Richard dawkins Quotes

โ€œReligion teaches you to be satisfi...

โ€œReligion teaches you to be satisfied with nonanswers. Itโ€™s a sort of crime against childhoodโ€- Richard Dawkins
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"Just because science can't in practice explain things like the love that motivates a ...

"Just because science can't in practice explain things like the love that motivates a poet to write a sonnet, that doesn't mean that religion can. It's a simple and logical fallacy to say, ' If science can't do something, therefore religion can'." - Richard Dawkins
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"Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them h...

"Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you." - Richard Dawkins
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โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the god...

โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.โ€ โ€• Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 09
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"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler,...

"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler, American pride gave us Trump, British pride gave us Brexit. If you must have pride, be proud that Homo sapiens could produce Darwin, Shakespeare, Mandela, Einstein, Beethoven" - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 31
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โ€œHow thoughtful of God to arrange matters so that...

โ€œHow thoughtful of God to arrange matters so that, wherever you happen to be born, the local religion always turns out to be the true one.โ€ Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 11
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โ€œWe are going to die and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die beca...

โ€œWe are going to die and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. We won the lottery of birth, how dare we whine at our inevitable return to that prior state from which the vast majority have never stirred." - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 03
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โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the god...

โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.โ€ โ€• Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 30
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โ€œDo not indoctrinate your children. Teach them h...

โ€œDo not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.โ€ - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 27
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โ€œDo not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to ...

โ€œDo not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.โ€ โ€• Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 08
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We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die becau...

We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of Arabia. - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 14
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โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the gods that ...

โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.โ€ โ€• Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 02
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"Gods are fragile things; They can ...

"Gods are fragile things; They can be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense." - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 06
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โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the god...

โ€œWe are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.โ€ - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 23
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"I am not sure what to make of my admittedly anecdotal observation that ma...

"I am not sure what to make of my admittedly anecdotal observation that many of those who most ardently oppose the taking of embryonic life also seem to be more than usually enthusiastic about taking adult life." -Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 02
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"Modern physics teaches us that there is more to truth than meets the eye; or tha...

"Modern physics teaches us that there is more to truth than meets the eye; or than meets the all too limited human mind, evolved as it was to cope with medium-sized objects moving at medium speeds through medium distances in Africa." - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 18
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โ€œThere is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibility to g...

โ€œThere is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibility to give your life meaning and pointโ€ฆ The truly adult view, by contrast, is that our life is as meaningful, as full and as wonderful as we choose to make it.โ€ -Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 02
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But, however many ways there may be of being al...

But, however many ways there may be of being alive, it is certain that there are vastly more ways of being dead, or rather not alive.โ€”Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 14
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โ€Ž"Religion teaches the dan...

โ€Ž"Religion teaches the dangerous nonsense that death is not the end." Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 19
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"Religious faith deserves a chapter to itself in the annal...

"Religious faith deserves a chapter to itself in the annals of war technology, on an even footing with the longbow, the warhorse, the tank, and the hydrogen bomb." - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 21
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"A good scientific theory is on...

"A good scientific theory is one which is falsifiable, which has not been falsified." Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 11
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"Let us try to teach generos...

"Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish."- Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 25
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โ€œThere is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibili...

โ€œThere is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibility to give your life meaning and pointโ€ฆ The truly adult view, by contrast, is that our life is as meaningful, as full and as wonderful as we choose to make it.โ€ - Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 21
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'Who, before Darwin, could have guessed that something so apparently de...

'Who, before Darwin, could have guessed that something so apparently designed as a dragonfly's wing or an eagle's eye was really the end product of a long sequence of non-random but purely natural causes?' Richard Dawkins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 15
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"We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and ...

"We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and it is no accident, but direct consequence of evolution by non-random natural selection - the only game in town, the greatest show on earth." - Richard Dawkins
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