Short Chat with Professor Laurence A. Moran

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What are the better tools to fight creationism? Professor Laurence A. Moran: Education. Jacobsen: What have you found to be the shortest arguments to counter creationist, especially young earth creationist, propaganda? Moran: There are no gods. Jacobsen: What is the current initiative of the creationist movement in Canada and United States … Continue reading

Weekly Update: 3-Sep-2016 to 9-Sep-2016

I’ve been wanting to set up recurring updates about topics of interest to Canadian atheists for years now. I was quite enthused when Secular Lynx started doing it a year or so back. But Secular Lynx seems to have died, so I thought it was finally time to step up.

“The Evolution of the Word ‘Evolution’”

Posting the article, “The Evolution of the Word ‘Evolution,’” recommended by @OxfordWords may stimulate discussion about  the accuracy of the claims made in the article and about the evolution of the word evolution, but words are my thing, so object or correct the article if you wish: It is curious … Continue reading

Questions for Federal Candidates: Updated

Here is the updated list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding: Do you support the right to freedom from religion as well as the right to freedom of religion? Do you support secular governance, i.e. separation between religion and state? Do you support removing the phrase … Continue reading

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