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…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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 …Continue
(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…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 21, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
(Relax. The title's a joke.)
I lived in Saskatchewan for seven years during my elementary and high school days and it seemed like a fairly normal place. A little too normal - okay, maybe a little on the boring side. It certainly wasn't overrun with demons when I lived there.
Well last week a story ran about a man who carved the…Continue
Well, it's the war of the subway signs again, this…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I found a fake bill Bible tract last summer and blogged about it. I had it on hand and figured a Christian preacher would appreciate it.
Here's the calculus that unfolded in my mind. I figured I didn't need the bill any more and this guy was preaching to people on the street. No good…Continue
The complex of beliefs and rituals surrounding Easter and passover make it so complicated and strange that the farther I go from religion the more it confuses the hell out of me. During my Catholic youth, I…Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 9, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments
Well today's Good Friday when we're all reminded by Christians about the bloody crucifixion of the almost certainly fictional Jesus Christ. So I thought I would write a seasonal piece about the topic that disregards why…Continue
Last night I went to my fridge to get some soy milk for my coffee (lactose doesn't agree with me) and I noticed a 1,000,000 dollar bill fridge-magneted to the door with all the other stuff. I had put it there last summer after I found it while walking in the park near the river at the bottom of our street. Young Christians were wandering the park with…Continue
With a groan I realized I was wrong.
Read the rest of the post at: Long…Continue