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by UnHerd Staff
Tuesday, 6
June 2023

Prof. Richard Dawkins: I’m a romantic soul

The author on God, vaccines and his poetic spirit
by UnHerd Staff

Richard Dawkins is best known for his controversial advocacy of atheism, especially in The Selfish Gene (1976) and The God Delusion (2006). But could the pugnacious evolutionary biologist have a romantic side? His new podcast, The Poetry of Reality, suggests he might.

Earlier this week, he visited the UnHerd Club for a wide-ranging interview about God, his love for WB Yeats, the heroism of JK Rowling, and how he changed his mind about vaccine hesitancy. Above is a recording of the event.

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