10 celebs you didn't know were atheists

There are 20 comments on the Feb 23, 2013, Salon story titled 10 celebs you didn't know were atheists. In it, Salon reports that:

It's almost Oscar season, and we all know what that means: a parade of well-dressed, trophy-clutching men and women thanking their friends, family, spouses, and above all, God.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Salon.

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#81 Mar 10, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
"Jewsus" (sic)
Another one
that cant spell Jesus or
is a friend
of the
der Führer.
You do realize that der in German means the, don't you?

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#82 Mar 11, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
"Jewsus" (sic)
Another one
that cant spell Jesus or
is a friend
of the
der Führer.
So no argument with my post, just an attempt at deflection. Adolph the Christain? That Fuhrer, my friend? No, not even I am far too young, he was long dead before I was born, besides I am not the one here who believes in an afterlife, nor in communication with the dead. Do you think Jewsus was a blue eyed blonde, too?

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#83 Mar 11, 2013
madscot wrote:
<quoted text>
You do realize that der in German means the, don't you?
A continuing education, whether they want it or not. LOL!

“Darwin died for your sins”

Since: Aug 08

Nunya

#84 Mar 11, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>A continuing education, whether they want it or not. LOL!
Indeed

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#85 Mar 11, 2013

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#86 Mar 11, 2013
Those who have no need for gods include Douglas Adams, Phillip Adams, Forrest J. Ackerman, Steve Albini, Alan Alda, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Tariq Ali, Haines Alfvén, Shulamit Aloni, Fernando Alonso, Thomas J. Altizer, Robert Altman, Woody Allen, Fred Armisen, Lance Armstrong, Darren Aronofsky, Isaac Asimov, Dan Barker, Dave Barry, Ingmar Bergman, Niels Bohr, Richard Branson, James Cameron, George Carlin, John Carmack, Adam Carolla, John Carpenter, Asia Carrera, Fidel Castro, Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Clarkson, Billy Connolly, Francis Crick, David Cronenberg, David Cross, Alan Cumming, Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Ani DiFranco, Micky Dolenz, Albert Einstein, Harlan Ellison, Paul Erd&#337;s, Richard Feynman, Harvey Fierstein, Larry Flynt, Dave Foley, Jodie Foster, Janeane Garofalo, Bill Gates, Bob Geldof, Ricky Gervais, Ira Glass, James Gleick, Robert Heinlein, Ernest Hemingway, Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Hitchens, Jamie Hyneman, Eddie Izzard, Penn Jillette, Billy Joel, Diane Keaton, Michael Kinsley, Keira Knightley, John Landis, Hugh Laurie, Artie Lange, Richard Leakey, Bruce Lee, Tom Lehrer, John Lennon, Tom Leykis, James Lipton, H.P. Lovecraft, Ernst Mach, Seth MacFarlane, Bill Maher, John Malkovich, Barry Manilow, Todd McFarlane, Sir Ian McKellen, Arthur Miller, Frank Miller, Claude Monet, Julianne Moore, Rafael Nadal, Randy Newman, Mike Nichols, Jack Nicholson, Gary Numan, Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, Camille Paglia, Trey Parker, Steven Pinker, Paula Poundstone, Terry Pratchett, Robin Quivers, James Randi, Ron Reagan Jr., Rob Reiner, Keanu Reeves, Rick Reynolds, Gene Roddenberry, Joe Rogan, Henry Rollins, Andy Rooney, Salman Rushdie, Adam Savage, Brian Sapient, Erwin Schrödinger, Bob Simon, Steven Soderbergh, Annika Sorenstam, George Soros, Richard Stallman, Howard Stern, Matt Stone, Julia Sweeney, Teller, Studs Terkel, Pat Tillman, Alan Turing, Eddie Vedder, Gore Vidal, Vincent van Gogh, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Steven Weinberg, Joss Whedon, Ted Williams, Steve Wozniak

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#87 Mar 11, 2013
Alejandro Amenábar
Philip W. Anderson
Natalie Angier
Aziz Ansari
Michelangelo Antonioni
Jacob Applebaum
and more

