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Richard Dawkins on the Luckiness of Death
Richard Dawkins on the Luckiness of Death

“The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of Arabia.”

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Why There Was No First Human
Why There Was No First Human

“It’s just like how you used to be a baby and now you’re older, but there was no single day when you went to bed young and woke up old.”

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Happy Birthday, Richard Dawkins: An Atheist’s Animated Altercation with God
Happy Birthday, Richard Dawkins: An Atheist’s Animated Altercation with God

Knocking on heaven’s door of lamentable ignorance.

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One-Minute Animated Primers on Major Theories of Religion
One-Minute Animated Primers on Major Theories of Religion

From Karl Marx to Richard Dawkins in 60 seconds.

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Richard Dawkins on The Science of Why You Are Lucky to Be Alive
Richard Dawkins on The Science of Why You Are Lucky to Be Alive

What Yeats’s epitaph has to do with the infinitesimal odds of winning the DNA lottery.

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How Richard Dawkins Coined the Word Meme: The Legendary Atheist’s Surprising Religious Inspiration
How Richard Dawkins Coined the Word Meme: The Legendary Atheist’s Surprising Religious Inspiration

“Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so memes propagate themselves in the meme pool by leaping from brain to brain.”

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Richard Dawkins on Evidence in Science, Life and Love: A Letter to His 10-Year-Old Daughter
Richard Dawkins on Evidence in Science, Life and Love: A Letter to His 10-Year-Old Daughter

“All through the day when you are with somebody who loves you, you see and hear lots of little tidbits of evidence, and they all add up.”

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The Magic of Reality: Richard Dawkins Teaches Children to Fight Myth with Science
The Magic of Reality: Richard Dawkins Teaches Children to Fight Myth with Science

What Scandinavian folklore has to do with DNA, or how to myth-bust creationism with the poetry of science.

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