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Deism Belief in a God based only on rational thought Deism ( DEE-iz-əm [1][2] or DAY-iz-əm; derived from the Latin deus, meaning "god")[3][4] is the philosophical position and rationalistic theology[5] that generally rejects revelation as a source of divine knowledge, and asserts that empirical reason and observation of the natural world are exclusively logical, reliable, and sufficient to determine the existence of a Supreme Being as the creator of the universe.[3][5][6][7][8][9] Or more simply stated, Deism is the belief in the existence of God solely based on rational thought without any reliance on revealed religions or religious authority.[3][5][6][7][8] Deism emphasizes the concept of natural theology (that is, God's existence is revealed through nature).[3][5][6][7][9] Enlightenment Deism[edit] Origin of the word deism[edit] Herbert of Cherbury and early English Deism[edit] The peak of Deism, 1696 – 1801[edit] Aspects of Deism in Enlightenment philosophy[edit] The origins of religion[edit]

Freedom From Religion Foundation - Wikipedia The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin, with members from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.[5] The largest[6] national organization advocating for non-theists, FFRF promotes the separation of church and state and educates the public on matters relating to atheism, agnosticism, and nontheism. The FFRF publishes a newspaper, Freethought Today, 10 times a year.[7] Since 2006, as the Freethought Radio Network, FFRF has produced the Freethought Radio show. History[edit] Dan Barker introduces himself and the FFRF in London, July 2017. The FFRF was co-founded by Anne Nicol Gaylor and her daughter, Annie Laurie Gaylor, in 1976 and was incorporated nationally on April 15, 1978.[8][9] The organization is supported by over 19,000 members as of 2012[10] and operates from an 1855-era building in Madison, Wisconsin, that once served as a church rectory. Litigation[edit] Social programs[edit] Health care[edit]