Richard Dawkins


Richard Dawkins is former Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford and author of "The God Delusion" and "The Greatest Show on Earth.”

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