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* BIBLEMOR.ZIP 'Bible Morality' by Charles Watts
* BWR.ZIP 'Is The Bible Worth Reading' by Lemuel K. Washburn
* GODSWORD.ZIP 'Is it God's Word?'
* ABORTION.ZIP 'Confessions of an Abortionist' by Martin Avery, 1939.
* ATHEISM.ZIP 'The Meaning Of Atheism' by E. Haldeman-Julius
* DARROW.ZIP 'Facing Life Fearlessly' by Clarence Darrow.
* SECULAR.ZIP 'A History of the British Secular Movement' by John Edwin McGee
* TAXCH.ZIP 'Why I Believe In Fair Taxation Of Church Property'
* 0FREECAT.ZIP Catalog of Freethought files, indexed by author.
* CATHECH.ZIP 'The Secularist's Catechism' by Charles Watts
* DEATHBED.ZIP 'Infidel Death-Beds' by W.C. Foote, revised by A.D. McLaren
* HUGHES.ZIP 'Why I Quit Going To Church' by Rupert Hughs, 1924
* PLEA.ZIP 'A Plea For Atheism' by Charles Bradlough
* RATMA.ZIP 'The Rationalist's Manual' by Aletheia, M.D., 1897
* REASON.ZIP 'Reason, The Only Oracle Of Man' by Col. Ethan Allen, 1785
* SECMOR.ZIP 'Secular Morality: What is it?' by Charles Watts
* SORS.ZIP 'Saints Or Sinners: Which?' by Charles Watts
* UNBELIEF.ZIP 'Humanity's Gain From Unbelief' by Charles Bradlough
* WHYRIGHT.ZIP 'Why Do Right? A Secularist's Answer' by Charles Watts
* DEITY.ZIP 'Deity and Design' by Chapman Cohen
* EXISTGOD.ZIP 'The Existence of God, or Questions For Theists' by Charles Watts
* GARDENER.ZIP 'Men, Women, and God and Other Lectures' by Helen H. Gardener
* 50V1P1.ZIP 'Fifty Years of Freethought, vol 1' by George F. Macdonald [1/2]
* 50V1P2.ZIP 'Fifty Years of Freethought, vol 1' by George F. Macdonald [2/2]
* 50V1.ZIP 'Fifty Years of Freethought, vol 1' by George E. Macdonald
* 50V2.ZIP 'Fifty Years of Freethought, vol 2' by George E. Macdonald
* FRANKLIN.ZIP About Benjamin Franklin's non-Christian beliefs.
* GRANT.ZIP About Ulysses S. Grant's non-Christian beliefs.
* JEFF.ZIP About Thomas Jefferson's non-Christian beliefs.
* LINCOLN.ZIP About Abraham Lincoln's non-Christian beliefs.
* PAINE.ZIP About Thomas Paine's non-Christian beliefs.
* WASHING.ZIP About George Washington's non-Christian beliefs.
* 1STAR-C.ZIP Closing address in the first Star Route trial.
* 2STAR-C1.ZIP Closing address to the jury, 2nd Star Route trial. [1/3]
* 2STAR-C2.ZIP Closing address to the jury, 2nd Star Route trial. [2/3]
* 2STAR-C3.ZIP Closing address to the jury, 2nd Star Route trial. [3/3]
* 2STAR-OP.ZIP Opening address in the second Star Route trial.
* ABBOTT.ZIP Reply to Dr. Lyman Abbott and Archdeacon Farrar.
* ACTORS.ZIP Three short addresses to the Actors' Fund of America.
* AGNOSTCH.ZIP Four short addresses to the Actor's Fund of America.
* AGNOSTIC.ZIP Lecture on 'Why I Am an Agnostic'
* AVARICE.ZIP Ingersoll answers the charge that America is morally bankrupt.
* BEECHER.ZIP Four short after-dinner speeches.
* BELIEF.ZIP Three short but interesting pieces.
* BIBLE.ZIP Great Freethought lecture on the Bible.
* BIOG.ZIP INGERSOLL. A BIOGRAPHICAL APPRECIATION by HERMAN E. KITTREDGE 1911
* BLASPHEM.ZIP A grand plea for freedom of speech in America.
* BROOK.ZIP Excellent speech given in Brooklyn in 1880.
* BROOKLYN.ZIP An amusing reply to Brooklyn preachers. 1883
* BURNS.ZIP A tribute to Robert Burns (poet).
* CARPENT.ZIP Four good equal rights pieces.
* CATECHIS.ZIP The Talmagian Catechism
* CATHOL.ZIP A reply to the Cincinnati Gazette and Catholic Telegraph.