Aristophanes
Lance Armstrong
Liv Arnesen
Madison Arnold
Darren Aronofsky
Svante Arrhenius
Isaac Asimov
Peter William Atkins
David Attenborough
Uri Avnery
A. J. Ayer
Kevin Bacon
Russell Baker
J.G. Ballard
Iain M. Banks
Javier Bardem
Clive Barker
Dan Barker
MC Paul Barman
Dave Barry
Richard Bartle
Béla Bartók
Bill Bass
Simone de Beauvoir
Matt Bellamy
John Stewart Bell
David Ben-Gurion
Charles H. Bennett
Steve Benson
Jeremy Bentham
Ingmar Bergman
Alexander Berkman
George Bernard Shaw
Marcellin Berthelot
Pierre Berton
Matt Besser
Hans Bethe
Paul Bettany
Georges Bizet
Björk
Jack Black
Michael Ian Black
Susan Blackmore
Bill Blass
Jim Bohanan
Niels Bohr
Sir Herman Bondi
Pierre Boulez
Danny Boyle
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Nathaniel Branden
Richard Branson
Berkeley Breathed
Robert Bresson
André Breton
Julia Hartley Brewer
Marcus Brigstocke
Isaac Brock
John Brockman
Charlie Brooker
Rodney Brooks
Andrew Brown
Derren Brown
Peter Buck
Luis Buńuel
Richard Burton
Gabriel Byrne
John Byrne
Kari Byron

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#88 Mar 11, 2013
and even more
Dean Cameron
James Cameron
Eddie Campbell
Albert Camus
Mike Carey
George Carlin
John Carmack
Rudolf Carnap
Adam Carolla
John Carpenter
Asia Carrera
Jimmy Carr
Fidel Castro
James Chadwick
David Chalmers
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Stephen Chapman
Dov Charney
Anton Chekhov
Nikolay Chernyshevsky
Vic Chesnutt
Noam Chomsky
Mohammed Choukri
Robin Christopher
Chumbawamba
Arthur C. Clarke
Jeremy Clarkson
Nick Clegg
William Kingdon Clifford
Alexander Cockburn
Billy Connolly
John Conway
Jim Cornette
Alex Cox
Brian Cox
Wayne Coyne
Wes Craven
Francis Crick
George Washington Crile
David Cronenberg
David Cross
Alan Cumming
Pierre Curie
Justin Currie
Ron Dakron
Jean le Rond d'Alembert
Rodney Dangerfield
Julia Darling
Clarence Darrow
Russell T Davies
Mark Jonathan Davis
William B. Davis
Richard Dawkins
Moshe Dayan
Kim Deal
David DeCoteau
Jeff Dee
Samuel R. Delany
Guillermo del Toro
Augustus De Morgan
Daniel Dennett
David Deutsch
Catherine Deveny
Marlene Dietrich
Ani DiFranco
Paul Dirac
Cory Doctorow
Micky Dolenz
Stanley Donen
Amanda Donohoe
Natalie Dormer
Roddy Doyle
Marcel Duchamp
Marcus du Sautoy

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#89 Mar 11, 2013
and more
Christopher Eccleston
Arthur Eddington
Dean Edell
Jonathan Edwards
Paul Edwards
Greg Egan
Paul Ehrenfest
Barbara Ehrenreich
Paul Ehrlich
Albert Einstein
Sergei Eisenstein
Bret Easton Ellis
Harlan Ellison
Warren Ellis
William Empson
Garth Ennis
Brian Eno
Paul Erd&#337;s
Robert Ettinger
Euhemerus
Hugh Everett
Oriana Fallaci
Diane Farr
David Feherty
Jules Feiffer
Larry Fessenden
Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach
Richard Feynman
Harvey Fierstein
Bob Fingerman
Reginald Finley
Irving Fisher
Tony Fitzpatrick
Brian Flemming
Larry Flynt
Dario Fo
Dave Foley
Peter Fonda
James Forman
Jodie Foster
John Fowles
Robin Lane Fox
James Franck
Sigmund Freud
Milton Friedman
Nick Frost
Stephen Fry
Noel Gallagher
George Gamow
Janeane Garofalo
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
Bob Geldof
Jack Germond
Ricky Gervais
Prabhir Ghosh
Paul Giamatti
David Gilmour
Ira Glass
James Gleick
William Godwin
Theo van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh
Emma Goldman
Al Goldstein
Bobcat Goldthwait
José González
Mikhail Gorbachev
Nadine Gordimer
Michael Goudeau
Greg Graffin
Richard E. Grant
David Gray
A. C. Grayling
Stephen Greenblatt
Brian Greene
Susan Greenfield
Paul Greengrass
Seth Green
Germaine Greer
Sasha Grey
Kathy Griffin
Rachel Griffiths
Shenae Grimes
Che Guevara
Brion Gysin

