Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 22-Oct-2016 to 28-Oct-2016.
An article posted on Charle Hebdo and an article posted on Friendly Atheist have forced me to reexamine my conviction that all accommodation of religion is bad. The Charle Hebdo article begins For a week now, experts of all kinds have been trying to understand the reasons for the attacks … Continue reading
Hemant Mehta sends the following message to the Bangladeshi State Minister for Home Affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, who claims that the “Attacks on Avijit’s Publishers Are Isolated Incidents”: What part of this message does Kamal not understand?
Today, I was alerted to a tweet that reads, #Asshole in #Ottawa writes crappy #Article insulting #Atheists http://dld.bz/dW3pw #Toronto #Ontario #Vancouver The tweet gives a link to Hemant Mehta‘s website Friendly Atheist and the post “Christian Evangelist Says There Are No Atheists.” The “#Asshole” is not in or from Ottawa, … Continue reading
Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger and honourary citizen of Sherbrooke, Quebec, remains in a Saudi Arabian jail sentenced to a 1000 lashes. Today, Hemant Mehta at Friendly Atheist, who keeps his eye on Canadian news, alerted us to this announcement: On Friday, [Badawi’s] wife Ensaf Haidar announced the formation … Continue reading
Relax, It’s Just God is a great title for Wendy Thomas Russell’s guide to How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re Not Religious: “Written for secular parents from a nonreligious perspective, this guide explores methods of teaching youngsters about God, religion and spirituality… Chapters deal … Continue reading