Tag Archives: richard dawkins

Let’s Be Fair to Fairy Stories

A few things regarding children’s literature made the rounds on the Internet recently, so I thought it was almost necessary that I comment on them. One is Richard Dawkins, whose work on atheism I’ve enjoyed in the past, saying that … Continue reading

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Breaking the Language Barrier

When writing fantastic stories about strange, faraway lands and remote planets, language is obviously going to be an issue. Learning a foreign language on Earth can be difficult enough, and I can only imagine it would be well nigh impossible … Continue reading

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My Creator Is an Alien

In the comments for this post, a fundamentalist Christian said something about Richard Dawkins believing in alien creators. I think this might be what the guy was talking about. I’m not all that keen on the god-like alien idea, but … Continue reading

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