Religion

ozatheist on January 2nd, 2009

Don’t worry folks, I’m only studying bits of it to verify something I just read. subtitled “bonking for god” sub-subtitled “make up your freakin’ mind god!” Gen 6:1  And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born unto them, Fair enough, god’s made man [...]

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ozatheist on December 8th, 2008

It appears the religious are afraid of nanotechnology, but then a lot of them are afraid of any science.

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ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Bad Ass Popes – the six most awful Popes, via Five Public Opinions Soft toys for boys – teach your child how to conduct Mass, via Nullifidian Proposition 8 the Musical – satirical look at Prop 8, via Matt’s Notepad, via Pharyngula Tim Minchin is funny – and doesn’t mind saying what he thinks about [...]

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ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Austin Cline at atheism.about.com wrote two articles titled: You Might Be an Uncle Tom Atheist If… and Avoiding Uncle Tom Atheism. I was going to provide my take on these articles but others have already beaten me to it. VJack at Atheist Revolution asks Who’s a Real Atheist? and is already creating some interesting debate. [...]

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ozatheist on November 27th, 2008

A couple of days ago it came to my attention that the AFA’s Atheist Bus Campaign has hit another snag. From the transcript of the Religion Report radio broadcast the other day: … the Atheist Foundation of Australia, who have been refused permission to buy advertising space on public transport. You might have read in [...]

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ozatheist on November 24th, 2008

The Vatican has semi-officially forgiven John Lennon for his remark that “the Beatles were bigger than Jesus”. As Tony Eastley on ABC’s AM show said today: John Lennon’s old comment that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus caused such a stir at the time that some religious leaders called for the group’s albums to [...]

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ozatheist on November 19th, 2008

The Independent Schools Coucil of Australia (ISCA) has threatened to close private schools if the schools funding bill is not passed by Federal Parliament by the end of this year. This is just a scare tactic by the ISCA to bully the government in to handing over money to predominately religious bodies and to try [...]

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ozatheist on November 18th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia A global campaign to apply religion’s "golden rule" — treat others as you would like them to treat you — has been launched by Christians, Jews and Muslims. Religion’s “golden rule”? More on that later. The campaigners, claiming that compassion is at the heart of most religions, have launched an online Charter [...]

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ozatheist on November 15th, 2008

Rudd and Gillard continue the Howard toxic legacy of throwing vast amounts of money to tax exempt religious organisations in order to run (or should that be ruin) our education system. Turning what should be a secular system, open to everyone, providing unbiased (religiously) education; into a sectarian education system overseen by organisations with one [...]

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ozatheist on November 13th, 2008

Ads proclaiming, “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness’ sake,” will appear on Washington buses starting next week and running through December. Nice slogan. Lifting lyrics from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” the American Humanist Association are running the atheist bus campaign in Washington DC during December. full story here Of [...]

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