Category Archives: Chapman Cohen

Short works by the author, primarily on religion and moral issues.

Sister Helen Prejean

I posted an article from the Associated Press earlier today regarding Sister Helen Prejean, and expressed how the Boston Bomber’s alleged “sorrow” and “confession” (to her) that he was sorry at this point means nothing for the simple reason that … Continue reading

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Chapman Cohen: “The Meaning and Value of Free Thought”

I will commence with a definition. Free thought may be defined as the rejection of authority in matters of opinion. It sets the persuasion of fact against the coercion of force. A Freethinker is one who forms his own opinions … Continue reading

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Chapman Cohen: The Happy Atheist

When conditions permitted, Christians had a short and easy method of dealing with atheists. They burnt them. As human society developed, the practice of burning awakened misgivings. So, gradually, Christians left off killing Freethinkers. In default, they took to slandering … Continue reading

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