Tagged with education

Religious indoctrination and using children as weapons

It may not be obvious from my writing, but I am a very sanguine person. There are a lot of things that make me annoyed, or upset, and depressed, but there aren’t many that enrage me. Leave it to religious people to find just the right button to push to pull that off.

On Canadian Atheist: Why the Erazo decision is not really a meaningful step forward

There is a lot of crowing in the freethinker blogosphere about the recent court victory by Oliver Erazo over the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. Unfortunately, much of it is extremely misinformed about just how much impact the decision really had. It turns out that there is actually no substantive change in the separate schools […]

Poll alert: Do you support public funding of Catholic schools?

From Canadian Atheist‘s Veronica via Godless Poutine, a poll that needs some fixin’. “Do you support public funding of Catholic schools?” At the moment the results are 60-39 for “yes”. Let’s set them straight.

Kasese Humanist Primary School

A video made by Godless Poutine of My Secret Atheist Blog, who has been working for the last year and a half with the Kasese United Humanist Association to help create a school in religion-plagued Uganda based on secular humanist principles. This is the story of the project so far, with pictures and video of […]