Richard Dawkins - Evolutionary Biologist - Big Think - discussing a multitude of scientific topics

The great evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins discussing a wide array of scientific topics on Big Think including: The Fact of Evolution, Natural Selectio...

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Comment by MikeLong on July 30, 2011 at 4:19am

I've been working VERY slowly and carefully on deconverting a very dear friend from my childhood. For instance, recently he tentatively asked something like, "wouldn't society's moral basis disappear without religion?". In response I sent him a study showing how animals are often entirely selfless without obvious reason - showing, I believe, that's it's natural to be helpful and cooperative. I've avoided bombarding him with the thousands of articles, videos, etc. available on this site. (Soon.) This video, however, fits the bill for my first unsolicited submission to him. Thanks.

Comment by Sassan K. on July 30, 2011 at 4:32am

Thanks for writing and sharing your thoughts. :)

You should send him the brief video below - it really is an amazing piece by Carl Sagan and constructed by NASA I believe....please check it out yourself! It is amazing..

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