- British Evolutionary Biologist and Author
Former Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford; author of “The God Delusion” and “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
Renowned atheist Richard Dawkins endorses S.C. atheist to fill Sen. Jim DeMint’s seat.
One reason for non-believers’ unpopularity is the widespread belief that you need God in order to be good. Going along with that misconception is further belief that atheists are less generous than religious people, less philanthropic, less likely to donate to charity.
How have we come to the point where reason needs a rally to defend it?
A politician’s attitude to evolution, however peripheral it might seem, is a surprisingly apposite litmus test of more general inadequacy.