Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 26

The Week in Freethought History (January 20-26)

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Read about the Piltdown Man hoax exposed, feminist and freethinker Helen Hamilton Gardener, Lord Byron, French novelist Stendhal, Frederick the Great, Virginia Woolf, what escaped the Index of Prohibited Books and more …

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Jan 24

Religion in the 2nd Inaugural: Obama and Lincoln

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Unlike that bygone era, when churches actually owned slaves, and people actually read sermons in their newspapers, today the old warhorse hobbles on splinted legs.

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Jan 19

The Week in Freethought History (January 13-19)

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Read about feminist Ernestine Rose, Witch persecuters recanting, priest-turned-atheist Jean Meslier, Thomas Jefferson’s “Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom,” Benjamin Franklin, Baron de Montesquieu, Jacob Bronowski, Edgar Allan Poe and more …

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