A colleague tweeted this poster, and I’m having a difficult time interpreting its message; According to Wikipedia, “The medium is the message” is a phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan meaning that the form of a medium embeds itself in the message, creating a symbiotic relationship by which the medium influences how the message is perceived.… Read more »
The NFL Super Bowl XLVIII takes place on February 2, 2014. The game itself, between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, is one of a trinity of preoccupations for North American viewers. Jerry Coyne tells readers “Half of American fans think God (or demons) affect the outcome of sports“: One of the perpetual ways… Read more »
CFI Calgary is proud to announce, “Billboard is up!” and tweets, Lots of discussion about Atheist Billboard Campaign on reddit. Donate to put a CFI billboard in YOUR community Put a CFI billboard in YOUR community
Religion or lack thereof, is a personal matter. At least that was the sentiment many of my fellow Canadians expressed in the comments section of a recent CBC article about a billboard company’s refusal to display CFI’s rather tame message about being good without God. One Christian commenter, who accepts his son’s atheism stated that:… Read more »
Examples of ostentatious symbols that will not be permitted to be worn by public sector. Quebec Govt Proposal How well you know Quebec’s Secular Charter? Test yourself. Take CBC’s 7-Question Quiz to challenge your knowledge about Quebec’s secular charter. What is your score? Let us know in the comments.
The media are partially responsible for the excessive respect religion receives in Ontario. Most articles, whether they are for or against accommodating religion, use pictures with their articles that imply that religion and religious symbols (especially Christian) are familiar and acceptable in Ontario. For example, Anthony Furey’s very welcome article, “No need to ‘respect’ religions,”… Read more »