Except that Spinosa was trying to prove the existence of G-d through reasoning and logic, not trying to think G-d out of existence. He was trying to get people to look at the text, and not take the word of religious authorities about what holy texts meant. A hermeneuticist, not an atheist.
U.S. Senator Warner supports Iran nuclear agreement, says White House (Reuters)
from the article: Jewish people are just that, people, and far from chosen