The End of Life for Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Posted: 12 April 2007 07:43 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I am saddened to learn of the death of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. He was a humanist. He was named Humanist of the Year in 1992.

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Posted: 12 April 2007 10:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Bob: Check out http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18066068/

Vonnegut was a fellow of CFI’s International Academy of Humanism, and was a longtime friend of CFI’s and Paul Kurtz’.  He will be sorely missed.

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Posted: 12 April 2007 10:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Re: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

DJ Grothe wrote: “Bob: Check out http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18066068/

Vonnegut was a fellow of CFI’s International Academy of Humanism, and was a longtime friend of CFI’s and Paul Kurtz’.  He will be sorely missed.”

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DJ Grothe,

Thanks for the link. I was pleased to see that MSNBC mentioned that he was a humanist. I read Vonnegut’s obituary in this morning’s N.Y. Times and they didn’t mention the fact that he was.

Yes, he will be “sorely missed”.

Bob Reasoner

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Posted: 12 April 2007 03:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Yes he will be missed.  :(  84 is a good age though.  Longer may have been nicer, but it’s better than 74.

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Posted: 12 April 2007 04:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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He is being well remembered in all the skeptic forums…

[quote author=“George Kraft”]All the best writers are dead.

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Posted: 01 May 2007 11:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Just started reading

Since I arrived to the US in mid-nineties, I was not familiar with his writings and in fact had no idea who this writer was. Now, reading Timequake, I feel that I was missing out… So far I enjoy this book tremendously.

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Posted: 01 May 2007 01:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Farewell, Billy Pilgrim

So it goes….....

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