Tag: racism

2023-10-13: AAI Hot Seat, Arif Hussain Theruvath Interviews David Rand

The following video, recorded 13th October 2023, is an interview of David Rand, president of LPA-AFT and author of Stillbirth, by Arif Hussain Theruvath as part of the AAI Hot Seat series for Atheist Alliance International. Here are the 18

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2023-04-29: Atheist Society of Melbourne, Talk by David Rand

Atheist Society of Melbourne, AustraliaTalk by David Rand “Stillbirth, The Failure of Secularism in the English-Speaking World” Publication Date: 2023-05-05 The following video is an on-line talk, given for the Atheist Society of Melbourne, on 29th April 2023. This talk

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2023-04-01: Warsaw, Atheist Days, Talk by David Rand

Comparison of English and French Models of Secularism and the Importance of Universalism David Rand Publication Date: 2023-04-15 The following presentation was given by the author at Atheist Days 2023 in Warsaw, Poland, an event organized by the Kazimierz Łyszczyński

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In the News:
Quebec National Assembly Strikes Back. Bravo!

Les députés québécois unanimes: pas plus de racisme au Québec qu’ailleurs (Quebec MNAs Unanimous: Quebec No More Racist than Elsewhere), Geneviève Lajoie, Journal de Québec, 2023-03-15. Members of all political parties in the National Assembly are unanimous: there is no

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Manifesto for Universalism

David Rand & Pierre Marchand, for Atheist Freethinkers Adopted by AFT at its Annual General Meeting on 2022-10-29 We Draw Our Values from the Enlightenment Our atheism is inspired by the values of the Enlightenment and is inherited from them.

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Blog 138: Three Inconvenient Facts about Secularism

David Rand 2022-04-14 There are three important facts which need to be faced if we are to make serious progress towards secularism. The U.S. Constitution is not a good model of secularism. Islamists weaponize the “antiracism” movement in order to

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Blog 129: Lessons from the Muslim Association of Canada

David Rand 2021-12-09 The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) recently received a $225,000 grant from the Ontario government to produce a course to combat so-called “Islamophobia” in schools. (It also received a $349,000 grant from the Canadian government for similar

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Neoracist Propaganda at Radio-Canada

Radio-Canada: la rééducation, Sophie Durocher, Journal de Montréal, 2021-02-12. According to columnist Sophie Durocher, employees at Radio-Canada (the French-langage CBC) are now required to take special training to become more “inclusive,” to recognize their unconscious biases and “privileges” and to

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Blog 120: American—and Canadian—Indecency

David Rand 2020-10-31 The beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty, the 16th of October 2020 in the Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, sowed confusion and anger—and generated a wave of determined resistance—in France. The target of this barbaric act was simply performing

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Blog 119: Racism and Antiracism

David Rand 2020-06-23 I often criticize the modern antiracist movement, the 21st century antiracist movement, because I consider it to be 95% false and ideologically corrupt. It displays three types of behaviour which I do not accept: The movement blithely

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