Michael Korda, author and former editor-in-chief of Simon and Schuster, will speak on 'The Art of Writing Memoirs and Autobiographies' in Room 122 of Bowne Hall at Dutchess Community College at noon on April 12.
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Former Doctor Who assistant Lalla Ward has developed lifelong friendships with Time Lord Tom Baker and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams but when it came to Vanishing Acts, her exhibition on camouflage in nature, she sought expertise from husband Richard Dawkins. “Richard’s take on the science of camouflage did influence the way I worked,” Ward explained.
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CHICAGO — Chicago bluesman Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins, known for his stellar guitar playing and mellow singing voice, has died. He was 76.Delmark Records owner Bob Koester said Friday that Dawkins died Wednesday. The cause of death wasn't immediately known.James Henry Dawkins was born in Tchula, Miss. An only child, Dawkins taught himself to play guitar before moving to...
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Author Mike Bunner said someone could set off an atom bomb under him and he would still believe in God."That's how unshakable my belief in God is," said Bunner, 61, of Maxatawny Township, whose new book, "God, Science, and Reason: Finding the Light o...
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Prior to my attending seminary in 2000, I was urged to write a speech later becoming a sermon called “How Do You Know When God is Speaking to You?” I didn’t realize at the time that what I was being asked to write was so very important to people.
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Leading atheist Richard Dawkins claims religious indoctrination is child abuse, arguing that while teaching children about religion is not abuse, forcing children to believe that religious claims are factual and true is a form of child abuse...
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Why, in the age of Richard Dawkins's God Delusion, has one of our leading writers on genetics devoted himself to a book investigating the Bible's scientific credentials? And what explanations can science offer for people who had limbs amputated under the influence of 19th-century mesmerists? We investigate these and other issues with Steve Jones, the geneticist and science...
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Lakeforest Elementary School fourth-graders got inspired to write their own stories during a visit from a local author on Wednesday.
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The problem of creationism can be tackled with dialogue. But Dawkinsite atheists seem unwilling to move beyond scornJust at the moment when it seems that Christian evangelicals are learning to engage with the outside world, the atheist ones are disappearing entirely into their own self-righteousness. Richard Dawkins tweeted last week: "YES, there are many good, kind, humane...
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Mr. Dawkins, who did most of his touring in Europe and Japan, counted Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton among his fans.
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