Richard Dawkins

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The Atheist Movement Needs to Disown Richard Dawkins

Image via Flickr user Marty StoneAtheist author, biologist, pioneer of the term "meme," and noted sexist curmudgeon Richard Dawkins let fly a firestorm of tweets  about rape this past Friday. Those, along with his statements from the past couple of years ... [Published VICE - 2 hours ago]
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Dawkins, Down Syndrome and the Bankrupt Logic of Utilitarianism

Richard Dawkins, the world's most famous atheist, loves a headline. He got plenty recently when he tweeted that it is immoral not to abort a baby with Down Syndrome if you have the choice.In response to the fury and outrage, he half-apologised , claiming ... [Published ABC Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

South Wales Echo letters: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Boundary decision before region move The article by the leader of the Cardiff council is of profound significance.He identifies the need “to move up a gear” in the approach for creating City Regions that is being led by the Minister for Economy, Science ... [Published Wales Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

LETTER: Difficult read on opposing views

THOSE Christians who don't read the Bible literally, like Glen Coulton ("Literal back-down doesn't read well" Letters 16/9), make it harder for him to erect a straw man to knock down. THOSE Christians who don't read the Bible literally, like Glen Coulton ... [Published Newcastle Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

The Bible's Violent God Isn't | Pete Enns

When the two planes were flown into the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11, 2001, the Christian right was quick with a sound bite: "See! SEE!! This is what those warmongering Islamic Jihadists with their violent god are all about! America, with ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Deepak Chopra tries his hand at a clinical trial. Woo ensues. [Respectful Insolence]

Of all the quacks and cranks and purveyors of woo whom I’ve encountered over the years, Deepak Chopra is, without a doubt, one of the most arrogantly obstinate, if not the most arrogantly obstinate. Sure, a quack like Mike Adams wins on sheer obnoxiousness ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Unchained Values

By Mukul SharmaThe Dalai Lama's affinity for science and technology has become fairly well known of late. At his behest, several programmes have brought technical educators from various American universities to India to teach Tibetan monks and Buddhist ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Religion, Buddhism, Atheism
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Does Richard Dawkins undermine atheism?

I'm agnostic, so I tend to be on Dawkins side overall on the whole religion is bad thing. However, I've watched a lot of his debates before and I've never really been that impressed by him, as well as having watched him in a debate recently were he was ... [Published Politics.ie - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Mail fact check: Christian children outnumber Muslim children by 6:1

And the fastest growing "religion" of all is... atheism.The Daily Mail ran an article today bemoaning the fact that "traditional religious beliefs are being eclipsed for the first time".What it means by this euphemism is that there are now more Muslim ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Atheism, Religion, Wales
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Liberal back-down doesn't read well

SOME Christians might now plead that parts of the Bible are to be read as allegorical, not as literally true, but the teachers of my youth would have none of that. SOME Christians might now plead that parts of the Bible are to be read as allegorical, ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Dawkins’ comments on Down’s syndrome should worry us all

In a recent Twitter post, Richard Dawkins responded to a question about the ethical dilemma of a Down’s Syndrome pregnancy, saying “Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world if you have the choice.” Predictably, his tweet ... [Published The Oxford Student - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Deepak Chopra is pissed off by Richard Dawkins’ arrogance

This post is certain to polarize the Disinfo audience, as some of you seem to follow Chopra and others Dawkins. Let’s all try to be civil in the comments!A new book details the years-long, highly acrimonious feud between self-help guru Deepak Chopra and ... [Published Disinformation - Sep 14 2014]

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The Atheist Movement Needs to Disown Richard Da... [Published VICE - 2 hours ago]
Dawkins, Down Syndrome and the Bankrupt Logic o... [Published ABC Online - 2 hours ago]
South Wales Echo letters: Wednesday, September ... [Published Wales Online - 3 hours ago]
LETTER: Difficult read on opposing views [Published Newcastle Herald - 9 hours ago]
Support for children with Down syndrome helps c... [Published Irish Examiner - 10 hours ago]
The Bible's Violent God Isn't | Pete Enns [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
The Bible's Violent God Isn't [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
Deepak Chopra tries his hand at a clinical tria... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 22 hours ago]
Should one feel sorry for fundamentalist Christ... [Published News24 - Sep 16 2014]
Unchained Values [Published Economic Times - Sep 16 2014]
Does Richard Dawkins undermine atheism? [Published Politics.ie - Sep 15 2014]
Daily Mail fact check: Christian children outnu... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Atheists Seen as a Threat to Moral Values [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 15 2014]
Investigative journalist Katherine Boo to discu... [Published University of Kansas - Sep 15 2014]
LETTER: Liberal back-down doesn't read well [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Germany Dedicates Memorial to Disabled People N... [Published LifeNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
Richard Dawkins’ comments on Down’s syndrome sh... [Published The Oxford Student - Sep 14 2014]
Op-Ed: Is Richard Dawkins really a scientist? [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
Deepak Chopra is pissed off by Richard Dawkins’... [Published Disinformation - Sep 14 2014]
Deepak Chopra: Richard Dawkins is a bad scienti... [Published Raw Story - Sep 13 2014]
The Ten Best Things to See at the Melbourne Fri... [Published Concrete Playground - Sep 13 2014]
Internet videos on the radio? That’s mad, Ted [Published Irish Times - Sep 13 2014]
Me and Richard Dawkins--Not That Different Afte... [Published Christianity Today - Sep 12 2014]
More Than Just LOLCats and Finger-Chomping Babi... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 12 2014]
Is fundamentalist Christianity a religion? Rebu... [Published News24 - Sep 12 2014]
Do we still need PBS? [Published The Hill - Sep 12 2014]
Stargazing holidays: Traveller's Guide [Published The Independent - Sep 12 2014]
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Deepak Chopra tries his hand at a clinical tria... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 22 hours ago]
Of all the quacks and cranks and purveyors of woo whom I’ve encountered over the years, Deepak Chopra is, without a doubt, one of the most arrogantly obstinate, if not the most arrogantly obstinate. Sure, a quack like Mike Adams wins on sheer obnoxiousness ...
Bill Maher Explains to Charlie Rose Why Islam i... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
Bill Maher, outspoken atheist and host of Real Time, appeared on the Charlie Rose show Tuesday and wound up defending Christianity, at least as it compares to Islam. Maher's distaste for religion is well known from his film Religulous. When he singled ...
33 New Movies and TV Shows to Stream on Netflix... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 03 2014]
September is officially upon us, and with the kickoff to a new month comes a whole new slew of movies and TV show options to hit Netflix. Here are thirty-three new films and series available for instant streaming in the coming weeks. Source: The Weinstein ...
Edgin & Fernandez: Richard Dawkins doesn’t know... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 30 2014]
Last week, the biologist Richard Dawkins sparked controversy when, in response to a woman’s hypothetical question about whether to carry to term a child with Down syndrome, he wrote on Twitter: “Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it ...
NYT Op-Ed Goes After Richard Dawkins' Down Synd... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 29 2014]
Apparently, Richard Dawkins' aggressive advocacy for aborting babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the potential damage it could inflict on the pro-abortion movement was too much for even the New York Times to handle. On August 20, Matthew Balan ...
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