Bertrand Russell was the man
Keep in mind this interview is from 1959, a time when very few people would have dared be so honest about their lack of belief in God. I can’t even imagine how influential he must have been to many aspiring atheists; I’m sure our whole movement owes a great deal of gratitude to this intellectual giant. Also, don’t you love his wacky “mad scientist” hairdo? It’s fucking badass.
(props to Unreasonable Faith for the find)