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“Agnostism Out Loud: The Words of Robert Green Ingersoll” by Tony Toledo
In times of trouble who does an atheist turn to? This atheist turns to friends, and folk music and his sweetheart, and his books. He also turns to the writings of Robert Green Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic of the 19th century. For RGI, this world that you see is all that we get. So we best be kind to each other because that’s the right thing to do, not because a god says we should. RGI has a 12 volume set of his speeches published in 1905. His words ring true today.
Tony Toledo loves to share stories as he reads his sermon on a Sunday morning. Tony has been a full time storyteller since 1990. He travels to elementary schools around the Bay State sharing folk tales. Library patrons across New England have clapped for more Tales From Toledo. His ghost stories make people jump. Tony was awarded The Oracle Award from the National Storytelling Network for telling stories and supporting storytelling in New England. Tony was surprised with the Brother Blue and Ruth Hill storytelling Award from Northeast Storytelling. Tony also hosted Speak Up! Spoken Word Open Mike every Wednesday evening in Lynn, MA for seven years. Tony lives in Beverly on a massive one tenth of an acre estate with just enough room for his basil, his books and his bicycle. Tony is 62 years old but reads at 69 year old level.
Topics: Diverse Faith Traditions, History