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September 9, 2016
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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.

-World-renowned Turkish pianist Fazıl Say was acquitted of blasphemy charges on Sept. 7, four years after being sentenced to a suspended jail term after sharing a post on his Twitter account.

-A Russian YouTuber could face five years in jail after he filmed himself playingPokémon Go in a church.

-NEW DELHI — Federal investigators in India brought murder charges on Wednesday against a right-wing activist they say conspired in the killing of aveteran campaigner against religious gurus, faith healers, godmen and other mystical entrepreneurs.

-The World Health Organization has failed to apply scientific rigor to traditional medicines. That’s bad for everyone.

-The World’s Oldest Prejudice: The Center for Inquiry’s Fight against Religious Privilege

Upcoming Events

Every Saturday, the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT) meets to discuss a topic decided upon the previous week. These are topics of Humanist interest, from a Humanist perspective. Meet our diverse group, trade perspectives in a free and open forum and learn from others as they learn from you! Feel free to join the discussion late and come to lunch if that suits your availability better Time slot: 11 am – 1 pm every Saturday Address: 519 Church St. Community Center

Did you know the best place to find out about CFI Calgary events is on Meetup.com? It’s free to join and you will never miss hearing about a local Calgary event. Join over 1000 Calgarians who use Meetup to hear about, RSVP and comment on our events.

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Nobody joins a cult. You join a self-help group, a religious movement, a political organization. They change so gradually, by the time you realize you’re entrapped – and almost everybody does – you can’t figure a safe way back out.
– Deborah Layton, survivor of Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple cult

Calendar of upcoming scientific conferences

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CALLING ALL NON-BELIEVERS . . . COME OUT OF THE CLOSET!

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LETTER TO A CHRISTIAN NATION: AFTERWORD

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Online Tools for Skeptical Fact Checking

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I cannot stress often enough that what science is all about is not proving things to be true but proving them to be false- Lawrence M. Krauss

Critical Links is published every Tuesday And Friday

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