Tag Archives: PZ Myers

Why Alain de Botton annoys me

by | November 27, 2019

By Ian Bushfield — On the About Us page: “The British Columbia Humanist Association has been providing a community and voice for Humanists, atheists, agnostics, and the non-religious of Metro Vancouver and British Columbia since 1982. We support the growth of Humanist communities across BC, provide Humanist ceremonies, and campaign for progressive and secular values. We are a registered charitable organization. Our mission… Read more »

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FreeThoughtBlogs vs Canadian Atheist

by | February 14, 2016

On February 12, PZ Myers announced that FreeThoughtBlogs is recruiting new bloggers: We’ve been shaking things up a bit behind the scenes here at FtB. One of our enduring annoyances has been recruiting new bloggers — the way we set it up here (again, behind the scenes) was to appoint a committee and tell them… Read more »

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Unoriginal sin hashtag getoffmylawn

by | November 17, 2014

A while ago… last april?… so uh… 7 months ago, I wrote a post about Melody Hensley from CFI DC and her claim that harrassment caused her PTSD…. and how that claim caused her to be harassed on twitter. Well… CFI has leaped into action to defend her… as they should… once their seemingly generous… Read more »

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Further Thoughts On Dictionary Atheism

by | October 2, 2014

In my last post I presented a silly little comic based on “dictionary atheism”, a term coined by PZ Myers to refer to a brand of atheism that rejects the idea that disbelief in gods has any inescapable positive implications. A dictionary atheist, in other words, fits the dictionary definition of the term – a… Read more »

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