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Anti-Muslim video and violence show the value of atheism - Mallick

Anti-Muslim video and violence show the value of atheism - thestar.com
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By Heather Mallick, Toronto Star

"....The world is not a kindly place unless we humans choose to make it so. In this case we did. In the case of that absurd anti-Muslim YouTube video assembled by a fraudster from a religion I hadn’t even heard of until now, we did not...
I talked to the Humanist Association of Toronto last week, a group of intelligent people who were startlingly . . . relaxed. It’s not a quality you see often. We discussed the world over cookies and juice.
They were entirely at ease, which is unusual for any group of humans nowadays. People are poised to take — and give — offence. They are stiff with aggression. They drop things on other people’s heads for religious reasons.
But humanists are a mighty force, albeit so polite, well-spoken and attuned to the hurt feelings of others that they are an unused one. They don’t organize, campaign, harangue or even mildly irritate people. They don’t send out multiple choices forms demanding that their children be taken out of class lest something possibly anti-religious be implied.

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HAT meetings are free and open to members and the public. Call (416) 966-1361 for location information. ___________________________________________________
The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm.
The Monthly Meeting, is usually the second Saturday at 1:30pm; specifics should be found on this blog.
The Steering Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm.
The Book Group usually meets on the first Saturday afternoon of the month.