The International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organisation (IHEYO) stands in solidarity with the International Humanist and Ethical Union and the American Humanist Association against the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville. IHEYO also stands in solidarity with the Kuala Lumpur consulate for the Atheist Republic. In light of the calls … Continue reading
I’ve already talked about what’s planned for Canadian Atheist in 2017. But now I want to widen the scope, and talk strategy for 2017 in general.
On Saturday, sometime before 11 PM, someone set fire to the only mosque in Peterborough. No one was hurt, thankfully, and while the damage was considerable inside, the Masjid Al-Salaam building itself survived. A neighbour noticed the flames and alerted fire services, who managed to quickly confine the flames to … Continue reading
What follows is obviously only one side of the story, so I’m reserving judgement on this particular case, but I am an atheist, not an antitheist, so I am firmly on the side of freedom of religion. If this is an accurate representation of the facts, the teacher went full … Continue reading
In both Part I and Part II of this very intermittent series, I argued that the terms “agnosticism” and “atheism” were best used to describe distinct and mutually exclusive, though vaguely delineated, positions regarding the existence of deities. An atheist would tick the “no” box when asked whether at least … Continue reading