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March 20 in freethought history…

March 20, 1904 – Behaviorist, inventor and philosopher B. F. Skinner is born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his theories on human behavior, which emphasized lack of free will and conditioning by repeated experience. He was also an … Continue reading

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August 18 in freethought history…

August 18, 1790 – President George Washington responds to a congratulatory letter from the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island. In his brief correspondence, Washington wrote: “It is now no more that toleration is spoken of as if it were the indulgence of … Continue reading

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