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“February and the Birth of Scientific Giants”

“February and the Birth of Scientific Giants”

Submitted by: Sanford Morganstein   February is an especially good time to think of the scientific method and its deep connection to truth.  It’s also a good time to think about the relationship of science to the citizen’s role in emphasizing truth. Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809.  Galileo Galilei was also born […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
“Religious Freedom or Discrimination?:  Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.”

“Religious Freedom or Discrimination?: Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.”

The FFRFMCC is pleased to announce it will be hosting a speaking engagement by FFRF Staff Attorney and Constitutional Counsel Andrew Seidel. The title of his presentation will be:  “Religious Freedom or Discrimination?:  Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.”  Andrew will focus on the recent wave of Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bills that have been […]

By November 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Challenging Religious Beliefs – Pascal’s Wager and Assumptions of Belief

Challenging Religious Beliefs – Pascal’s Wager and Assumptions of Belief

Workshop #2 September 24th, 2016 Facilitator: Tom Cara, Director FFRFMCC The FFRFMCC held its second discussion workshop on “Challenging Religious Beliefs.” The purpose of these events is for non-theists to socialize and learn from each other’s experiences in dealing with talking points from those of religious faith. Each workshop focuses on two specific questions/topics. The […]

By November 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Andrew Seidel to Speak about RFRA with FFRFMCC

Andrew Seidel to Speak about RFRA with FFRFMCC

The FFRFMCC is pleased to announce it will be hosting a speaking engagement by FFRF Staff Attorney and Constitutional Counsel Andrew Seidel. The title of his presentation will be:  “Religious Freedom or Discrimination?:  Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.”  Andrew will focus on the recent wave of Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bills that have been […]

By October 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Challenging Religious Beliefs Discussion Workshop #2

Challenging Religious Beliefs Discussion Workshop #2

The FFRFMCC is pleased to announce we will be continuing our discussions on “Challenging Religious Beliefs,” which we began last spring.  The objective of these workshops is to assist non-theists by facilitating a group discussion among fellow freethinkers, allowing them to share their thoughts about how best to address various talking points often posed by […]

By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Challenging Religious Beliefs – First Workshop Summary

Challenging Religious Beliefs – First Workshop Summary

On May 22nd, 2016, the FFRFMCC held its first discussion workshop on “Challenging Religious Beliefs” at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago. The purpose of this series of workshops is to assist non-theists as they engage with people of religious faith with topics or questions on subjects relating to belief versus non-belief in a supreme god. Keep […]

Dawkins’ Spectrum of The Existence of God

Dawkins’ Spectrum of The Existence of God

This is taken from Richard Dawkins’ book: The GOD Delusion. The spectrum represents human judgment about the existence of God. It is continuous between two extremes of opposite certainty, where 1 represents certainty of the existence of God and 7 represents certainty of the non-existence of God. Points 2 through 6 simply represent milestones along […]