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Religion: The Super Enemy of Freedom

The survival of most religions depends upon their ability to suppress, destroy or discourage human freedom.

D.M. Bennett: The Nineteenth Century’s Most Controversial Publisher and American Free-Speech Martyr

A petition with over 200,000 names was sent to President Rutherford B. Hayes asking for a pardon for the elderly editor.

The Case Against Religion

Our children, descendants, and successors are entitled to our best efforts in their behalf for progress, civilization, and a better world to live in.

Pious Predators

The sexual abuse of children and others has been ignored and tolerated by the Catholic Church hierarchy for centuries.

The Truth Seeker: 143 Years of Blasphemy! (VIDEO)

As America’s leading publisher of freethought literature, D.M. Bennett was the most revered and reviled editor of the Gilded Age.

Thomas Paine: With His Name Left Out, the History of Liberty Cannot Be Written

Thomas Paine was one of the intellectual heroes. As long as free government exists he will be remembered, admired and honoured.

Christianity and Women – Roots of Oppression

In the Bible as a whole, things women say only represent around 1% of the total text. Only around half of those women are even…

The case against priests, preachers and evangelists

How long would religion last if there was no special profit in it for those who carry on religious propaganda?

Religion has done little to prevent war, famine, crime, oppression, misery, and unhappiness

Each religion claims that its god or gods have supreme power. They could then wipe out all the unhappiness in one gesture.

Religion is Contrary to Reason

Any student can go through the Bible and find hundreds of conflicts between science and the Christian religion.