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Mutation is random; natural selection is the very opposite of random.


Richard Dawkins

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No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its ...
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How can you take seriously someone who likes to believe something because he finds it 'comfortin...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Isaac Asimov ofera o ilustrare dramatica: este ca si cum toata materia din univers ar fi un bob de n...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Same religion that saves - Damns You
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Selfish genes actually explain altruistic individuals, and to me that's crystal-clear.
RICHARD DAWKINS
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
RICHARD DAWKINS
Einstein was adamant in rejecting all ideas of a personal god.
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Even if you believe a creator god invented the laws of physics, would you so insult him as to sugges...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Biology is the study of complicated things that have the appearance of having been designed with a p...
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My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, b...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Bishops sit in the House of Lords automatically.
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It's a horrible idea that God, this paragon of wisdom and knowledge, power, couldn't think o...
RICHARD DAWKINS
I think my love of truth and honesty forces me to notice that the liberal intelligentsia of Western ...
RICHARD DAWKINS
If your plane is being hijacked by an armed man who, though prepared to take risks, presumably wants...
RICHARD DAWKINS
A native speaker of English who has never read a word of the King James Bible is verging on the barb...
RICHARD DAWKINS
I detest 'Jingle Bells,' 'White Christmas,' 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,'...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingle...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Human...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Anybody who has something sensible or worthwhile to say should be able to say it calmly and soberly,...
RICHARD DAWKINS
The interesting question would be whether there's a Darwinian process, a kind of selection proce...
RICHARD DAWKINS
I did a film that's on YouTube of me reading hate mail with a woman playing the cello in the bac...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Don't feel embarrassed if you've never heard of William Lane Craig. He parades himself as a ...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Just as I wouldn't expect a gynecologist to have a debate with somebody who believes in the Stor...
RICHARD DAWKINS
It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is soc...
RICHARD DAWKINS
If you look up at the Milky Way through the eyes of Carl Sagan, you get a feeling in your chest of s...
RICHARD DAWKINS
Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we tho...
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You could give Ar...
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Our animal origins are constantly lurking behind, even if they are filtered through complicated soci...
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Scientists disagree among themselves but they never fight over their disagreements. They argue about...
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As Darwin himself was at pains to point out, natural selection is all about differential survival wi...
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It is a lamentable observation that because of the way our laws are skewed toward the plaintiff, Lon...
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