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September 13 in freethought history…

September 13, 1872 – German philosopher and anthropologist Ludwig Feuerbach dies near Nuremberg, aged 68. He is best known for his influential book The Essence of Christianity, a critique of religion, translated into English by the novelist George Eliot. September … Continue reading

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July 28 in freethought history…

July 28, 1794 – French revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine in Paris. With him died the Cult of the Supreme Being, the short-lived Deistic state religion created to replace the revolutionary Cult of Reason, which was itself intended to … Continue reading

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