Richard Dawkins

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is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author.

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Yes, but not fireside. Instead, a young woman sits beside me playing sweet music on the cello. Film still being edited. I'm looking forward to seeing it.

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No thank you

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Great job in the Middle Ages, guys. What went wrong?

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Wendy Wright

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It's after six pm, which is traditionally when the pubs used to open in England. Those days are gone, but I've been doing this for more than two hours and I need a drink. Thanks to everyone for the questions. Sorry I could answer only a small fraction of the total, but I hope I got a good cross section. Richard

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Occasionally I worry about that. But only one of my 12 books is about religion and all of them are still in print and selling well

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Nautilus (because of its pinhole camera eye). But that's just off the top of my head. I'd probably think of a better answer given more time (that is so often true!)

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Jerry Coyne: Why Evolution is True. And my own The Greatest Show on Earth.

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Satire is supposed to satirise. Depicting somebody as having a predilection for buggering a bald transvestite is not satire and not witty. The futuristic projection of wars between atheist factions is genuine satire and quite witty. I think it's important understand the difference. I preferred the experience of going on The Simpsons.

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Some viruses are based on RNA instead of DNA