ozatheist on August 23rd, 2008

The IDiots are always telling us to ‘teach the controversy’, well what would happen if schools had to teach all the controversies? As Humanist Mama says … we might need to extend the school day to fit in all of these “controversies” so our kids will be good and ederkated. I don’t know about getting [...]

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ozatheist on July 29th, 2008

Teach Children How to Think for Themselves This is the second time recently I have seen a call to teach children how to think, rather than what to think. Bill Harper’s book “The Atheist’s Guide to Religion” discussed teaching ethics and philosophy in schools and the Moral Maze article in The Sun-Herald ( 27/7/08 ) [...]

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ozatheist on April 17th, 2008

Well I guess I might as well join the bandwagon and post a link to the Expelled Exposed web site. If it’s good enough for Possummomma, it’s good enough for me. PZ Myers has requested as many people to put the Expelled link on their site. In his own words: We need to get the [...]

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ozatheist on February 11th, 2008

The SMH has been headlining the weekend news with stories of taxpayers over funding private schools to the tune of $2b (yes, that is two Billion dollars). As if that isn’t bad enough, it turns out that some of this money is going to schools which teach Creationism and/or Intelligent Design! Sean the Blogonaut has [...]

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ozatheist on January 23rd, 2008

I’m all out of original thoughts today, so here’s a few trackbacks to some blogs I read today: Daylight Atheism – On the Limits of Knowledge Not A Blog – Bad Atheist Responses to Christianity No More Hornets‘ rather silly Presidential campaign I also got around to reading the rest of comments on Sean the [...]

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ozatheist on January 11th, 2008

Only one of the above is truth! Maragon, at ‘atheism is rational‘, has written an article on what she doesn’t like about Creationists/IDers. I’m sure she’s not the first, and won’t be the last, but she has some good points on how IDers use science only when it suits their needs. I particularly like the [...]

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