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March 28 in freethought history…

March 28, 1794 – France’s short-lived Cult of Reason ceases to exist with the beheading of its last leaders. Fueled by anti-clericalism, the Cult of Reason was a civic religion that sought to focus the French populace on Enlightenment values like Truth and … Continue reading

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The Atheism Tapes 1 of 6: Daniel Dennett

More great stuff from SnagFilms.com.  This one is part of a series of interviews with prominent athiests by playwright, filmmaker and self-described atheist Jonathan Miller.  First up: philosopher Daniel Dennett.  Enjoy!  

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Podcast #14 – Pi Day

Pi Day – March 14 is Pi Day, a celebration of that irrational and transcendental number.  Pi Day has grown to become a celebration of all things mathematical.  For more check out Mike Keith’s cool page, including a mnemonic poem which … Continue reading

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Freedom Evolves

In this book from 2003, philosopher Daniel Dennett (Breaking the Spell) tries to reconcile Free Will and Darwinian Theory. by John C. Snider © 2008 Does free will exist?  It’s a thorny issue that philosophers have tangled with for millennia.  … Continue reading

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