A Letter to BC Political Party Leaders for the 2020 Provincial Election Dear Party Leaders, I am president of Kelowna Atheists, Skeptics and Humanists Association and a member of the BC Humanists and I live in Kelowna. Here in British Columbia, there is a growing number of people like myself who derive their ethics through a rational and reasonable thought […]
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OTTAWA – The federal Liberals have reintroduced a bill that would ban forcing children or adults to undergo therapy aimed at altering their sexual orientation or gender identity. The government had previously introduced the legislation in March, just before Parliament shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then their decision to prorogue in August […]
Source: Pentication Herald, 2020-09-17 by Ken Tapping If you have ever spent a summer night by a beaver pond or boggy area you may have seen brief, greenish-white flickering flames. If so, you have seen Will-o’-the Wisp. In English folklore he is a nasty-minded little elven creature whose hobby is to lure ignorant travellers further […]
Lori Foster, the chair of the Greater Good Committee (GGC), talks with Ian Bushfield of BC humanist about possible volunteer or fundraising activities in which the KASHA members would like to participate. ————————————————————– Ian Bushfield, of BC Humanist, Interviews Lori Foster of the KASHA’s Greater Good Committee
Report from the Greater Good Committee – by Lori Foster Hi All: I hope everyone is doing well and coping in the current situation. The Greater Good Committee has been discussing, by email, ways that our members may be able to help even though we can’t volunteer as a group. If you have been able […]
I’m usually taken aback when I have conversations similar to the one I had yesterday afternoon. It was my day off, and I went out for lunch by myself. It was a spontaneous lunch out, but of course I had a book with me (those who know me somewhat well know that I’m seldom without […]
The less that parents “walk the walk” about religious beliefs, the more likely their children are to walk away. In 2009, Joseph Henrich, a professor in the Psychology and Economics departments at the University of British Columbia (now at Harvard), proposed the idea of Credibility Enhancing Displays (CREDs). He was looking for a term to signify people […]
written by John Waddington Why do we have religions? They are everywhere. In the present we are down to a few big ones, but it wasn’t always that way. It seems that our ancestors had belief in many gods – explanations for the operations of the world around them that they did not understand, which was […]
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It is only with our focused determination for reasoned and rational change that we will build a better and brighter future for the coming generations.