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Colorfully Drawn Science

Dave McKean

In his new book, the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins says the laws of science and reason themselves can be "deeply moving, exhilarating: something that gives us goose bumps."
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Having characterized the gene as relentlessly selfish, and assured the world that gods are dangerous delusions, Richard Dawkins now wants to help young readers understand why natural phenomena are magical.

Not in the sense that they can be explained...

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