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November 13 in freethought history…

November 13, 1861 – With the American Civil War well underway, Baptist minister Mark R. Watkinson of Ridley, Pennsylvania, writes to Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, lamenting the lack of recognition of God on America’s currency. Watkinson recommended “God, … Continue reading

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Podcast #63 – Efficacy of Prayer

It’s the p-p-p-p-power of prayer!  Or not.  We look at several anecdotes that point toward the efficacy (or inefficacy) of intercessory prayer, including: The tragic cases of two teenage girls (one in TN, one in KY), both of whom suffered … Continue reading

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Are Georgia peaches kosher?

My adopted state is in the news twice today for laughable church-state issues. First up is an AP report (“Is Ga. kosher law kosher?”) that non-Orthodox Jews have their yarmulkes in a bunch over a Georgia law that mandates kosher … Continue reading

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Podcast #1 – Introductions

Recorded 11/24/2007.  Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll. Show Notes: Introductions – Who are we and what’s this podcast all about? The Sam Harris “Problem with Atheism” Controversy – Author Sam Harris raised a ruckus with his October … Continue reading

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