Paul Kurtz Dies: December 21, 1925 - October 20th, 2012

He was the biggest force in late-1900s skepticism. Paul Kurtz was considered a legendary figure among Paul KurtzPaul KurtzAmerican humanists, atheists, and skeptics alike. For 50 years, he worked to advance a secular view of life and of society. His influence and presence in the skeptical community shall be sorely missed.

CLICK HERE to read a wonderful memorial biography of Paul Kurtz by Hemant Mehta (from The Friendly Atheist).

And CLICK HERE to read the Center for Inquiry's obituary.