February 27, 2013 | Culture
Why? An Atheist Answer
Wednesday, we offer the second in our series of conversations aimed at this age-old question: why do bad things happen to good people? Our guest is the evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins, who says that science is exactly the place to look for answers. He argues that once we acknowledge that we are on our own, without a god to question or blame, we can move on to doing something constructive about human suffering.
Richard Dawkins is the founder of The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley and at Oxford University and is the author of many books including The Magic of Reality, The Greatest Show on Earth, and The God Delusion.
Richard Dawkins is speaking Wednesday night in Colorado Springs and Thursday night in Denver. If you happen to be in Colorado, click here for the details.