Atheists are said to be among the most hated groups in the world.
But this is not true. Millions of Atheists are dearly loved.
It is just that nobody knew they were Atheists.
Actor/Founder of ‘Newman’s Own’. Raised $370 million in charity for sick children. Did not believe in a god.
Dr. Jonas Salk
Discoverer of the Polio Vaccine gave away his option to patent it in order to save billions of lives instead. Did not believe in a god.
Creator of ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’. Did not believe in a god.
Famously portrayed in “Shindler’s List”, he saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust. Apparently did not believe in a God.
Great inventor of the light bulb and all things electrical had no patience for gods: “Religion is all bunk.”
The great writer and beloved humorist had no patience for gods.
“Religion was invented when the first con-man met the first fool”
Creator of ‘Peanuts’ and ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ did not believe in a god.
Great American Composer and Lyricist of ‘White Christmas’ did not believe in a god.
Max Von Sydow
Played Jesus Christ in the film ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told” as well as the Exorcist in the film “The Exorcist”, did not believe in a god.
Creator of “Star Trek” did not believe in a god
Creator of the “Twilight Zone” did not believe in a god.
Author and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are” – did not believe in a god.
Great journalist and chronicler of the Great Depression – called attention to economic injustice. Did not believe in a god.
Vincent Van Gogh
One of the greatest artists who ever lived.
Did not believe in a god.
Theo Van Gogh
Vincent’s older brother and primary supporter through thick and thin. Did not believe in a God.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr.
Billionaire philanthropist has pioneered and donated for thousands of various causes to help poor people. Does not believe in a God.
Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts and promoter of causes to help the needy – does not believe in a god.
Leader of a Democratic and Modern India. Did not believe in a god.
Max Von Sydow
Actor who played Jesus in “The Greatest Story Ever Told” and later as the aging priest in “The Exorcist” does not believe in a god.
A great proponent of critical thinking and the cause of reason. Does not believe in a god.
Many more beloved Atheists:
Andy Rooney (60 Minutes)
Pat Tillman (Atheist in a foxhole)
Guillermo del Toro
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Abraham Lincoln – “The Bible is not my book, nor Christianity my religion.”
Linus Carl Pauling
James D. Watson
Susan B. Anthony
Arthur Schleshinger Jr.
Jennifer Michael Hecht
George C Scott
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Penn and Teller
Adam Savage – Mythbusters
George Bernard Shaw
Simon de Beauvoir
Stephen Jay Gould
David Jon Gilmour
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, “I call myself agnostic, but no, I don’t believe in a god” (atheism means non-belief)
Oskar Schindler (Shindler’s List)