PODCAST: Richard Dawkins, October 2011

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVE  comes my conversation with Oxford University’s Richard Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist and internationally acclaimed best-selling author. This was recorded in studio in Charlottesville in the fall of 2011.

We discussed what was then Professors Dawkins’ most recent book, The Magic of Reality— which is now available as an iPad App.

We also talked about his previous and sometimes controversial observations regarding religious belief.

Later, after returning to England, Professor Dawkins was asked if Barefoot really is my last name— it is.

In response, Dawkins wrote, “Well, I think it was coincidence, but he was wearing no shoes or socks during the interview. Very good interviewer.”

Many thanks to him for the kind words. And yes, I was literally barefoot that day.

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