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I have to talk about oaths later this month
So posts might be sporadic, depending on my productivity level as the end of the month approaches. I’ve been asked by my Freethinker group to write up and present for 10-20 minutes on the history of oaths and whether or … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, culture, religiosity Tagged atheism, freethinkers, history, humanism, oaths, politics, religion 4 Comments
Are there Reasonable Women?
Apparently so. Saskatoon Freethinkers has a mini group meeting tonight for women who think they qualify. They let me join so I guess I qualify, too. There’s been some debate about whether or not it’s necessary to create a group … Continue reading
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Secular Organizations for Sobriety has started up in Saskatoon
I’m curious as to why the Star Phoenix slapped this story in its sports tab as opposed to the news one but I found it anyway, and that’s the main thing. Janet, who asked that her last name not be … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, Awareness Issues, In the Media, religiosity Tagged addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, atheism, freethinkers, Saskatoon, Secular Organizations for Sobriety Comments Off on Secular Organizations for Sobriety has started up in Saskatoon
Of course it’d happen the week I won’t be updating much…
Just saw the email from Planet Atheism letting me know my blog will be turning up on that site now. I debated sending a request but in the end went with it. It’ll be neat to get a bit more … Continue reading
What is the purpose of church? Depends who you ask
I found a new opinion piece put together by Leon Fontaine at the Winnipeg Sun. I wrote a reply to something else he published recently regarding faith and I’m game for another go. We live in a world where many … Continue reading
What are you doing for Darwin Day 2011?
If you’re in or around Saskatoon, or can plan to be here on February 12th, you can join me and the rest of us CFI/Freethinker/science nerds here: It’ll be fun for the whole family. And, like with everything else we … Continue reading
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The One Minion Search Party, vol. 44
Someone was hunting for information about “new humanist advertising” recently. I see New Humanist had an article in November about an ad campaign in the States but I’d rather see how the Centre for Inquiry-Canada’s ad campaign is doing. Justin … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, In the Media, Search Parties, skepticism Tagged advertising, beliefs, faith, freethinkers, humanism, Search Parties, skepticism Comments Off on The One Minion Search Party, vol. 44
You can’t be angry with something that doesn’t exist
I came across an article this morning featuring information about a recent study done by psychologist Julie Exline at Case Western Reserve University. She was researching anger towards god when bad shit happens. Quoting from Business Week: Exline’s study analyzed … Continue reading
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Regina has Freethinkers; also, biology is disgusting
Took a road trip with a few Saskatoon Freethinkers to Regina yesterday to meet up with a few locals over there who want to start their own group. I think the trouble with starting groups of any kind, let alone … Continue reading
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It’s healthier to be a skeptic
A pitiful showing for Justin Trottier’s talk on the New Age Movement and what science is up against but some Saskatoon Freethinkers had a few theories on why that was, not the least of which the time of night – … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, religiosity, skepticism Tagged advertising, alternative medicine, faith-based delusion, freethinkers, humanism, religion, skepticism, woo Comments Off on It’s healthier to be a skeptic