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Richard Dawkins Will Soon Offer Free Downloads of His Books in Islamic Nations

Millions of copies of The God Delusion have allegedly been downloaded in the Islamic world.

Now, Richard Dawkins says he’ll make the process of reading his work even easier in those countries.

Richard Dawkins: Religion Is a Meme and Religious Beliefs Are “Mind-Parasites”

Work on “memes” by Richard Dawkins provides insight on the spread of thought viruses.

How to Fight Extremism with Atheism | Richard Dawkins Foundation

The world isn’t ending, but we face a tremendous problem from people who believe it is. The beliefs of many radicals have become increasingly apocalyptic over the past decade. They’re convinced the end of the world is imminent and that they have a special role in bringing it about. Whether or not you’re interested in the apocalypse, terrorists who believe it’s coming are interested in you.

The gene’s still selfish: Dawkins’ famous idea turns 40 – BBC News

As The Selfish Gene notches up 40 years in print, Richard Dawkins discusses its legacy, the “resuscitation” of software he wrote in the 1980s – and giving up Twitter.

Hitchens, Dawkins and Harris are old news — a totally different Atheism is on the rise

It’s surprising just how much media analysis, both mainstream and progressive, continues to take as given the notion that atheism can be defined and discussed solely by looking at the so-called “New Atheists” who emerged roughly between 2004 and 2007. It’s easy to understand the appeal: Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens became prominent representatives of atheism because they were all erudite, entertaining and unafraid to say what they thought. A lot of people, myself included, were drawn to their works because they were forthright and articulated things we had kept locked away, or simply hadn’t found the words for.

Richard Dawkins stroke forces delay of Australia and New Zealand tour | Science | The Guardian

Author of The God Delusion suffered ‘minor stroke’ in UK and is now recuperating at home

I’m Finally Breaking Up With Richard Dawkins

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m done with Richard Dawkins. As a teenager, the brilliant scientist was among the first to break through my bubble of petty fundamentalism and push me to think critically about the superstitions that envelope our cultures. I miss that guy and have no idea where he went.

The $58 Million Frivolous Lawsuit Against Richard Dawkins is Finally Over

The lawsuit was filed by Karl L. Dahlstrom, a self-proclaimed “modern Renaissance man” who wrote an anti-evolution book called The Organized Universe in 2013. That book offered “scientific proof” that Darwinism was a hoax. To no one’s surprise, the experts were not convinced.

Richard Dawkins Says Christian Who Do Good Works to Avoid Hell Are ‘Self-Centered’

Atheist professor and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has said that Christians who do good works only to avoid Hell or receive the award of Heaven are “self-centered.”

Dawkins & Krauss: Life, The Universe, And Everything (An Origins Project Dialogue) – YouTube

Filmed on April 17, 2015 in Olomouc, Czech Republic at the Academia Film Olomouc science film festival. From the AFO website: Origins is coming to AFO50! Enj…