03 March 2009

FAMOUS FREETHINKERS T to Z


Below, you will find just a part of my lengthy list of freethinkers, which include agnostics, atheists, brights, deists, humanists, materialists, milesians, pantheists, rationalists, skeptics and other champions of church and state separation.

There are obviously many more names I could add, but in order to keep the list manageable, I listed the names I thought the average educated person might recognize.

See also:

James Taylor (singer, songwriter)
Peter Tchaikovsky (composer)
Alfred Tennyson (writer)
Studs Terkel (writer)
William Makepeace Thackery (writer)
Henry David Thoreau (writer)
James Thurber (writer)
Uma Thurman (actor)
Pat Tillman (athlete, killed in Iraqi War)
Leo Tolstoy (writer)
Ted Turner (businessman, philanthropist)
Mark Twain (writer)
Neil DeGrasse Tyson (astronomer)
Theo Van Gogh (Dutch film director)
Guiseppe Verdi (composer)
Gore Vidal (writer)
Voltaire (philosopher)
Kurt Vonnegut (writer)
Sarah Vowell (writer)
Alice Walker (writer)
George Washington (Revolutionary General, 1st U.S. President)
H. G. Wells (writer)
Walt Whitman (writer)
Oscar Wilde (writer)
Gene Wilder (actor)
John Wilkes (London mayor)
Roger Williams (theologian)
Ted Williams (baseball player)
Bruce Willis (actor)
P. G. Wodehouse (writer)
Tom Wolfe (writer)
Virginia Woolf (writer)
Steve Wozniak (entrepreneur - Apple)
Frank Lloyd Wright (architect)
William Butler Yeats (writer)
Frank Zappa (composer)
Emile Zola (writer)

I welcome additions to this list.
Please leave additional names in comments.
I will be updating it frequently.

1 comment:

Gary said...

This is an impressive list!

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