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News QuirksRoland Sweet

Published Thursday January 22, 05:17 pm
A Darwin Awards report on the sexes has bad news for dudes
“Men are idiots, and idiots do stupid things,” concludes a British study that surveyed winners of the Darwin Awards (darwinawards.com) over the past 20 years. It found 88.7 per cent were male. To win an award, individuals “must eliminate themselves from the gene pool in such an idi

Freedom To PreachStephen Whitworth

Published Thursday January 22, 05:23 pm
An antigay charmer brings his whack facts to campus
A controversial and flamboyant Regina character was at the University of Regina this month.And unlike his last his visit, this appearance was 100 per cent handcuff-free.Bill Whatcott — a self-identified socially conservative, gun-owning activist who says churches that allow same-sex marriage a

Making Things WorseGwynne Dyer

Published Thursday January 22, 05:25 pm
The grim but sound strategy behind the Charlie Hebdo massacre
After Ahmed Merabet, a French policeman, was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, his brother Malek said: “My brother was Muslim and he was killed by two terrorists, by two false Muslims. Islam is a religion of peace and love.”It was moving, but to say that all Muslims who

Nothing’s SacredMitch Diamantopoulos

Published Thursday January 22, 07:18 pm
Religious censorship of satire rears its ugly head once again
On Jan 7th, religious extremists burst into the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunning down four cartoonists and a contributor for heresy. The world hung breathlessly on the events which followed.The problem, of course, is that according to conservative interpretations, the Qur&#