Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life: The Review

A couple of days ago, the Cambridge University Press sent me a fresh copy of their latest book by Steve Stewart-Williams:  Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life:  How Evolutionary Theory Undermines Everything You Thought You Knew.

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The Definition of Memeingful

On November 27, 2008 — we created this “Memeingful” blog — even though “memeingful” was not a word at that time and meant nothing.  We all knew what a “meme” was thanks to the genius of Richard Dawkins — but “memeingful” was intended to be a dizzy mix of Dawkins and knowing.  We started this blog to create “meaning in the meme.”

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Dawkins Reads Darwin

The great, and memeingful, Richard Dawkins provides a six hour reading of Charles Darwin’s seminal book — “On the Origin of Species” — and we are thrilling on the idea of two genius minds blending together across the arc of 150 years of evolutionary thinking.

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Purity of Disbelief and the Wonder of Evolution

Genius author and thinker, Richard Dawkins, wrote in his book, Unweaving the Rainbow, how there is wonder and awe in a scientific — “non-theist” — view of a universe built on both fortuity and logic:

Richard Dawkins

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Red in Tooth and Claw: The Language of Killing

Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creation’s final law – Tho’ nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shriek’d against his creed –

“In Memoriam” (1842) is one of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s greatest poems. Anyone for Tennyson?

Through poetry he found the truth and spake it.

Tennyson was Britain’s finest Poet Laureate and she shone in the Victorian Age as one of the brightest lighted minds in history.

Tennyson’s observation is a warning to us all: Nature is brutal.

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