Super Bowl markets to our deepest desires

The Super Bowl experience is its own form of Roman bread and circuses, its commercials playing a part in distracting us from reality

//  super bowl [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/super-bowl-markets-to-our-deepest-desires/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Super Bowl ads and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/religion/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="0"]religion[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TRAIL, B.C. Feb 11, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The Super Bowl is the biggest night in the year for advertisers, and with many companies producing teasers and…

The best faith-based response to physician-assisted suicide

Canadians need quality, accessible palliative care, not a quick end to life

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The real work of Christmas begins after Christmas

The season of giving should remind us how to live the rest of the year

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Every religion has its lunatic fringe

Those of us who are Christians have ours, and the Muslims do, too

Every religion has its lunatic fringe// lunatic fringe lunatic fringe, lunatic fringe [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/every-religion-has-its-lunatic-fringe/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/religion/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]religion[/popup] and the lunatic fringe  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan 12, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The familiar refrain of the Right goes something like this: “not all Muslims are terrorists, but…

Charitable giving is a group project

Religious settings are very important for charitable giving and generate a huge amount of significant community outreach

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Silent Night for Christians facing genocide

Christians experience religious persecution more than any other faith group on a global scale and in absolute numbers

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Dissent the cornerstone of the scientific process

Attempting to prevent others from advocating a view contrary to your own is contrary to the scientific process

Dissent the cornerstone of the scientific processDownload this column on scientific process Terms and Conditions of use DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Dec. 8, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The climate change debate has become so polarizing that legitimate dissenting science is being buried. For many people, climate change is a defining issue of our time. But for others, the idea that man-made greenhouse gases…

Terrorism a perversion of the human condition

Islamic terrorists are not the only group of religious people who commit violence

Terrorism a perversion of the human conditionDownload this column on terrorism Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, B.C. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - “La foi n’a rien à voir avec la morale.” Faith has nothing to do with morality. We came upon this piece of graffiti three years ago while in Tournon in southern France. It could have been written yesterday…

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?

What should wise governments do?

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?Download this column on ISIS Terms and Conditions of use “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi CALGARY, Alta. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - We all feel anger and sadness about the recent terrorist atrocities in Paris and the Middle East. But a lot more heat than…

Thoughts while running in a cemetery

The commentary in my head was curiously uplifting despite its morbid subject

Thoughts while running in a cemeteryDownload this column on running in a cemetery for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers. Subscriptions are FREE Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, B.C. Oct 25, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It was a crisp, sunny morning for a run along Toronto’s Kay Gardner Beltline Trail. Having spent the previous day travelling, I was…
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