Genes, genesis and God Radio interview with Rachael Kohn (Radio National - Australia)
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Science and religion are distinct, yet overlap. Biology finds "selfish genes" but also self-actualizing genes, defending their kind. Charles Birch, Australian biologist, celebrates life. Rolston's quarrels with both science and religion for not finding intrinsic value in nature. Rolston notoriously has advocated shooting rhino poachers and keeping cattle of the poor off tiger sanctuaries. One ought to fix a problem in the right place. Rolston recalls receiving the Templeton Prize in Buckingham Palace, then giving it the same day to his alma mater. He was millionaire for six hours.