Freethought Almanac

Lighting a candle in toxic air.
2011-04-23
April 23: William Shakespeare

What truly religious sentiments Shakespeare does exhibit in his plays, have no depth, as if he were either indifferent to, or ignorant of, the theology of the skeptical Elizabethan Age.

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2011-04-22
No Intelligence Displayed

The following is a commentary in an ongoing series of “Reflections” by John Mill. John Mill is the radio persona of Ronald Bruce Meyer and can be heard on “American Heathen.” “The American Heathen” Internet radio broadcast is aired, live, on Friday nights from 7:00pm-10:00pm Central time on ShockNetRadio.com No Intelligence Displayed A Reflection by […]

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2011-04-22
April 22: Immanuel Kant

"Apart from moral conduct," Kant wrote, "all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly."

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2011-04-22
April 22: Jack Nicholson

“I resist all established beliefs... Do unto others: How much deeper into religion do we really need to go?”

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2011-04-21
April 21: Inherit the Wind

Although the playwrights mock the William Jennings Bryan character, they are really focused on defending freedom of thought in a time of anti-communist hysteria.

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2011-04-20
April 20: Adolf Hitler

"I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord," said Hitler

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2011-04-19
April 19: David Koresh and Waco

“Waco.” If it can happen to Christians, in this nation of churchgoers, are atheists safe?

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2011-04-18
April 18: No Intelligence Displayed

Ben Stein should have spent at least a few of this film’s 90 minutes giving us an idea of what the Intelligent Design theory actually explains. Intelligent Design is a science stopper!

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2011-04-18
April 18: Clarence Darrow

Darrow said, "I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose."

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2011-04-16
April 16: Anatole France

France once said, "Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest," and "Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin."

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