Category Archives: activism

Collateral Damage

Activist Jerry Coyne writes: Far too many Americans see student lives as collateral damage to the necessary production and ownership of guns. That’s just sick. Ah, yes. That smug, fake sense of being “woke.” Problem is that Coyne already views … Continue reading

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Save the Children

With the latest school shooting in Florida, the atheist activists joined the “Ban the guns to save the kids” chorus. Here are just a few examples. PZ Myers wrote: We are allowing kids to be slaughtered and traumatized so the … Continue reading

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Activists: Modern Day Propagandists

We live in a time when many people seem to be proud of being “an activist.”  They think it a good thing.  There are professors who think incorporating activism into the course is a good thing. I am different.  I … Continue reading

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Activists and Social Media

Jerry Coyne was perplexed by something that is not all that difficult to understand.  He responded to an article by Jesse Singal who tries to make the case that social media is making us all dumber.   He quotes Singal: That’s … Continue reading

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Wilfrid Laurier University Admits Wrongdoing

Yesterday I pointed out that faculty and administrators at Wilfrid Laurier University were engaged in an unethical abuse of power.   Since this behavior became widely known, thanks to the student wisely taping her interrogation, the University has been forced to … Continue reading

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More Postmodern Authoritarianism

We have yet more evidence for the authoritarian nature of today’s social justice activists A Canadian teaching assistant was reprimanded by her professor for showing students a video featuring University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson. According to The National … Continue reading

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The Pence Rule

One topic that seriously agitates the Friendly Atheist is the so-called Pence Rule. Hemant explains: The “Mike Pence rule” (a.k.a. the Billy Graham rule) is the absurd notion that a man shouldn’t meet with a woman who’s not his wife … Continue reading

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Always the Victim

Apparently I missed this over the summer, but the twitter storm by trans activist Zinnia Jones provoked a backlash that then allowed the activist to posture as The Misunderstood Victim.  Noah Berlatsky offered up a softball interview of Jones and … Continue reading

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Postmodern Crazy Town

The social justice atheists continue their descent into insanity.   First, hyperfeminist Aki Muthali has gotten into a tweeting flame war with Punchin’ Dan Arel.  Arel is defending the transgender activist who physically assaulted a woman and Muthali is accusing him … Continue reading

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Transgender Activists Advocate Violence Against Women

Just another example of social justice activists at each others’ throats: A transgender campaign group defended an activist who attacked a 60-year-old by comparing the ‘radical feminists’ who question their views to ‘Nazis’. Members of the Action for Trans Health … Continue reading

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