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#90 Mar 11, 2013
and more
Jacques Hadamard
Joe Haldeman
Edmond Halley
Kathleen Hanna
Yip Harburg
G. H. Hardy
Harry Harrison
Sam Harris
Nina Hartley
Roy Hattersley
James A. Haught
Bill Hayden
Judith Hayes
Stan Hayes
Robert Heinlein
Ernest Hemingway
Nat Hentoff
Katharine Hepburn
Heraclitus
Richard Herring
Werner Herzog
Paul Hester
Peter Higgs
Christopher Hitchens
Abbie Hoffman
Douglas Hofstadter
Jerry Holkins
Ted Honderich
General Choi Hong-Hi
Sidney Hook
Bob Hoskins
Derek Humphry
John Huston
Sir Julian Huxley
Jamie Hyneman
Eric Idle
Eddie Izzard
Clive James
William James
Jamiroquai
Derek Jarman
Jim Jeffries
Penn Jillette
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Billy Joel
Heri Joensen
Dom Joly
Kirk Jones
Neil Jordan
J.R. Simplot

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#91 Mar 11, 2013
and more
Ted Kaczynski
Franz Kafka
Frida Kahlo
Herman Kahn
Wendy Kaminer
Alex Kapranos
Jonathan Katz
Dawna Kaufmann
Kawaljeet Kaur
Ken Keeler
Ludovic Kennedy
Kevin Kline
Skandar Keynes
Chemda Khalili
Eli Khamarov
Allison Kilkenny
Jamie Kilstein
Kim Il-Sung
Florence King
Neil Kinnock
W. P. Kinsella
Alfred Kinsey
Michael Kinsley
Keira Knightley
Melvin Konner
Frank Kozik
Kramer
Paul Krassner
Peter Kropotkin
Ron Kuby
Milan Kundera
Paul Kurtz
Joseph Louis Lagrange
Burt Lancaster
Lev Landau
John Landis
Artie Lange
Fritz Lang
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Ring Lardner Jr.
Hugh Laurie
Mr. Lavanam
Cloris Leachman
Richard Leakey
Alexander I. Lebed
Simon Le Bon
Bruce Lee
Geddy Lee
Stewart Lee
Ursula K. Le Guin
Tom Lehrer
Mike Leigh
Stanislaw Lem
Vladimir Lenin
John Lennon
Gerda Lerner
Michael Lewis
Tom Leykis
James Lipton
Nikolai Lobachevsky
Denis Loubet
Arjen Lucassen
Lucian of Samosata
David Lynch
Heather Mac Donald
Norm Macdonald
Seth MacFarlane
Ernst Mach
Bill Maher
John Malkovich
Keith Malley
Mike Malloy
'Manda
Marilyn Manson
Shirley Manson
Mao Zedong
Andrey Markov
Marc Maron
Andrew Marr
George R. R. Martin
Michael Martin
Karl Marx
Nick Mason
Henri Matisse
Armistead Maupin
John McCarthy
Malachy McCourt
Sylvester McCoy
Evelyn McDonnell
Ian McEwan
Todd McFarlane
Montana McGlynn
Sir Ian McKellen
Alexander McQueen
Butterfly McQueen
Jonathan Meades
Antonio Mendoza
Stephen Merchant
Élie Metchnikoff
Tom Metzger
Ed Miliband
Arthur Miller
Frank Miller

