Around this time last year I was encouraging readers to check out a play about misogyny and religion by award-winning playwright Diane Flacks.
Image Credit: PxHere. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Minister Gretta Vosper is in the news, once more, circa November 14, as the ongoing review of suitability for the position in the United Church of Canada has been delayed, indefinitely (Perkel, 2017). It has been postponed, without a reason or a specified date to … Continue reading
Image Credit: Public Domain Pictures. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Something of interest to me in terms of the sociological analysis of religion in Canadian society is the futurist perspective or the futurism perspective on religion. I do not mean science fiction. I mean the potential streams in the evolution of … Continue reading
The Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, spoke to a room of scientists on November 1, regarding climate change, evolution, horoscopes, and bad science in general (Moscrop, 2017). She was the keynote speaker at the ninth annual Canadian Science Policy Convention in Ottawa (CSPC, 2017). Payette targeted evolution, climate change, horoscopes, and … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. Every year I make a list of holiday-themed songs that are different from the standard fare you’ll hear over and over… and over… and over… everywhere you go. The list gets published (roughly) at the start of December; right now, I’m soliciting suggestions.
Scientific American published one short e-book, Evolution vs. Creationism: Inside the Controversy. It relates to the perennial social controversy, creationism versus evolution.