Giordano Bruno – Burnt for Heresy

Giordano Bruno – (1548-1600) was born at Nola, near Naples in 1548. An Italian representative of the late Renaissance thought; his teachings and writings, encompassing philosophy, cosmology, theology, mathematics and creative literature, constantly brought him...

Epicurus – Pursuing Happiness

Epicurus (341-270 BCE) a Greek philosopher, was born on the island of Samos. In 306 he moved to Athens for his required military training of 2 years. His home garden was turned into a school (known as “The Garden”) where he taught his philosophy. His...

Copernicus, Galileo and Darwin – Three Men Who Changed the World

History has produced many great persons in science and philosophy. Atheists are indebted to them for their courage and wonderful discoveries. Three men though, stand out as truly world changing.They are: Nicolaus CopernicusGalileo GalileiCharles Darwin Their...

Carl Sagan – Visions of the 21st Century

  Carl Edward Sagan (1934-1996) Introducer: I’m honored to introduce Carl Sagan. Carl Sagan has been a teacher to so many of us. For so many years he has been warning us and causing us to look at the terrifying problems we have created with our Nuclear...

Bertrand Russell – Philosopher Writer Extraordinaire

  Bertrand (Arthur William) Russell (1872-1970) was one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. His ethical, philosophical and religious writings are a must read for every person seeking an understanding of atheism and the affect religion has...