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Was Dawkins’ Book a Flop?

It looks to me like Richard Dawkins’ latest atheism book has turned out to be a flop.  Right now, over at Amazon.com, it is ranked around 2800.  And every time I have checked, it has never been less than 900.  … Continue reading

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Dawkins’ New Book Spreads Misinformation

George Heath-Whyte is a PhD Assyriology Student who posted a series of tweets about Richard Dawkins’ new book.  Heath-Whyte writes, “as an Assyriologist I’ve had a couple of major face-palms moments.”  You can read the whole thread starting here.  My … Continue reading

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Dawkins,The Lazy Thinker

As of this writing, there are 12 reviews for Dawkins book. But we’ll ignore two since they don’t even offer up a sentence. Of the 10 that have a sentence of more, I noticed a common thread from those who … Continue reading

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The Dawkins Retread

Tom Gilson has reviewed Richard Dawkins’ new book and is not impressed: Dawkins has written all this before. He’s said many times, for example, that any God who could create the cosmos would have to be more complex than the … Continue reading

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Dawkins: Blast From the Past

I see that Richard Dawkins is trying to make a comeback.   Today in the US, his newest book is being published – Outgrowing God.  It’s Dawkins’ second book on atheism and this one is supposed to be aimed at younger … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Epstein and New Atheism

Check out this photograph: What do these four men all have in common?  They are all atheists.  It is well known that Pinker, Dennett, and Dawkins are New Atheists.  As for Brockman, he is a literary agent and friend of … Continue reading

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Tweety Dawk Reduced to Virtue Signaling

Given Dawkins dwindling status as a player in the public arena, I suppose we should not be surprised that he has turned to Virtue Signaling: Bullseye by Paul Krugman: the politics of white male resentment https://t.co/zu8GLiPtXJ“(Trump’s) jihad against Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Dawkins Helps Expose the Weakness of Modern Day Atheism

On August 7, 2018, Richard Dawkins tweeted: Historic contingency “If the second dinosaur to the left of the tall cycad tree had not happened to sneeze …we should none of us be here.” Is this, 1) necessarily true for any … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and the Muslim Call to Prayer

Richard Dawkins recently got himself in trouble again with Twitter.  For many months now, Dawkins has been trying to repair his reputation and standing among the social justice atheists by restricting his Twitter attacks to approved targets, such as Trump, … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Attacks Monogamy

A few years back Richard Dawkins wrote an article entitled Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster.  In it, he puts his New Atheist sense of morality on display.  He begins by arguing that politicians have a duty to lie when it comes to … Continue reading

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