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. July 14: Bastille Day — July 14, 2014
  2. July 12: Government-sponsored Prayer — July 12, 2014
  3. July 11: Excommunication — July 11, 2014
  4. July 6: Peter Singer (1946) — July 6, 2014
  5. July 5: Samuel Bailey (1791) — July 5, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Quick Comment: Political Chicken — 2 comments
  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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Jul 14

July 14: Bastille Day

Storming the Bastille

Bastille Day (1789) It was on this date, July 14, 1789, in the morning, that French citizens stormed and destroyed the hated Bastille prison in Paris, ending a symbol of the human rights abuses by King Louis XVI—who had in fact supported the American colonists in their quest for independence from Great Britain—and beginning the …

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Jul 12

July 12: Government-sponsored Prayer


Public School Prayer (1995) It was on this date, July 12, 1995, that President Bill Clinton, in a talk to students at James Madison High School in Vienna, VA, advocated school-prayer guidelines. He said in part, “nothing in the First Amendment converts our public schools to religion-free zones or requires all religious expression to be …

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Jul 11

July 11: Excommunication

The Papacy abused excommunication freely and frequently for political advantage – so much so that a bishop would excommunicate a thief who stole his property!

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