A Couple Reviews…

Here is Richard Dawkins‘ review of Christopher Hitchens‘ book God is Not Great. And here is Nica Lalli reviewing the life of Mother Teresa: As an atheist, I feel somewhat satisfied [by] this admission [that Mother Teresa had doubts] (even as I admit that she never wanted such facts about her private life made public). [Read More...]

Cultish Christian College

The Globe and Mail has an exposé on Grenville Christian College in Canada. It’s in several parts: Christian sect with shadowy past has ‘evolved over the years’ (link) Dark past behind school’s demise (link) Brockville’s local paper was advised not to publish abuse allegations (link) Apology for ‘hurt and pain’ at private school (link) Born [Read More...]

Sowing the Seeds of Faith by Cutting Down the Neighbors’ Plant

It’s late. We had open house for parents at my high school tonight. It was a very long day. I’m exhausted. But this got me riled up enough to write something… Russell (an atheist) and Ginny (an agnostic atheist) have lived in their neighborhood for six years. They haven’t spoken to their religious neighbors in [Read More...]

This is Worse Than a Flight on Air India

You should cancel any future flights on Nepal Airlines. They’ve been having problems with one of their two aircrafts. Some services have been suspended the past few weeks. How did the airline respond to the problem? Officials at Nepal’s state-run airline have sacrificed two goats to appease Akash Bhairab, the Hindu sky god, following technical [Read More...]

Atheist Saves a Life; All in a Day’s Work

ChooseDoubt saved a drowning child! A two year old boy fell into a river. No one saw him fall in and the river itself looks more like chocolate than water with the amount of silt in it. I noticed that the boy was there one minute and when I turned back he was nowhere to [Read More...]