New Age guru Deepak Chopra engaged physicist Lawrence Krauss in a bizarre conversation after Krauss tweeted a photograph of himself with Richard Dawkins at Origins Project Dialogue conference in Dublin last week. The exchange began with an innocuous tweet by Krauss in which he shared a picture of...
And they discuss where life may have originated
British "self-help guru" Paul McKenna has an interview show on the Television Four channel (think Charlie Rose). During a recent conversation, he asked Richard Dawkins for the best advice he could offer:
In an interview with Television Four, British evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkins explained that the main reason that many scientific concepts are difficult to understand is that the human brain did not evolve to understand science. Dawkins began by noting that some people,...
"There is a balancing act and you have to balance the rights of parents and the rights of children"
Renowned biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins said this week that creationist parents had no right to usurp the rights of children, who needed to be “protected” from religion. In an interview with The Irish Times, Dawkins said that “the balance has swung too far towards...
Last year, Richard Dawkins caused worldwide controversy suggesting that parents of babies with Down Syndrome should “abort them and try again.” He the doubled down on those comments and said aborting babies with Down syndrome is the “moral and sensible” choice. But does Dawkins stand alone in that pro-abortion view or do others really think […]
The god of the Old Testament is the same god that Christians adopted in their New Testament. Following the Jews and the Christians, Islam proclaimed the same monotheistic god. Who is this god? Richard Dawkins, a non-believer, characterized that god … Continue reading ?
Evolutionary biologist and atheist author Richard Dawkins has said that society and parents labeling young children by a religion, such as "Christian children" or "Muslim children," is just as wrong as labeling a child a "liberal" or "conservative."
Recently, Mr. Deity bumped into Richard Dawkins. It was a case of mistaken identity, but no one's perfect -- not even God -- and the results really were quite funny. At least, I thought so. Answers in Genesis' Ken Ham was less amused. Show More Summary
The Finland-based symphonic metal band Nightwish is about to release their new album, drawing inspiration from the natural world and the work of Richard Dawkins. (In fact, Dawkins appears on the album as a narrator for two of the songs.)You can see the first single from the album, "Élan," below. Show More Summary
Atheist author and biologist Richard Dawkins recently called God "lazy" for creating a world which is a "mess." Answers in Genesis Ken Ham responded by stating that Dawkins is confused because he chooses not to trust the Bible, and called evolution an "anti-God religion."
The Independent published a hilarious article the other day which features Richard Dawkins reading out some of his own hate mail from angry 'believers' representing their religions of peace. Laugh, I nearly peed my pants at these crazy...Show More Summary
Craig Hicks, the atheist accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina on Tuesday, is said to be a devoted follower of prominent British atheist, Richard Dawkins. Although Hicks' wife insists that the brutal killings were not hate crimes, anti-religious sentiment on his Facebook page suggests otherwise.
Every holy book ever written... or Richard Dawkins' Twitter feed.You decide. (via Indexed)
The once-lauded scientist and atheist has become a cautionary tale for aging intellectuals navigating social media
In history books, Oxford zoologist Richard Dawkins will be known for his contributions to science. But you’d never know that based on the last two years of his media coverage, which have centered on a series of controversial tweets, mostly about women and Islam. The tweets, and Dawkins’ attempts to...
Atheists like Richard Dawkins are often ardent supporters of rights to abortion, same-sex marriage, taxpayer-provided healthcare, welfare, contraceptives, and several other entitlements. But who says those are rights?
It's easily the best Mr. Deity episode since David Silverman was on. Even the money request at the end, after the Dawkins bit is over, is great. Enjoy.
A little counter-programming for those of you not watching the big game: In a candid moment, filmmaker Eric Preston, founder and producer at Fusion Films, rolls his camera as Dr. Richard Dawkins – Author, Professor and Evolutionary Biologist – again reads “fan mail” he has received from some of his not-so-great admirers. (Parental Discretion is...Read More