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September 11, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Secular/Believer Divide

By:Richard Handler

From my agnostic point of view, when a good idea comes my way, I don’t credit God. And needless to say, I don’t thank him. Read More
September 2, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Truth and Reconciliation

By:Richard Handler

What do you make of a religion-- Christianity or any religion-- when the institutions that promulgate that faith are involved the heinous crimes of an era? Read More
August 26, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Burning Man

By:Richard Handler

The Spirit of Truth sounds a lot like the Holy Spirit, cleaned up, secularized, made palpable.  Even a stubborn agnostic like me could enjoy it. Read More
August 25, 2014

Where is God in the Midst of Tina Fontaine's Murder?

By:Shona Stewart

Why are we quick to blame God, when it is clear that sexual exploitation occurs when people use others for their own ends without regard for God’s standards of love or justice. Many Aboriginal peoples have experienced suffering, even by those who call themselves Christians. God didn’t want that to happen anymore than the senseless murder of this young woman Tina Fontaine Read More
August 19, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Margaret Atwood and God's Gardeners

By:Richard Handler

I must admit it was fun to watch the queenly Margaret Atwood, Canada’s most famous “public” writer, as she kept dodging Lorna’s questions about whether she believed in God or not. Read More
August 18, 2014

Did Robin Williams Ever Find The Love He Was Seeking?

By:Joseph Moore

He claimed his upbringing left him with an acute fear of abandonment and a condition that he describes as, “Love Me Syndrome.” I believe that Robin Williams just like the rest of us, was searching for love. This is one reason that everyone around the world, young and old, LOVED Robin Williams. Read More
August 14, 2014

A Bastard-Child’s Response to Justin Trudeau

By:Joseph Moore

I am a bastard-child that grew-up wishing I had been aborted... Read More
August 12, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Eating Right

By:Richard Handler

If we are programmed by our culture to indulge, why shouldn't we? Read More
August 6, 2014

The Stubbon Agnostic: Youth Unemployment

By:Richard Handler

Yes, new graduates, you may have to rethink your lives and lower their expectations for longer than you ever dreamed of. In many ways your life has begun. Read More
July 28, 2014

Stubborn Agnostic: The Silence From Your Faith Community is Deafening

By:Richard Handler

Why the tiptoeing around the sufferings of your own Christian brethren? Do you feel reluctant about “privileging” your own co-religionists when so many others are dying at the hands of radical forces?...If you are not for your brethren Christians, who will be? Read More