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I am a 24 year old Student at the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs and Policy Management (with a specialization in International Relations) at Carleton University. I am an Anti-theist and am tired of having to pretend that while I do not believe in God that I think it is harmless that others do. I would love to find a career path in which I can fight for Secular Reason and/or directly confront unreason in all its forms. I hope to connect with as many like minded individuals as possible. I think we can all agree that we already deal with enough people that do not even remotely share similar views of the world.

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State sanctioned murder in the name of religious freedom.

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 1:09pm 25 Comments

So the Ontario justice system has just sanctioned the murder of a child, explicitly to protect the families religious beliefs and their faith in alternative medicine.  This child's cancer has a 100% fatality rate when not treated with chemo.  The ruling specified that it was not based on what was best for the child, but rather to protect freedom of belief.  People don't seem to be particularly disturbed by this and I just cannot understand why.  Canadians like myself are living in a country…

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How do we fight unreason?

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 8:15pm 11 Comments

Our world is plagued with unreason. From left and right wing ideologues to extremist religious organizations, the enlightenment is under siege. As much as I enjoy talking to other like minded individuals about how wrong everyone else is in there fervent belief in unreasonable truth claims, I do not see what good that does in and of itself. I want to discuss how we excise the cancer of unreason from our societies, with the goal of building a better future for humanity. I am truly at a loss as…

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At 10:37am on August 13, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 6:17pm on August 4, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Bonjour Jacques  

It is good to have you join us. That is a fine opening statement.  Welcome to this cheerful friendly Internet community of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking evidence-based wisdom.    

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 950  discussion topics and 4100 members.  http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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