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March 7: Aristotle

Plato and Aristotle had only one thing in common: they had very few followers in their time. To his credit, Aristotle rejected the idea of personal immortality and of a personal God.

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Posted in Philosopher, Science, Theology

January 10: Thomas Paine Publishes “Common Sense”

Male and female are the distinctions of nature, good and bad the distinctions of heaven; but how a race of men came into the world so exalted above the rest… is worth enquiring into.

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, History, Politics

December 15: Christianity and Law

Just as it was freethinkers who made the world safer for children, decreased crime, ensured the right to divorce, revived education, equalized marriage, and ended slavery and torture; it was freethinkers who revived law and carried it forward to the institution we know today.

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Posted in History, Religion
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