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An Oxford evolutionary biologist, recently retired, who has written several books including "The God Delusion" and "The Greatest Show on Earth."

Consistently the subject of fanatical religious attacks, which claim him to be equally dogmatic. Most of these criticisms come from uneducated or tactless Christian apologists, who have read very little of his material and understand little about atheism and/or biology.

Has never claimed to be dogmatic, but insists that he answers to reason alone. This is a contextually correct statement when you look at his accusers. Most of his critics choose to willfully submit to religion, God, and Jesus, based on their "strong spiritual and Biblical evidence." Such people are universally panned as "Jesusfreaks."

Is a leading figure of the atheist movement which includes Hitchens, Dennet, and Harris. Is also the subject of Urban Dictionary attacks by Christian dogmatists who have never picked up a book beside the Bible.
You don't fawk with the Dawk.

Richard Dawkins just busted out a can of intellectual kick-ass on that creationist.
by Crocaduck November 09, 2011
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A militant atheist of the opinion that a supernatural being does not exist. There is a great deal of controversy over him, with some finding flaws that they see as obvious and others agreeing. He is also an evolutionary scientist, and has written several books including "The Selfish Gene", "The God Delusion", and "The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence For Evolution". He has developed both a cult following and a group of people who bash his ideas.
Person 1: Richard Dawkins is the leader of militant atheist morons screaming "Religion is the root of all evil!"
Person 2: No, he's a much misunderstood evolutionary scientist!
Person 3: No, you're both morons, he's a fucking failure, and you should go suck it!

(They argue pointlessly for a few hours.)
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Much misunderstood evolutionary scientist who seems to have provoked much anger here, presumably from people who have not attempted to read any of his books.
I was abused by a priest. I've had a right Richard Dawkins of a day.
by hairybloke September 09, 2010
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A British evolutionary biologist, who rose to fame with several of his books, namely the selfish gene and unweaving the rainbow. Is now a millitant atheist, hell bent on destroying religion, will not listen to thers opinion and constantly discredits religion, he is as bad any religious fanatic
Richard Dawkins Recently said that religious scientists wre not real scientists, an example, Francis collins head of the human genome project, who is a christian and a scientist
by Paul Mycok August 14, 2009
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born in 1941, coiner of the word meme. He has lately taken up the mantle of the late Madalyn Murray O'Hair and become the obnoxious atheist of the English-speaking world.

He wrote an essay called Viruses of the Mind, referring to religion. He calls believers, faith-sufferers, and disparages even those who are tolerant of others' faith. He thinks they are a large part of the problem.

Richard Dawkins, you sure are an arrogant atheist.
by Dr. Heywood R. Floyd April 09, 2007
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Richard Dawkins is an athiestic bioligist that has written many books regarding science and evolution. He has been noted for his condescending usage of the word "bright" to describe a belief in athiesm. Granted he is a smart man but it seems but his biased attitude sometimes leads him to ignore facts about a metaphysical reality.
Richard Dawkins is simply an arrogant man with a false intellectuality.
by Celtic rose. March 27, 2007
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A man who while very acomplished as a biologist has become a troll who confuses opinions with facts and likes to input his personal philosophy into scientific knowledge.

Dawkins also has a cult following of militant fanboys who dream about him on the internet and this will become apperant when you see the thumbs down on my definition
And if you fucking fanboys don't like my definition of your dear idol richard dawkins I got two words for you.

SUCK IT!

by Chickenwing21 May 16, 2007
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