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From the Department of the Obvious: “Churches use Facebook, Twitter to help tell Gospel story”

It’s a slow news day if they need filler like this. From The Observer & Eccentric: God used angels more than 2,000 years ago to announce the birth of Jesus. Today, churches are using Facebook, Twitter and other modern technology … Continue reading

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Io Saturnalia!!

Instead of Festivus this year, Saskatoon Freethinkers chose to celebrate the ancient traditions of the Roman festival known as Saturnalia. Including gift giving. Originally the gifts were symbolic candles and clay dolls – sigillaria – purchased at a colonnaded market … 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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Reader writes: “How was James Brayshaw?”

My reply: Whoops. This Man having has really cut down on my blogging time. Also it’s dark in the mornings and I’ve gotten lazy in terms of getting up early to write. None of those are good reasons to forget … Continue reading

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Satan wants you to read my shirt

And presumably check out my boobs as well. This is the shirt I’m wearing to my Saskatoon Freethinkers meet today. It’s all about Satan and Christianity, as explained by James R. Brayshaw, a local author who’s something of an expert … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Freethinkers thanks James Randi for an amazing evening of fun and learning

A magician by trade and debunker of woo-woo by reputation, the Amazing James Randi provided last night’s audience with plenty of laughs and thoughtful moments as he explained why critical thinking and skepticism are so crucial to getting to the … Continue reading

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Tickets still available for James Randi in Saskatoon

September 26th at the Roxy Theatre (320 20th St West). Tickets can be bought on-line here. There might be some available at the door the night of but it’s cheaper to buy ahead of time. $20 or $10 if you’re … Continue reading

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