remarks Dawkins has made about Islam. Dawkins and his followers have claimed these were taken out of context and that he’s been equally critical of...
His rationalist crusade creates a false impression that the only alternative to religion is reductionist science. The recent cancellation of a book event with Richard Dawkins by the radio station KPFA has caused reverberations around the world. Show More Summary
The damage Dawkins has done is cultural rather than personal.