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Carl Sagan Day
November 9, 2011 • no comments • 199 views
Freethought

Today is Carl Sagan day. He was born on November 9, 1934 and died in December 1996. He was an astronomer and a well know popularizer and communicator of science. He published more than 600 papers and authored or co-authored 20 books. The movie Contact from 1997, one of my favourites, is based on his […]

Three Things to Ask a Believer
November 6, 2011 • no comments • 226 views
Freethought

Here are three questions I think you should ask yourself about your own beliefs. I will elaborate on them by applying them to religion, but the principle should go for most beliefs; for instance belief in science, philosophy or politics too. 1. Why do you believe the things you believe, and when did you start […]