Ages ago, when I had a crappy office temp job, the news reported a church arson. (Office chitchat was common but most people were polite enough to avoid politics and religion, in favour of sex and office gossip.) One of my coworkers reflexively blamed satanists and atheists for the arson. I didn’t say anything, but… Read more »
fire2 This one’s nearly 10 years old.
I have coworkers who are Muslims, and fortunately I work in a place where the employer attempts to accommodate minorities who don’t fit the traditional mold. It makes some people whine about special treatment, but I think treating people with a basic amount of respect is good for all. Not everyone agrees. A young Muslim… Read more »
I am not much for conspiracies, never attribute to maliciousness that which can more easily be explained by stupidity, but sometimes they end up being one and the same. A Canadian climate change denial group has popped up in a U.S. coal giant’s bankruptcy proceedings that have lifted the curtain on the funding of a… Read more »
Obviously, #notallpriests, but yeah might want to hurry that up. The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Christian Lépine, has ordered that beginning sometime this year, priests and other pastoral workers in Montreal parishes will no longer be permitted to spend time alone with children. Also, a rule about not covering shit up, when it happens,… Read more »
The internet these days is full of people mouthing off, calling out, refusing to apologize, and on occasion, seeking forgiveness, lotsa drama and no shortage of trollololing. Abdullah Hakim Quick, a teacher at the Islamic Institute of Toronto in Scarborough, said in a statement that he is a changed man. “Many years ago I made… Read more »