Richard Dawkins Dies (Not Really) and Meets His Maker in a New NSFW Animation

When Christo­pher Hitchens died, it did­n’t take long for humorists to imag­ine the com­ic sce­nario: what hap­pens when the surly athe­ist comes face to face with God? It’s amus­ing to con­sid­er. And when it comes to Richard Dawkins, the humorists aren’t wait­ing for the biol­o­gist’s demise to play things out. In Kevin Breen’s South Park-style trib­ute, Dawkins arrives at the Gates of Heav­en, only to dis­cov­er that God exists after all. When the “Man in the Sky Who Saves Amer­i­ca, Bless­es the Queen” asks Dawkins for his reac­tion, the author of The God Delu­sion gives him an ear­ful. The stri­dent lan­guage is pure Dawkins. Actu­al­ly, his lines are sound bites tak­en from recent Dawkins speech­es. In 2006, a stu­dent famous­ly asked Dawkins “What If You’re Wrong [About the Exis­tence of God], and the Oxford biol­o­gist replied with lines that sound famil­iar.

In this clip, crit­ics will find anoth­er rea­son not to like Dawkins; fans will find anoth­er rea­son to adore him. But, what did Richard Dawkins think? “Fun!,” he wrote, as he post­ed it to his Face­book page.

Note: This video con­tains some strong lan­guage. It’s basi­cal­ly NSFW.

Relat­ed Con­tent:

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  • John says:

    Please, stop post­ing this non­sense. There is noth­ing even a tiny bit cul­tur­al or intel­lec­tu­al about this. Even in the text you admit how those who dis­like Dawkins will be una­mused while those that already adore him will con­tin­ue. This sparks zero dis­cus­sion, and noth­ing pro­duc­tive will come of post­ing trite, unfun­ny, and pan­der­ing videos as this.

  • John says:


    To what end was this post­ed here? I am con­fi­dent that you are under no illu­sions of think­ing this will pro­voke any thought­ful dis­cus­sion or ideas. The quotes that were used in the video are so bar­bar­i­cal­ly sim­ple, I can’t imag­ine Dawkins was not a lit­tle dis­mayed to seem him­self pre­sent­ed in such an unso­phis­ti­cat­ed way. The video was lazy and unfun­ny, and the repost­ing of the video on a web­site claim­ing to be “The best free cul­tur­al & edu­ca­tion­al media on the web” is embar­rass­ing.

  • Zack says:

    Actu­al­ly, the word he used was “fun.”

  • Alex says:

    I’m think­ing this is con­tain­ing his words in his voice with his per­mis­sion via his aid­ing it’s dis­tri­b­u­tion. I can’t imag­ine Dawkins was at all dis­mayed. Delight­ed is the word I’d go with here, I think he is as much as I am.
    A good Athe­ist may in fact be wor­thy of a the­ist’s heav­en, after all an Athe­ist has no God, there­fore they shalt have no God before him. The rest is just com­mon sense and good taste.

  • Brian says:

    Bril­liant!! Please, may we have some more!

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