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Lighting a candle in toxic air.
2011-05-20
When Jesus Comes: My Rapture

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 When Jesus Comes: My Rapture A […]

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2011-05-20
May 20: Honoré de Balzac

Sometimes ironically called "the Christ of Modern Art," his drastic Rationalism pervades all Balzac’s work.

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2011-05-19
May 19: Executed for Adultery

The Catholic Church has been hypocritical in its position on divorce and adultery.

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2011-05-18
May 18: Bertrand Russell

“Christian religion ... has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world. ... Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear.”

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2011-05-17
May 17: Scared Straight... to Jesus

Godspell perpetuates the myth that Jesus was an apostle of peace, harmony and love.

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2011-05-16
May 16: “Rerum novarum” Issued (1891): Churches v. Workers

As with every other social reform, it was only after the Freethinkers had built the train and started it on the track that the churches felt it safe to climb aboard.

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2011-05-15
May 15: Votes for Women

A husband could beat his wife, or sell her, take all her property and her children. Down to the 19th century, women were denied the vote because the law specified only men.

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2011-05-14
May 14: Churches and Anti-Semitism

It was some consolation to the survivors of the largest pogrom in human history that a Jewish state was formed on this date in 1948.

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2011-05-13
An Un-American Education

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 An Un-American Education A Reflection by […]

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2011-05-13
May 13: Gregory XIII and Calendar Reform

It would seem to the less credulous that, if God were really opposed to the new calendar, He might have taken more direct action against it.

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Ronald Bruce Meyer

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July 7: Robert A. Heinlein

“The most preposterous notion that H. Sapiens has dreamed up is that the Lord God … wants the saccharine adoration of His creatures…. Yet this absurd fantasy … pays all the expenses of the … least productive industry in all history.”



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