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Go to: [UPDATE] - Tuesday's Connector of the Day – Richard Dawkins

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Direct link to the video:
http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2009/11/24/ctw.connector.richard.dawkins.cnn

Either way, is there any chance of a response, here on RD.net or elsewhere, by Richard Dawkins, concerning Ray Comfort's last remark? Did Dawkins indeed encourage ripping Comfort's introduction out of the book and if so, what reasoning was there behind that?

By the way, I fear Ray Comfort's campaign has not chosen the first edition of On the Origin of Species to reprint, as that comes with the lack of 'by a creator'..

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 10:12:00 UTC | #416382

Go to: Richard Dawkins interviewed by Dina Volaric, ABC TV Compass

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First, somewhat off-topic, Josh: still appreciate the Mosso.com cloudfiles, as it downloads at a steady multiple MB/s. A pleasure to deal with.

More on-topic: great quality interview, as always. Nicely edited. Still worthwhile, even though, yeah, I heard quite a few of these questions and answers before... but hey, Richard Dawkins was solid and steady as usual.

Mon, 29 Jun 2009 15:03:00 UTC | #374896

Go to: RDF TV - The Baloney Detection Kit

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* minor spoiler warning ;) *

14. Comment #390523 by Delsolar16 on June 23, 2009 at 2:01 pm
I think something that is vital for the public to understand that isn't mentioned in this video is that claims must be falsifiable. Why is that not part of this detection kit?

18. Comment #390532 by blitz442 on June 23, 2009 at 2:23 pm
Point #5 covers falsification I think.


Indeed, point #5 "Has anyone tried to disprove the claim?" covers falsification, especially in the light of point #7 "Is the claimant playing by the rules of science?" and point #8 "Is the claimant providing positive evidence?".
Aside from the Kit in general, especially these points bring with them that claims must be falsifiable (but feel free to prove me wrong :) )

Tue, 23 Jun 2009 13:46:00 UTC | #373234

Go to: RDF TV - The Baloney Detection Kit

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- Great, high-quality, lucid, reason-based content
- 720p video, downloaded at a steady 8.5 MB/s, playback without problems on Linux

If this is what my money is used for, I feel even better sustaining my monthly donation to the RDFRS. Clearly worthwhile.

Tue, 23 Jun 2009 13:15:00 UTC | #373229

Go to: The Atheists

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1. Comment #378405 by mmurray on May 18, 2009 at 3:21 pm
If you go to the actual website you can find a link to an interview with Richard that didn't make it onto to the actual programme. You need to follow the link to the web extras or

http://www.abc.net.au/compass/video.htm?pres=20090329

Due to copyright reasons this video program is available for download by people located in Australia only. If you are not located in Australia, you are not authorised to view this video.

:(

I can watch the full program though, but after a few minutes I turned it off... wasn't really convinced it was worth my time. May try it again tomorrow in case any interesting comments come up after my comment.

Mon, 18 May 2009 14:52:00 UTC | #361467

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