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May 8 in freethought history…

May 8, 1988 – Robert A. Heinlein dies in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, aged 80. One of the most influential science fiction writers of the 20th century, his books explored philosophy, religion, sexuality and taboos. He is best known for his novels … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak on facing death as an atheist

Watch this touching clip, wonderfully illustrated by Christoph Niemann, from NPR’s Terry Gross 2011 interview with author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (1928-2012). Sendak is best known for his classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are. Live your life. Live your life. … Continue reading

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