The blind watchmaker

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Penguin Books, 1991 - Science - 340 pages
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A brilliant and controversial book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection - the unconscious automatic, blind yet essentially non-random process discovered by Darwin - is the only answer to the biggest question of all : why do we exist?

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A great overview of evolution. - Goodreads
Finally, the ending was solidly underwhelming. - Goodreads
I really enjoy Dawkins' writing. - Goodreads
I rind Richard Dawkins a little hard to read. - Goodreads
Great introduction to evolutionary biology. - Goodreads
A modern take on evolution by natural selection. - Goodreads

Review: The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

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Dawkins talks at the start of this book about the seeming difficulties people have had with the theory of natural selection. It does seem quite incredible that electricity and electrochemical series ... Read full review

Review: The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

User Review  - Jacinta - Goodreads

I went to catholic private schools, this book helped me at a very impressionable age. I am unlikely to pick up another of his books, but this one seemed the most accessible, least, urm, assertive? (yeah, that's diplomatic) not to say it isn't powerfully convincing, it is. Read full review

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