Who's Who in Hell: A Handbook and International Directory for Humanists, Freethinkers, Naturalists, Rationalists, and Non-Theists

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This listing of several thousand nonbelievers include ancients such as Euripides; French revolutionaries; and statements by or about countless individuals including Sir Arthur C.Clarke, Hugh Hefner, Jack Nicholson, Sally Jesse Raphael. This book makes a case not only for the respectabilty of nonbelievers but also for their positive outlooks and creativity.

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Overview

This listing of several thousand nonbelievers include ancients such as Euripides; French revolutionaries; and statements by or about countless individuals including Sir Arthur C.Clarke, Hugh Hefner, Jack Nicholson, Sally Jesse Raphael. This book makes a case not only for the respectabilty of nonbelievers but also for their positive outlooks and creativity.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Smith's enormous reference work aims for the libraries and living rooms of people who don't believe in a personal God, and who care a lot about their disbelief. Despite the raunchy title, Smith, a freelance writer, takes no interest (except coincidentally) in debauchery or evildoing. Instead, he's compiled a biographical dictionary (with subject entries interspersed) of tens of thousands of freethinkers, secular humanists, Unitarian Universalists, Ethical Culture activists and famous folks who hewed to no religious creed. There are the great dead, like George Eliot and David Hume. There are present-day blasphemers and secularist writers, from Woody Allen and Salman Rushdie to philosopher Richard Rorty and novelist Will Self. There are newsmakers who happened to be "non-theists," like New Wave singer Gary Numan, Chinese democracy activist Xiao Xuehui, physicist Leo Szilard, runner Jesse Owens (a Unitarian--for Smith, this counts). There are figures from the history of "free thought," ethical culture and secular humanism, like Scottish editor William Ross ("Saladin") and Supreme Court plaintiff Vashti McCollum. And there are people who seem to be there just for the heck of it, like atheist, elephant-hunter and WWI casualty Sir Frederick Courteney Selous. Entries range from one sentence to several dense columns; subject entries include "Torture," "Semantics," "Nepalese humanists," "Homosexuality," "Cocaine" and, of course, "Hell." When Sartre wrote that "Hell is other people," he may not have had so many in mind, but if unbelievers get to spend eternity in this varied, illustrious company, a season in Hell might be a treat. (Oct.) Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|
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  • ISBN-13: 9781569801581
  • Publisher: Barricade Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 1237
  • Product dimensions: 8.62 (w) x 11.16 (h) x 2.23 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2001

    Who's who is a Must for Freethinkers

    wonderful book, with lots of information. The kind of book that needed to be written, for all humanist, freethinkers, Naturalists, Rationalists, and Non-Theists. Packed full of information. I have enjoyed reading it very much, and would hilgly recomend it to all that are searching for truth, if there actually is a truth to be found. The very meaninglessness of life causes us to create it... Buy the book, and enjoy...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2000

    Should Be in Every Library

    This book should be in every reference book collection both private and public in the world. It is not just a listing of non-believers past and present but it also directs one to officers, headquarters, and branches of organizations that support free thought. The book is over 1200 pages of useful information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2000

    SIGNIFICANT FREETHOUGHT BOOK!

    Any Unitarian or Ethical Culture leader, and any agnostic, atheist, secular humanist, or other freethinker will find WHO'S WHO IN HELL the handiest reference book since Joseph McCabe's RATIONALIST ENCYCLOPEDIA. Dennis Middlebrooks, New York City

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