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December 19 in freethought history…

December 19, 2010 – The Wall Street Journal publishes “Why I’m an Atheist” by British comedian Ricky Gervais. In this brief essay, Gervais confronts the common arguments made in defense of God. In response to the challenge to disprove God, … Continue reading

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June 25 in freethought history…

June 25, 1903 – British novelist Eric Arthur Blair (nom-de-plume: George Orwell) is born in Motihari, India. He was the author of two of the greatest English-language novels of the 20th century: 1984 and Animal Farm. Of religion, Orwell said, “As … Continue reading

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