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After thinking for a moment or two, he said, "On Free Thought Day, I'd like to talk to the mayor about her thoughts on what's going to happen Election Day.
Slowly during that time, I developed as a human being by also drawing from my observations and readings regarding the vast universe of nature and my own deductions, which Free Thought Day reinforces.
The local Humanists group, largely responsible for the proclamation, sliced their Free Thought Day cake on Oct.
Those asked that question believed free thought was something more useful than daydreaming, or more focused than free association (though both can be mind savers during whiteboard meetings).
I would suggest that the fundamental nature of universities is to promote free thought and free inquiry.
Nor is Dora Russell found in histories of free thought written by humanists.
Much of humanism's history has been recorded with reference to ideas (here I refer to the various anthologies of free thought, atheism, histories of ideas, and so forth).
In this volume ten essayists study such connections in particular thinkers, and one, Maryanne Cline Horowitz, provides a general account of French free thought in the early seventeenth century.
Dynamists represent adventure, the attack on the wilderness of free thought, the fording of rivers and the advance in the face of danger.
Pursuing his interest in Renaissance free thought, Max Gauna carefully demonstrates the resolutely non-Christian conception of death espoused by Montaigne throughout the Essais and in all stages of their development.
We must be alert to the readiness of the Roman Catholic church to exercise its political clout and assert its authority whenever the opportunity arises (witness the developing power of the church in Poland, where anti-abortion, anti-birth control, and anti-intellectual Roman Catholic dogma threatens free thought and open education).
Second, our national fetish for the First Amendment now has the perverse effect of stifling free thought, stopping any discussion about how obscenity laws might cover violent as well as sexual images dead in its tracks.