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#92 Mar 11, 2013
and more
Jason Miller
Jonathan Miller
Mike Mills
Tim Minchin
Marvin Minsky
Dame Helen Mirren
Warren Mitchell
Claude Monet
John Money
Gaspard Monge
Jacques Monod
Julianne Moore
Dylan Moran
Hans Moravec
Desmond Morris
James Morrow
Emily Mortimer
John Mortimer
Markos 'Kos' Moulitsas Z
Frank Mullen
Cillian Murphy
Rafael Nadal
Fridtjof Nansen
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
Taslima Nasrin
Ramendra Nath
Jawaharlal Nehru
Ted Nelson
Pablo Neruda
Ingrid Newkirk
Randy Newman
Thandie Newton
Mike Nichols
Jack Nicholson
Kai Nielsen
Oscar Niemeyer
Friedrich Nietzsche
Alfred Nobel
Robert Nozick
Gary Numan
Ronald Numbers
Joyce Carol Oates
Barack Obama Sr.
Dara Ó Briain
Bob Odenkirk
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Bree Olson
Frank Oppenheimer
J. Robert Oppenheimer
George Orwell
Wilhelm Ostwald
Patton Oswalt
Yasujir&#333; Ozu
Camille Paglia
Charlie Parker
Andy Partridge
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Mark Pauline
Linus Pauling
Ivan Pavlov
Guy Pearce
Simon Pegg
Leonard Peikoff
Roger Penrose
Paul Pfalzner
Julia Phillips
Joaquin Phoenix
Ferdinand Piech
Steven Pinker
Brad Pitt
Michael Pitt
Henri Poincaré
Neal Pollack
Sarah Polley
Katha Pollitt
Paula Poundstone
Vladimir Pozner
Terry Pratchett
Derek J. de Solla Price
Marcel Proust
Paul Provenza
Philip Pullman
Peter Purves

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#93 Mar 11, 2013
and more
Willard Van Orman Quine
Robin Quivers
Yitzhak Rabin
Daniel Radcliffe
Justin Raimondo
Frank P. Ramsey
Ayn Rand
James Randi
Ray Romano
Ron Reagan Jr.
Carl Reiner
Rob Reiner
Rick Reynolds
Griff Rhys-Jones
David Ricardo
Mordecai Richler
Christopher Ricks
Matt Ridley
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Brian Ritchie
Diego Rivera
Brad Roberts
Chris Robinson
Richard Rodgers
Joe Rogan
Neil Rogers
Henry Rollins
Andy Rooney
Richard Rorty
Marshall Rosenbluth
Murray Rothbard
Arundhati Roy
Jane Rule
Salman Rushdie
Douglas Rushkoff
Bertrand Russell
Karen Russell
Oliver Sacks
Meghnad Saha
Mona Sahlin
Andrei Sakharov
Sebasti
Margaret Sanger
George Santayana
Brian Sapient
Robert Sapolsky
Jos
Pamela Sargent
Jean-Paul Sartre
Adam Savage
Max Sawicky
John Sayles
Moritz Schlick
Arthur Schopenhauer
Erwin Schrödinger
Tom Schulman
Laurent Schwartz
Eugenie Scott
John Searle
Maurice Sendak
Captain Sensible
Andy Serkis
Nick Seymour
Claude Shannon
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Robert I. Sherman
Michael Shermer
Edwin S. Shneidman
William Shockley
Dmitri Shostakovich
Robert Silverberg
Sarah Silverman
Claude Simon
Herbert A. Simon
Joe Simpson
Peter Singer
B.F. Skinner
Slayer
J.J.C. Smart
Robert Smith (football)
George H. Smith
John Maynard Smith
Matt Smith
Robert Smith
Lee Smolin
Steven Soderbergh
Alan Sokal
Todd Solondz
Annika Sorenstam
George Soros
Piero Sraffa
Joseph Stalin
Richard Stallman
Pete Stark
Hugo Steinhaus
Victor Stenger
Bruce Sterling
Robert Louis Stevenson
Max Stirner
J. Michael Straczynski
Ken Stringfellow
Leonard Susskind
David Suzuki
Julia Sweeney
Matthew Sweet

