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November 11: Kurt Vonnegut Jr

Kurt Vonnegut Jr (1922) It was on this date, November 11, 1922, that science fiction and satire writer Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Vonnegut enrolled at Cornell University as a biochemistry major, but left for the Air Force

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September 1: Alan M. Dershowitz

Alan M. Dershowitz (1938) It was on this date, September 1, 1938, that Harvard law professor and civil liberties lawyer Alan Morton Dershowitz was born in Brooklyn, New York. First in his class at Yale Law, he was appointed to

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February 16: Natalie Angier

“I’m an Atheist,” says Angier. “I don’t believe in God, Gods, Godlets or any sort of higher power beyond the universe itself…. I’m convinced that the world as we see it was shaped by … evolution through natural selection.”

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December 20: Sidney Hook

“As a set of cognitive beliefs, religion is a speculative hypothesis of low order of probability.”

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November 11: Kurt Vonnegut Jr + Joseph McCabe

Kurt Vonnegut Jr (1922) It was on this date, November 11, 1922, that science fiction and satire writer Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Vonnegut enrolled at Cornell University as a biochemistry major, but left for the Air Force

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