Monthly Archive: June 2011

Jun 28

June 28: Paul Broca (1824)

Pierre Paul Broca

Broca has been described as a Christian, but he must have practiced it lightly, because he founded a society for free-thinkers in 1848.

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Jun 28

June 28: Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello

“God is too absent from his work, and there is no trace of the wonderful balm of mysticism.”

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Jun 28

June 28: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“The Supreme Being is best displayed by the fixed and unalterable order of nature.” Rousseau was expelled from Geneva for “irreligion.”

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