"Daniel Clement Dennett III" is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and philosophy of biology, particularly as those fields relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science.
He is currently the Co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, and a Academic rank#United States/University Professor at Tufts University. Dennett is an atheist and secularism/secularist, a member of the Secular Coalition for America advisory board, as well as an outspoken supporter of the Brights movement. Dennett is referred to as one of the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in popular culture/Four Horsemen of New Atheism", along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris (author)/Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous philosophers! More Daniel Dennett on Wikipedia.
[Moreover, the eye contains a big flaw: the retina is inside out. Why would an almighty designer do such a thing?] No intelligent designer, ... would put such a clumsy arrangement in a camcorder, and this is just one of the hundreds of accidents frozen in evolutionary history that confirm the mindlessness of the historical process.Daniel Dennett