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Book Review: The Language of God by Francis S. Collins

  The year 2006 saw the publication of two very different books about the God hypothesis: the evolutionary zoologist and prominent atheist, Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion and the physician-geneticist Francis Collins’ The Language of God. Collins is best known … Continue reading

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Turkey Goes Backwards By Refusing To Teach Evolution To Schoolchildren

The news this week that the Islam-oriented Turkish government has decided to remove the teaching of evolution from the national curriculum is a sad reminder of the continuing poor state of the Muslim world and the multiple problems many Muslims are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brief Candle In The Dark by Richard Dawkins

Here’s a proud confession. I have all of Richard Dawkins’s 11 science books (or 10 if we are strict and discount the massive best seller The God Delusion) on my bookshelves and have read them all. He certainly arouses strong feelings … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Discuss The Mind, Science, Religion and Atheism

Very interesting discussion between two giants of science with slightly different approaches to teaching science. It’s full of challenging and mind expanding material and ideas. Amongst many highlights, Dawkins explains his metaphor of Mount Improbable and the evolution of the eye. … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and the Poor State of Muslim Civilisation

The scientist, best selling author and prominent atheist, Richard Dawkins, has courted controversy over a tweet he posted a few days ago saying: All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle … Continue reading

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Dawkins’ The Magic of Reality – But No Illustrations!

I popped into WH Smith’s at lunchtime and saw that they were promoting the new paperback edition of Richard Dawkins’ latest book The Magic of Reality. I originally bought this book in hardback over 6 months ago and it is … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins says Muslim schools teach ‘alien rubbish’

The well-known scientist, atheist and best-selling author, Richard Dawkins, has once again gone on the offensive against religion, this time in the shape of Muslim faith schools, which he says teach ‘alien rubbish’ about creation instead of evolution. “Occasionally, my … Continue reading

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