Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 18-Feb-2017 to 24-Feb-2017.
Tomorrow (30 Sept) is International Blasphemy Day.
rag Here’s today’s Charlie Hebdo cover in its full glory: Recommended reading: “The Scurrilous Lies Written about Charlie Hebdo” The anniversary of the 7 January attack on Charlie Hebdo is coming up. Whether you feel that Charlie is a symbol of freedom of expression or a scabrous hate sheet, … Continue reading
Today most Canadians will be observing Canada Day. But July 1st is the anniversary of a tragic story in freethought history. Chevalier de la Barre Day is mostly observed by French freethinkers, but I think it’s a day we all need to remember, especially in a country that still has … Continue reading
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, I wrote a scathing criticism of the English-speaking media for their cowardice and their betrayal of both the victims and the principles of free expression. But what do Canadians at large really believe about the issue of protecting religious sensitivities? More recently, … Continue reading