* CENTEN.ZIP Centennial Oration, Organized Charities, & Bigotry of Colleges.
* CHICAGO.ZIP Three files including the famous Chicago speech of 1876.
* CHICBIB.ZIP My Chicago bible class -- Chicago Times, 1879.
* CHR-1.ZIP The Christian religion (The Ingersoll -- Black debate).
* CHR-2.ZIP Black's reply to Ingersoll's first essay.
* CHR-3.ZIP Ingersoll's reply to Black's argument.
* CHRISTMA.ZIP A Christmas sermon -- Evening Telegram, Dec. 19, 1891.
* CIVILRIG.ZIP Civil Rights. Ingersoll was an advocate for equal rights.
* COMEGYS.ZIP An interview on Chief Justice Comegys.
* CREEDS.ZIP Four interesting, short essays that are fine reading.
* DAVISWIL.ZIP Address to the jury in the Davis will case.
* DECDAY.ZIP Decoration Day oration -- 1882 & 1888.
* DEVIL.ZIP The Devil. If the Devil should die, would God make another?
* DIDEROT.ZIP Diderot. Doubt is the first step toward truth.
* DIVIDED.ZIP Two interesting short essays about faith and the bible.
* DIVORCE.ZIP Is Divorce Wrong? Three views on divorce from 1889.
* EBON.ZIP A touching oration at his brother's funeral.
* EIGHTHRS.ZIP Three interesting, short pieces.
* ERNESTR.ZIP Five short essays.
* FAITH.ZIP The foundations of faith. Great lecture.
* FARMING.ZIP About farming in Illinois.
* FIE-ING1.ZIP Dr. Henry M. Field and Ingersoll debate. [1/4]
* FIE-ING2.ZIP Dr. Henry M. Field and Ingersoll debate. [2/4]
* FIE-ING3.ZIP Dr. Henry M. Field and Ingersoll debate. [3/4]
* FIE-ING4.ZIP Dr. Henry M. Field and Ingersoll debate. [4/4]
* FIFTH.ZIP 5th response to Rev. Talmage.
* FIRST.ZIP 1st response to Rev. Talmage.
* FORWARD.ZIP Forward to the Dresden Edition by the Ingersoll League.
* FOURTH.ZIP 4th response to Rev. Talmage.
* FRAGMENT.ZIP A collection of short or partial works by Ingersoll.
* FREETHOU.ZIP Three short, good works.
* GHOSTS.ZIP The Ghosts. Another of Ingersoll's great lectures.
* GL-ING1.ZIP Debate between W.E. Gladstone and Ingersoll. [1/2]
* GL-ING2.ZIP Ingersoll's reply to W.E. Gladstone. [2/2]
* GODS.ZIP The Gods. An honest God is the noblest work of man.
* GOLDSPE.ZIP The Chicago and New York gold speech. (political)
* HER&HER.ZIP Heretics and heresies.
* HOLYOAKE.ZIP Six short pieces.
* HUMBOLDT.ZIP The universe is governed by law. Early freethought speech.
* HUXLEY&A.ZIP Three short, interesting essays.
* INDIANAP.ZIP Reply to the Indianapolis clergy.
* INDIVID.ZIP Individuality.
* INDYSPEA.ZIP Indianapolis speech and eight to seven address.
* INFIDELS.ZIP The great infidels. Terrific freethought lecture.
* INFIDON.ZIP Four short, fine works.
* INTERROG.ZIP Some interrogation points & 20th anniv. Lotus Club dinner.
* INTERV-1.ZIP These five files contain several interviews. [1/5]
* INTERV-2.ZIP These interviews were published in newspapers. [2/5]
* INTERV-3.ZIP Newspapers all across the country printed these. [3/5]
* INTERV-4.ZIP Theseshow Ingersoll's quick wit and ready answers. [4/5]
* INTERV-5.ZIP Great newspaper interviews. [5/5]
* INTIMATE.ZIP Complete biography of Ingersoll by his private secretary.
* LAYSER.ZIP A lay sermon. A short freethought lecture.
* LIBERALL.ZIP Eight short works to be read and enjoyed.
* LINCOLN2.ZIP A wonderful tribute to Abraham Lincoln.
* LITER.ZIP Liberty in literature.
* MAN-WO&C.ZIP The liberty of Man, Woman, and Child.
* MIRACLE.ZIP Myth and miracle. A great freethought lecture.
* MODTHINK.ZIP Two essays that are worth anyone's time.
* MOSES.ZIP Some Mistakes of Moses. Devastating freethought lecture.
