Richard Dawkins Critique of The Design Argument

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  • Created on: 11-04-13 18:07

Richard Dawkins:

  • Biologist
  • Athiest
  • Modern day professor of Oxford University
  • Darwinian- accepts Darwins theory of evolution
  • Updated his theory and made modern day improvements of evolution

His arguments:

  • Things look designed but there not, they have come about naturally and variations in species take place because of random mistakes in the DNA molecules of life form.
  • He argues that humans are selfish and that there isn't such a thing as altruism (selflessness), for example, a mother saving her child is a selfish act as she is carrying on her genes.
  • The sole purpose of life is to pass on your…


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