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Richard Dawkins | christmas

I suppose if you look back to your early childhood you accept everything people tell you, and that includes a heavy dose of irrationality – you’re told about tooth fairies and Father Christmas and things.

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Richard Dawkins | work

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.

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Richard Dawkins Truth

Richard Dawkins | truth

The enlightenment is under threat. So is reason. So is truth. So is science, especially in the schools of America.

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Richard Dawkins Truth

Richard Dawkins | truth

Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.

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Richard Dawkins Time

Richard Dawkins | time

I am one of those scientists who feels that it is no longer enough just to get on and do science. We have to devote a significant proportion of our time and resources to defending it from deliberate attack from organised ignorance.

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Richard Dawkins Time

Richard Dawkins | time

For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria.

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Richard Dawkins Time

Richard Dawkins | time

Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.

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Richard Dawkins technology

Richard Dawkins | technology

We humans are an extremely important manifestation of the replication bomb, because it is through us – through our brains, our symbolic culture and our technology – that the explosion may proceed to the next stage and reverberate through deep space.

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Richard Dawkins | society

I’m not one of those who wants to purge our society of our Christian history.

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Richard Dawkins science

Richard Dawkins | science

Science coverage could be improved by the recognition that science is timeless, and therefore science stories should not need to be pegged to an item in the news.

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