Spotlight: Surprise and Shock

The Oscars, “the annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,” are not normally a subject for an atheist website; however, this year, Spotlight, The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local … Continue reading

Kristina Keneally Should Stop Crying

Kristina Keneally’s article, “When I First Heard Tim Minchin’s Song about Cardinal Pell, I Laughed. Then I Started Crying,” is pathetic, but Keneally deserves criticism not sympathy. Keneally describes herself as a Catholic and a public critic of Cardinal Pell and the Catholic church on its handling of cases of … Continue reading

“Come Home (Cardinal Pell)” – Tim Minchin

Tim Minchen risks angering the Roman Catholic Church and prominent Australian cardinal George Pell with his latest charity single “Come Home (Cardinal Pell).” Minchin has pledged that the proceeds from the controversial song’s sale will go to the gofundme page set up to help clerical abuse victims fly to Rome … Continue reading

Ethical Consumption

The news that “Nestle is being sued for allegedly using child slaves on cocoa farms” presents conscientious consumers with an ethical problem. Bob Churchill from the International Humanist and Ethical Union says, Trying to boycott Nestle would be like trying to avoid breathing polluted air. What’s an ethical response to … Continue reading

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