The Greatest Show on Earth
September 6, 2009
Two excerpts from Richard Dawkins' forthcoming book The Greatest Show on Earth are now available online:
Richard is quick to point out that
I hope I don't need to remind people that newspaper headlines are written by sub-editors, and the author never has any say over it. [From RichardDawkins.net ]
I wonder which will end up being the greatest show — the book itself, or the mischaracterizations, distortions, and demonization that are sure to follow. Still, Dawkins has come into the ring fighting:
You find your precious time continually preyed upon...by a baying pack of ignoramuses...
...Evolution is a fact, and [my] book will demonstrate it. No reputable scientist disputes it, and no unbiased reader will close the book doubting it.