Loading…

Richard Dawkins:
Militant atheism

TED2002 · 29:10 · Filmed Feb 2002
Subtitles available in 39 languages
View interactive transcript
3,658,840 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position — and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.

Evolutionary biologist
Oxford professor Richard Dawkins has helped steer evolutionary science into the 21st century, and his concept of the "meme" contextualized the spread of ideas in the information age. In recent years, his devastating critique of religion has made him a leading figure in the New Atheism. Full bio
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

Discuss

6130 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.