Richard Dawkins, justifying science to creationists: 'It works, bitches'

Richard Dawkins, justifying science to creationists: ‘It works, bitches’

Apr 1, 2013

Back in February, renowned evolutionary biologist and “The Selfish Gene” author Richard Dawkins took part in a lecture at the University of Oxford in which one creationist member of the audience asked for justification of the scientific method.

Dawkins’s response:

It works. Planes fly, cars drive, computers compute. If you base medicine on science, you heal people. If you base the design of planes on science, they fly. If you base the design of rockets on science, they reach the moon. It works … Bitches.

Catch the highlight here:

Watch the 88-minute lecture in full at the link.

h/t reddit


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