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Atheists and Agnostics Making a Difference In the World IV: Raji C.

"I have always enjoyed volunteer work and I do feel that it is fundamentally important to care for one another."


This is the fourth post in a new series of personal profiles of Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists who are…
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Added by Godless Poutine on June 25, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fathers Day Extravaganza

1. Fathers and Sons

Over the past few days we've really gotten to know each other better.  He's been tested and currently places on the mild end of the ASD scale (I'm likely right there with him) -…

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Added by Godless Poutine on June 17, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Atheists and Agnostics Making a Difference in the World III: Daniel Loving and The Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda

This is the follow-up post to Bwambale Robert and The Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda. It is also the third in a series of personal profiles of Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists who are helping to make the world a better place.

I am focusing on people who are making a difference for others. They are…

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Added by Godless Poutine on June 13, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Diaries of Eve and Adam (Eve the World's First Scientist)

I just finished reading the personal diaries of Eve and Adam - you know, the original humans.  It would appear that Mark Twain discovered the original manuscripts and succeeded to translate the ancient hieroglyphs somehow (perhaps he used a top hat) and published them to the world.  I will be…

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Added by Godless Poutine on June 8, 2012 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

Atheists and Agnostics Making a Difference in the World II: Kenji Yamada

Kenji Yamada, 29.

Facebook: http://facebook.com/hajenso

Blog: paginavorus.wordpress.com

This is the second post in a new series of personal profiles of Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists who are helping to make the world a better place.

Kenji…

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Added by Godless Poutine on June 1, 2012 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Putting Abandoned Quebec Churches to Good Use

The Days When The Church Ruled

This is the first time I was ever in a city where you couldn't throw a brick without breaking a church window. Yet I was told that you were going to build one more. I said the scheme is good, but where are you going to find room? They said, we…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 26, 2012 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Atheists and Agnostics Making a Difference in the World I: Bwambale Robert and The Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda

This is the first post in a new series of personal profiles of Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists who are helping to make the world a better place.

Over the next few weeks I will focus on people who are making a difference for others. They are examples of…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 22, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Fellow Fallen Angels for Freethought and Science, Revolt!

"We have never heard the devil's side of the story, God wrote all the book."

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 19, 2012 at 12:01am — 2 Comments

Catholic Parents: Oh No! Don't Give Our Children The Gay!

My wife and I both work and we have a two year old kid. This takes up a lot of my time so lots can happen in this world of ours without my noticing it. Like natural disasters, revolutions, whole continents disappearing into the sea and Bill 13, which is making its way through the legislature in…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 12, 2012 at 4:43pm — 2 Comments

A Little Spring Cleaning

It's been hard times for the Catholic church here in Quebec since the Quiet Revolution back in the 1960s.  So much so that the church has really stepped up the marketing angle in the last decade to try and woo people back into church - or at least woo the money out of them.

The image to the left is…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 9, 2012 at 4:37pm — 1 Comment

Do You Have Any Questions For Missionaries or Atheist Charity Workers?

Dear reader,

I need your help and advice.

Awhile ago I heard about Seth Andrews' $30,000 Atheist Charity Drive. Before that I had heard about the Foundation Beyond Belief and other pre-existing secular charities.

While thinking about this, an idea entered my mind. Why not reach out to…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 8, 2012 at 6:06am — No Comments

Freethinkers and Skeptics In Ancient Literature Part II: Lucian the Skeptic

Unlike the character I covered in the last instalment of this series,Homer's Thersites, Lucian was a real person who starred in his own satirical works, written in Greek for an…

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 5, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

The End of Canada's Secular Youth "Missionaries?"

Katimavik (which means “meeting place” in the Inuktitut language) was founded in 1977 under the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Liberal government.  This year, the …

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Added by Godless Poutine on May 1, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Old Testament Translation Completes Inuktitut Bible

Good news! (Stay with me here, now.) From Northern News Service Online:

After 34 years, Bishop Benjamin Arreak and a team of Canadian Bible Society translators, including Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk, have completed the project of a lifetime: translating the Old Testament to make a complete Bible in…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Looks like the Vatican has nun-o-phobia too.

While listening to the Ask An Atheist (One Nation Indivisible) podcast, I heard that the Vatican is coming down hard on American…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 28, 2012 at 3:33pm — 5 Comments

Freethinkers and Skeptics In Ancient Literature Part I: Thersites the Contrarian

As an outlet for the repressed literature student in me, I'm starting up this new series that focuses on characters in ancient Western literature who show some sign of skepticism or freethinking. By extension I'll also show the quacks, charlatans or authorities they dare to annoy with their tiresome voices of…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

South Korean Enemy #1: Lady Gaga

Nevermind crazy pseudo-theocratic North Korean regimes that wish to invade them using incursion tunnels. Nevermind that this extremely isolationist rogue state has nukes and rocketry advanced enough to deliver certain nuclear incineration death anywhere in their country.

Some South Korean…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 24, 2012 at 11:58am — 5 Comments

Intervention! Scientologist Rehab Centre Shut Down in Trois-Rivières

There's more fantastic non-crazy news here in Quebec when it comes to secularism to brighten your Monday.  The head of the regional health agency forced Narconon, a …

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 23, 2012 at 3:12pm — 2 Comments

My Lost Childhood I: Freethought and Skepticism Don't Live Here

(Excerpt from a blog post about my childhood)



M*A*S*H: The Communist Leftist Threat to American Democracy

One evening, I cannot remember how, I was sitting upstairs and the conversation went to television.  Then somehow I ended up…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 21, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

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