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July 8th/2016

July 8, 2016


CFI Canada’s mission is to provide education and training to the public in the application of skeptical, secular, rational and humanistic inquiry through conferences, symposia, lectures, published works and the maintenance of a library.

This is a sequel to “Behind The Veil”, a 2012 hidden camera exposé on Mormon temple rituals. Many Mormons claim these rituals are “sacred, not secret” yet they refuse to talk about most of these rituals amongst themselves, let alone with non-Mormons, in any detail.


-“Despite the violence, bloodshed and carnage, all is not lost in Bangladesh. It will rise above the present crisis and counter terrorism of every form.” Interview with Professor Ajoy Roy, slain Bangladeshi American blogger Avijit Roy’s father.

“My country is going through a rough patch now. But every crisis gives birth to something good. Just as the fanatics are raising their ugly heads in Bangladesh at present, I am witnessing the rise of a group of sane, logical and carefree youth who can put everything at stake to establish peace and harmony.”

Burka ban for Muslims enforced in Switzerland with fines of as much as £8,000. A Swiss woman, who has converted to Islam, and a French-Algerian businessman publically opposed the ban in the city of Locarno in the canton of Tessin were both fined when the new rule came into effect last Friday.

How a Young Jupiter Acted as Both Protector and Destroyer. Like a boisterous older sibling, the gas giant both beat up and protected young Earth

Commentary: Organic Oreos? A chemist explains what ‘organic’ really means

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Karla’s Atheist Breast Cancer Support Facebook group is now available. It’s private so you have to ask to join. Say you are an atheist with breast cancer and Karla will approve your request.


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Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you- Richard Dawkins

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