Christianity

ozatheist on April 4th, 2008

I know I’ve been a bit light-on with my postings lately, I’ve been struggling with what to say. What with Sean reporting on the Mercy Ministries debacle, The Frame Problem reporting on the Church of Scientology (CoS), and Pharyngula, plus many others, reporting on the ‘Expelled from Expelled’ debacle, I feel like I haven’t been [...]

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ozatheist on March 26th, 2008

Austin Cline from atheism.about.com has created some Christian Propaganda Pictures in the style of those old WWI/WWII posters. As Austin says: As outrageous as the Christian Right’s overall agenda is, their specific arguments and beliefs can be worse. The idea behind developing these posters was to satirise the beliefs of the Christian Right. These might [...]

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ozatheist on March 5th, 2008

I am now officially a member of the Atheist Foundation of Australia, the Secular Party of Australia and the Australian Skeptics.

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ozatheist on February 24th, 2008

From the Kansas City Star comes an excellent article praising atheists. With headings like: Atheists are well-behaved.Atheists make good neighbors.Atheists will not infringe upon your life uninvited. You know you are in for some good reading.  I particularly liked the ending statement: Right-wing Christianity shook the atheist community out of its complacency with its relentless [...]

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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 February 8th, 2008

A century ago nearly everyone in Australia was Christian, today only 64% are. We know this thanks to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which yesterday released the Year Book 2008, based on 2006 census figures. Today the Sydney Morning Herald had an article on this which highlighted the increase in the percentage of people [...]

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ozatheist on February 7th, 2008

I think I may have stumbled upon the most wacko fundamentalist religious site on the net, or an amazingly clever parody. Unfortunately I think it’s the former. Have a look at this picture, and then read the following text taken from the website: The Seven Thousand Years of Human History By my calculations, according to [...]

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ozatheist on January 25th, 2008

What would convince you that God is real? This post is purely a mind game, a hypothetical, a ‘what if’. For this post I am not interested in why you believe in god or not, I’m not trying to convert anyone either way. What I’m asking is for you to think what would convince you [...]

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ozatheist on January 16th, 2008

Those fundies can sure make you laugh (and cry and scream). From fitness comes some interesting quotes, which in turn came from, what may be my new favourite website, Fundies Say the Darndest Things (FSTDT). Here’s a few examples: Jesus is not a Jew. Jesus was Jewish. awesomelegend, gaiaonline.com [Comments (75)] [2006-Nov-18] and [Talking about [...]

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ozatheist on December 28th, 2007

Todays Sydney Morning Herald newspaper had seven (7) letters to the editor under the banner: In the beginning, there was a set of universal values. All basically saying that we don’t need a god to give us a moral authority. These were in response to a letter yesterday under the banner: We cannot have Christian [...]

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