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Why I won't take part in debate with fundamentalists

Richard Dawkins - for the Press and Journal - 14 August 2012 Comments

I was invited several months ago to speak at the Faclan Book Festival in Stornoway and I was delighted to accept, as I have a great affection for the Highlands and Islands but have never visited...

TAGGED: RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SPEECHES

It's What Moral Philosophers Do

Richard Dawkins - RichardDawkins.net - 08 August 2012 Comments

For a Polish translation see below Intellectuals must sometimes venture into realms of the counter-intuitive – and it may be unpopular. When I was debating Cardinal Archbishop Pell in Sydney, he...

TAGGED: MORALITY, PHILOSOPHY, RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins on Radio Ulster - Causeway centre gives creationist view

- - UTV - 06 July 2012 Comments

Update 6-Jul Richard Dawkins on BBC Radio Ulster with Wendy Austin Listen on BBC Radio Player You'll need to skip to 42:35 for the start of the section on the Giant's Causeway The...

TAGGED: CREATIONISM, EDUCATION, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

The Magic of Reality - paperback release June 21

Press Release - Transworld Publishing - 30 June 2012 27 Comments

Paperback release date June 21, 2012 by Black Swan Publishing. Also available as an eBook. Preorder on Amazon.co.uk via the links below. click here or on the image for the pdf of Press Release ...

TAGGED: ANNOUNCEMENTS, BOOKS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Is America a Christian Nation? or One Nation Under the Constitution?

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 29 June 2012 Comments

Some thoughts as you get ready for the upcoming US 4th of July holiday The book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It" is available in...

TAGGED: POLITICS, RELIGION

Interview with Sean Faircloth

Matthew Rothschild - Progressive Radio - 19 June 2012 Comments

My guest today is Sean Faircloth, author of "The Attack of the Theocrats." Listen or download Continue to website Book Description Copies are available at the RDFRS store and...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris & Ayaan Hirsi Ali

- - YouTube - Atheist Foundation - 16 June 2012 Comments

A Celebration of Reason - 2012 Global Atheist Convention 13-15th April - Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre Presented by the Atheist Foundation of Australia ...

TAGGED: RICHARD DAWKINS, SAM HARRIS

Announcing the linking of comments on the current and beta sites

- - RichardDawkins.net - 15 June 2012 Comments

We are now linking this and future article postings for commenting purposes on both the current and beta sites. You will notice that Disqus is the commenting application used for both. Please...

TAGGED: WEBSITE

A Religious Military? Spiritual Fitness Test or Rationality Fitness Test?

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 12 June 2012 28 Comments

Sean Faircloth, speaking at Ft. Bragg, addresses the multimillion dollar "Spirituality Fitness Test" imposed by the U.S. Military. Faircloth is author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the...

TAGGED: ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE, RELIGION, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Dawkins Foundation: Innovating for a Secular World. A Call to Action by Sean Faircloth, Madison, WI

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 29 May 2012 46 Comments

Faircloth is Dir. of Strategy & Policy, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US. His book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do...

TAGGED: ACTIVISM, ATHEISM, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Richard Dawkins & Lawrence Krauss Tribute to Christopher Hitchens - 2012 Global Atheist Convention

- - YouTube - Atheist Foundation - 27 May 2012 43 Comments

Thanks to Jason Ball for the links A Celebration of Reason - 2012 Global Atheist Convention 13-15th April - Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre Presented by the Atheist Foundation of...

TAGGED: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS, RICHARD DAWKINS

[Update] note from Richard - CFI student leaders need your help!

- - Center for Inquiry - 25 May 2012 9 Comments

On behalf of RDF US I would like to say how strongly we support CFI on Campus. For the growth of secularism there is no more fertile ground than college and university campuses. The leaders who...

TAGGED: ACTIVISM

The Descent of Edward Wilson (with Polish translation)

Richard Dawkins - Prospect - 24 May 2012 188 Comments

Richard Dawkins's review of The Social Conquest of Earth , by Edward O Wilson (WW Norton, £18.99, May) JBS Haldane quipped that any Creator must have had “an inordinate fondness for...

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, BOOKS, EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

Full Length Talk - 'How To Tell You're An Atheist'

Dan Dennett - YouTube - TheClergyProject - 24 May 2012 32 Comments

Philosopher Daniel Dennett was one of the stars of the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne and gave a brilliant and whimsical talk on defining the atheist. He is the uber-philospher of the...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, SPEECHES

Bullying, lies, and discrimination aren't "religious liberty"

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 21 May 2012 26 Comments

The book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It" is available in audiobook, ebook & hardcopy Learn about a Ten Point Vision of a...

TAGGED: SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Sean Faircloth: Do Something About the Religio-Industrial Complex

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 08 May 2012 22 Comments

Do something now about financial abuses of mega-ministers. You can e-mail Sean at the email he mentions in the video here: MinisterMoney@RichardDawkins.net The book "Attack of the...

TAGGED: RELIGION, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Sean Faircloth in California-May 18,19, 20 - Sacramento, Berkeley, San Francisco

- - RichardDawkins.net - 08 May 2012 4 Comments

Friday May 18 - 7pm Sacramento Freethinkers Atheists & Nonbelievers (FAN) Hilton Garden Inn 2540 Venture Oaks Way, Sacramento, CA details Saturday May 19 - 1:30pm east bay atheists...

TAGGED: ANNOUNCEMENTS, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

National Day of Reason

- - YouTube - TheAlyonaShow - 04 May 2012 23 Comments

Today has also been marked as the National Day of Reason started in 2003 as a secular response. Last week, Representative Pete Stark from California explained the day as one that "celebrates the...

TAGGED: SEAN FAIRCLOTH, SECULARISM

Richard Dawkins - US October 2012 Tour

- - RichardDawkins.net - 02 May 2012 33 Comments

Check back for more details

TAGGED: RICHARD DAWKINS, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

The Consolation of Philosophy

Lawrence M. Krauss - Scientific American - 27 April 2012 72 Comments

An update by the author of "A Universe from Nothing" on his thoughts, as a theoretical physicist, about the value of the discipline of philosophy Recently, as a result of my most recent book, A...

TAGGED: LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS, PHILOSOPHY, PHYSICS