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Richard Dawkins
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Birth Name: Clinton Richard Dawkins

Age: 73, born 26 March 1941

Country of origin: Kenya

Currently Residing In: United Kingdom

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Lalla Ward


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Famous Nontheists (99 items)
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My Favourite Atheists (40 items)
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People I Admire (33 items)
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yord's Favorite Orators (20 items)
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yord's 30 Days, 30 People Meme (30 items)
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Richard Dawkins Videos

Richard Dawkins - "What if you're wrong?"

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Richard Dawkins: Militant atheism

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Richard Dawkins Reads His Hate Mail Again

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About: English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008. Dawkins came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularised the gene-centred view of evolution and introduced the term meme. In 1982, he introduced into evolutionary biology the influential concept that the phenotypic effects of a gene are not necessarily ... (more)
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mazardeus added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
Inspirational People (40 person items)
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Yossarian added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
My Favourite Atheists (40 person items)

" “We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of Arabia. Certainly those unborn ghosts include greater poets than Keats, scientists greater than Newton. We know this because the set of possible people allowed by our DNA so massively exceeds the set of actual people. In the teet"


J.A. added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
People I Admire (33 person items)

"Why I admire this person?: Because of his critical thinking, mind opening style and his gene centered approach to evolutive biology. He taught me not to take for granted what I believed in and to not believe things because of authority."


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Richard Dawkins Reads His Hate Mail Again
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yord's 30 Days, 30 People Meme (30 person items)

"yord's Favorite Nonfiction Author Qualities: Intelligent, Piercing, Logical, Awe Favorite Novel: Unweaving the Rainbow The feeling of awed wonder that science can give us is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable. It is a deep aesthetic passion to rank with the finest that music and poetry can deliver. It is truly one of the things that make life worth living and it does so, if anything, more effectively if it convinces us that the time we have for living is quite f"


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yord's Favorite Orators (20 person items)

"By far the most renown expert in the field of genetics and evolution, his keen intellect and reasoning are both convincing and somehow reassuring. "


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Famous Nontheists (99 person items)

"An engaging and energetic speaker, Dawkins promotes atheism as senior editor and columnist for the Council for Secular Humanism's Free Inquiry magazine, and as a member of the editorial board of Skeptic magazine since it was founded. In 2006 Dawkins founded the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and in 2007 founded the atheist "Out" campaign, and in 2008 he supported the Atheist Bus Campaign, Britain's first atheist advertising blitz. He has been called "Darwin's Rottweiler" in "