Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 11-Mar-2017 to 17-Mar-2017.
Daniel D’Aloisio has had his vanity plate for 15 years. It reads “VI6SIX”. But now, thanks to a complaint that it is religiously offensive, he may lose it. We’ve heard this story dozens of times before, but this time there’s an interesting twist. Daniel D’Aloisio lives in Toronto, and he’s … Continue reading
I do not wish to make light of the tragic deaths of the people who died as a result of Friday’s earthquake on Mount Kinabalu (Malaysia’s highest peak). That being said, I’m trying to decide which is the worse reflection on the human condition: The frivolous idea that it’s an … Continue reading
Councillors in Tuszyn, Poland have insulted Winnipeg Winnie the Pooh. According to the CBC, The tubby little cubby, based on an actual bear named after Winnipeg, was suggested at a meeting of the council in Tuszyn, a small town in central Poland, to be the face of a new public playground, according to … Continue reading
As defined in Wikipedia, “Apatheism, also known as pragmatic atheism or practical atheism, is acting with apathy, disregard, or lack of interest towards belief or disbelief in a deity.” In Chris Silvers’ academic work on atheism, this falls under the non-theist type, which is one of six sub-types that he describes. … Continue reading