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A Quesion of Atheist Scruples – round 8

(I missed last Tuesday on account of faulty time management. How do people busier than me keep up on their excellent blogs and still get everything accomplished?) Same setup as other weeks. I’ll answer three Scruples questions and leave a … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 7

I really enjoy these thought exercises. Here’s today’s selection. Your mate has been unfaithful. Do you leave him/her? Monogamy is a rarity in the animal world. Even in the more specific realm of primates (which we are) there are only … Continue reading

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Christian “The Devil will get you!” doctor given warning

The image offered by the Telegraph makes Dr Richard Scott look a bit demonic himself, but anyway. The story is this: The GP, who has worked as a missionary doctor in India and Tanzania, claimed that, after the usual medical … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 6

Time for another round of Q and A: You are a high school principal. Will you hire a gay teacher? I will hire the most qualified applicant. If that applicant turns out to be gay, I wouldn’t see that as … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 5

Taking the leisurely route back into blogging here with another post demonstrating that at least one atheist has a decent grasp of morality and ethics. This minion doesn’t run ripshod through the world as if rules and laws didn’t exist. … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – Round 3

I’m getting a kick out of doing this. Some of the questions out of this old Scruples game are a bit absurd and others leave too many options open for answers, but overall it’s getting interesting. Here are today’s ethical … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – Round 2

I found a copy of A Question of Scruples a while back and decided it might be entertaining to go through the questions and answering them as honestly as possible. Like last time, I’ll answer three questions and add one … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – Round 1

I found a copy of this at Value Village, a version of the game from 1984. I had no idea the game was still being made, though. According to official rules: Scruples makes players sweat as they ask each other … Continue reading

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So, I bought a copy of “A Question of Scruples”

Two bucks at the local Value Village. Can’t go wrong. Anyway, once I’m back to blogging more often, I’m going to start a series where I go through some questions from that game each week and demonstrate how an atheist … Continue reading

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Religious Canadians distrust atheists, too…

… going by results of a recent study published in the Vancouver Sun, at least. Religious believers distrust atheists more than members of other religious groups, gays and feminists, according to a new study by University of B.C. researchers. The … Continue reading

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