Richard Dawkins

The Magic of Reality

Richard Dawkins

Talk: The Magic of Reality

In this talk the famous evolutionary biologist and Richard Dawkins takes simple questions, explains how they are answered by myths and superstitions, and then goes on to discuss their actual answers. Who was the first person? Why are there so many different kinds of animals? Why do we have night and day, winter and summer?

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. He is well-known for his criticism of creationism and intelligent design. In 2006, he founded the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and he was Oxford University's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008.

The Book

Richard Dawkins uses his unrivaled explanatory powers to illuminate the ways in which the world really works. Filled with clever thought experiments & jaw-dropping facts, The Magic of Reality explains a stunningly wide range of natural phenomena. Starting with the magical, mythical explanations for the wonders of nature, Dawkins reveals the exhilarating scientific truths behind these occurrences.

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