Meet other local freethinkers*, skeptics and atheists. Gather to discuss beliefs, philosophies, and scientific skepticism, and make new friends that share your worldview.          BNFree on Facebook

*Here is how Austin Cline defines "Freethinker" at

"A freethinker is defined as one who arrives at their beliefs through the use of reason, science, logic, and empiricism rather than by relying on dogma, tradition, and authorities. This definition of freethinker places people squarely in the camp of skeptics, particularly with regard to religion and the supernatural. In theory a freethinker can also be a religious theist, but as a practical matter freethinkers are more likely to be skeptics, secularists, irreligious atheists, and critical atheists."

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Recent Meetups

  • 5 days ago · 5:00 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    7 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    We'll have some drinks and socialize.
  • February 22 · 11:00 AM

    BNFree Monthly Sunday Meeting

    3 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    Business meetings, like the other social meetups, are open to anyone. We'll have discussion after agenda items have been covered.
  • February 15 · 6:00 PM

    Darwin Day Event

    11 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    Darwin Day is February 12, and in its honor we are planning an evolution-related event. Our tentative plan is to show the PBS Nova special about the Piltdown Man hoax,... Learn more
  • February 10 · 5:00 PM

    BNFree Social Gathering

    11 Freethinkers & Skeptics | 5.00

    Bring any topics or current events you'd like to discuss and we'll just have a good time.
  • January 29 · 5:00 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    9 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    We'll have some drinks and socialize.
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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