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Pomp And Rhetorics

Image from Salon.com A lot of people may be wondering why, as an atheist, I have been a bit quiet about Pope Francis’ arrival in the Philippines (and even when he has already left the country).  While most of the Catholics in the country have joined in the fan fare surrounding the present Vatican Head…

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Monthly Free Medical Clinic: A Project by the Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society

On its third anniversary, the Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society started its monthly free medical clinic (a project spearheaded by Chairman Yek Lai Fatt) to help in providing badly needed health services and medications to underprivileged areas, particularly in Rodriguez, Rizal. This is humanism without theism. In the future, if granted more resources, the organization…

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#BoomPH at Social Media Day 2014

Spearheaded by Mashable, Social Media Day is a global event that is celebrated in many different cities and countries.  The event was launched last 2010 as a means to celebrate the ongoing digital revolution  In the Philippines, Social Media Day 2014 celebration was headed by TweetupMNL yesterday, June 28, 2014, at SM Aura’s Samsung Hall.…

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A Priest Does Not Know That Pedophilia Is A Crime

The irony of ironies is when a supposed moral authority claim that he does not know it is illegal to have sex with children, but, will claim he is morally upright enough to condemn homosexuality (which is not a crime in most parts of the world) and contraception. St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson is involved…

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Condemn Not The Thieves, According To CBCP

In an article today at the ABS-CBN news site, CBCP President made a statement that make it seem that being a thief (especially a multi-million peso, government-employed thief) should be in a way “tolerated” and should not be “judged”: The president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines is urging Filipinos not to condemn…