The Hillis Plot

This map is so beautiful it nearly brings tears to my eyes. I discovered it in Richard Dawkins’ book, “The Greatest Show On Earth” (page 330). We’re cousins of chimpanzees. We’re also related to dolphins, kangaroos, slugs and pond scum. So what? Darwin’s Theory of Evolution is brilliant beyond words. What’s truly amazing is that […]

I Am An Atheist

I am an atheist, are you? The Out Campaign Richard Dawkins As far as subjective impressions allow and in the admitted absence of rigorous data, I am persuaded that the religiosity of America is greatly exaggerated. Our choir is a lot larger than many people realise. Religious people still outnumber atheists, but not by the […]