Ernest Renan, who did not believe in a future life, once said, "I know that when I am dead nothing of me will remain." He remained a Pantheist throughout his life.
William Howard Taft (1857) It was on this date, September 15, 1857, that the 27th US President, William Howard Taft, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of a Unitarian. As he grew up, in the late 1850s, Dr. Moncure D. Conway, author of The Life of Thomas Paine, was his church minister. Taft graduated […]