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

Scientologists Caught Masquerading as Anonymous and Handing Out Fake Bigotted Flyers

Scientologists were caught in Australia masquerading as Anonymous protesters. They were handing out shoddily made flyers purported to be from Anonymous. The flyers misrepresented Anonymous as being a hate group out to raid Christianity, Hinduism, and a host of other major religions as well as other cults like the Raelians, in addition to Scientology. We … Continue reading

What do Jesus, Mohammed, Budai, Buddha, Ganesha, & XENU have in common?

I JUST KICKED ALL OF THEIR ASSES!!! And there’s more: I AM GOD AND SO CAN YOU! You can be (as well as fight) God in this game! You can also be or fight Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Budai, Ganesha and Xenu!  Step into imagination land and test your mettle against some of the most revered and/or feared mythical … Continue reading

Editorial Submission re: War of the Worldviews religious debate event in Whitby, ON

Here is the final draft just sent to the Durham Region News, for publication as an op-ed:

Letter to the Editor Re: War of the Worldviews religious debates in Whitby, ON

The recent War of the Worldviews religious debates in Whitby, ON was covered in the Durham Region newspapers this week. The event was also covered extensively on this blog, here, here, here and here. My letter to the editor on this event can be read below. I will be sending the letter of as soon … Continue reading

Another frustrated Humanist review of the Whitby “Decide for Yourself” religion debates

Terry Price, the Humanist I wrote about in my review of the event (who was asked to stop distributing Humanism pamphlets), has written a review of his experiences at this event. This is very worth reading. Having not attended on Friday, and having been in the audience for the Frank Sherwin talk rather than manning … Continue reading

Is one arrogant if they point out the irrationality in believing in leprechauns? What about God?

A query to the rationalist community: Don’t you just love it how religious people believe that their beliefs are somehow special? And that to point out the irrationality in believing them and to refer to the beliefs as having all the tell-tale signs of a fairy tale until proven otherwise is arrogant?