IHEU / FSI Conference (oh, and witches)

I have been given the terrifying and exciting challenge of presenting a seminar at an upcoming humanist / atheist conference. An atheist friend of mine has recently begun the Free Society Institute, and together with an international humanist organisation (IHEU) is hosting a small day-long conference here in Cape Town. After I bemoaned the fact that public Christian voices so often do more harm than good, he invited me to do better, which left me no option but to accept, as daunting as the prospect is. Continue reading


Tragedy and Travesty

Yet another friend of mine has just been plunged into the desperate trial of having to contend with his child’s terminal illness. He recently discovered that his infant son has a brain tumor, and after operating, the doctors reported that some of it is impossible to reach, and will spread and kill his son within five years. Continue reading