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Queerer Than We Can Suppose: The Strangeness of Science

The First Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture - 09 May 2006 3 Comments

From BBC.co.uk On 11 March, 2003, the Royal Institution in London hosted a very special event - the first-ever Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture given by Professor Richard Dawkins in memory of...

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

WFMU - 'The Ancestor's Tale' Interview

Richard Dawkins - 09 May 2006 0 Comments

From wfmu.org Origianally posted December 20, 2004. WFMU interviews Richard Dawkins about his book "The Ancestor's Tale."

TAGGED: BOOKS, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Interview at PBS with Bill Moyers

Richard Dawkins - PBS - 09 May 2006 0 Comments

From pbs.org Aired: December 3, 2004 Richard Dawkins is one of the most controversial thinkers in the world today. His book THE SELFISH GENE describes in stunning detail a world where the...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Life After Darwin - Part 2

Darwin Centre - 09 May 2006 6 Comments

Originally posted February 24, 2005 Richard Dawkins, Jonathan Miller, & Norman Macleod discuss Darwin, morality, religion, and more.

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Interview at Jason Crane Show

Richard Dawkins - Jason Crane - 09 May 2006 0 Comments

From JasonCrane.org Titled: It Ain't Random Aired: April 2, 2005 Richard Dawkins is interviewed on the Jason Crane Show.

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Skeptical Sunday: All Luck is Dumb

Richard Dawkins - SETI Institute - 09 May 2006 0 Comments

From seti.org Aired: April 3, 2005 (starts 9:40 into the programme) Do you carry a rabbit's foot or a special crystal, just in case? Maybe you avoid breaking mirrors, loping under...

TAGGED: CRITICAL THINKING, IRRATIONALITY, RICHARD DAWKINS

Discussion on Revenge

'To The Point' on KCRW - 09 May 2006 2 Comments

From kcrw.com (Dawkins joins the discussion at 14:15) Revenge: Eye for an Eye, or Turn the Other Cheek? There's been another deadly bombing in Israel. The militant Islamic organization...

TAGGED: MORALITY, PSYCHOLOGY, RELIGION

Spells, Counterspells and Viruses of the Mind : Pt. 1

Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker - Radio4All.net - 09 May 2006 1 Comments

Origianlly posted December 28, 2003. (The part with Richard Dawkins starts 40:35.) Social systems are maintained by a social consensus, the stories that people believe to be true about the...

TAGGED: CRITICAL THINKING, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Memes

Richard Dawkins, Susan Blackmore, Robert Wright - 04 May 2006 4 Comments

From NPR.org Talk of the Nation, May 20, 1999 ? GUESTS: SUSAN BLACKMORE Author, The Meme Machine (Oxford University Press, 1999) Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of the West of England,...

TAGGED: RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

The links between science and literature

Rattlebag - 04 May 2006 3 Comments

Richard Dawkins outlines the relationship between science and literature. Continuing our coverage of science week Richard Dawkins is one of the most influential names in science writing today....

TAGGED: RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

Der Digitale Planet (lecture)

Richard Dawkins - 04 May 2006 33 Comments

Der Digitale Planet (lecture) featuring Douglas Adams, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Jared Diamond and Steven Pinker. (Introduction is in german, first minutes only) Dawkins speaks about...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

The New Yorker Festival - Disciple of Darwin

Richard Dawkins - 03 May 2006 0 Comments

Download the entire event at audible.com Richard Dawkins answers questions about the nature of life's purpose in a material reality, the religious differences between America and the rest of...

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Richard Dawkins - 03 May 2006 1 Comments

From LeonardoDicaprio.com Richard Dawkins speaks for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund about Speciesism and motivations for preserving life on our planet.

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

WETS 89.5FM: Hugh LaFollette

Richard Dawkins - 03 May 2006 0 Comments

Richard Dawkins is interviewed on "Ideas and Issues" by host Hugh LaFollette on WETS-FM.

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Can an atheist be a fundamentalist?

AC Grayling - The Guardian - 02 May 2006 1 Comments

From guardian.co.uk Are there people who believe only somewhat that there are no supernatural entities in the universe - or only part of a god? It is time to put to rest the mistakes and...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, COMMENTARY

Evolutionary Strategies in Engineering

Richard Dawkins - 13 April 2006 1 Comments

From YouTube.com Richard Dawkins discusses how ideas borrowed from biological evolution may be used to arrive at optimal adaptive solutions in engineering. Explains of how cumulative Darwinian...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS, TECHNOLOGY

Atheists for Jesus

Richard Dawkins - www.richarddawkins.net - 10 April 2006 192 Comments

The argument, like a good recipe, needs to be built up gradually, with the ingredients mustered in advance. First, the apparently oxymoronic title. In a society where the majority of theists are at...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Richard Dawkins - rd.net - 10 April 2006 6 Comments

You could give Aristotle a tutorial. And you could thrill him to the core of his being. Aristotle was an encyclopedic polymath, an all time intellect. Yet not only can you know more than him about...

TAGGED: EDUCATION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

Imagine No Religion

Richard Dawkins - 10 April 2006 17 Comments

Imagine, sang John Lennon, a world with no religion. Imagine no suicide bombers, no 9/11, no 7/7, no Crusades, no witch-hunts, no Gunpowder Plot, no Kashmir dispute, no Indo/Pakistan partition, no...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

A Word From Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins - 10 April 2006 2 Comments

The boy lay prone in the grass, his chin resting on his hands. He suddenly found himself overwhelmed by a heightened awareness of the tangled stems and roots, a forest in a microcosm, a...

TAGGED: BEHAVIOR, PALEONTOLOGY, RICHARD DAWKINS