richard dawkins

NECSS is an annual skeptic conference that is run by the folks who bring us the well-known Skeptics Guide To the Universe podcast. They have issued the following announcement … The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism has withdrawn its invitation to Richard Dawkins to participate at NECSS 2016. We […]

@RichardDawkins has been disinvited from speaking at NECSS

OK, nothing too serious today, but instead a bit of entertainment. Because he is rather well-known, Richard Dawkins, tends to attract some rather amusing “fan mail” from those who vigorously disagree with him … except of course, being more that a tad eccentric, their strident and rather abusive criticism is actually quite […]

Richard Dawkins gets “Love Letters” (Be warned NSFW and yes it is comedy gold)

The UK’s Guardian has an article that warrants some additional comment. The primary headline grabbing thrust is that the Higgs boson theorist says he agrees with those who find Dawkins’ approach to dealing with believers ’embarrassing’. “What Dawkins does too often is to concentrate his attack on fundamentalists. But there are […]

Peter Higgs and Richard Dawkins hold different views of the public criticism of daft beliefs