Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 20

The Week in Freethought History (October 14-20)

Sun Myung Moon

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, October 14, but in 1950, Unification Church founder Sun …

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Oct 18

October 18: George C. Scott (1927)

It was on this date, October 18, 1927, that American actor George C. Scott, winner of four Oscar nominations, was born George Campbell Scott in Wise, VA. Generally considered an actor’s actor, and known for his distinctive raspy voice, Scott was nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award five times and created memorable film characters in Anatomy …

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Oct 13

A Vote For God

Alabama Governor George Wallace once famously said, “There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the Republicans and Democrats.” If you look at the polling numbers between President Obama and his challenger Gov. Mitt Romney, it’s hard to escape that conclusion. How can that be, you ask, if the 2012 election sounds so contentious? I …

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