Richard Dawkins




Stories by Richard Dawkins
Herb Silverman for U.S. Senate

Courtesy of Herb Silverman In South Carolina, when a U.S. senator resigns, the governor is responsible for appointing a replacement … Continued

Dawkins: Don’t need God to be good … or generous

AFP/GETTY IMAGES British author and scientist Richard Dawkins attending the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2007. Freethinkers, atheists, agnostics, secular humanists … Continued

Who would rally against reason?

March 24th is a landmark date for Washington, D.C. Thousands will converge on the world’s leading capital city to celebrate … Continued

Science knows (approximately) when the Earth will end

Why is a serious newspaper like the Washington Post giving space to a raving loon? I suppose the answer must … Continued

Everybody should be disinvited

Q: Did the Pentagon do the right thing by disinviting evangelist Franklin Graham from a National Day of Prayer event … Continued

Ratzinger is the perfect pope

“Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe?” Yes he should, … Continued

The faith trap

Q:What should pastors do if they no longer hold the defining beliefs of their denomination? Do clergy have a moral … Continued

The Great Tim Tebow Fallacy

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

Haiti and the hypocrisy of Christian theology

We know what caused the catastrophe in Haiti. It was the bumping and grinding of the Caribbean Plate rubbing up … Continued

Well-heeled, tax-exempt charlatan

It is not particularly remarkable that a mountebank like Oral Roberts should succeed in conning his followers out of their … Continued