Unitarians have always believed in the individual’s right to freedom of thought in science, politics, and of course religious belief. The scientific revolution, the Enlightenment, and the rights of dissenting churches all derive from the work of such innovative thinkers as Isaac Newton, the chemist Joseph Priestley, and his fellow Unitarian minister Theophilus Lindsey. The last two were friends with Benjamin Franklin, and supported the American and French revolutions. Eventually Priestley was forced to leave this country and move to the USA in search of the democracy and freedom of conscience we take for granted today.
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