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Richard Dawkins (1941 - )
British ethologist, geneticist, & popularizer of genetics [more author details]
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Nature is not cruel, pitiless, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous -- indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose.
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Richard Dawkins
The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
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Richard Dawkins
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakeable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
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Richard Dawkins, "The Root of All Evil", Channel 4 UK, 2006
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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Richard Dawkins, "The Root of All Evil", UK Channel 4, 2006
They are in you and me; they created us, body and mind; and their preservation is the ultimate rationale for our existence. They have come a long way, those replicators. Now they go by the name of genes, and we are their survival machines.
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Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene
Let us understand Darwinism so we can walk in the opposite direction when it comes to setting up society.
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Richard Dawkins, The Washington Post Magazine

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