Viktor Emanuel Lennstrand (1861–1895): leader of the Swedish Freethought movement in the 1880s and early 1890s.Joseph Lewis (1889–1968): American freethinker and atheist, president of Freethinkers of America 1920–1968.
Walter Block (1941–): Austrian School economist and anarcho-capitalist Peter Brearey (1939–1998): British secularist, socialist and journalist, Editor of The Freethinker from 1993 until his death.
Maryam Namazie: A human rights activist, commentator and broadcaster.
Founder of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, a non–profit charitable organization that promotes critical thinking, science-based education, and evidence–based understanding of the world.
Richard Dawkins has produced several documentaries, including Root of all Evil? Margaret Downey (1950–): an atheist activist who is the current President of Atheist Alliance International.
William Montgomery Brown (1855–1937): Episcopal bishop and Communist author.
Richard Carrier (1969–): historian, philosopher, and atheist activist.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Emma Goldman (1869–1940): Lithuanian-born radical, known for her writings and speeches defending anarchist communism, feminism, and atheism.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books…” He goes on to say in his book “The Buddha was a Non-Believer” (published by Chiang Mai University 2006) “The Buddha did not believe in a God, gods, deities, heaven or hell so, why should any Buddhist? Gora (1902–1975): Indian atheist leader, co-founder with his wife of the Atheist Centre in Andhra Pradesh.
Christopher Fisher (1967–): American psychiatrist, philosopher and former Buddhist Monk.
Professor of Philosophy and Buddhist Studies at Chiang Mai University and Adjunct Professor at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Chiang Mai Thailand. Fisher has been the poster boy for removing mysticism and teaching “the pure teaching” of truth and reality in Buddhism as a philosophy and a way of life. Fishers teachings ask everyone to examine their own beliefs with doubt until they reach the truth building on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama (The Buddha) “Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Annie Laurie Gaylor (1955–): co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and, with her husband Dan Barker, is the current co-president.
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