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July 26 in freethought history…

July 26, 1975 – Atheist activist and author Goparaju Ramachandra Rao (“Gora”) dies in Vijayawada, India. Along with his wife Saraswathi Gora, he founded India’s Atheist Centre, which still operates today. Gora wrote numerous books on atheist topics and was … Continue reading

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A total eclipse…of reason

Well, the upcoming solar eclipse (visible in Asia) will be accompanied by the usual superstitious blither-blather. Hopefully there won’t be any harmful consequences associated with astrological predictions and other dire portents.

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Happy V-Day (except in India)

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Unless, of course, you live in India.  Who’d have thought the peace-loving Hindus would take to cracking the skulls of those foolish enough to observe that most decadent of Western holidays (after Christmas, of course)?  Something called … Continue reading

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