Few Americans know that Thomas Jefferson wrote, in a letter to a nephew: “Question with boldness even the existence of a God.” Or that Albert Einstein said: “I do not believe in a personal God, and I have never denied this, but have expressed it clearly.” Or that Mark Twain wrote in his journal: “I […]
The next time you pass a church, remind yourself that it represents a goofy streak of humanity.
“Every great idea starts out as blasphemy.” ~Bertrand Russell [Note: since the drafting of this piece, the Irish police have happily announced that the investigation into Stephen Fry’s blasphemy has been dropped.] The British actor, author, and wit, Stephen Fry, was just investigated by the Irish government for blasphemy. The investigation, launched under a 2009 […]
From Thomas Jefferson to Donald Trump (with some blasphemy thrown in) Our ever-busy lawyers somehow spared time from legal matters to compose several blogs this week.
An atheist attorney revels in the wonder of discussing religious liberty in Thomas Jefferson’s intimate country retreat, Poplar Grove, as part of a salon series.