Re: virus: Saints

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Mon, 1 Dec 1997 10:37:29 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 29 Nov 1997, Sodom wrote:

> Hey, I think Bertrand Russle should be one of our saints. He was an
> exceptionally pragmatic, intelligent and meme oriented person. He faught
> for many of the same things we are fighting for here. I don't really
> want to write a whole paper on why he should be inducted, but I will if
> I must. Suffice it to say that, in his own words, "Three passions,
> simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for
> love, the search for knowledge, and the unbearable pity for the
> suffering of mankind".
> What do you guys think?
> Sodom

They're not listed as "saints", but there is a page at
featuring prominent rationalists and freethinkers, which I do believe
includes Bertrand Russell. I can't find the page now that I'm looking for
it. David?