The boys’ first appearance on stage, nearly seven years ago.
I’ve been something of a fan of Richard Dawkins ever since I picked up a copy of his book The Selfish Gene when I was a graduate student. I think he’s a good writer, an incisive and creative scientific thinker, a consummate gentleman and scholar, and of course a highly … Continue reading
I have been mean to Twitter lately, and I apologize. But only because I recently found some useful info on it… but I’m not going to talk about that, because… who cares. And before I could ponder the wonders of modern technology, I found this perusing the news… more stupid … Continue reading
From the Toronto Star: “Your belief that your husband would resurrect is not an issue,” Superiour Court Justice Marjoh Agro said at her plea Monday.“This is not about your religious beliefs. It is about your safety, the safety of your children and the safety of the community at large.” A … Continue reading
Stop giving money to The Salvation Army. Seriously, stop it. They are not a charity, they are a church. They are an evangelical Christian church. This is not opinion, this is fact. And it is no great secret, they even say so plainly and clearly right on their site.
Last year I put together a list of “alternative seasonal songs” – songs that are relevant to this time of year but not religious and not the same old crap you hear played non-stop through the entire season. It went off well, so it’s time again for Indi’s alternative holiday … Continue reading
Canadian Museum for Human Rights The concept that gay rights are human rights should never be questioned; it should be a “truth universally acknowledged,” not just enshrined in human rights codes. The Canadian Human Rights Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Ontario Human Rights Code are … Continue reading
I suspect the question only popped into my head because I’ve been reading too much Borges lately, but it occurred to me to wonder if it would be possible in principle to develop a worthwhile, intellectually respectable form of theology. After all, theologians over the centuries have engaged in a … Continue reading
On November 21, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) announced it has decided to suspend the activities of the CWHN. This decision, effective Nov. 14, 2014, was not taken lightly. Despite efforts made by the CWHN, the support of partners and donors, and some … Continue reading
A classic collaboration between the siblings behind youtube channels QualiaSoup and TheraminTrees. Both great sources for clear, concise, teaching tools on all things nontheist: