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A few days ago, I posted the audio from an interview Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist) did with Richard Dawkins about his new memoir An Appetite for Wonder.
Video of the interview is now available (in case you’d rather watch people’s mouths move instead of a still frame):
As always, if you hear anything especially worthwhile, please leave the timestamp and summary in the comments!
Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.
This is a great interview. I’m a big fan of both Richard Dawkins and Seth Andrews (as I am of Hemant, as well). I liked the very personal and conversational tone between the two. We all know Professor Dawkins’ professional accomplishments, so it’s quite fresh to hear him speak in depth about his personal life. Seth Andrews has a special knack for asking questions in an inquisitive yet non-confrontational manner, which makes his interview subjects feel comfortable. Seth was able to bring out all of the charm that is Richard Dawkins.
I listen to the Thinking Atheist Podcast so I heard this a few days ago. Dawkins is so much better in the long form so that he can say exactly what he means. He’s probably too smart for the Twitter format which seems to get him in hot water so often.
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