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July 15 in freethought history…

July 15, 1904 – Russian physician and playwright Anton Chekhov dies of tuberculosis in Badenweiler, Germany, aged 44. He is largely attributed with originating the concept of “Chekhov’s Gun”; i.e. that every element in a dramatic work should be essential to the story. … Continue reading

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Dan Courtney delivers secular invocation in Greece, NY

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s disastrous Greece v Galloway ruling (which stated that local governments can begin meetings with overtly Christian prayers, and need not seek out minority representation), secular activists have been lining up to “get in … Continue reading

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