If we’re wrong and the Koran really is what it claims to be, then we must conclude that Allah is the original “try-hard wanker”.
Instead of taking Jesus’s advice, Mo could join one of Centre for Inquiry’s Living Without Religion support groups.
On May 13, 2014, Rachel Décoste, Janice Fiamengo, Alice McLachlan, Justin Trottier engaged in a lively and thought provoking discussion on TVO’s The Agenda: Freedom of speech is thought of as a key part of our democracy. But is one person’s version of free speech the same as another’s? What … Continue reading
On May 16, 2014, CFI Toronto is hosting an event with special guest Dan Falk. Falk, a science journalist, author, and broadcaster, will be sharing insights from his new book, The Science of Shakespeare: Falk presents the legendary playwright in the wider context of the nascent Scientific Revolution. He argues … Continue reading
And that proves, despite a hundred years of using radios, that we should be afraid…Mutants are scarey, after all. This spring, a 32-year-old man received medical benefits from the local health authority in Essonne, south of Paris, for his electro-hypersensitivity – a first in France. Or maybe I should be … Continue reading
There have been five truly enormous mass extinctions in Earth’s geological history, events in which (as the BBC puts it) “abnormally large numbers of species die out simultaneously or within a limited time frame”. The one that wiped out the (non-avian) dinosaurs and many other creatures at the end of … Continue reading
Human justice is not an exact science, we have to try and balance the rights of the alleged victims with those of the accused. And it’s not always easy, but letting a select group of people get away with crimes, be they priests or bankers, or government, is not acceptable. … Continue reading
Sean McGuire’s latest post “Canadian Senator Declares War On Scientology’s Tax Exempt Status” is recommended reading: Scientology has been having a bit of a hard time here in Quebec lately. A couple of years ago, their Narconon center got shut down by the government because of discovered patient abuse – … Continue reading
The latest sign in front of Saint Giles Presbyterian Church in Peterborough, ON is open to interpretation:
Google Doodle says, Happy Mother’s Day! Dave Silverman, President of American Atheists, sends Mother’s Day wishes to some mothers and not to others: Happy Mother’s Day to every mom out there who tries to do best for her children. You all deserve praise and appreciation. A special exception is made … Continue reading
On April 5 2014, the Centre for Inquiry, Ottawa hosted a lively discussion between Zeba Crook, professor of religious studies at Carleton University, and historian and philosopher, Richard Carrier on this controversial topic: “Did a man named Jesus live in Palestine 2000 years ago?” The Atheism TV video of the … Continue reading