Godless Poutine's Blog – May 2012 Archive (8)

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

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