Religion: Anti-God

Last week in London took place what British Roman Catholics and some zealous Nonconformists called "a vast World Congress of the Godless"—an international meeting of the World Union of Freethinkers. Founded in 1880, the Union is a coalition of ethical societies, the National Secular Society, the Rationalist Press Association. Freethinker doctrine defines a Freethinker not as godless but as "one who rejects unverifiable authority in matters of religious opinion, accepts reason as the ultimate test and regards it as the right and duty of every individual to think things out for himself. Many Freethinkers are deists; many are not."

When the Freethinkers'...

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