Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 21-Jan-2017 to 27-Jan-2017.
I seem to have more time for Rex Murphy than do most CA writers and commenters. I don’t always agree with the man, but I appreciate his acerbic writing and his crusty, canny sensibilities. Even when his columns strike me as misguided and badly argued, they’re entertaining and contain points … Continue reading
Rex Murphy has annoyed and disappointed me in the past with his anti-atheist remarks, but recently, he made some very cogent comments about the anti-vaccine movement. I appreciate his calling out of the survival of those, who refuse to vaccinate, as contingent upon the rest of us who do and … Continue reading
The consistently acerbic, eloquent and interesting Rex Murphy recently had a piece in the National Post on something that I’ve been thinking about a lot over the past month or two, namely the idea that secular moral commitments can harden to the point of taking on the quality of religious … Continue reading