Daily Archives: April 9, 2014

A Skeptic Reads the News: Quebec, Ukraine, Voynich and Mozilla

by | April 9, 2014

The rocky marriage between Canada’s two great solitudes seems set for a period of relative tranquility now that the Liberals have their majority in Quebec  and all this talk of referendums is suddenly beside the point. This also means, presumably, that Quebec will have to bump along without a Charter of Values for the moment.… Read more »

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“Defunding Catholic Schools Should Flow from Religion Exemption Decision”

by | April 9, 2014

The Canadian Secular Alliance released the following media advisory today: April 09, 2014 14:12 ET Defunding Catholic Schools Should Flow from Religion Exemption Decision TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 9, 2014) – The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) applauds the Ontario Superior Court decision which confirms Jonathan Erazo and other students are entitled to be exempt from… Read more »

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Atheists in Popular Media

by | April 9, 2014

Monday, I was watching one of my favourite shows, The Following, about an FBI agent trying to catch a sociopathic serial killer (Joe Carroll) and his devoted, murderous followers. This is the second season of The Following which has Joe Carroll infiltrate a cult, kill its leader & take over their camp. After a TV… Read more »

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Prayer Works!

by | April 9, 2014

A couple of weeks ago I’m sitting at my computer perusing over facebook, checking out the standard updates from my friends about their kids and their favourite tv shows, when a meme catches my attention. You may have seen it; it showed a small, young girl in a hospital bed who was about to undergo… Read more »

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