Jesus died for our goats.
Today’s punchline shamelessly stolen from Daniel LePage (@lepage_d), who uttered the words in this Godless Spellchecker Podcast.
I’m not much of a sports fan… fortunately when I go to atheist meetups the subject rarely comes up. There is one guy who regularly brings the subject up, but he’s not obnoxious about it and realizes his place in the atheist scheme of things. He’s a good guy. That … Continue reading
Most of us have volunteered or are volunteering for an organization or organizations, and some of us are in positions where we need to motivate ourselves and the volunteers we work with. Steve Armstrong, who runs the website Paratus Education, recognizes the challenges that volunteers encounter working for non-profit organizations … Continue reading
The Canadian Secular Alliance released the following media advisory: End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools Schools receive government funding while they violate the rights of children CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 29, 2014) – The constitutional rights of students in Alberta’s alternative public schools are being violated through … Continue reading
It’s a travesty that the Meridian district school board in Idaho banned Sherman Alexie’s award winning book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, because the book includes “reference to masturbation, contains profanity and has been viewed by many as anti-Christian” according to the Idaho Statesman paper. Thank goodness Brady Kissel, a Mountain View … Continue reading
“The Charter is Dead. Long Live the Charter!” is the title of David Rand’s latest article on the Atheist Freethinkers website. The first part of the title makes it clear With the crushing defeat of the PQ in the recent elections, the secular Charter proposed by the outgoing government is … Continue reading
The spectacle of the canonization of two popes in Rome on April 27 has it’s roots in the last centuries before the Common Era in a phenomenon characterized by the the Roman satirist and poet Juvenal as “Bread and circuses.” The phrase is metonymic for a superficial means of appeasement. … Continue reading
Trinity Western University (TWU) will sound familiar to most Canadian atheists. Back in 2001, the British Columbia College of Teachers (BCCT) – which was, at the time, the professional regulatory body for teachers in BC – denied accreditation to its teaching certification program because of the university’s bigoted stance against … Continue reading
Today’s Ottawa Citizen religious panel is asked, “What response can you offer to a non-religious person regarding end-of-life issues?” Rabbi Reuven Bulka is first up and asks for clarification: Any response of course is dependent on what is the question or the challenge. Regarding end-of-life, the most likely matter to … Continue reading
When I wrote about atheist books for kids, I somehow failed to mention Annaka Harris’s book, I Wonder. I’ll correct this oversight now. This beautifully illustrated book captures the conversation between a little girl named Eva and her mother, where Eva learns that it is okay to say “I don’t know”. I’m sure children … Continue reading