Many thanks to this week’s guest script writer, Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. And a big hello to all J&M’s Danish readers.
On May 1, 2013, members of the Centre for Inquiry enjoyed an intimate reception with Richard Dawkins, named top world thinker by Prospect magazine, and Lawrence Krauss, renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist. Please join the CFI at www.cficanada.ca/support for access to all our exciting programs. The video of this exciting … Continue reading
So, I was walking in downtown Toronto on Saturday, buying alcohol and getting ready to party. And then I came across a protest. This is somewhat common in Toronto, and I’m a jaded mo… I’m somewhat jaded. But Turkey is arguably one of those good countries, that shit like this … Continue reading
Well, fellow atheists, it turns out we’ve been shown to be fools! For decades we’ve been mocking the Genesis story of creation, saying it doesn’t have any connection to facts we know at all… but luckily Daniel Friedmann, author of The Genesis One Code, has come to straighten us out. … Continue reading
In a blogpost today, Leonard Baak, president of OneSchoolSystem.org, ponders the inequalities of the Ontario school system — where the members of the favoured Catholic sect of the Christian faith are uniquely honoured with rights not only denied to their fellow Ontarians, but that come at a significant cost to … Continue reading
Scientism is one of those words most people, who have heard of it, abuse. In terms of the secular/atheist movement, it quite unfortunately tends to be used by our detractors in frivolous ways, which makes serious discussion on the issue difficult. When Hawking and Krauss dismiss philosophy, while at the … Continue reading
Michael Ingham received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the Simon Fraser University convocation ceremony on Friday. Michael Ingham, Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster, is the first Bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion to authorize the blessing of same-sex unions. According to Xtra, It was Ingham’s … Continue reading
This post is in repsonse to Jean Delisle’s very strong and persuasive arguments from Atheist Freethinkers Blog #31: Dare to Criticize religion. Delisle asks tough questions and sums up a collection of points and arguments which I will now use as a cheat sheet the next time I find myself in an epistemological … Continue reading
Those struggling to recover from addictions don’t need God to help them find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change, the courage to change the things they can, and the wisdom to know the difference. A self-help program and peer support can help people recover from all types … Continue reading
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