The author of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins, will be heading to four colleges in America in early March.
He will be discussing “The Purpose of Purpose“:
We humans are obsessed with purpose. The question, “What is it for?” comes naturally to a species surrounded by tools, utensils and machines. For such artifacts it is appropriate, but then we go too far. We apply the “What is it for?” question to rocks, mountains, stars or the universe, where it has no place…
To get information on which schools he is visiting and when, check out the Secular Student Alliance website.