Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 30: George Washington Inaugurated

Washington was never seen to accept communion, and indeed, his wife wrote that he left the church on the occasions when communion was offered.

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Whose Side Are You On?

The following is a commentary in an ongoing series of “Reflections” by John Mill. John Mill is the radio persona of Ronald Bruce Meyer and can be heard on “American Heathen.” “The American Heathen” Internet radio broadcast is aired, live,

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April 29: The Age of Chivalry

The Age of Chivalry was steeped in corruption, theft, violence, and every imaginable (and some unimaginable) sexual deviations, including rape, incest, pederasty, prostitution and general sexual license.

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Posted in History, Religion

April 28: Churches v. Freemasonry

Though decrying the secrecy of Freemasonry, the Catholic Church apparently has no problem with its own secret organizations, such as Opus Dei.

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Posted in History, Religion, Theology

April 27: Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft argued that to obtain social equality society must rid itself of the monarchy as well as the church and military hierarchies.

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April 27: Ulysses S. Grant

“Leave the matter of religion to the family altar… KEEP CHURCH AND STATE FOREVER SEPARATE.”

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April 25: Watson and Crick Describe DNA

Said Watson, “Occasionally, I meet them [strongly religious scientists] and I’m a bit embarrassed because I can’t believe that anyone accepts truth by revelation.”

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