I hypothesize t…

I hypothesize that there may be higher level forms of selection. Now I’m not talking about group selection, because, frankly, I’m too scared and confused to.

-An excerpt from Dawkins’ “The Selfish Gene.”


Religion was th…

Religion was the sole reason for the bloodshed during the partition of India. The British had nothing to do with it.

-Richard Dawkins to a female leader from that region.


I can’t figure …

I can’t figure out how it works, so you’re not allowed to believe in it; even if it matches your own experience and what you’ve observed in your own life with your own eyes; even if you are not imposing those belief on others. I need to go out of my way to make sure everyone thinks in a way that makes sense to me – because if other people don’t agree, it’s not true.

-Carl Sagan and Richard Dawkins on anything that confuses them.