Is that a punchline? It’s hard to tell.
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
The Elim Family Worship Centre in Peterborough, Ontario has rewritten the English idiom An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. and ignores the warning Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the number-one cause of skin cancer. Sunscreen protects our skin from the the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) … Continue reading
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
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
On October 24, Harvard psychologist and bestselling author Steven Pinker will be the guest of honour at the Toronto Reference Library (TPL), Bram & Bluma Appel Salon where he will discuss his latest book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century with Ian … Continue reading