Posts Tagged ‘Dawkins’

Dawkins suspects religion in NZ is dying Comments 0

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Well known rationalist Richard Dawkins, who is an expert evolutionary biologist, thinks religion is on the way out in New Zealand. “…Science is advancing all time and religion is not, and religion is slowly dying,”  Dawkins told TV3 show The Nation on Saturday. “It’s dying much faster in some countries than others. It’s dying very Read more

Little reason for man of cloth to preach pure rationalism Comments 1

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

There is no delusion more surprising than that human beings are rational. You need only consider the position the ghastly Kardashians occupy in the hearts and minds of millions of television viewers for evidence of that. We wreck the world through overpopulation, squander resources and exterminate species far lovelier than ourselves. Climate change looks to Read more

Why Richard Dawkins’ humanists remind me of a religion Comments 0

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Humanism in its most virulent form tries to make science into a religion. It is awash with the intolerance of enthusiasm. For a start, there is the near-hysterical repudiation of religion. To quote Richard Dawkins: “I think there’s something very evil about faith … it justifies essentially anything. If you’re taught in your holy book Read more

Dawkins v Pell battle it out on Australian TV Comments 1

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Professor Richard Dawkins and Sydney’s Archbishop, Cardinal George Pell, battled it out for an hour on Australian Television. In a debate that the Sydney Morning Herald says bordered on barely concealed mutual disdain, boiled over more than once and the Science v God, Atheist v Belief, Logic v Faith debate left all parties bruised. Pell was given Read more

Have contempt for Eucharist: Dawkins tells Reason-Rally Comments 1

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Tens of thousands of athiests and non-believers gathered in Washington on Saturday to mark their rejection of God and to show politicians they are a force and need to be taken seriously. Prominent atheist, Richard Dawkins told the rally not to despise religious people, rather despise what they stand for. He called on the crowd Read more