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January 7 in freethought history…

January 7, 1697 – Thomas Aitkenhead, a 20-year-old Scottish medical student, becomes the last person executed for blasphemy in Britain. Convicted of calling religion a “rhapsody of ill-invented nonsense,” labeling Christ a magician and an impostor, and accusing the Holy Scriptures of … Continue reading

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Podcast #217 – Nous Sommes Charlie

We look at last week’s attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which left 17 dead (not including the perpetrators). How much is Islam to blame for these and related occurrences? We also look at the overwhelming worldwide reaction … Continue reading

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