Interview with Richard Dawkins by Lex Fridman

In this interview, AI researcher and podcaster Lex Fridman interviews Richard Dawkins. They cover a wide range of topics, from pondering if we live in a simulation to memes.

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Expectedly, with Dawkins, religion and morality come up. Dawkins argues that we shouldn't base our morality on religious texts such as the bible, and that in fact, we are not doing that anyway. Rather, that religious people cherry-pick moral guidance from the bible using their 21st century morality - so, why not cut out the middleman altogether?