Richard Dawkins

Dawkins Chides The 'Uncultured, Ignorant' Evangelicals That Hang Around America's Neck

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- What would America be like if it weren't saddled by the "uncultured, ignorant" evangelicals that sit like an "incubus" around the national...

Islamophobia Is A 'Non-Word', Says Richard Dawkins

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has said Islamophobia is a "non-word" while defending his comments that a Muslim teenager, who was arrested after his clock was mistak...

Saudi Arabia Has Spoken Out About THAT Offer To 'Build 200 Mosques In Germany'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Saudi Arabia has denied offering to build 200 mosques in Germany after reports circulated earlier this month. On Thursday, a statement was issued i...

Dear Richard Dawkins, Ahmed Mohamed's "Motives" Are The Kind We All Need More Of

Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Tech
Nitya Rajan

There's a reason of course for Dawkins' line of questioning. He is a scientist and probing goes with the territory. But Dawkins' relentless curiosity appears to have killed any sensibilities he has about how human beings operate.

'Twitter Crank' Dawkins Accuses Texas Clock Boy Of 'Fraud'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.09.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins' dubious Twitter form underwent a further mutation on Sunday, the evolutionary biologist claiming Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old arres...

Richard Dawkins Slams Saudi Arabia's 'Sick' Offer To Build 200 Mosques In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has lambasted Saudi Arabia's "sick" offer to build 200 mosques for refugees in Germany, as the Gulf state still refuses to shelter tho...

Beloved Scientist Dies Months After This Poignant Reflection On Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.08.2015 | UK

Oliver Sacks has died aged 82, prompting people from Richard Dawkins to JK Rowling to pay tribute to the beloved neurologist and author. Sacks, the...

Richard Dawkins Slams 'Witch Hunt' Against Cecil The Lion's Killer

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has condemned the "hatefest" directed at Cecil the Lion's killer, Walter Palmer, in what he called an "over-the-top" witch hunt. Th...

Dawkins 'Not An Atheist' Says Christian Building A 'Noah's Ark'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Richard Dawkins is "not an atheist," according to a young Earth creationist who is currently building a life-size Noah's Ark. Ken Ham, fou...

Richard Dawkins Is Not Happy At All About What Happened To Tim Hunt

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Outspoken academic Professor Richard Dawkins has claimed Sir Tim Hunt was the victim of "a feeding frenzy of mob-rule self-righteousness" when he quit...

Happy Birthday Richard Dawkins - Here Are 10 Times God Got Chinned

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins turned 74 today -- and still no thunderbolt from the Heavens. The renowned scientist and strident atheist has been ruffling the religi...

Richard Dawkins Says Children Must Be Protected From Their Religious Parents

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has argued that children with religious parents must be protected from indoctrination. Dawkins expressed concern...

Chapel Hill Shooting: How Many More Until We Realise This Is A Trend?

Rabah Kherbane | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rabah Kherbane

This problem needs to be dealt with properly, and must be tackled with caution. However, to resolve it, we must first acknowledge that the problem actually exists. A massive step for the vast majority. Then again, to acknowledge a problem exists, we must first feel that the grief it causes matters.

Richard Dawkins Reckons Video That 'Demolishes Atheism In One Minute' Is Pathetic

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has laid into a viral Facebook video that claims to "demolish atheism in one minute" using a scene of a woman at the dentist. In th...

Muslim Students Murdered In Chapel Hill 'In Parking Dispute'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

The shooting of three Muslim students in a suburban neighbourhood of North Carolina has been attributed to a parking dispute, police say. Deah Sha...

Richard Dawkins Steps Into Furore Over Murder Of Three Muslim Students

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Chapel Hill Muslim Students Murdered 'Over Parking Dispute' Chapel Hill Muslim Student Shootings Spark 'Islamophobic' Outcry Over Lack Of...

Richard Dawkins Letter to Santa

Dale Shaw | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Dale Shaw

You singularly warp the weakened minds of infants into some vision of unquestioned worship, with the obtaining of mince pies and sherry as your one, despicable goal. How do you sleep at night?

Scientists Call For Official 'Asteroid Day' Before We Get Wiped Out By One

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Mark your calendars: June 30 is now Asteroid Day. No, that's not when we're all going to die from an asteroid strike (one hopes). It's when we're a...

Louise Ridley

Famous Atheists Tell Us Where They Get Their Values From | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their f...

What Do You Get If You Put Brian May, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just imagine the conversation around the dinner table when some of the world's most curious brains join forces for the second 'Starmus' Festival, taki...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets (Warning: Contains Jokes About Ian Botham)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Comedy

It was a week of joy and heartache. For those receiving their GCSE results: So proud of Bobby this morning! He's passed all of his GCSEs! He got B...

The 12-Stage 'Evolution' Of A Richard Dawkins Twitter Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

Richard Dawkins has once again been embroiled in a Twitter storm, the latest upset caused by the prominent atheist's comments about aborting fetuses w...

Dawkins Apologises After Offending Parents Of Babies With Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

Richard Dawkins has issued a half apology after claiming it would be "immoral" to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus had Down Syn...

Parents Of Down's Babies Are Seriously Livid With Richard Dawkins

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

Parents of children with Down's Syndrome have issued a stinging rebuke to Richards Dawkins' assertion that expectant mothers should abort their foetus...

Richard Dawkins Sparks Twitter Debate Over Aborting Down Syndrome Fetuses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

Richard Dawkins’ brand of strident rationalism has won him many fans, but it can also lead to the occasional tone deaf comment on Twitter, with the ...