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David Bentley Hart on Daniel Dennett

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

What Richard Dawkins Would Say if the World Was Ending

There's something both aspirational and depressing about this.

This Video Offers Great Advice on Dealing with Death as Atheists

As Richard Dawkins said, "We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones."

Richard Dawkins tweets photo of termite-built 'cathedral'

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

Picked up some good reads from Barnes & Noble - the selfish game by Richard Dawkins & Behave by Robert...

This Creationist Thinks He Just Disproved Major Evidence for Evolution

"Try again, Richard Dawkins!" says the man who thinks the first pages of the Bible are the only science textbook we ever need.

Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins --"What Could Extraterrestrial Life Look Like?" (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)

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...        

Gardens, Fairies, gardeners and owners

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

Why Religious Belief Doesn't Count As Delusion, Despite What Richard Dawkins Thinks

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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: Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Policies Are “Inhumane”

Richard Dawkins may criticize Islam, but it doesn't mean he agrees with Donald Trump's "draconian, illiberal, horrible policies towards Muslims."

Richard Dawkins: If You’re Only Moral Because of God, “I Don’t Want To Know You”

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?

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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

Richard Dawkins on artificial intelligence, agnosticism, and utopia

5 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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

Richard Dawkins Has a Lot of Sensible Advice for Donald Trump

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.

Repost: Another Day, Another Dragon

[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, […]

Richard Dawkins on Fox News: “I’m An Equal Opportunity Religion Basher”

To mark the release of his latest book, Richard Dawkins appeared on Fox News and spoke with Laura Ingraham about... everything except his book.

Reflections on the 'Dangerous Delusions of Richard Dawkins'

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 dangerous delusions of Richard Dawkins

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

The Dangerous Delusions of Richard Dawkins

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

Challenging Richard Dawkins

The damage Dawkins has done is cultural rather than personal.

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