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February 28 in freethought history…

February 28, 1901 – Chemist and peace activist Linus Pauling is born in Portland, Oregon. He is widely considered one of the greatest scientists in history, making contributions in quantum chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry, and molecular biology. After World … 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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