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Satan statue not welcome in Vancouver

Of course, he was naked… People in the Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhood were doing double-takes Tuesday morning after spotting a statue of satan erected along Grandview Highway near Clark Drive. The large red statue, complete with horns and a tail, is anatomically … Continue reading

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Kids raised without religion have easier time with fact vs fiction

A couple studies were done recently to check how believable 5 and 6 year olds find stories that stretch the imagination. In two studies, 5- and 6-year-old children were questioned about the status of the protagonist embedded in three different … 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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I feel like I’m picking on Ghana but “I have Satanic Powers”…

is just the kind of headline designed to pique my interest. It involves a custody dispute. A man of God, Prophet Eric Amponsah, leader of Hope Generation Ministry, has started fighting his wife again and reportedly threatened to use satanic … Continue reading

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Have you met Satan? We’re getting reacquainted…

Carleton University is running a course this year on the history of Satan. I bet that’ll be a fun time. So many things to know about that topic – not the least of which is the fact that Satan the … Continue reading

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Comedic interlude, only because it’s awesome

Normally I despise forwarded jokes but this one had me snorting pretty good, so yes, it gets passed onto you: A curious fellow died one day and found himself waiting in the long line of judgment. As he stood there … Continue reading

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The “religious landscape” might be changing…

but it’s still really rocky and in some locations, likely insurmountable. But, are people who’ve turned to Yoga and away from their Christian faiths riding bulldozers? Garrett Sarley might think he does. Sarley grew up Episcopalian, then was drawn to … Continue reading

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Just how do they go about proving the truth of a vision?

Freethinker has a note about this today, which has reminded me that I’d wanted to point fingers and laugh about it yesterday but never got around to doing so. The Pope is concerned about the number of visions people have … Continue reading

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Does Satan exist? Author says no.

I’ve skimmed my way through most of this book by James R. Brayshaw, Satan Christianity’s Other God, enough to give a rundown at least. As an atheist, there’s nothing overly illuminating in it, aside from the historical aspects. As a … Continue reading

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