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Dr. Richard Dawkins | Prof Richard Dawkins | Prof. Richard Dawkins | Professor Richard Dawkins
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I shall argue that a predominant quality to be expected in a successful gene is ruthless selfishness. This gene selfishness will usually give rise to selfishness in individual behavior. However, as we shall see, there are special circumstances in which a gene can achieve its own selfish goals best by fostering a limited form of altruism at the level of individual animals. 'Special' and 'limited' ...
He was a close friend and fan of the comedy writer Douglas Adams
, who also introduced him to Lalla Ward
, with whom Adams had worked when he was the script editor of Doctor Who
(1963). There is a character in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy called Oolon Colluphid, a writer of controversial books such as "Where God went wrong", "Some more of God's greatest Mistakes", "Who is this God person ...
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