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December 21 in freethought history…

December 21, 1890 – Geneticist Hermann J. Mueller is born in New York City. He is best known for his work in identifying the the genetic effects of radiation exposure, and in educating the public on the associated dangers of … Continue reading

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October 20 in freethought history…

October 20, 2012 – Paul Kurtz, perhaps the most influential skeptic and secular humanist of the 20th century, dies in Amherst, New York, aged 86. He founded the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP, now the … Continue reading

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Podcast #85 – American Atheists Convention Part 1

John reports (almost) live from the American Atheists Convention in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  Day One speakers included Center for Inquiry’s Paul Kurtz, biologist/philosopher Massimo Pigliucci, UK-based National Secular Society’s Keith Porteous Wood, The God Virus author Darrel Ray, and newly-elected … Continue reading

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