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The God Delusion: Hysterical Scientism

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Hysterical Scientism: The ecstasy of Richard DawkinsMarilynne Robinson© 2006 Harper’s Magazine Foundation, November 2006 Richard Dawkins is an Oxford professor and the author of a series of best-selling books that popularize a version of evolutionary theory. According to Dawkins, evolution is driven by “replicators”—genes, and also “memes,” viruses of the mind that spread and persist(…)