Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Mar-2017 to 17-Mar-2017.
Torture is in the news again, sadly, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan made a public declaration that Canada will never use torture or be party to [it], a day after his meeting with US Defence Secretary James Mattis. That sounds decent, but there’s a lot of grey space around his … Continue reading
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 7-Jan-2017 to 13-Jan-2017.
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
For some reason gods seem to have an obsession with what humans do with their genitals, to the extent that they insist that baby boys and young girls need to have alterations made. In the case of the girls, female genital mutilation (FGM) is widespread in Africa and the Middle … Continue reading