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February 7 in freethought history…

February 7, 1906 - Freethought publisher Charles Chilton Moore dies near Lexington, Kentucky, aged 68. He was a pastor when, as Moore himself told it, he invited a distant cousin to read and discuss with him a selection of books both for and … Continue reading

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December 14 in freethought history…

December 14, 1975 – British rationalist Hector Hawton dies, aged 74. He was editor of The Humanist for the Rationalist Press Association for many years, and wrote several nonfiction books, including Men without Gods, Philosophy for Pleasure, The Thinker’s Handbook and … Continue reading

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