Honore Mirabeau

Honore MirabeauIn existographies, Honore Mirabeau (1749-1791) (IQ:180|#149) (Cattell 1000:55) [RGM:N/A|1,320+] [FA:63] was a French leader and hero (Ѻ) of the revolution, noted for []

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In 1770, when the anonymous The System of Nature appeared, written secretly by Baron d’Holbach, it was initially attributed to Helvetius or Mirabeau. [1]

Quotes | On
The following are quotes on Mirabeau:

“There has been a considerable number of those whom history calls ‘atheists’. Leucippus, Democritus, Xenophanes, and others of the Atomistic and Eleatic schools (Ѻ), are said to have been such. In his Intellectual System, Cudworth puts into this category Seneca and the younger Pliny among the Romans. Since the reformation, such men as: Rabelais, Machiavel, Bruno, Vanini, D'Alembert, Diderot, Buffon, Condorcet, Mirabeau, La Place, Frederic II, and even Pope Leo X, have been charged with atheism.”
— Willis Lord (1875), Christian Theology for the People (pg. 67)

Quotes | By
The following are representative quotes by Mirabeau:

“Such, my friend, is my profession of faith. He who calls me an atheist or a materialist, is a pagan; and if I stand alone, I will remain a Christian to the last.”
— Honore Mirabeau (1788), “Unpublished letter to Marquis Longo, Jan 10 (Ѻ)

“I go into no-thing-ness.”
— Honore Mirabeau (1791), “last words”; cited by Ludwig Buchner (1884) in Force and Matter (pgs. 334)

References
1. d’Holbach, Baron. (1770). The System of Nature: Laws of the Moral and Physical World (notes by Denis Diderot; translator: H.D. Robinson) (attributed, pgs. iv-v). J.P. Mendum, 1889.

External links
Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau – Wikipedia.

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