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In the first of his CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Richard Dawkins explores the origins of life. Beginning with a look at our ancestry, he shows how the probability of our existence is very small.
In his second lecture, Richard Dawkins explores the world of designoid objects. He reveals how the evolution of these beautiful creations has relied on natural selection over generations of time.
In his third lecture, Richard Dawkins uses the metaphor of a tall mountain - Mount Improbable – to explain evolution. When we look at Mount Improbable, its peak seems insurmountable.
In this lecture, Richard Dawkins argues against an anthropocentric view of nature and instead presents a rational case for its evolutionary development.
In his final lecture, Richard Dawkins examines the genesis of ‘purpose’ within the universe and relates this to the development of consciousness within the human brain.
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