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Dr. Dawkins,

I am a scientist/engineer, and I want to thank you for describing what has been gnawing at me since college, when I had a couple of evangelical classmates who were studying the same subject - physics. Even then, when I thought that maybe god did exist, I couldn't help but get...

The short story is that I grew up a Presbyterian, very heavy into religion and very sure of my faith. I went to college, started meeting people with different beliefs then started questioning mine as well. There were always certain questions that I couldn't figure out, but in good theist...

Dear Dr. Dawkins and Converts' Corner

It seems that I too have recently come to the conclusion I have always been an Atheist. Much to the dismay of my parents and teachers I have always questioned anything that was not back with fact. This could have been a family trait however a Sunday...

Brought up Catholic, with all the usual rituals. At 14 realised 'Religion' was causing problems between my parents; my father was staunch Catholic, my mother rejecting Catholicism in favour of a more bible-centred evangelical approach (and horror of horror, into creationism). Realised for...

Dr. Dawkins - Richard

I just turned 70 while I read The God Delusion. It is never too late to be sensible is it.

Thank You

David

Dear Professor Dawkins,

Thank you for your wonderful books and your enlightenment. After 30 years as a pious Anglican I converted to Roman Catholicism - all the usual reasons. Often I even considered going forward for the priesthood. And for another 30 years or so I followed my chosen brand...

Richard,

Your book has put into words, far better than I could, my thoughts on religion and this bizzare belief in a god. Frustration is a word I use to describe my feelings toward those who have been indoctrinated with, and continue to live with, a belief in a religion or a god. I have no...

Dear Dr. Dawkins,

I feel that I am a well-read atheist, but your books have instilled in me more passion and reason than any other book I have read. Great scientists, philosophers and skeptics from Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Bertrand Russell, Spinoza and others have not made the type of...

Richard Dawkins,

Yes, I am one (of many I suspect) that follows on from Douglas Adams after reading Richard's book The God Delusion. It was an enlightening and encouraging discussion/lecture/explanation (& more). I understand so much more that has puzzled me for fifty odd years. Roman...

I was born and raised under Christian doctrine. I had a firm unwavering belief that there was a God. I felt I was old enough at 18 to make the choice of choosing my own religion and was thus confirmed into the Christian faith. Then I went away to university and the world opened up before me. I...

I was brought up with the (non-supernatural)spirit of questioning everything. I was born with an intense hope that there was more than just the empirical world, and I have always had a well-developed imagination. I explored many, many woo-woo versions of the supernatural. In my teens, I was...

Dear Dr Dawkins,

Many thanks for your excellent books - so far have read both the God Delusion and Unweaving The Rainbow.

Although my "conversion" has been a very long process, I have you to thank for giving me everything I needed to finally take the last step from agnostic to Atheist.

I was...