Ronald Bruce Meyer

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Date registered: November 11, 2010
Yahoo! IM: ronaldbrucemeyer


Freethought Almanac was created by Ronald Bruce Meyer, in collaboration with, in March 2003. What started with a brief notice on the birthday of Albert Einstein, grew into almost 250,000 words on not only biography but history, philosophy, theology and politics — one day at a time. Freethought Almanac looks at these daily subjects from a godless point of view, that is, a point of view that is based not on fantasies, delusions or wishful thinking, but a view that is evidence-based.

Latest posts

  1. September 5: Religion and Terror — September 5, 2014
  2. August 26: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (1748) — August 26, 2014
  3. August 22: Claude Debussy — August 22, 2014
  4. August 16: James Cameron (1954) — August 16, 2014
  5. August 12: George Soros (1930) — August 12, 2014

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  2. April 28: Churches v. Divorce (862) — 2 comments
  3. Quick Comment: Man to Man — 1 comment
  4. Did Jesus Really Change the World? — 1 comment

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Sep 05

September 5: Religion and Terror

Maximilian Robespierre

The Reign of Terror (1793) and the Churches It was on this date, September 5, 1793, that an 11-month Reign of Terror began in France. Sometimes called the Red Terror, to distinguish it from the equally brutal but little-mentioned White Terror which followed it, the Reign of Terror lasted until the execution of Maximilian Robespierre …

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Aug 26

August 26: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (1748)

It was on this date, August 26, 1740, that French paper-maker and chemist Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, was born, one of 16 children of a prosperous paper manufacturer. With his younger brother Jacques-Étienne, the Montgolfier brothers conducted experiments with paper and fabric bags filled with smoke and hot air, which eventually led to their co-invention of the …

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Aug 22

August 22: Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy (1862) It was on this date, August 22, 1862, that French Impressionist composer Claude Debussy was born Achille-Claude Debussy, the eldest of five children, in St. Germain-en-Laye. A prodigy, he entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of 10 and by 1902 his Prélude à L’après-midi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of …

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