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I Have a Problem with Religion, Not Irrationality.

I do not have a problem with myth, fantasy, imagination,  nonsense, silliness, inspiration, or fiction. I do not even have any inherent problem with arbitrary decision-making, subjectivity, ignoring evidence, or irrational beliefs! I do not think there is anything wrong … Continue reading

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The Hobby Lobby Case and the Unreason of Religion

Like most Freedom of Religion cases, the US Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v Hobby Lobby engages the issue of how far courts should delve into the reasonableness of religious beliefs. Like in Anselem, the Hobby Lobby decision reinforces the … Continue reading

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Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem: Setting the Bar for Freedom of Religion in Canada

I think it is fair to say that the Supreme Court of Canada’s judgment in Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem is the leading interpretation of the right to Freedom of Religion in Canada. The decision sets out a way for judges … Continue reading

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