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October 21: Religion and the Nobel Prizes

Alfred Nobel (1833) It was on this date, October 21, 1833, that Swedish chemist Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born in Stockholm. It is one of the ironies of his life that a man who made his fortune in the invention

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, History, Politics, Religion, Science

July 26: George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (1856) It was on this date, July 26, 1856, that playwright George Bernard Shaw was born to Protestant parents in Dublin, Ireland. It is said the young Shaw attended a revival service by Dwight Moody and Ira

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, Philosopher, Religion

July 5: Onward Christian Soldiers

If the Salvation Army is to continue its “warfare against evil,” it might reflect that over a century of success was achieved without taxpayer-tainted funds.

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Posted in History, Religion, Social Reformer
John Mill