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Ch. 6 - The Great Agnostic and the Golden Age of Freethought

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Re: Ch. 6 - The Great Agnostic and the Golden Age of Freetho

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I see that Mr. P agrees with you, but I'm not 100% convinced that it is fear. There are plenty of people (us for example) who do speak out. However, our message is sort of 'drowned out' by the overwhelming flood of ideas from the other direction. I don't know too many who are afraid to speak their mind, but I know many similarly minded folks who think that these are matters of conciense and prostelitising the idea is not how to approach it. It becomes the ancient rome issue we read about where the christians were loud enough to drown out the previous years of polytheism. It seems we might be in a similar spiral.
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