The Ignorance of Newspaper Commenters

There are two meanings for the word ignorant: 1. Lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated and the informal 2. Discourteous or rude Many of the people commenting on the Ottawa Citizen article, “Anti-separate School Ad Campaign Rejected” are ignorant in both senses of the word. The commenters … Continue reading

CBC News discusses atheism, badly as usual

Whenever CBC tackles atheism on its news network, they bungle it hideously. Several times they’ve had panels discussing atheism without a single atheist present, and no one speaking for an atheist position – you can imagine how they’ve turned out. Well on The National on Sunday night, Wendy Mesley – … Continue reading

Freedom of Expression Denied

Civil Rights in Public Education (CRIPE) has shared the following press release: Secular Ontario: Freedom of Expression Denied   OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 26, 2014) – A private citizen in Ontario, Dr Richard Thain, a member of Secular Ontario and a supporter of Civil Rights in Public Education, placed an … Continue reading

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