David Attenborough dobija hatemail zato što se -nije zahvalio- +ne zahvaljuje+ Bogu za lepotu prirode.
They always mean beautiful things like hummingbirds. I always reply by saying that I think of a little child in east Africa with a worm burrowing through his eyeball. The worm cannot live in any other way, except by burrowing through eyeballs. I find that hard to reconcile with the notion of a divine and benevolent creator.
David je dodao i obrazloženje njegovog protivljenja kreacionizmu:
It’s like saying that two and two equals four, but if you wish to believe it, it could also be five … Evolution is not a theory; it is a fact, every bit as much as the historical fact that William the Conqueror landed in 1066.
Inače kad god uhvatim neku njegovu emisiju — u glavnom na Animal Planetu — ne mogu da ne sednem i odgledam makar pet minuta. Čovek sa najboljom dikcijom na svetu, koga je zaista milina slušati. (via)