* NEGROPEO.ZIP 3 lectures that show Ingersoll's love of humanity.
* NEWYORK.ZIP Four speeches by Ingersoll.
* OBSCENEL.ZIP Four lectures by Ingersoll.
* ORTHOD.ZIP Orthodoxy. One of Ingersoll's greatest freethought lectures.
* PAINE2.ZIP Ingersoll speaks of America's greatest founding father.
* PRESS.ZIP Two addresses by Ingersoll.
* PROGRESS.ZIP Progress. This is the first lecture delivered by Ingersoll.
* PROPH.ZIP Seven good pieces by Ingersoll.
* PUNISH.ZIP Is corporal punishment degrading? (unfinished work)
* RATIFIC.ZIP Two speeches by Ingersoll.
* REFORM.ZIP How to reform mankind. There is no darkness but ignorance.
* REPLY.ZIP Four replies to religous people or groups.
* REUNION.ZIP Three pieces by Ingersoll.
* REVIEW.ZIP My reviewers reviewed.
* ROLLINS.ZIP Two pieces by Ingersoll.
* ROME-1.ZIP Rome or reason. Part one by Cardinal Manning. [1/2]
* ROME-2.ZIP Rome or reason. A reply to Cardinal Manning. [2/2]
* SAVED.ZIP What must we do to be saved? Great freethought!
* SECOND.ZIP 2nd response to Rev. Talmage.
* SHAKESPR.ZIP William Shakespeare was the greatest genius of our world.
* SIXTH.ZIP 6th response to Rev. Talmage.
* SPATIND.ZIP Two pieces by Ingersoll.
* SUFFRAGE.ZIP Sufferage address & The three philanthropists.
* SUICIDE.ZIP Five pieces on suicide.
* SUPERST.ZIP Superstition. Another great freethought lecture.
* THANKS.ZIP A Thanksgiving sermon.
* THIRD.ZIP 3rd response to Rev. Talmage.
* TOLERAT.ZIP Discussion between F.R. Coudert, S.L. Woodford and Ingersoll.
* TOLSTOY.ZIP Tolstoy and 'The Kreutzer Sonata' & Spain and the Spaniard.
* TOMPAINE.ZIP Four good pieces by Ingersoll.
* TRUTH.ZIP The Truth. A great freethought lecture.
* VINPAINE.ZIP Vindication of Thomas Paine.
* VOLTAIRE.ZIP Voltaire.
* WALLST.ZIP Four pieces by Ingersoll.
* WHAT-IS.ZIP What is religion? Ingersoll's last public address.
* WHICH.ZIP Which way? Another great freethought lecture.
* WHY.ZIP Some reasons why. Perhaps his greatest freethought lecture.
* WHYAMAGN.ZIP Why am I an agnostic?
* WOODGOD.ZIP A wooden god.
* CHRIST.ZIP 'The Death of Christ' by Charles Watts, 1896, London.
* JESUS.ZIP 'Who Was Jesus Christ, and What Did He Teach?' by Charles Bradlo
* JESUSMMM.ZIP 'The Truth About Jesus' by M.M. Mangasarian, 1909
* MOJ.ZIP 'Mistakes of Jesus' by William Floyd, 1932.
* REFORMER.ZIP 'Was Christ a Political and Social Reformer?' by Charles Watts
* RENAN.ZIP 'The Life of Jesus' by Ernest Renan
* RELIGCON.ZIP 'The Story of Religious Controversy' All 32 chapters and intro. The Chapters:
* 0PAINE.ZIP Volume 4 of the writings of Thomas Paine.
* AGEOFREA.ZIP 'Age Of Reason' by Thomas Paine
* BELLS.ZIP Worship and Church Bells. A letter to Camille Jordan.
* EXISTGD2.ZIP The Existence of God.
* LLANDAFF.ZIP Answer to the Bishop of Llandaff.
* MASONRY.ZIP Origin of Free Masonry.
* ONDREAM.ZIP An essay on dream.
* PREDEST.ZIP A letter to Andrew Dean.
* PROPH.ZIP Examination of the Prophesies.
* PROSPECT.ZIP Prospect Papers.
