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Bertrand Russell

  • Evolutionist

  • An agnostic bordering on atheism, somewhat of a mystic

  • 1872-1970

  • Philosopher, logician, social critic

  • B.A. in mathematics, Trinity College, Cambridge

  • Fellow of the Royal Society

  • Published articles and lectures include: “Why I am not a Christian”

  • Nobel Prize for Literature, 1950

  • Dismissed from Trinity College, Cambridge, and City College, New York (related to anti-war protests)

  • His archives are at McMaster University (Canada).

  • Quotation on religion: “I regard it as a disease born of fear and as a source of untold misery to the human race. …The worst feature of the Christian religion …is its attitude toward sex. …It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion” (from “Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization?” by Bertrand Russell)