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2011-03-05
March 5: Penn Jillette

“Atheism only means that I don't believe in God,” says Penn. “I don't believe a God is impossible, I just don't think there is evidence of one.”

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2011-03-04
Paying Taxes When Hell Freezes Over

So when are Christian Nationalist Republicans going to get the churches to stop being freeloaders pay their fair share? Probably when hell freezes over!

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2011-03-04
March 4: Pope Eugene IV (1431): Spirituality and Brutality

Eugene retook Rome amid rivers of blood, justified and profited from the slave trade against non-Christians, and was also one of the most superstitious men of his time.

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2011-03-03
March 3: Ira Glass

About Christianity, Glass wrote, "Well, if that's the system: fine. I accept my damnation. I don't think it's a fair system. But fine. I just don't believe."

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2011-03-02
March 2: Pope Leo XIII

Leo especially objected to things we take for granted today: secular public education, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of association, separation of church and state.

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2011-03-02
March 2: Mikhail S. Gorbachev

Gorbachev remains an Atheist, but in leading the establishment of religious freedom laws in the former Soviet Union he demonstrated respect for all religions.

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2011-03-01
March 1: William Dean Howells

Howells cast off his Swedenborgian creed in his youth and became a social liberal and a sentimental Theist. We can see this in his poem "Lost Beliefs."

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2011-03-01
March 1: William M. Gaines

When emphasizing his sincerity, Gaines would declare, "On my honor as an atheist..."

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December 12: Erasmus Darwin

"In regard to religious matters," he wrote, "there is an intellectual cowardice instilled into the minds of the people from their infancy; to inquire or exert their reason is denounced as sinful."



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