Thursday, March 20, 2008

Clarke to have secular funeral

From CNN:
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Even in death Arthur C. Clarke would not compromise his vision.

The famed science fiction writer, who once denigrated religion as “a necessary evil in the childhood of our particular species,” left written instructions that his funeral be completely secular, according to his aides.

“Absolutely no religious rites of any kind, relating to any religious faith, should be associated with my funeral,” he wrote. Read more
(via Cynical-C Blog)

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