January’s readership numbers are in, and wow, did we ever do great.
An article posted on Charle Hebdo and an article posted on Friendly Atheist have forced me to reexamine my conviction that all accommodation of religion is bad. The Charle Hebdo article begins For a week now, experts of all kinds have been trying to understand the reasons for the attacks … Continue reading
restons Actors’ statement. Over at Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne admits he is “not quite sure why Jesus and Mo themselves are holding the sign” that says “Nous Restons Charlie Hebdo” (“We remain Charlie Hebdo”), and the commenters are attempting to answer Coyne’s question. However, the author says that … Continue reading
rag Here’s today’s Charlie Hebdo cover in its full glory: Recommended reading: “The Scurrilous Lies Written about Charlie Hebdo” The anniversary of the 7 January attack on Charlie Hebdo is coming up. Whether you feel that Charlie is a symbol of freedom of expression or a scabrous hate sheet, … Continue reading
2015 has been a terrible year of faith-based violence around the world. We need your help to make a difference. CFIC began the year condemning faith-based violence when terrorists attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo and then again when Avijit Roy was murdered in the streets of Dhaka. Unfortunately, many … Continue reading
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, I wrote a scathing criticism of the English-speaking media for their cowardice and their betrayal of both the victims and the principles of free expression. But what do Canadians at large really believe about the issue of protecting religious sensitivities? More recently, … Continue reading