MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

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Book review: ‘The Selfish Gene’

TweetFor readers who are new to books on biology, evolution and natural selection, I would recommend reading Dawkins’ other works, “The Blind Watchmaker” and “The Greatest Show on Earth” before tackling this one. In “The…




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Now it all makes perfect sense!

TweetVia Twitter: @ISlam_love_him Holy Bible #Science maps out DNA that enables embryo development http://t.co/Uh94dYtqiL #Atheists #Atheism #Islam #Muslims — Seventh Loka (@SevenLokas) December 16, 2014




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Our daily universe: cuttlefish

TweetAs I write this, Georgia Public Broadcasting is running a special on cuttlefish, a bizarre type of mollusc species that, in order to blend into their environment and community with other cuttlefish, it can change…



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‘The lucky ones’

TweetFollowing is a profound quote from evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins, that I have been contemplating today: We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die…


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The impressive and unimpressive

TweetIf I may borrow a few lines from Christopher Hitchens’ “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything,” here is the author marveling at the wondrous images brought to us from the Hubble: If you will…