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Come out, come out, where ever you are!

Atheists are all around us.

When friends & relatives look askance at your atheism, use this handy guide to pull up some celebrity atheists to confound and confuse them. (Of course, this only works if you know your target's favorite celebrities, and at least one of those celebs are on this list).

Celebrity Atheist List
      Today's Birthday Boy: Aleister Crowley. Born October 12, 1875
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Here are some other links to notable atheists (via Wikipedia).

I picked a few of the better photos from the Wikipedia articles, but there are many many more atheists listed with no readily available thumbnail photos, so consider this my first attempt at coding tables on dKos and click on the links for the nitty gritty details of famous atheists.

Activists, Educators
Pictured: George Holyoake, James Randi

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Authors
Pictured: Isaac Asimov, Arthur Miller, George Orwell, Salman Rushdie
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Film, Radio, Television, Theatre
Pictured: Woody Allen, Jody Foster, Ian McKellen
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Music
Pictured: Brian Eno, Rimsky-Korsakov, Richard Strauss
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Philosophy
Pictured: John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell, Albert Camus
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Politics, Law
Pictured: Clement Attlee, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pete Stark
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Science, Technology
Pictured: Carl Sagan, Linus Pauling, Stephen Hawking
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Others
Pictured: George Carlin, Ricky Gervais, Thor Heyerdahl
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Follow this link for Famous Atheists, Freethinkers, Diests and Agnostics revealed in a compilation of quotes.
ATHEIST RESOURCES ONLINE
Here are a few useful links:

We will feature new links here on the main diary page, but most of our accumulated links have moved over to our BLOGROLL on the right side of the page.

Links to PREVIOUS EDITIONS of YOUR SUNDAY ATHEIST:
Please check out these earlier editions of the series. The list is getting long, so only some of the previous diaries are linked here. However, clicking on diary #9 will give you a list of links for diaries #1 through  #8.

#9: Speaking in Tongues Edition
A closer look at the Pentecostal practice of "speaking in tongues" (a.k.a. glossolalia), a practice which is current in the Assemblies of God churches, where Sarah Palin spent twenty years as a worshipper.

#5: Dalton Trumbo Edition
Looks at the new documentary on writer Dalton Trumbo and the Hollywood blacklist.

#4: Child Abuse Edition
Discusses three award-winning documentaries exposing the abuse of children at the hands of preachers, evangelists, and Catholic priests.

As always, here is your Video Reward for making it all the way to the end.

                         

NEXT WEEK'S EDITION OF YOUR SUNDAY ATHEIST (number eleven in our series) is tentatively entitled LIE TO ME. We'll see if I can fully develop that theme between now and next Sunday. Meanwhile, use some of those handy dKos tools, like SEARCH or SUBSCRIBE, and keep up to date on this series as new diaries are published.
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Originally posted to rdbaker43 on Sun Oct 12, 2008 at 06:50 PM PDT.

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Who is the most famous atheist?

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