Lighting a candle in toxic air.
August 4: The Necessity of Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792) It was on this date, August 4, 1792, that the third-greatest British poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, was born at Field Place near Horsham, the son of a Member of Parliament. Along with developing a strong dislike for political tyranny, after reading the radical writings of Thomas Paine, William Godwin and Baron […]
July 12: William Osler
William Osler (1849) It was on this date, July 12, 1849, the Anglo-American physician William Osler was born in Bond Head, Canada West (now Ontario). He took his MD in 1872 and taught medicine from 1874-1884. In 1889 he became the first professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University and was one of the four […]
March 26: Richard Dawkins
“One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.”
@ 2020 Free Thought Almanac