Queen Silver Lecture Online
I am very pleased to direct you to an MP3 link to Queen Silver's lecture"Religion versus Morality," which is available nowhere else on the Internet. A controversial subject, to be sure! For more commentary and information on QS, please see McBlog.
comments powered by Disqus
Kenneth R Gregg - 3/23/2005
Good! Glad to see you doing this, Wendy!
Queen Silver was an ardent advocate for women's rights and freedom of thought. I still occasionally listen to my tape of a talk on women's rights that she gave years ago.
Silver's biography by Wendy is still in print and contains a number of essays by Queen Silver as well. While not a libertarian, her background in American radicalism from the turn of the last century through the 1980's left her mark on many people (myself included).
Her career began as a unique child prodigy speaking out on top of soap-boxes in defense of feminism, atheism, freethought and socialism. In contact with the major radicals of the time, she was to "retire" after growing up, only to become an activist once more after she "retired" from her profession. She became a mentor and advisor to many within the radical community in Los Angeles in the 1970's and 1980's, mainly in freethought circles, with a broad range of experience beginning in her childhood and continuing on through to the conclusion of her life.
Very interesting person. I highly recommend Wendy's biography for an introduction into the life of an American hero. Queen was a dear person and I miss her very much.
Just a thought.
- Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95
- George H.W. Bush Given Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Award
- Bruce Springsteen's 'Born To Run' manuscript could fetch $100,000 at NY auction
- Hospital Donates Records of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to JFK Library
- Australia’s Eureka Flag Finds a New Patch