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In terms, smart atheism (CR:5) (LH:2) (TL:7), aka “intelligent atheism” (Hawking, 1962), or “genius atheism”, as compared to “dumb atheism”, unintelligent atheism, or less-intelligent forms of atheism, refers to 
The following are quotes:
- “I am really amazed, really delighted! I have a precursor, and what a precursor! I hardly knew Spinoza: what brought me to him now was the guidance of instinct. Not only is his whole tendency like my own, to make knowledge the most powerful passion, but also in five main points of his doctrine I find myself; the most abnormal and lonely think is closest to me in these points precisely: he denies free will, purposes, the moral world order, the nonegoistical, evil; of course the differences are enormous. I summa: my solitariness which, as on the very high mountains, has often, often made me grasp for breath and lose blood, is now at least a solitude for two.”
- “Cosmology is a kind of religion for intelligent atheists.”
- Atheism types by denial and belief – Hmolpedia 2020.
- Dumb atheism – Hmolpedia 2020.
- Malieth, Monydit (aka Tonnerre). (2013). The Future Affects the Past: What Destination is Time Rushing To? (pgs. 62-63). Red Lead Books.
- (a) Hawking, Stephen. (c.1962). “Comment to Jane Hawking”. Publisher.
(b) The Theory of Everything (2014 film) – Wikipedia.
(c) Craig, William. (2015). "Cosmology: A Religion For Atheists?" (YT), Evidence4Faith, Mar 26.
- Thims, Libb. (2016). Smart Atheism: For Kids (pdf). Publisher.
- Smart atheism – Hmolpedia 2020.