“If I had to pick just one self-contained book that lays out Dawkins’s philosophy and methodology, and shows his literary skills, I would have to pick this one.”
Jerry Coyne, Biologist
“In the Dawkins book I chose, The Blind Watchmaker, he brilliantly explains how complex mechanisms and structures are put together by the process of evolution. It is true that he makes certain theological points that I don’t agree with.”
Arguments against Creationism
Kenneth Miller, Biologist
“They talk about the blind watchmaker not being able to make a watch, but if you’re given an almost infinite number of combinations and permutations of materials and situations, the world will come about. Or it may not. In our case, it came about. You’re here, I’m here, and I’m very happy about that.”
James Randi, Magician
“Dawkins brought Darwin up to date, explaining evolution in a way that incorporates our understanding of genetics and heredity.”
Being Inspired by Science
Tom Clarke, Journalist
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