Non-Con 2015: Panel of Blasphemy

  David Rand (at podium) from Atheist Freethinkers was one of the participants in the Panel of Blasphemy at the Non-Conference in Kitchener on August 22. He was joined by Doug Thomas from Secular Connexion Séculaire, Eric Thomas from Humanist Canada and Christine Shellska from Atheist Alliance International. Rand has … Continue reading

Joint Open Letter to Bangladeshi PM and President

On Wednesday, August 18, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) was pleased to announce in a press release that a “Huge alliance protests government response to Bangladesh blogger murders“: Following a string of brutal “machete” murders of Bangladeshi writers, all of whom had blogged about humanism, secularism, and atheist … Continue reading

The Myth Of Multiculturalism

Ian Bushfield, humanist and secularist, is between countries and between jobs, but it is obvious his thoughts are with Canada and the BC Humanist Association. In anticipation of returning to Vancouver at the end of July and reassuming his role as executive director of BC Humanists, Bushfield has critiqued Humanist … Continue reading

“Secularism Betrayed: A Summary”

Guest post by David Rand This is a summary of the three-part series of blogs “Secularism Betrayed” available on my website: David Rand’s Blog: In late 2013, the government of Quebec introduced major draft legislation — a Charter of Secularism — which would have formally and officially declared Quebec to … Continue reading

“Charlie, Copenhagen, the Niqab & that Odious Francis”

“Blog 051: Charlie, Copenhagen, the Niqab & that Odious Francis” by David Rand and posted on the Atheist Freethinkers website, is recommended reading. Rand is saddened and outraged by the killing of two people in Copenhagen on the 14th and 15th of February 2015: all available evidence indicates that we … Continue reading

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