“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights” Gloria Steinem Google Canada celebrates International Women’s Day with greetings in various languages.
I couldn’t help but comment on a photo that Dave FM posted (Click on the link to go to the Facebook page where you’ll see the pictures I reference in this post). Dave FM is a local radio station in Ontario, Canada. The photo in question is this picture on which Dave … Continue reading
According to Margery Eagan, columnist for the Boston Herald, “It’s time to get rid of ” the South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade: This supposed celebration of Irish pride and culture has instead become a paean to bigotry. It’s an embarrassment to Boston. It should embarrass Irish-Americans. . . . Where … Continue reading
Zach Weiner, who creates the SMBC (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) cartoons is an atheist and many of his creations tend to have an atheistic slant. This amusing rendition of an existence guide reflects the anti-religion stance of many of his works and to my delight lists existentialism in the happy column.
Over 60,000 people have signed an online petition to remove the Katy Perry Song, Dark Horse from YouTube. See the BBC’s screen capture below. The reason for the offence, according to Shazad Iqbal, who started the petition, is that: The video is considered as highly controversial to its viewers as a result of its portrayal … Continue reading
Joe C a commenter on Diana’s post “Alcoholics Anonymous, Without the Religion – NYTimes.com” provided information on Canadian AA meetings for agnostics and atheists: AA Agnostica: a “space for AA agnostics, atheists and freethinkers worldwide.” AA Toronto Agnostic: a “site for agnostics, atheists and free thinkers in Alcoholics Anonymous in the … Continue reading
There is a growing interest in AA groups without the religion inherent in the original. Rare only a decade ago, this article estimates that they number about 150 nationally in the US.: “A.A. starts at its core with honesty,” said Dorothy, 39, who heads the steering committee for the We … Continue reading
Global’s 16X9 will be airing an episode about the Lev Tahor sect that I posted about earlier. There is more information at the link to under the veil of Lev Tahor, Jewish sect accused of abuse and the episode will air Saturday at 7pm. I’ve had people ask, how do you deal with … Continue reading
Physicist Sean Carroll will be debating William Lane Craig tonight at 8pm EST, 5pm PST. The event is live streamed via this link on the topic of God and cosmology. If you’ve followed atheist/theist debates, you’ll know that William Lane Craig is a very good debater but Sean Carroll is no slouch … Continue reading
For those of you who have been following the current situation with science research programs in Canada being shut down and data being lost (see Fifth Estate Documentary, Silence of the Labs), you may be interested in the live streamed March 5th public lecture at Dalhousie University with Dr. Scott Findlay. … Continue reading