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October 24 in freethought history…

October 24, 1945 – Anthropologist and anti-creation science activist Eugenie Scott is born. From 1987 to 2013 she served as Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education. She was a key player on behalf of the plaintiffs in … Continue reading

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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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