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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  • 2 days ago · 12:00 PM

    BNFree Monthly Sunday Meeting

    12 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    ** Please note, the time and location for this meeting have been changed. ** It's a business meeting, picnic-style! Feel free to bring dishes to share. Leave a note in... Learn more
  • May 12 · 5:00 PM

    BNFree Social Gathering

    5 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    Bring any topics or current events you'd like to discuss and we'll just have a good time.
  • April 26 · 11:00 AM

    BNFree Monthly Sunday Meeting

    2 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    Business meetings, like the other social meetups, are open to anyone. We'll have discussion after agenda items have been covered.
  • April 23 · 5:00 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    7 Freethinkers & Skeptics | 5.00

    We'll have some drinks and socialize.
  • April 14 · 5:00 PM

    BNFree Social Gathering

    8 Freethinkers & Skeptics

    Bring any topics or current events you'd like to discuss and we'll just have a good time.
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