Human Mind: Into The Unknown with Richard Dawkins

Conversations with Coleman | 30 April 2022 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Richard Dawkins discussing technological progress, whether race is a social construct or biological reality, the mystery of consciousness, the concept of a meme, religion and its relationship to a happy life, whether wokeness plays the role of a religion in people’s lives, and advice for up and coming scientists.

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Richard Dawkins on Flight and Other Evolutionary Achievements

Sean Carroll’s Mindscape | 2 May 2022 | 1h 18m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Richard Dawkins about his book Flights of Fancy: Defying Gravity by Design and Evolution. Discusses the different ways that heavier-than-air objects might be made to fly, and why natural selection produces some but not others. Also discusses central issues in evolution: levels of selection, the extended phenotype, the role of adaptation, and how genes relate to organisms.

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