Atheists are Differently Religious – and No, Atheism is not the/a Religion

Atheists are Differently Religious – and No, Atheism is not the/a Religion. A thorough epistemological and ethical consideration of secular philosophies and how they are ultimately rooted in unsubstantiated moral and existential faith claims. This is surely not to dismiss or disqualify them; but to understand them for what they are.

Mental Health Risks For Political Activists

  We’ve heard of mental health risks for trauma victims, models, high-performance athletes, people in the public eye, soldiers, executives, people living in poverty, and many other social demographics. As a political activist who studies and works in healthcare, is currently on a placement in a mental health unit, and has had personal struggles with … Continue reading

Questions on Jewish and Conservative Christian Moral Theology

Many people believe that they and others derive moral believes from religious scriptures. I personally do not buy into this. However, given that many do, I am driven to ask: Theologically speaking, where do observant Jews and Conservative Christians derive their moral precepts?

The Obama Cult Apparently Still Has Some Members…

The Obama Cult Apparently Still Has Some Members….

Endorsing Justin Trottier, Green Party of Ontario Candidate, Parkdale-High Park

Endorsing Justin Trottier, Green Party of Ontario Candidate, Parkdale-High Park. A proud endorsement of Justin Trottier in his candidacy in the upcoming Ontario provincial elections. Justin is a leading Canadian activist on behalf of nontheism, secularism, science, reason, humanism, freedom of speech, gay rights, and other causes that make Canada one of the world’s most … Continue reading

How much do you notice the politics of your fellow city dwellers?

How much do you notice the politics of your fellow city dwellers?.

Help make “fauxgressive” a recognized word – and Obama its poster child

Help make “fauxgressive” a recognized word – and Obama its poster child.

Posts from the current blog: Death By Trolley

For current writings by the blogger, check out Death By Trolley. Recent posts include satirical posts on homeopathy and how homosexuality is threatening the fabric of English-speaking civilizations, and serious posts about fauxgressive Barack Obama, how to talk to political adversaries and actually get somewhere, why Obama and Democrats are less trustworthy than Republicans, and … Continue reading

Why healthcare is more efficient in Japan than the US and Canada

The Japanese healthcare system spends FAR less money than the Canadian system, and INCREDIBLY less than the truly abysmal American system, and yet enjoys significantly better results than both. While surely the reason for the differences in health between Japanese, Canadian and American citizens can be traced to reasons beyond the nations’ respective healthcare systems, … Continue reading

There Will Be War.

“I believe in world peace. I believe it is possible.” – Every politician or beauty pageant contestant ever. Highly unlikely. That’s not to say that it wouldn’t be desirable. It’s just not going to happen. Even in an idealistic world where everyone had enough food, followed the Golden Rule, did not covet status, wealth or … Continue reading