Daily Archives: August 19, 2015

August 19 in freethought history…

August 19, 1921 – Television screenwriter and producer Gene Roddenberry is born in El Paso, Texas. Roddenberry’s Star Trek (which aired from 1966 to 1969) presented a near-utopian 23rd century Earth: enlightened, progressive, free of racial hatred and almost devoid of religion. Star … Continue reading

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