I’ve been wanting to set up recurring updates about topics of interest to Canadian atheists for years now. I was quite enthused when Secular Lynx started doing it a year or so back. But Secular Lynx seems to have died, so I thought it was finally time to step up.
tiny2 Another one from 2006 today. New one next week, promise.
Posting the article, “The Evolution of the Word ‘Evolution,’” recommended by @OxfordWords may stimulate discussion about the accuracy of the claims made in the article and about the evolution of the word evolution, but words are my thing, so object or correct the article if you wish: It is curious … Continue reading
Here is the updated list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding: Do you support the right to freedom from religion as well as the right to freedom of religion? Do you support secular governance, i.e. separation between religion and state? Do you support removing the phrase … Continue reading
Just for fun on the Christian sabbath, here is a great article that describes God’s evolution. I love this bit: According to experts, divine life began as a single-celled all-powerful organism roughly 3.6 billion years ago, eventually evolving into a multicelled, sponge-like deity that bobbed and floated across the chaos … Continue reading
In 1858, Charles Darwin was a well-regarded English naturalist sitting on one of the most important ideas in the history of Western thought, namely evolution by natural selection. He had been gathering his evidence and refining his interpretations for a good two decades, but nevertheless did not feel ready to … Continue reading