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posted Mar 7, 2018, 2:09 PM by Upali Salpadoru   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 7:08 PM ]
Science in the Soul    
                                          by Richard Dawkins 2017.
1. Values of science.

 Values of science and the science of values.  21
 An open letter to Prince Charles. 67
  99% of all species that ever lived are extinct.
  The human brain can plot a course away from extinction.Long term planning is something utterly a     new invention in evolution. It is precious and fragile.
 Science and sensibility.76
p 80 A religion old or new that stressed the magnificence of universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventinal faith.
 Dolittle and Darwin. 97
 Arthur C Clerk has said " Any advanced technology is indistinguishable from Magic"
 The habit of questioning authority is one of the most valuable gifts that a book or a teacher can give a young would be scientist.

2  All its merciless glory

 More Darwin than Darwin
 Daniel Dematt " If I were to give an award for the single best idea anyone has ever had Id give it to Darwin ahead of Newton or Einstein Darwin and Russel both have thought about it.