Outspoken atheist Professor Richard Dawkins is no stranger to controversy. It does not. British evolutionary biologist and famed atheist Richard Dawkins sparked outrage on Twitter after he wrote that putting ideology and morality aside, eugenics or … Her mother is Eve Barham (Ex-wife of Richard Dawkins. 36.2k Followers, 119 Following, 32 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Richard Dawkins (@richard_dawkins) The Independent wrote concerning Dawkins' relationship to his ex-wife Eve Barham: "His second marriage, to Eve Barham, ended in bitterness which persists to this day. . Eve Barham died of cancer). Richard Dawkins apologises for causing storm with Down's syndrome tweet This article is more than 6 years old Author told woman on Twitter it would be immoral not to … But a tweet arguing that eugenics – the kind of selective breeding advocated by the Nazis – would “work for humans” has landed the biologist in hot water. She is the second of his three ex-wives to divorce him. New evidence indicates that dolphins are able to consciously slow down their heart rates when preparing to dive, and can even adjust their heart rates according to the length of their intended dive. A total sham and a travesty”. Dawkins seems quick to engage those who respond to him online, whether they're agreeing or issuing an attack, and he's not above owning up to his own mistakes. . Richard Dawkins. 659K likes. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. by Richard Dawkins Donald Trump was surely right when he said, in 2012, “The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy . In an entertaining thread on Twitter, Cambridge Assyriology post-grad George Heath-White skewers Dawkins over these and other bungles, including mixing up the animals in the Gilgamesh and Genesis stories, and claiming that the Sumerian flood legend, like the story of Noah’s Ark, ends with a rainbow. And he confirmed his sensible view on November 13th, 2016 (after winning the election by the Electoral College … Scientist. He asked one recent interviewer not even to mention her name. Certainly, these represent just a tiny slice of Dawkins' tweets, which now number more than 27,000.