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The Root of All Evil? -- Richard Dawkins

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The Root of All Evil? -- Richard Dawkins

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Part 1video.google.com/videopla...6249268230Part 2video.google.com/videopla...8224461127
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I'm watching this now and loving it.
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Ooh. I don't have time to watch this tonight, but I definitely will tomorrow. I read (most of) Dawkins' The Selfish Gene last semester. He is very intriguing. -Meghan"Are you alright? Yeah you're alright, you're alive!" -Garden State
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got that from the NoBeliefs.com website.It's aired in Britain. What are the odds it'll ever be shown in the states?
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Dawkins is a supporter of Harris' book...at least he gave it a blurb of support on the back cover.He sounds like a dweeb! lolI tried to watch this but my connection seems to have a problem with keeping up with the stream. I will try to download it...maybe that will help.Mr. P. The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.Once you perceive the irrevocable truth, you can no longer justify the irrational denial. - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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Re: The Root of All Evil? -- Richard Dawkins

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It's a piece of crap. It's been slated by most critics who've reviewed the show, regardless of their position on religion. The show basically amounts to Dawkins masturbating for a couple of hours (mentally that is). I used to love Dawkins, but the man's become a fanatic. Full of Porn*http://plainofpillars.blogspot.com
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I completely disagree with you. Dawkins is a fanatic because that is what is necessary to counter the irrational beliefs and dangerous practices of the religious community. I admire Dawkins very much and find it hard to believe you could have watched that program with those comments.
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No no...I like Dawkins alot. I mean he SOUNDS like a dweeb...his speech, not what he says.Mr. P. The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.Once you perceive the irrevocable truth, you can no longer justify the irrational denial. - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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Is this for sale anywhere?I love the Napoleon-delusion comparison.Mr. P. The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.Once you perceive the irrevocable truth, you can no longer justify the irrational denial. - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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Nick, I wasn't talking to you. That comment was for Niall. He ripped into Dawkins, but I feel his opinion is unqualified and completely biased. Note that Niall is a theist and the video is attacking theism in every form.That is an INCREDIBLE video and I'd LOVE to buy it too. I only watched the 1st of the 2 and can't believe Niall watched ANY of it to have such comments. It is far from crap and is actually the opposite. But hearing that your belief in God is wrong, irrational, dangerous and destructive....this seems to have struck a nerve with Niall. I agree with Dawkins' thesis.His voice might be dweebish, but I promise you he is a powerful man that has a deep appreciation and love for life, science, critical thinking and general education. I had the opportunity to spend several hours with him a few years ago and you would walk away from such a visit with total respect and admiration.
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