Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author

Lived from: 1941-

Category: Science | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.
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    A universe with a creator would be a totally different kind of universe, scientifically speaking, than one without.
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    Abort it and try again.
    Source: Twitter, 20 August 2014
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    Although many of us fear death, I think there is something illogical about it.
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    Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingles.
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    Beauty arises out of human inspiration.

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    Don't kid yourself that you're going to live again after you're dead; you're not. Make the most of the one life you've got. Live it to the full.

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    Einstein was adamant in rejecting all ideas of a personal god.
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    Evolution never looks to the future.
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    George Bush is a catastrophe for the world. And a dream for Bin Laden.


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    How can you take seriously someone who likes to believe something because he finds it 'comforting'?

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    I accept that there may be things far grander and more incomprehensible than we can possibly imagine.
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    I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
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    I am baffled by the way sophisticated theologians who know Adam and Eve never existed still keep talking about it.
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    I do feel visceral revulsion at the burka because for me it is a symbol of the oppression of women.
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