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Richard Dawkins

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The God Delusion

3.90 avg rating — 193,365 ratings — published 2006 — 107 editions
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The Selfish Gene

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The Greatest Show on Earth:...

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The Blind Watchmaker: Why t...

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilg...

4.13 avg rating — 18,752 ratings — published 2004 — 39 editions
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Unweaving the Rainbow: Scie...

4.01 avg rating — 9,470 ratings — published 1998 — 37 editions
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Climbing Mount Improbable

4.07 avg rating — 7,302 ratings — published 1996 — 27 editions
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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.”
Richard Dawkins

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