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Who is your favorite Atheist?

Anyone in history...which ones do you admire?

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Carl Sagan. He first got me interested in science. It was a stepping stone to my freethinking which is who I am today. I greatly admire the man and his legacy.

balou Level 7 May 16, 2018


@balou Yes!!!!


George Carlin

George was so funny and made his points about his atheism and being funny about it. How many people could pull that one off? Not many.


Bill Maher


George Carlin as someone else also stated.

SLBushway Level 5 May 15, 2018

ME ...

jlynn37 Level 7 May 15, 2018

I will add that Robert G. Ingersoll, Bertrand Russell, Carl Sagan are tops on my list


Among the living: Tracie Harris, of "The Atheist Experience." I admire her clarity of thought, her honesty, the completeness of her presentations, the gentle & respectful way she addresses the show's callers, and her good-natured & sometimes bawdy sense of humor. She's taken atheism to the Ambassador level, and yet she's still very approachable in person.

Godot Level 5 May 16, 2018

I'd love to meet Tracy. She s one of the quickest thinking and best at expressing herself of any I've ever listened to.


Carl Sagan. That man was a legend. A true luminary. And one of the smartest and nicest people to ever live, or so I've been told. A rare breed indeed.

Kafir Level 6 May 16, 2018

I posted the same.


So many to choose from, but Jonathan Miller is pretty awesome.

cool. thanks for posting!


Bertrand Russell
His books literally changed my life

Me too. Me too.



I don't always agree with him, but he can tell you to go fuck yourself so eloquently.

Sunishine Level 5 May 16, 2018

If you wanted to debate Hitch, you were asking for a technical knockout!

@balou So true. That man was the most brilliant debater around.


My kids, and, me....they are so strong. And, any who have fought for the right to think. No matter the race...

Exactly what I was going to say

@ashortbeauty Great minds think a like!!!! 😀😁😀😁


Hitchens, Dawkins, James Randi, Stephen Hawking, and PZ Myers pop to mind first. Long list though, and I just finished Penn Jillett’s “God, No,” so he is close also.

c45parks Level 2 May 16, 2018


Clare Level 7 May 15, 2018


NotAndrew Level 6 May 15, 2018


Forgot about Carlin. Loved that guy


The man i admired the most was without question the late great Christopher Hitchens followed closely by prof. Richerd Dawkins and Sam Harris

All three are three of my own favorites.


Matt Dillahunty


Me. 😋

Seriously, I have many favourites, including Ingersoll, Dawkins, Hitchens, Dillahunty, Harris, Minchin, Hawking, Carroll, Ra, Sagan, and probably a lot I've missed.


Was David Silverman until he did some awful shit that got him fired from American Atheists. Richard Dawkins is unashamedly Atheist and is an excellent representative of non-believers.

Marz Level 6 May 16, 2018

The living....Tyson, Gervais, Jefferies.
The no longer with us.... Hawking and Carlin.

Sticks48 Level 7 May 16, 2018

Dawkins...a beautifully scientific man....but I must say that Ricky Gervais has made me laugh most recently


Stephen Hawking. I was so upset when he passed.

Vicki2018 Level 5 May 16, 2018

Same here..


Sam Harris. Also props to comedian Jim Jefferies and former NFL running backs Arian Foster and Robert Smith.

Check out Jim Jefferies:

AlanMargu Level 3 May 15, 2018

Foster. Good one.


ME! oh and Nikola Tesla


The late Steven Hawking

N7EIE Level 5 May 15, 2018
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