The Genius of Charles Darwin

The Genius of Charles Darwin

DVD - 2009
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Shaking Western culture to its very core after its publication 150 years ago, On the origin of species forced humans to rethink their place in the universe. In this lively three-part series, Darwin's passionate disciple, popular author and biologist Richard Dawkins examines evolution and its legacy, confronts Darwin's doubters head-on, and explains natural selection in clear, straightforward terms.
Publisher: Spring, MD : Acorn Media Group : Athena, [2009]
ISBN: 9781598282993
1598282999
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Dawkins, Richard 1941-
Athena (Firm)

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lvb125
Apr 29, 2013

Richard Dawkins. Enough said!

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mj7932
Jul 13, 2011

Oxford University once at the highest rank of most advanced thought and mind of mankind, has reached such a low ebb that is now spreading through its Professor Richard Dawkins, a narrow-minded materialistic-atheist view of the creation denying God and exalting Darwin. Indeed if after more than 30 years of education Dawkins denies God then we can safely go to Professor Cow who does the same without 30 years of education and hence is far superior to Professor Dawkins!

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NanaPat
May 17, 2011

Richard Dawkins' fervor for the subject and obvious frustration with the lack of education available about the scientific facts so far established is evident throughout this series.. A real treat is to watch the extended interviews and see how long it takes before you start shouting at some of the people he interviews . I am still wondering though , why he wasn't willing to accept the possibilty that it was a higher being that initiated the existence of the origin of man.

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May 17, 2011

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NanaPat
May 17, 2011

Author Richard Dawkins leads the interviews and events in this 2 dvd set ; all the while championing and trying to educate people about the 'Darwin' theory. The viewer's guide booklet enclosed is an excellent advisory to watching the film and creating your own opinions.
Episode 1: Life , Darwin & Everything.
Episode 2: The Fifth Ape
Episode 3: God Strikes Back

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