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The Poetry of Reality

The Poetry Of Reality is a podcast hosted by renowned evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins. This is an audio and video experience that tracks our acclaimed protagonist in his navigation of the natural world and his pursuit of truth through scientific curiosity.


Richard Dawkins

World Renown Evolutionary Biologist

Welcome to The Poetry of Reality podcast. This is an audio and video experience hosted by world renowned truth-teller, evolutionary biologist and best-selling author, Professor Richard Dawkins. He has been celebrated globally for his honest critique of religion and tradition and his push for critical thinking. 

His books include The Ancestor’s TaleThe Selfish GeneThe Blind WatchmakerClimbing Mount ImprobableUnweaving the RainbowA Devil’s ChaplainThe God DelusionThe Greatest Show on EarthThe Magic of Reality, his two-part autobiography An Appetite for Wonder and A Brief Candle in the Dark, and Outgrowing God: A Beginner’s Guide.

Richard Dawkins has gained notoriety for his unwavering commitment to science as an advocate for scientific literacy and rational thinking, particularly in the education of younger generations. As the founder of an organization dedicated to promoting reason and science, he has emphasized the urgent necessity for scientific education in modern society. His relentless pursuit of truth, and his recognition of the beauty in life on earth, has made him a revered source of wisdom and insight, in response to scientific and existential inquiries like ‘What are we doing here?’ and ‘When did life begin?’

We invite you to explore this platform, and make discoveries about not just Dawkins and his extraordinary life and work – but about the universe itself, with your very own toolkit containing curiosity, courage, rationality and scientific thinking. Whether you are familiar with the acclaimed scientist or not, we hope that this space will inspire you to engage with the world around you, ask challenging questions, and embrace the power of evidence and truth.

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Books by Richard Dawkins


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Christmas Lecture 3: Climbing Mount Improbable
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A good-humored conversation between Michael Shermer and Richard Dawkins
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Christmas Lectures: Is The Universe Designed? | Episode 2
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Christmas Lectures: Waking Up In The Universe | Episode 01
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Defying Tyranny: Masih Alinejad's Courageous Battle in Iran

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