--Bell, in Biography (Fall 1985), Dept. of Eng-
lish, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.
While visiting Beijing in 1921, Bem'and Russell fell gravely ill. "I was told that the Chinese said that they would bury me the Western Lake and build a shrine to my memory," wrote Russell (1872-1970). "I have some slight regret that this did not happen, as I might have become a God, which would have been very chic for an atheist."
Despite Russell's claims to godlessness,...