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May 1 in freethought history…

May 1, 1899 - Philosopher and physiologist Ludwig Büchner dies in Darmstadt, Germany, aged 75. He was a foremost German proponent of Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theories, and published a number of scientific books in which he vehemently advocated an extreme materialist view (which … Continue reading

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Podcast #88 – The cross stays (for now)

The Supreme Court has ruled that a Christian cross erected on federal land in the Mojave desert can say (for now).  Among other things, certain justices ((cough) Scalia (cough)) have decided that crosses are a universal symbol for the dead.  … Continue reading

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