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59 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Richard Dawkins. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Richard Dawkins, often where they are interviewed.

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59 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Richard Dawkins. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Richard Dawkins, often where they are interviewed.

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Jeremy talks to the High Priest of atheism, Richard Dawkins, about the Tooth Fairy and other higher powers.

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Nov 11 2020 · 23mins
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: Jewishness, Jesus & Richard Dawkins

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Following the news that Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has passed away at the age of 72, we are re-airing this interview with him. The former chief rabbi and winner of the 2016 Templeton Prize spoke to Justin Brierley about Jewishness, Jesus and Richard Dawkins. 

Nov 09 2020 · 53mins

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Richard Dawkins with Nihal Arthanayake

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Richard Dawkins - British evolutionary biologist and populist science writer - chats to Nihal about his latest book ‘Outgrowing God’


He also talks about objects which have inspired him creatively which include a framed photo of Prince Phillip and the Flounder fish.


 ‘Outgrowing God’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/3obexsT

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Oct 21 2020 · 31mins
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Ben Stein- No Intelligence Allowed, Debate Highlights- Were Nazis Evolutionists and Richard Dawkins

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Ben Stein- No Intelligence Allowed, Debate Highlights- Were Nazis Evolutionists and Richard Dawkins

Oct 11 2020 · 36mins

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Ep 70: Everyone (Yes, even Richard Dawkins) Believes in God. "Does God Exist?" is Dead.

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In my formative years when I first started getting into theology and philosophy, I used to really enjoy watching debates between Christian and atheist apologists on the question "Does God exist?"But the deeper I went on my journey the more I realized that this question, and many of my conceptions of God, were fundamentally flawed. I had misunderstood what the word "God" meant.When we properly understand what that word means, it becomes clear that everyone (yes, even Richard Dawkins!) believes in God. It also becomes clear, that not every Christian believes in the same God.In this episode, I'll share a bit of my own journey and lay out the case for why the question, "Does God exist?" is dead.

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Aug 31 2020 · 45mins
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#455: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on Powerful Books, Mystics, Richard Dawkins, and the Dangers of Safe Spaces

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“Win the respect of people you respect, and you can forget the rest.” Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (@RabbiSacks) is an international religious leader, philosopher, and respected moral voice. He was the chief rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013 and the recipient of the 2016 Templeton Prize, in recognition of his “exceptional contributions to affirming life’s spiritual dimension.” Rabbi Sacks has been described by HRH The Prince of Wales as “a light unto this nation” and by former British prime minister Tony Blair as “an intellectual giant.” He is an award-winning author of more than 30 books, including Not in God’s Name. His new book, Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times , recently became a bestseller in the UK and is now available in North America.

He is a frequent and sought-after contributor to radio, television, and the international press and a renowned public speaker, and he has degrees from both Cambridge and Oxford universities, as well as 18 honorary degrees. He was knighted by HM The Queen in 2005 and took his seat in the House of Lords in October 2009. Born in 1948 in London, he has been married to his wife Elaine since 1970. They have three children and several grandchildren.

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Aug 26 2020 · 1hr 33mins
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Debating Richard Dawkins - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.4.20)

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On this episode of “Conversations with Mark Bauerlein,” Rupert Shortt discusses his book “Outgrowing Dawkins: God for Grown-Ups.”
May 04 2020 · 33mins
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#87 – Richard Dawkins: Evolution, Intelligence, Simulation, and Memes

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Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist, and author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, The God Delusion, The Magic of Reality, The Greatest Show on Earth, and his latest Outgrowing God. He is the originator and popularizer of a lot of fascinating ideas in evolutionary biology and science in general, including funny enough the introduction of the word meme in his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which in the context of a gene-centered view of evolution is an exceptionally powerful idea. He is outspoken, bold, and often fearless in his defense of science and reason, and in this way,
Apr 09 2020 · 1hr 7mins
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Bloomberg's Terrible Debate Performance, Richard Dawkins Defends Eugenics, South Park Apologizes, Is Snooping a Partner's Texts Ok?, Twitch's 'Ninja' and a Problematic Tweet, Nevada Caucus Preview, Average Human Temp Changes!, Amie Harwick Murdered, Medic

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Content warning: Assault and murder between 1:12:11 - 1:15:44

Feb 21 2020 · 1hr 27mins
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Ep. 310 - Eugenics "Works," Says Richard Dawkins

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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— Students near Seattle protested after their Catholic school fired two teachers in same-sex relationships. (0:22)

— A Christian political group posted a survey about how much people wanted Christian politicians. It didn’t go well. (9:55)

— Sen. Amy Klobuchar needs a much better answer on how big to make the Democrats’ “big tent.” (14:30)

— High school girls are suing to prevent trans athletes from competing against them. (21:26)

— A professor who refused to call a student by the proper pronoun has lost his legal challenge. (22:22)

— Holy Land Experience, a Christian theme park, looks like it’ll be shutting down soon. (24:24)

— For some reason, Richard Dawkins wants you to know that eugenics works. (28:30)

— A satirical pro-Trump road sign was a bit too realistic for many. (43:22)

— Two Christian girls want other young women to know self-affirmations are the WORST. (45:00)

— A Tennessee man is accused of beating his wife because of what she wore to church. (47:47)
Feb 20 2020 · 50mins
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