Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 21

May 21: Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

In an earlier age, a Deist of Pope’s beliefs would have been tried and either burned or hanged for impiety. Today, no longer having the power to do that, they embrace him as a “Catholic poet.”

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May 20

May 20: John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill

Mill said he believed in a “probable God,” or a “limited liability God,” but disbelieved in miracles and immortality.

Permanent link to this article: http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=2232

May 16

May 16: Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel

“I think of myself as an agnostic, but an agnostic is really a cowardly atheist,” said Terkel.

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