Death of the Ideal Scientologist, Konrad Aigner

Alongside a well-placed ad from the Cult of Scientology encouraging viewers to “Get the facts” is an article by John Brown entitled The Ideal Scientologist: Konrad Aigner. This must-read story summarizes the life and death in Scientology of Konrad Aigner. Aigner joined the cult in 1976, after leaving his family’s German farm to take up … Continue reading

Exorcism on the rise in Europe

MSNBC reports that exorcism – the church rite of expelling evil spirits from tortured souls – is making a comeback in Catholic regions of Europe. Last July, more than 300 exorcists gathered in Cezestochowa, Poland for the fourth International Congress of Exorcists. Polish Reverend Andrzej Trojanowski is currently planning the development of Europe’s only centre … Continue reading

National Post article on David Colquhoun

Charles Lewis of the National Post caught up with David Colquhoun last week during the Royal Society member’s brief stop in Toronto. Colquhoun discusses his view that we are living in an age of Endarkenment; we have moved away from the honest, rational, open-minded and inquisitive ideals of the Enlightenment, and have come to increasingly purvey … Continue reading

David Colquhoun at the University of Toronto

As was advertised ad nauseum on TFP over the past few weeks, Royal Society member and noted skeptic David Colquhoun spoke at the University of Toronto last night. Colquhoun’s presentation was this year’s main event of the University of Toronto Secular Alliance, and it was a great success.

Reminder: Royal Society member and noted skeptic Dr. David Colquhoun at U of T TONIGHT

Tonight the University of Toronto Secular Alliance, Freethought Association of Canada, Centre For Inquiry Ontario, and Skeptics Canada are teaming up with University College London professor, Royal Society member, and noted skeptic Dr. David Colquhoun to present Science in an Age of Endarkenment: Scientific Fraud, Quackery, Religion and University Politics at the University of Toronto. This is … Continue reading

Reminder: Royal Society member Dr. David Calquhoun at U of T *this* Friday!

On the evening of Friday January 25th the University of Toronto Secular Alliance, Freethought Association of Canada, Centre For Inquiry Ontario, and Skeptics Canada are teaming up with University College London professor, Royal Society member, and noted skeptic Dr. David Calquhoun to present Science in an Age of Endarkenment: Scientific Fraud, Quackery, Religion and University Politics … Continue reading

Science in an Age of Endarkenment: Scientific Fraud, Quackery, Religion and University Politics

On the evening of Friday January 25th the University of Toronto Secular Alliance, Freethought Association of Canada, Centre For Inquiry Ontario, and Skeptics Canada are teaming up with University College London professor, Royal Society member, and noted skeptic Dr. David Calquhoun to present Science in an Age of Endarkenment: Scientific Fraud, Quackery, Religion and University Politics … Continue reading

The Appeal of Alternative Medicine; Dr. James Alcock at CFI Ontario TONIGHT

THE APPEAL OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE,                           with JAMES ALCOCK                       Voices of Reason lecture series                      TONIGHT, Fri, Jan 11, 7:00-9:00pm           Cost: $6 … Continue reading