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January 8 in freethought history…

January 8, 1823 - Alfred Russel Wallace (co-discoverer, with Charles Darwin, of evolution by natural selection) is born in Wales. His essay “On the Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely From the Original Type” was the catalyst Darwin needed to finally … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking doesn’t believe in Heaven

In an interview with Guardian.co.uk, celebrated theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking calls Heaven “a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.”  That’s a pretty simple summary, but I think he hit the nail right on the head. Hawking has spent … Continue reading

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Hawking expected to recover

Physicist Stephen Hawking is expected to recover from a chest infection, his family reports.  Hawking was admitted to a hospital in England yesterday.  For regular updates on Prof. Hawking’s condition, visit his official website at http://www.hawking.org.uk.

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