Bill Longstaff: Is Christ Christian? Reflections on the niqab debate.

Pondering the late unlamented election debate about the niqab, I took to wondering just what a religion is. Not the dictionary definition or what theologians say it is, but how it is practiced by its followers. Take Christianity, for example, the religion that has surrounded me all my life. As someone who has no religion, ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – Christian Martyr Loophole

If religion of was actually a ideology that was set up to respect and preserve life instead of increasing misery and pain we’d see over the course of history much more use of this particular “loophole”.   Many thanks to Discern4 for producing the video. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Christian, Martyr, Religion, The DWR Sunday Religious ...

The Ranting Canadian: Thank gawd, finally a new cult leader was appointed in Italy by…

Thank gawd, finally a new cult leader was appointed in Italy by an elite cabal during a secret backroom ritual. This one is from Argentina. I guess that country deserves it, considering they just lost the recent vote on the status of the Falkland Islands. Yay, does this mean the end of the Olympic-style news ...

Bill Longstaff: Rick Santorum—an Antichrist?

Rick Santorum is a disturbing man. The candidate for Republican nominee for president has said things that if I were an American, I would find offensive if not frightening. For instance, he has suggested that people who don’t live according to what he refers to as “God’s law,” have no claim to equality, making it ...

The Global Express: The Offensive Meaning of Christmas

Having read an interesting article in the Globe and Mail, Canadian schools struggle with what to do about Christmas, I ask myself the same question every December when we are bombarded with “Happy Holidays” and not “Merry Christmas.” What’s happened to Christmas, and more importantly, the meaning of Christmas? In this article, the school principal ...