Richard Dawkins is the former Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, a position he held from 1995-2008. A well known biologist and atheist, he's known for his selfish gene theory, his staunch defence of evolution through natural selection and his ...
In Unweaving the Rainbow Richard Dawkins mentions the following (famous) reasoning on why it's almost certain that a psychic with a big audience will accurately predict/command rare events like ...
On his web-site in 2006, noted skeptic and atheist Professor Richard Dawkins wrote: Odious as the physical abuse of children by priests undoubtedly is, I suspect that it may do them less lasting ...
Is the following transcript between Richard Dawkins and Justin Brierley genuine? Justin Brierley: When you make a value judgement don't you immediately step yourself outside of this evolutionary ...
Richard Dawkins has claimed many times in public speeches, especially in reference to the documentary “Expelled”, that documentary filmmakers use the expression “Lord Privy Seal” in a disparaging ...
I found this claim in Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins. This is the Google Books link to the relevant page. Nobody knows whether or how this benefits them, but it may be suggestive that ...
It is sometimes claimed that racism could be the result of a natural instinct, something we overcame due to civilization. For example, Charles Miller made that claim in 1999 in the Anomalist. ...
I've been reading 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time (2010) and Chapter 10 concentrates on the subject of Sex. The author argues that we do not know ...
I read that in "The Red Queen" by Matt Ridley. Racism and xenophobes are samples of these behavior. Is this true? And if it's true, how does that work? For example. Evolutionary psychology predict ...