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November / December 2023 Freethought Society Ezine

Click here to see the November/December 2023 Freethought Society (FS) Ezine.

In the Ezine you will find the following:

  • Freethought Society Represented at the2023 DragonCon Labor Day Weekend Event
  • DragonCon 2023 Pre-Parade and Parade Photos
  • What is a Street Pirate?
    (Margaret Downey interviews Christine Magallanes-Jones)
  • Welcome Sharon Chen
    (The Freethought Society’s Newest Board Member)
  • Crusades
    by Herb Silverman
  • Thomas Paine Memorial Association Update
  • Freethought Society Four-Month Calendar
  • Donation and Information Page
Margaret Downey Portraying Ruth Bader Ginsburg during DragonCon Parade

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If the Ezine inspires you to become more actively involved with FS, please provide us with your contact information, including your phone number and mailing address.

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The Freethought Society News Editorial Staff

March April 2023 Freethought Society Ezine

Click here to see the March/April 2023 Freethought Society (FS) Ezine.

In the Ezine you will find the following:

  • President Biden Signs Bill to Honor Thomas Paine
  • Photos from the Thomas Paine Proclamation Celebration
  • The 2022 Life Behind Bars: Compassion and Reform Conference Report
  • Life Behind Bars: Compassion and Reform Speaker Photos
  • Life Behind Bars: Compassion and Reform Volunteer Photos
  • FS Signs Anti-Blasphemy Support Letter
  • Technology and Science
    by Herb Silverman
  • A Tribute to Alan B. Palmer
  • Humanism is the Best Future for Haiti
    by Billy Almoza
  • Freethought Society Multi-Month Zoom Calendar
  • Donation and Information Page

We hope that you will remain or become an active supporter of the great work FS is doing. Please donate to the general fund or select a project you want to help sponsor. All donations to FS are tax-deductible (EIN: 23-2738574).

The Freethought relies on small donations to make ends meet. Please support freethought, educational programs, and much more by starting a monthly recurring donation of $5 today. We made it easy for you to donate. Please visit: https://www.ftsociety.org/donate/

If the Ezine inspires you to become more actively involved with FS, please provide us with your contact information, including your phone number and mailing address.
Special events are being planned in your area so don’t miss an opportunity to participate further. All personal information is confidential and will not be shared with other organizations.
We want supporters to stay informed at all times.

Check for upcoming events at the FS Meet Up page
Like FS on Facebook!
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The Freethought Society News Editorial Staff

2022 September October Ezine

Click here to see the September/October 2022 Freethought Society (FS) Ezine.
In the Ezine you will find the following:

  • The 2022 Thomas Paine Festival Activities Report
  • Photos from the 2022 Thomas Paine Festival
  • Congressman Jamie Raskin’s Greeting to Attendees of the 2022 Thomas Paine Festival
  • The 2022 Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Center’s Online International Educational Seminar
  • More Photos from the June 2022 Thomas Paine Festival
  • Fables
    by Herb Silverman
  • Racism, Religion, and Irrationality in Buffalo and Beyond
    by Norm R. Allen, Jr.
  • Announcing a New Freethought Society Committee!
  • Several Freethought Board Members React to the Anti-Choice Supreme Court Decision
    Submissions by, Margaret Downey, Glen Loev, Alan Gold, Victoria De la Torre, and Sally Flynn
  • Freethought Society Two-Month Calendar
  • Donation and Information Page

 

We hope that you will remain or become an active supporter of the great work FS is doing. Please donate to the general fund or select a project you want to help sponsor. All donations to FS are tax-deductible (EIN: 23-2738574).

If the Ezine inspires you to become more actively involved with FS, please provide us with your contact information, including your phone number and mailing address.

Special events are being planned in your area so don’t miss an opportunity to participate further. All personal information is confidential and will not be shared with other organizations.

We want supporters to stay informed at all times.

Check for upcoming events at the FS Meet Up page

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Chetan Ahimsa Zoom event

The Freethought Society and the American Ethical Union are pleased to host Chetan Ahimsa via Zoom on ThursdayMarch 102022 at 6:45 PM EST/3:45 PM PST. Ahimsa is an actor from Kannada, India and a political/social activist.

The 15-minute pre-event chat social will highlight some of the films Ahimsa has appeared in.

Ahimsa is known for his efforts protesting against the Indian caste system. In June 2021, Ahimsa was arrested by Basavanagudi police who were following a complaint from the president of a little-known organization called “Yuva Vipra Vedike.” Read more at: bit.ly/3Ilf31P

Chetan Ahimsa

Ahimsa fights for equality, justice, rationality, and non-violence. He will tell us what motivates him to be a social activist.

Ahimsa credits his mother, Mangala Kumar, and his father, Amar Kumar (both doctors), for providing him with the willpower to continue his important activism work, but as a young adult Ahimsa studied the writings of Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy.

Revered as “Periyar,” Ramasamy was an Indian social activist and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement called Dravidar Kazhagam. He is known as the Father of the Dravidian, a social movement that advocates to eradicate the ills of the existing caste system including untouchability. Ahimsa will talk about Periyar’s importance in India’s rational thinking movement, the acceptance of atheism, and to himself personally.

Register for this Zoom event at: https://bit.ly/chetan-ahmisa

March/April 2022 Freethought Society (FS) Ezine

Click here to see the March/April 2022 Freethought Society (FS) Ezine.

In the Ezine you will find the following:

  • 2021 Tree of Knowledge Event
  • Photos from the 2021 Tree of Knowledge Event
  • The 2021 Celebration of HumanLight
  • Purpose of Human Existence
    by Herb Silverman
  • The Light of Day: John Burroughs and a Freethinker’s Religion ~ Part Two ~
    by Chris Highland
  • Freethought Society Three-Month Zoom Calendar
  • Donation and Information Page

We hope that you will remain or become an active supporter of the great work FS is doing. Please donate to the general fund or select a project you want to help sponsor. All donations to FS are tax-deductible!

If the Ezine inspires you to become more actively involved with FS, please provide us with your contact information, including your phone number and mailing address.

Special events are being planned in your area so don’t miss an opportunity to participate further. All personal information is confidential and will not be shared with other organizations.

We want supporters to stay informed at all times.

Check for upcoming events at the FS Meet Up page
Like FS on Facebook!
Follow FS on Twitter