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Christianity 101:  A reconstructed dialogue between two post-doctoral students of different backgrounds

Christianity 101: A reconstructed dialogue between two post-doctoral students of different backgrounds

A medical student named Li Min arrives from a foreign country to attend a university in Canada. She hopes to complete her studies in medicine and return to her own country as a doctor. On th [...]
From Where Do Ethics Originate?

From Where Do Ethics Originate?

“Within most religious beliefs, it is held that ethical principles originate from God. Religion usually affirms that God has planned and created the universe… Many secular philosophers think [...]
Addressing the Homeless Phenomenon

Addressing the Homeless Phenomenon

The problem of homelessness is not something that has only recently come to light. It has, in fact, been with us for decades but only been brought to the forefront of our social conscience w [...]
The Collapse of Two Movements

The Collapse of Two Movements

As Germany’s Green Party ascends in popularity and electoral support, American environmentalism slips deeper into eclipse than ever before… It was a similar situation with American socialist [...]
Book Review: Blip: Humanity’s 300 Year Self-Terminating Experiment With Industrialism (Clugston)

Book Review: Blip: Humanity’s 300 Year Self-Terminating Experiment With Industrialism (Clugston)

America supports 330 million people who eat food, drive cars, consume everything in sight, and utilize over 80 different minerals and metals that make our civilization work.  Those non-renew [...]
Book Review: Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can’t Deliver (Smith)

Book Review: Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can’t Deliver (Smith)

There is much to praise in Christian Smith's Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver. The prose is fresh and clear, and the ideas are painstakingly presented with considerable academic [...]
The Origins of Timekeeping

The Origins of Timekeeping

Our pre-historic ancestors needed a way to predict the arrival of recurring natural phenomena. Hunters and gatherers needed to track the behaviour of animals that could be hunted, such as th [...]
To Kill a Mockingbird of Merit

To Kill a Mockingbird of Merit

“Meritocracy has flourished in the West since the advent of capitalism and particularly since the 1960s in the form of ‘equality of opportunity and before the law’… Recent books, such as tho [...]
Diversity: Our Greatest Conundrum

Diversity: Our Greatest Conundrum

Is the promotion of diversity really Canada’s greatest strength, as our prime minister doesn’t tire of telling us? Or should we strive to create a society in which the rights of all citizens [...]
The Paper Pogrom: Henry Ford, the Dearborn Independent and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The Paper Pogrom: Henry Ford, the Dearborn Independent and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

“Henry Ford: an iconic self-made man, a self-taught mechanical genius, a man of vision, a fearless innovator. And a virulent anti-Semite.” The man whose use of the assembly line made the car [...]
EDITORIAL: Contrition and Cancel Culture

EDITORIAL: Contrition and Cancel Culture

Late in May, an estimated 215 unmarked graves were reported to have been found through ground-penetrating radar on the premises of a former residential school in Kamloops, BC. [...]
In the News… What’s the Big Secret?

In the News… What’s the Big Secret?

On July 5, 2019, Dr. Xiangguo Qiu, her husband Dr. Keding Cheng, and Qiu’s international Chinese students were escorted from the Winnipeg-based National Microbiology Lab (NML), Canada’s only [...]
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