"Free inquiry entails recognition of civil liberties as integral
to its pursuit, that is, a free press, freedom of communication,
the right to organize opposition parties and to join voluntary
associations, and freedom to cultivate and publish the fruits of
scientific, philosophical, artistic, literary, moral and
(1925-2012) American scientific skeptic, secular humanist, has been called "the father of secular humanism"
“A Secular Humanist Declaration,” in On The Barricades, 1989