* 16.ZIP 'The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors' by Kersey Graves
* CHR&CIV.ZIP 'Christianity & Civilization' by Charles Watts, 1880
* CLAOFCH.ZIP 'Claims of Christianity Examined' by Charles Watts
* DOUBTS1.ZIP 'Doubts In Dialogue' by Charles Bradlough, 1884
* DOUBTS2.ZIP 'Doubts In Dialogue' con't... by Charles Bradlough, 1886
* DREISER.ZIP Chapter 14 from 'Tragic America' by Theodore Dreiser, 1931
* GRAVE.ZIP 'Is There Life Beyond The Grave?' by Charles Watts, 1894
* SJ.ZIP 'Secret Instructions of the Society of Jesus'
* TACTICS.ZIP 'Discreditable Tactics of Christian Disputants' by Charles Watts
* THEISM.ZIP 'Is Theism A Logical Philosophy?' a debate April 13, 1930
* ASTRON.ZIP 'The Atheism Of Astronomy' by Woolsey Teller
* EVOL.ZIP 'Evolution And Special Creation' by Charles Watts
* DCART10.ZIP etext by Descarte
* DEVILDIC.ZIP Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
* HRLND10.ZIP Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman.
* NAFTA.ZIP The -entire- NAFTA agreement in ASCII format.
* OZLAND10.ZIP Marvelous Land of Oz
* RADIO10.ZIP The dawn of amateur radio in the U.K. and Greece.
* RGAIN10.ZIP 'Paradise Regained' by John Milton
* SAWYR10.ZIP 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain
* SCARP10.ZIP 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' by Baroness Orczy
* TARZN10.ZIP 'Tarzan of the Apes' by Edgar Rice Burroughs
* USCEN90.ZIP Data from the 1990 U.S. Census
* USCEN902.ZIP Data from the 1990 U.S. Census (2nd)
* WIZOZ10.ZIP Wizard of Oz
* COOKIES.ZIP Text file of short quotes suitable for a cookie prog.
* DIDYOUNO.ZIP Information about church tax-exemption.
* IRRAT.ZIP A list of irrational beliefs.
* KYPRIEST.ZIP Kentucky priests who were charged or convicted of sex abuse.
* QUIXOTE.ZIP 'Quixote Reincarnated' by Paladin. An essay on ethics, Am. Drea
* TRUEMEAN.ZIP The *True* Meaning of Christmas w/excerpts from Prof. Scott Cawe
* VIRILLUS.ZIP A 'Short Story' about ethics...
* AIRPLANE.ZIP Script from the funny movie...
* DUMBMEN.ZIP Gotta have.
* GRAIL.ZIP Python silliness.
* RELJOKES.ZIP A collection of religious jokes
* ALBIGEN.ZIP An account of the Albigensian Crusades, for Belar
* MEN.ZIP An essay on why People in general, men in particular, are pigs
* NEIGHBOR.ZIP 'Neighborly Love -- The Willingness of People to Help Others' b
* NEWBIBL1.ZIP this is what the Spirit bade me to write. Heed it and flee all
* SUICIDEC.ZIP 'Assisted Suicide -- the Right of Choice' by: Michael Jones (mo
* THEONE.ZIP A short story by Paladin. Based loosely on lyrics to The One
* MORALS.ZIP Morals of Chess by Ben Franklin
* CHOOSING.ZIP 'Choosing Barabbas' (Is Christianity anti-Jewish?) by: James Kie
* FAITH.ZIP 'Various Meanings of 'Faith'' by: James Kiefer
* ISGD4REL.ZIP IS God real? read this and consider
* NONXIANS.ZIP The Salvation of non-Christians (pub. message) by: James Kiefer
* PEACE.ZIP A Christian's Plea for Peace and Unity by: Emily Nghrem
* PRAYER.ZIP Just what *IS* a prayer?
* SEXETHIC.ZIP Sexual Ethics applied to Catholicism
* SONOFMAN.ZIP What Jesus *Really* Said of Himself by: James Kiefer
* GAITANIM.ZIP 'On the Gait of Animals' by Aristotle
* HEMORRHO.ZIP 'On Hemorrhoids' by Hippocrates
* INTERPRE.ZIP 'On Interpretation' by Aristotle
* LONGSHOR.ZIP 'On Longevity and Shortness of Life' by Aristotle
* MEMOREMI.ZIP 'On Memory and Reminiscence' by Aristotle
* METEOROL.ZIP 'Meteorology' by Aristotle
* OEDIP10.ZIP Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy
* ONDREAMS.ZIP 'On Dreams' by Aristotle
* SURGERY.ZIP 'On The Surgery' by Hippocrates
* ULCERS.ZIP 'On Ulcers' by Hippocrates
* GORA.ZIP 'We Become Atheists' by Gora
* MEXICO.ZIP 'The Conflict Between the Civil Power and the Clergy'
* HCKR_HND.ZIP The Famous Hackers Handbook, banned in the UK..
* CYBER#01.ZIP Kool hack zine !!!!!
