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The good and bad in religion: faith offers emotional support, sometimes

Many people think about religion in a black-and-white way. Believers say that religion is the only way to save yourself and get to paradise. They believe that religion is wholly good. Atheists believe that religion is a lie, stymies thinking and poisons science. They believe religion is inherently bad. After attending an evangelical church for a

The Sheaf asks: why are we here?

As yet another academic year begins at the University of Saskatchewan, the Sheaf has put together three unique perspectives on the fundamental question that many individuals on campus may be asking themselves: why are we here?

Speech and meaning in porn

Sarah Hoffman, head of the philosophy department, recently gave a talk entitled “Pornography: Speech and Meaning” as part of the Sexualities and Gender Discussion Series 2010, an attempt to debunk certain feminist theories about pornography.

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