Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 4-Mar-2017 to 10-Mar-2017.
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
The post “Imagine A Special Place in Hell” generated a modest amount of reaction in the comment section and in email messages to me. “Henry’s Rant,” which began as a private email, is posted with permission as the first of what I hope becomes a series of “Henry’s Rants”: Hi … Continue reading
If a man standing on a street corner were stopping people to tell them what Baby Jesus wants, most people would either ignore him or have sympathy for him because the man appears to be incapable of living in a rational world. However, when the spiritual leader of more than … Continue reading
David Suzuki has raised eyebrows, we’re told, by deploying a colourful analogy in the course of a discussion about greenhouse gas emissions. As Maclean’s reports, Suzuki doesn’t have much time for Brad Wall’s view that economic factors such as potential job losses need to be considered when formulating policy in … Continue reading
Soon after Jorge Mario Bergoglio became head of the Roman Catholic Church and changed his name to Pope Francis, Center for Inquiry US released a statement entitled “Secularist Group Pessimistic for Church Modernization Under Pope Francis” “As with anyone taking on a position of substantial responsibility, in which decisions can … Continue reading