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Madeleine Bunting on Richard Dawkins's viewpoint

"It’s …right for religion to concede ground to science to explain natural processes; but at the same time, science has to concede that despite its huge advances it still cannot answer questions about the nature of the universe…"

- Madeleine Bunting, journalist for The Guardian

This journalist has taken exception to scientist Richard Dawkins’s latest television programme on Channel 4 (UK), The Root of All Evil, which accuses religion of fostering human misery and equates religious instruction of the young with "child abuse". She also accuses Dawkins of applying only a "fraction of the intellectual rigour or curiosity [to religion] that he has applied to evolution".

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