Canadian Chapter of RRS?
I have just joined this forum but I have become familiar with RRS through Myspace connections made initially through David Mill's space. I have been thoroughly enjoying familiarizing myself with RRS. I think you are all performing an incredibly important service for humanity. As we seem to be drifting back into 13th century (or 12th or 14th, you get the idea) an organized, informed repsonse to religion is more important than ever.
I am in Toronto, Canada, and while we may not have the same number of religious fundamentalists per capita as in the US, membership in pentecostal, fundamentalist, and charismatic churches are on the rise here. I think it was Jefferson who said, "the price of freedom is eternal vigilence," and those of us to the north act smug and incredulous at the rise of religion in the US and at home at our own peril. I sometimes feel like my language is a little over the top, then I read some of the hate mail direceted at atheists and realize that like it or not, we are in a fight. The fight is global. And a very important difference between the atheists I have met and spoken with and the fundamenatlists (of any religion that I can think of) is that we want to fight armed with reason, education and open minds, while they simply want us dead or deported.
So, I finally come to my point. I have looked but not found any Canadian chapter of RRS and I was wondering if such a group exists?