Lighting a candle in toxic air.
February 21: Pussy Riot Arrested for Protest Art in Church (2012)
It was on this date, February 21, 2012, that masked members of the feminist punk-rock collective Pussy Riot staged a performance on the soleas of Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior (Храм Христа Спасителя) to protest the support of Orthodox Church leader Kirill I for Vladimir Putin during his election campaign that year. The resulting […]
May 2: Catherine the Great
Catharine said, "The people are not created for us, but we for the people" and "I am one of the imbeciles who believe in God."
March 28: Maxim Gorky
"Paradise is one of the crass fictions invented by high-priests and fathers of the Church, a fiction whose purpose is to requite the hellish torments of people on earth with the soap-bubble of a hope of peace in another place."
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.
November 16: Atheism and Communism
The fact is, Atheism is not opposed to religion, per se, but is at best (or at worst) indifferent to religion. Stalin was a Soviet first, an Atheist only incidentally.
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