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Oct 23

October 23: The Beginning of the World

James Ussher

James Ussher and the Creation (4004 BCE) It was on this date, October 23, 4004 BCE, that the Earth was created by God. It is disheartening to report that many Christians will leave it at that. The exact dating of the age of the earth was arrived at by an Irish theologian, Archbishop of Armagh, …

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Jul 21

July 21: Insulting Monkeys

scopes

The famous 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial was a publicity stunt that exposed the imbecility of fundamentalism.

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Feb 10

February 10: Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht

Brecht wrote, “The church is a circus for the masses,” and believed organized religion had been standing in the way of progress for centuries.

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