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Sep 29

September 29: Michael Servetus

Michael Servetus

Michael Servetus (1511) It was on this date, September 29, 1511,* that the Spanish cleric Miguel Serveto, known by his Latinized name, Michael Servetus, was born in Villanueva. Recognizing an incipient intellect, at the age of 13, his father, a Roman Catholic cleric, sent his son to study at the University of Zaragoza/Lerida. It developed …

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Jul 08

July 8: Religion vs. Psychology

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Freethinkers such as Voltaire in France and John Locke in England pushed back the night of superstition with the light of reason.

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May 10

May 10: Religion and Censorship

“The fatwa by Imam Khomeini in regards to the apostate Salman Rushdie will be in effect forever.”

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