Dawkins and the Teleological Argument.

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In what book did Dawkins discuss his design?
The Blind Watchmaker (1986).
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What did Dawkins state about design relating to natural selection?
"The living results of natural selection ... impress us with the illusion of design".
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What did Dawkins state was the only watchmaker in nature?
"Blind forces of physics".
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What does Dawkins aregue creates an illusion of design?
Natural selection.
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What does Dawkins think is the only thing responsible for what we know as intelligent life?
Genes.
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What does Dawkins use to describe units of cultural inheritance?
Memes.
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What are memes?
Ideas that have also been operated on by natural selection.
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Give an example of a meme.
We inherit some cultural values of those who came before us, who were strong enough to pass on their genes.
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Dawkins argues what about the appreciation of beauty due to the stated meme?
Humans appear to have an appreciation of beauty but it is actually no more than part of the survival mechanism.
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