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Richard Dawkins

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The God Delusion

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The Selfish Gene

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Unweaving the Rainbow: Scie...

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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A Devil's Chaplain: Reflect...

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September 2015, Richard Dawkins
"The renowned evolutionary biologist and vocal atheist reflects on his life in science in Brief Candle in the Dark, his latest memoir and follow-up to An Appetite for Wonder." ...More

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“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

“I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.”
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