Here’s the first Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 2019, covering 22-Dec-2018 to 4-Jan-2019.
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he and Justin Trudeau agreed to fight terrorism and those who misuse religion to divide people when they met in New Delhi. Modi rolled out reams of red carpet and a horse honour guard, and hugged Trudeau upon his arrival at the … Continue reading
For some reason gods seem to have an obsession with what humans do with their genitals, to the extent that they insist that baby boys and young girls need to have alterations made. In the case of the girls, female genital mutilation (FGM) is widespread in Africa and the Middle … Continue reading
I’ve occasionally experienced a subtle tactic my fellow Canadians use to invalidate the seriousness of many religious observances and practices. When I identify the more pernicious aspects of religion, I’m often waved off and told that the identified practice is not religious, but cultural. I’m told that the Islamic insistence that … Continue reading