Alexander Sodiqov, a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto, is the subject of a Change.org petition: [Alexander Sodiqov] was conducting research on conflict prevention in his home country of Tajikistan when he was suddenly detained on June 16th. He remained in detention for more than a month, and his release is conditional on his… Read more »
The headline for Hans Rollmann’s July 25th article for his column “To Each Their Own” in the The Independent promises “Harper Government to Revoke Charitable Status of Catholic Church.” If only it were true, this would be a fitting punishment for an organization that is politically active across Canada in attempting to influence politicians at… Read more »
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James Randi was in Toronto recently, sorry if you missed that, but if you are in Toronto area, you can still see his new movie in a theatre: An Honest Liar. James “The Amazing” Randi is an 85-year-old magician and escape artist who has been enchanted with illusions from a young age. Dedicating his life… Read more »
People are talking about Sam Harris’ explanation for why he doesn’t criticize Israel. Listen to the podcast, or read the transcript on Sam Harris’ website:
The video of Jerry Coyne’s talk at Imagine No Religion 4 (INR4), “Science & Religion are NOT Compatible,” is now available: