Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

Born: March 26, 1941

Nationality: English

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Clinton Richard Dawkins is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008.

Source/Notes: The Richard Dimbleby Lecture: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder (1996)

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Source/Notes: Paraphrased. Original: "one of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied with not understanding" - From: The God Delusion (2006)

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