What is a Freethinker?

  • A person who rejects accepted opinions, esp. those concerning religious belief.
  • A person who has formed their opinions using reason and rational enquiry; somebody who has rejected dogma, especially with regard to religion.
  • Freethought is a philosophical viewpoint that holds that opinions should be formed on the basis of science, logic, and reason, and should not be influenced by authority, tradition, or any other dogma.
  • A person who forms his opinions about religion and God without regard to revelation, scripture, tradition, or experience.

The definitions above are just a small collection of many.  The definition of freethinker and freethought seems to broaden every day.


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