There’s nothing quite like real life to test the sturdiness of our professed beliefs. A materialist may claim that concepts such as right and wrong and justice are mere illusions produced by chemicals in the brain –...

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It sounds like a plot summary for a bad TV movie or a hoax making the rounds on the Internet. Regrettably it’s neither. The city of Houston, Texas, embroiled in a legal battle over an LGBT equal rights ordinance, has...

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In a few days, Canadians will celebrate Thanksgiving and our American neighbours will follow suit in about a month and a half. On both sides of the border, the holiday has its roots in Christian culture. It was begun by...

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On July 11, 2014, Kathy and Emily Dawson successfully filed a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission. They said the Edmonton Public School Board violated their rights as non-Christians by contracting a very...

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Sometimes an idea is just too convenient to be hampered by quibbles about whether it’s actually true or not. Witness the multiverse hypothesis, that grand speculative exercise that has wound its way through theoretical...

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Thanksgiving: how to honour God with our gratitude

By Subby Szterszky | October 3, 2014 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

In a few days, Canadians will celebrate Thanksgiving and our American neighbours will follow suit in about a month and a half. On both sides of the border, the holiday has its roots in Christian culture. It was begun by people of faith to express...

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Sex education: It’s all about values

By Andrea Mrozek | October 2, 2014 | Post your comment | Health + Education

Asking for values-free sex education is a fool’s quest. On July 11, 2014, Kathy and Emily Dawson successfully filed a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission. They said the Edmonton Public School Board violated their rights as non-...

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The multiverse hypothesis: separating science from fiction

By Subby Szterszky | September 26, 2014 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

Sometimes an idea is just too convenient to be hampered by quibbles about whether it’s actually true or not. Witness the multiverse hypothesis, that grand speculative exercise that has wound its way through theoretical physics, science education,...

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