The year is 2015. In this age the availability of information has never been greater – and yet, the abuse that is religious teaching, is regularly foisted on children across the globe. One would think that in this information age a rational parental-agent would attempt to look for the best way to transmit the necessary . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Teaching Magic To Children
So why would a non-Christian celebrate Christmas.
Well first of all from a religious point of view Jesus Christ is not just the Christian Messiah but also considered to be an important prophet amongst both Muslims and Jews so there is no reason they cannot celebrate his birth, while not recognizing him as the Messiah. . . . → Read More: THE FIFTH COLUMN: An Atheist Celebrates a Secular Christmas in a Multicultural Canada
Maybe we should update our preferred torture methods, hanging perhaps?
Our society is progressing ever so slowly (and will continue to do so if we don’t let the corporations win, restore the 25% tax rate please). I often look to the politics and citizenry of Quebec for cues on progressive society and the . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Quebec on the Wrong Side of History – Secular Charter Exceptions.