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The “ophobia” ruse

My morning started early with a cup of coffee and great intentions of adding a few paragraphs to my book project. As the rain fell soothingly outside, and just as I was getting the old writing wheels warmed up, I stole a quick skim of my twitter timeline. 511 more words


An Appetite For Wonder - The Making of A Scientist

Most people know Richard Dawkins as an outspoken anti-theist. But he’s a lot more than that – a prominent ethologist and evolutionary biologist and one of the great early popularisers of science and rational inquiry to the general public. 959 more words



If you ever found yourself trying to classify people into 2 distinct groups (without any detailed classification criterion), one conclusive division would have to be the following: 1,093 more words

Philosophical & Religious Perspectives

Growing Up in the Universe — Five Lectures by Richard Dawkins

Growing Up in the Universe

“Oxford professor Richard Dawkins presents a series of lectures on life, the universe, and our place in it. With brilliance and clarity, Dawkins unravels an educational gem that will mesmerize young and old alike. 146 more words


Postmodernism disrobed

by Richard Dawkins

Intellectual Impostures
by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont
Profile: 1998. Pp. 274. £9.99
Published in the USA by Picador as Fashionable Nonsense in November 1998…
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It’s that time of the week again. Good booze, good food, good sex and bad taste. The weekend’s only two days away.

This week we found some interesting party pieces. 36 more words