Richard Dawkins reads his fan mail

British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, who has also written books critical of religion, reads some of the charming emails he has received from offended believers. Be aware that many of these letters are from apparent professing Christians who haven’t quite got the hang of their religion. That is, the language may be offensive to those repelled by four-letter words, let alone bad grammar, usage, and spelling. On the other hand, the whole thing is rather hilarious.


Curiously, several correspondents seem to believe either that Dawkins is gay or that suggesting someone is gay is just about the worst thing one can say accuse them of. As it happens, he isn’t, and he’s married to artist, writer, and actress Lalla Ward, whom some may remember as co-starring on Doctor Who with Tom Baker, to whom she was also married for a while.

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