See also: Famous Atheists by Age | Dead Atheists Society Please let me know if there is somebody you would like to see added to this list.Douglas Adams (1954-2001) Website | Wikipedia Entry Douglas Adams was a British writer who wrote the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and several episodes of Doctor Who.He described himself as a ‘radical atheist’ in order to distinguish himself from agnostics.In 1999, Adams explained that: ‘I really do not believe that there is a god – in fact I am convinced that there is not a god (a subtle difference).The puddle exists under the sun until it has entirely evaporated.Ayaan Hirsi Ali (born 1969) AHA Foundation | Wikipedia Entry Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-Dutch feminist, writer and politician.He compares them to an intelligent puddle of water that fills a hole in the ground.
I see not a shred of evidence to suggest that there is one.
It’s easier to say that I am a radical Atheist, just to signal that I really mean it, have thought about it a great deal, and that it’s an opinion I hold seriously.’ In his final book, The Salmon of Doubt, published in 2002, Adams addresses people who believe that God must exist because the world so fits our needs.
In The Caged Virgin, she wrote of her atheism: ‘ September 11 was a turning point, but it was not until six months later, After I had read The Atheist Manifesto by Hermann Philipse, that I dared to admit to others that I no longer believed. I saw that God was an invention and that subjection to His will meant nothing more than subjecting yourself to the willpower of the strongest.’ Natalie Angier (born 1958) Website | Wikipedia Entry Natalie Angier is a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer with the New York Times, who has written four books including The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science. I don’t believe in life after death, channeled chat rooms with the dead, reincarnation, telekinesis or any miracles but the miracle of life and consciousness, which again strike me as miracles in nearly obscene abundance.
I had been given book in 1998 by my boyfriend Michael but didn’t want to read it at the time. I believe that the universe abides by the laws of physics, some of which are known, others of which will surely be discovered, but even if they aren’t, that will simply be a result, as my colleague George Johnson put it, of our brains having evolved for life on this one little planet and thus being inevitably limited.
A prominent critic of Islam, she wrote the screenplay for Theo Van Gogh’s movie Submission, which led to Van Gogh being murdered and death threats against Ali.
She has written The Son factory, The Caged Virgin and Infidel. I don’t believe in God, Gods, Godlets or any sort of higher power beyond the universe itself, which seems quite high and powerful enough to me.