Monthly Archives: August 2014

Is Richard Dawkins a Eugenecist?

Back in 2006, Dawkins wrote the following letter to the editor of Scotland’s Sunday Herald: IN THE 1920s and 1930s, scientists from both the political left and right would not have found the idea of designer babies particularly dangerous – … Continue reading

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Once again, Dawkins has to “apologize”

Tweety Dawk did it again: Richard Dawkins has apologised for the “feeding frenzy” triggered by his tweet claiming it would be immoral to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus had Down’s syndrome. The geneticist’s latest … Continue reading

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Dawkins Quietly Tosses Inner Circles Into the Memory Hole

While Gnu Atheists seethed and lashed out at Andrew Brown, the evidence indicates Brown’s criticisms struck a very raw nerve. From Dhay: Interesting: the Richard Dawkins Foundation has responded to the criticism and ridicule by reducing the number of circles … Continue reading

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Greedy Atheists

There is one thing New Atheist leaders are good at – coming up with ways to make lots of money off their devoted, gullible atheist fans. Andrew Brown skewers Richard Dawkins: My man in the pub was at the very … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne’s Conversion To Atheism Had Nothing To Do With Science

It looks like Jerry Coyne’s conversion to Atheism had nothing to do with science. Here is an excerpt from the Chicago Tribune, 1/20/2008 [HT: Dhay One of the more colorful scientific de-conversion stories comes from Jerry Coyne, a professor of … Continue reading

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Coyne Lashes Out at Myers

The Atheist Wars continue. Coyne writes: Here’s how you don’t respond to Williams death: as P.Z Myers has in a post at Pharyngula, in which he claims that the media (and our government) has taken advantage of Williams’s death to … Continue reading

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It may go down as one of the shortest-lived peace accords on record

The following article recently appeared on the Washington Post’s website: Richard Dawkins: Atheism’s asset or liability? We learn some of the context behind in the latest flare-up in The Atheist Wars, namely, the fights have been so mean and vicious … Continue reading

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Tweety Dawk Does It Again

Rather than do any science, Dawkins has been sharing his opinions about rape on twitter. As you might expect, the only thing Tweety Dawk accomplishes is getting noticed: And so, freshly released from the stocks, Professor Richard Dawkins, the evolutionary … Continue reading

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