* AGEOF.ZIP Paine's _Age of Reason_. Classic Freethought
* GUNLAW.ZIP THE SECOND AMENDMENT AND GUN CONTROL: A SKEPTICAL VIEW by Steve Gustafson Please distribute this text freely
* HUMANIST.ZIP A collection of files from American Humanist Association.
* DESCENT.ZIP _Descent of Man_ by Darwin
* ORIGIN.ZIP _Origin of Species_ by Darwin
* JUNGL10.ZIP The Jungle By Uptown Sinclar
* FAITH.FLY The difference between blind and reasoned faith.
* FRANKLN.ZIP Autobiography of Ben Franklin
* COMSN10.ZIP _Common Sense_ by Thomas Paine
* REASON.ZIP REASON: the ONLY ORACLE OF MAN; Or A COMPENDIOUS SYSTEM OF NATURAL RELIGION. BY COL. ETHAN ALLEN.
* CHRIST.ZIP Charles Watts: 'The Death of Christ'
* BRUNO.ZIP John J. Kessler: 'Giordano Bruno: The Forgotten Philosopher'
* OUTCAST.ZIP Winwood Reade: 'The Outcast'
* DEATHBED.ZIP INFIDEL DEATH-BEDS by C.W. Foote
* ATHEISM.ZIP E. Haldeman-Julius: 'The Meaning of Atheism'
* DARROW1.ZIP FACING LIFE FEARLESSLY. The Pessimistic Versus the Optimistic View of life by Clarence Darrow
* THEISM.ZIP IS THEISM A LOGICAL PHILOSOPHY? Affirmative Argument By Rev. Burris Jenkins
* DEVIL.ZIP IF THE DEVIL SHOULD DIE WOULD GOD MAKE ANOTHER? ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* FAITH0.ZIP THE FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* PROGRESS.ZIP PROGRESS. 1860 & 1864. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* TRUTH.ZIP The Truth. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* DIVORCE.ZIP IS DIVORCE WRONG? ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* SUICIDE.ZIP SUICIDE OF JUDGE NORMILE. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* SUFFRAGE.ZIP SUFFRAGE ADDRESS. 1880. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
* FORG1.ZIP Joseph Wheless: 'Pagan Frauds---Christian Precedents'
* FORG2.ZIP Joseph Wheless: 'Hebrew Holy Forgeries'
* JESUSALL.ZIP M. M. Mangasarian: 'The Truth About Jesus: Is He a Myth?'
* LBB_1637.ZIP Little Blue Book #1637-'Absurdities of the Bible' by Clarence Darrow.
* LBB_1329.ZIP Little Blue Book #1329-'Facing Life Fearlessly
* BOOKS.ZIP Several 'Little Blue Books', plus Darrow, more
* BRADLOUG.ZIP Pamphlets and essays by Charles Bradlough
* DUGL210.ZIP Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass, author of many works on the escape from slavery around the time of the Civil War. Jan 94 Project Gutenberg release.
* FORGERY.ZIP 'Forgery in Christianity' by Joseph Wheless
* GALICONN.RVW The Galileo Connection : Resolving Conflicts Between Science & the Bible / Charles E. Hummel. Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, c1986. 293
* GOD&DAV.ART Craig, William Lane 'God, Creation and Mr. Davies' British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37:163-175, 1986.
* ING01.ZIP The Complete Works of Robert G. Ingersoll
* ING02.ZIP (1833-1889) - famous freethought orator
* ING03.ZIP works include the Christmas Sermon,The Gods,
* ING04.ZIP Some Mistakes of Moses,The Great Infidels,
* ING05.ZIP plus letters, interviews, and much more.
* ING06.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* ING07.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* ING08.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* ING09.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* ING10.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* ING11.ZIP Robert G. Ingersoll, continued
* LUCIFER.ZIP Lucifer's Echo, secular humanist/freethinker zine
* PAMPS.ZIP Various freethought pamphlets
* PROFREL.ZIP 'The Profits of Religion' by Upton Sinclair
* RECEPTUS.ZIP 'Facts About the So-Called Textus Receptus' by Dr. Allan McRae and Dr. Robert C. Newman. Bible controversy.
* JEFFVRIT.ZIP Thomas Jefferson vs. the religious Right of his time -- those who wanted to Christianize the US are much like those who want to do it now
* MICHNEWT.ZIP Outgoing Republican Congress leader Bob Michel says Newt Gingrich is all wrong, Contract with America is defective, etc.
* NOSAVIOR.ZIP Internetter answers the question of why he can't accept Jesus as his lord and savior (biblical contradictions, errors, etc.)

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