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May 20: John Stuart Mill

Mill said he believed in a “probable God,” or a “limited liability God,” but disbelieved in miracles and immortality.

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March 15: Cesare Beccaria

Cesare Beccaria (1738) It was on this date, March 15, 1738, the famous Italian legal reformer Cesare, Marquis of Beccaria-Bonesana, was born in Milan. He opposed the death penalty and believed education would reduce crime – a belief borne out

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John Mill