LIVE DEBATE Oxford professor Denis Noble locked horns with Richard Dawkins in June at the How the Light Gets In UK conference. Is The Selfish Gene holding back medicine and cancer cures? The world’s most incendiary evolutionary biologist asks if we need to rethink DNA.
The debate was both cordial and revealing. One thing that is quite clear from this debate is that Dawkins’ knowledge of biology and genetics lags 20-30 years behind current research.“Denis Noble Debates Richard Dawkins (full video)” at Evolution 2 (December 22, 2022)
Here’s an excerpt:
Here’s the whole debate.
Hat tip: Philip Cunningham
4 Replies to “Denis Noble debates Richard Dawkins: Is Dawkins 20-30 years behind?”
I watched this debate few weeks ago at Perry Marshall page (the $10M OoL prize sponsor).
some user commented as follows:
to which Perry Marshall replied as follows:
I was just amazed to see RD in any kind of debate. I thought he had forsworn them after Lennox et al beat him so badly more than ten years ago. It was more of a cordial discussion, in my view.
Here is a link to the full debate on Perry Marshall’s site:
I included your comment Martin_r in my post of the above: https://religiopoliticaltalk.com/richard-dawkins-is-30-years-behind-the-curve/