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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 18-Feb-2017 to 24-Feb-2017.

Selling vaccination

It is generally accepted that we are failing to convince many of the value of vaccination and part of it is our tendency to talk to ourselves and then insult those who are not convinced. Angelina Chapin echoes my thoughts about our presentation. Angelina Chapin writes “Many Canadians fist-pumped when they heard CBC … Continue reading

“Modern Parenting Has a Snake Oil Problem”

Ruth Margolis is correct when she accuses modern parents of having a snake oil problem, a problem that’s “not just vaccines.” Although Margolis’ article focuses on the the behaviour “affluent and educated” parents in her Brooklyn neighborhood, questionable theories on health care for children can be found in any neighborhood … Continue reading

Cross Country Check Up Is Talking about Vaccination Right Now!

Right now if you’re interested in listening, Cross Country Checkup on CBC Radio One is talking about Vaccination. Some of the callers make me cringe, saying that vaccines are something that is compromising people’s immune systems, giving them asthma, eczema, etc. Click the Radio One link at the bottom left … Continue reading

Rex Murphy’s Cogent Commentary on the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Rex Murphy has annoyed and disappointed me in the past with his anti-atheist remarks, but recently, he made some very cogent comments about the anti-vaccine movement. I appreciate his calling out of the survival of those, who refuse to vaccinate, as contingent upon the rest of us who do and … Continue reading

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