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#94 Mar 11, 2013
and more

Igor Tamm
Quentin Tarantino
James Taranto
Alfred Tarski
Teller
Studs Terkel
Louis Theroux
Emma Thompson
Pat Tillman
Tom Tomorrow
Tool
Linus Torvalds
François Truffaut
Solomon Tulbure
Alan Turing
Ted Turner
Bill Tytla
Björn Ulvaeus
Harold Urey
Edgard Varčse
Nikolai Vavilov
Eddie Vedder
Caetano Veloso
John Craig Venter
Jesse Ventura
Giuseppe Verdi
Paul Verhoeven
Vladimir Vernadsky
Gore Vidal
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Lars von Trier
Sarah Vowell
Matt Wagner
Jimmy Wales
Annika Walter
Harry Waters
Roger Waters
James Watson
Peter Watts
Joseph Weber
Steven Weinberg
Gene Weingarten
Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Jerry Wexler
Wil Wheaton
Joss Whedon
Dana White
Frank Whittle
Bernard Williams
Harland Williams
Sean Williams
Ted Williams
Ian Wilmut
Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine
Tom Wolfe
Lewis Wolpert
Virginia Woolf
Steve Wozniak
Bruce Wright
Elizur Wright
Will Wright
Iannis Xenakis
Irvin D. Yalom
Frank Zappa
Oscar Zariski
Zarkov
Nick Zedd
Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich
Zhuangzi
Slavoj Žižek
Mark Zuckerberg
Konrad Zuse


“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#95 Mar 11, 2013
and

Fritz Zwicky

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#96 Mar 11, 2013
It will probablly show up, but it seems that I have lost one list between posting and it appearing....
and more

Igor Tamm
Quentin Tarantino
James Taranto
Alfred Tarski
Teller
Studs Terkel
Louis Theroux
Emma Thompson
Pat Tillman
Tom Tomorrow
Tool
Linus Torvalds
François Truffaut
Solomon Tulbure
Alan Turing
Ted Turner
Bill Tytla
Björn Ulvaeus
Harold Urey
Edgard Varčse
Nikolai Vavilov
Eddie Vedder
Caetano Veloso
John Craig Venter
Jesse Ventura
Giuseppe Verdi
Paul Verhoeven
Vladimir Vernadsky
Gore Vidal
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Lars von Trier
Sarah Vowell
Matt Wagner
Jimmy Wales
Annika Walter
Harry Waters
Roger Waters
James Watson
Peter Watts
Joseph Weber
Steven Weinberg
Gene Weingarten
Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Jerry Wexler
Wil Wheaton
Joss Whedon
Dana White
Frank Whittle
Bernard Williams
Harland Williams
Sean Williams
Ted Williams
Ian Wilmut
Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine
Tom Wolfe
Lewis Wolpert
Virginia Woolf
Steve Wozniak
Bruce Wright
Elizur Wright
Will Wright
Iannis Xenakis
Irvin D. Yalom
Frank Zappa
Oscar Zariski
Zarkov
Nick Zedd
Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich
Zhuangzi
Slavoj Žižek
Mark Zuckerberg
Konrad Zuse


Some of these people have made it into more than one of these lists.
Lincoln

United States

#97 Mar 11, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>So no argument with my post, just an attempt at deflection. Adolph the Christain? That Fuhrer, my friend? No, not even I am far too young, he was long dead before I was born, besides I am not the one here who believes in an afterlife, nor in communication with the dead. Do you think Jewsus was a blue eyed blonde, too?
Do you think Jewsus was a blue eyed blonde, too?

No
Waiting for you to learn to spell Jesus :-)
Thinking

Gillingham, UK

#98 Mar 11, 2013
Talking of Marcus Brigstocke, he was on excellent form at my local theatre the Friday before last.

Here he is on BBC Radio 4 a couple of years ago.

