You can love Richard Dawkins or you can hate him, but you can’t say he’s anything but a gentleman and a scholar. His response to being disinvited as a featured speaker by NECSS (short for Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism, and pronounced ”Nexus”, which I have to grudgingly admit … Continue reading
The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science announced today, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science to Merge with Center for Inquiry Robyn Blumner to Become President and CEO of Center for Inquiry The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science and the Center for Inquiry, two of the … Continue reading
I’ve been something of a fan of Richard Dawkins ever since I picked up a copy of his book The Selfish Gene when I was a graduate student. I think he’s a good writer, an incisive and creative scientific thinker, a consummate gentleman and scholar, and of course a highly … Continue reading
As a follow up to my earlier Unbelievers movie post, I asked the Unbelievers folks when the movie would be available at iTunes Canada & they replied that it is available for preorder now. For more information, see here.
Update: Unbelievers is available for pre-order in the Canadian iTunes store now. The Unbelievers, a documentary that follows Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss as the two renowned scientists travel the globe and talk about science, politics and religion, debuted last April at Toronto’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. I … Continue reading
Personally, the word “spiritual” makes me cringe. Although I understand its completely secular etymology from the Latin noun, spiritus, “breath”, when I hear it, various images enter my mind uninvited: unicorns, Deepak Chopra and those annoying Jesus messages religious relatives post on Facebook on Sundays. However, with Sam Harris’s new book, … Continue reading