MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

History





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April 9, 1865

TweetThe anniversaries of noteworthy historical events come and go all the time, but I would be remiss if I didn’t note that 150 years ago today, Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House in…


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Cross-purposes

Tweet Charles C. Haynes in his most recent “Inside the First Amendment” column addresses the court case of American Atheists, Inc. v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, in which nonbelievers have attempted…



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The fabric of the U.S.

TweetAllen West reported to us on July 29 that he enjoys the chance he has to “educate, edify, and challenge us all to think beyond the obvious.” He then takes exception with a statement that President Barack…


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Shameful frat party

TweetWelcome to Arizona State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon: Proudly setting humanity back 200 years: Fraternity suspended for throwing racist MLK party with watermelon cups. Sad to contemplate that these are the adults of tomorrow.