Reason Personified wrote:
Alejandro Amenábar
Philip W. Anderson
Natalie Angier
Aziz Ansari
Michelangelo Antonioni
Jacob Applebaum
and more
Aristophanes
Lance Armstrong
Liv Arnesen
Madison Arnold
Darren Aronofsky
Svante Arrhenius
Isaac Asimov
Peter William Atkins
David Attenborough
Uri Avnery
A. J. Ayer
Kevin Bacon
Russell Baker
J.G. Ballard
Iain M. Banks
Javier Bardem
Clive Barker
Dan Barker
MC Paul Barman
Dave Barry
Richard Bartle
Béla Bartók
Bill Bass
Simone de Beauvoir
Matt Bellamy
John Stewart Bell
David Ben-Gurion
Charles H. Bennett
Steve Benson
Jeremy Bentham
Ingmar Bergman
Alexander Berkman
George Bernard Shaw
Marcellin Berthelot
Pierre Berton
Matt Besser
Hans Bethe
Paul Bettany
Georges Bizet
Björk
Jack Black
Michael Ian Black
Susan Blackmore
Bill Blass
Jim Bohanan
Niels Bohr
Sir Herman Bondi
Pierre Boulez
Danny Boyle
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Nathaniel Branden
Richard Branson
Berkeley Breathed
Robert Bresson
André Breton
Julia Hartley Brewer
Marcus Brigstocke
Isaac Brock
John Brockman
Charlie Brooker
Rodney Brooks
Andrew Brown
Derren Brown
Peter Buck
Luis Buńuel
Richard Burton
Gabriel Byrne
John Byrne
Kari Byron
Lincoln

United States

#99 Mar 11, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Talking of Marcus Brigstocke, he was on excellent form at my local theatre the Friday before last.
Here he is on BBC Radio 4 a couple of years ago.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =l5pARGk5S4QXX
<quoted text>
Thanks
Lincoln

United States

#100 Mar 11, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
and more
Willard Van Orman Quine
Robin Quivers
Yitzhak Rabin
Daniel Radcliffe
Justin Raimondo
Frank P. Ramsey
Ayn Rand
James Randi
Ray Romano
Ron Reagan Jr.
Carl Reiner
Rob Reiner
Rick Reynolds
Griff Rhys-Jones
David Ricardo
Mordecai Richler
Christopher Ricks
Matt Ridley
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Brian Ritchie
Diego Rivera
Brad Roberts
Chris Robinson
Richard Rodgers
Joe Rogan
Neil Rogers
Henry Rollins
Andy Rooney
Richard Rorty
Marshall Rosenbluth
Murray Rothbard
Arundhati Roy
Jane Rule
Salman Rushdie
Douglas Rushkoff
Bertrand Russell
Karen Russell
Oliver Sacks
Meghnad Saha
Mona Sahlin
Andrei Sakharov
Sebasti
Margaret Sanger
George Santayana
Brian Sapient
Robert Sapolsky
Jos
Pamela Sargent
Jean-Paul Sartre
Adam Savage
Max Sawicky
John Sayles
Moritz Schlick
Arthur Schopenhauer
Erwin Schrödinger
Tom Schulman
Laurent Schwartz
Eugenie Scott
John Searle
Maurice Sendak
Captain Sensible
Andy Serkis
Nick Seymour
Claude Shannon
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Robert I. Sherman
Michael Shermer
Edwin S. Shneidman
William Shockley
Dmitri Shostakovich
Robert Silverberg
Sarah Silverman
Claude Simon
Herbert A. Simon
Joe Simpson
Peter Singer
B.F. Skinner
Slayer
J.J.C. Smart
Robert Smith (football)
George H. Smith
John Maynard Smith
Matt Smith
Robert Smith
Lee Smolin
Steven Soderbergh
Alan Sokal
Todd Solondz
Annika Sorenstam
George Soros
Piero Sraffa
Joseph Stalin
Richard Stallman
Pete Stark
Hugo Steinhaus
Victor Stenger
Bruce Sterling
Robert Louis Stevenson
Max Stirner
J. Michael Straczynski
Ken Stringfellow
Leonard Susskind
David Suzuki
Julia Sweeney
Matthew Sweet
In logic, an argumentum ad populum (Latin for "appeal to the people") is a fallacious argument that concludes a proposition to be true because

many or most people believe it.

In other words, the basic idea of the argument is: "If many believe so, it is so."

In 1400 most people believed Earth was flat, Earth was round.:-)

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