Extended Interview with Pat O’Brien: Ex-President of Humanist Canada and the British Columbia Humanist Association

In terms of geography, culture, and language, where does your family background reside? Vancouver B.C. Your biographic information from the Center for Inquiry Canada (CFIC/CFI Canada) website describes brief personal information about the pivotal moment for your transformation into a skeptic mentality, as follows: At the age of 8 when … Continue reading

Canadians not as credulous as Angus Reid thinks

Angus Reid Institute has published the results of a survey about Canadians’ beliefs in various conspiracy theories: “Extra-Terrestrials and other Stranger Things: Four-in-Five Canadians believe”. Now, don’t be misled by the report’s title… or the report’s content. The ARI write-up is mind-bogglingly stupid, compared to the actual results. The actual … Continue reading

“The 64 Gazillion Dollar Question”

Before I received my Autumn 2015 issue of Humanist Perspectives, a friend asked me if I’d read Richard Young’s editorial, “The 64 Gazillion Dollar Question: How do you know?” I finally received my copy (I’m a subscriber), and I was so impressed with Young’s editorial I asked permission to reprint … Continue reading

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