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Books I’m Reading 2018

The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould (1980) – Gould’s first long-form book, it’s a look at the history of “biological determinism” (i.e. scientific racism, the mis-use of science in the service of preconceived biases, downright bad science, etc.). … Continue reading

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May 20 in freethought history…

May 20, 1958 - Radio talk show host and political commentator Ron Reagan is born in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for the fact that his liberal political views contrasted sharply with the conservatism of his parents, the late President … Continue reading

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September 10 in freethought history…

September 10, 1941 – Paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and historian of science Stephen Jay Gould is born in New York City. Got info? Suggest a date in freethought history! A prolific writer, he produced over twenty books plus hundreds of essays and peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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