Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 29

The Week in Freethought History (September 23-29)

Here’s your Week in Freethought History: This is more than just a calendar of events or mini-biographies – it’s a reminder that, no matter how isolated and alone we may feel at times, we as freethinkers are neither unique nor alone in the world. Last Sunday, September 23, but in 1970, American folk-rock recording artist …

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Sep 22

Teachers Are Not the Problem

When I was in public grade school, if there ever was any problem between my teachers and me, my parents – without the slightest hesitation – took the side of my teachers. I didn’t like it at the time, but, with the clarity of hindsight, I know they were right: my unionized teachers really had …

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Sep 22

The Week in Freethought History (September 16-22)

Tomás de Torquemada

Here’s your Week in Freethought History: This is more than just a calendar of events or mini-biographies – it’s a reminder that, no matter how isolated and alone we may feel at times, we as freethinkers are neither unique nor alone in the world. Last Sunday, September 16, but in 1498, the Grand Inquisitor of …

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