Daily Archives: November 15, 2014

Atheist Bloggers Support CFI Project

by | November 15, 2014

Atheist Sean McGuire and I were pleased to co-sign a Centre for Inquiry (Canada) fundraising email: Fellow Freethinkers   If you’re like many people who care about secularism and the free-thought movement, you read blogs from around the world.  You may even have read Canadian Atheist  or My Secret Atheist Blog. If so, you know that… Read more »

Salon??? Is that you?

by | November 15, 2014

“The need for frank talk about religion is most pressing as regards both Islam and Christianity, which proclaim their validity for all humankind and thus should be subject to universal debate and scrutiny.” Salon waxes uncharacteristically reasonably on religious critique: “Wake Up and Oppose Theocracy: Bill Maher, Rula Jebreal and the Urgent Islam Debate.”

Court in Canada Allows Parents to Stop Chemotherapy in Favour of “Traditional Medicine”

by | November 15, 2014

I had thought about writing about the following case earlier but I was so annoyed that I was completely unmotivated to do so. Happily, Jerry Coyne wrote about it at WEIT but I’ll add my thoughts here as well. I am of course talking about the case of a First Nations child whose parents decided to… Read more »