ozatheist on January 31st, 2008

Who was it that said “A fool and their money are soon parted”? Well obviously the Church of Scientology (CoS) knows. Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson has just handed over $11.2 million to the CoS – Bart’s $11m scientology d’oh-nation | NEWS.com.au Entertainment. No wonder they’ve got so much money to harass and [...]

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ozatheist on January 29th, 2008

Well it seems that nothing would convince some people that God exists/doesn’t exist, but at least you provided reasons why. The aim of the original discussion was to make you think what might convince you. So I have created ‘The Thinker Award’, to be given to the person who, IMHO, thought about it the most. You [...]

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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 25th, 2008

Before my main post for the day, if you are not easily offended, you might want to check out these two pictures: Science Textbook Oh Lord…

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ozatheist on January 24th, 2008

  WineyMomma has very graciously bestowed an award on me: I sometimes wonder if what I’m doing here has any worth. Then I get an award like this, and some very nice comments to go with it, and it makes my day. update 25 Jan 08 I figured I should pass on this award to [...]

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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 22nd, 2008

At the recent meeting of atheist organisations, Margaret Downey, president of Atheist Alliance International (AAI) suggested holding a conference featuring all of the American atheist organisations. Hemant at Friendly Atheist has an edited transcript of Margaret’s call for a “Unity Conference in 2010″, and has posted his thoughts and called for suggestions. I think this is a great idea, it [...]

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ozatheist on January 22nd, 2008

Roger, on the AFA forum, posted a link to The Bulletin’s article “Religion: Is God Real?”. A well written piece which covers both sides of the argument. Many religious people ask why atheists are sometimes so vocal and anti-god, and why, if we don’t believe in god, do we talk so much about religion. I think [...]

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ozatheist on January 18th, 2008

There are many ways to get your blog noticed and one of them is through reciprocity, linking your site to others and vice versa. Via Planet Atheism, through the Uncredible Hallq comes VJack’s latest suggestions on improving traffic to your blog: Maximizing Reciprocity in the Atheist Blogosphere I’m yet to do all his suggestions, but [...]

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ozatheist on January 18th, 2008

Day 10 Fortune is an oldie but a goodie: Knowledge is that which is acquired by learning. Wisdom is knowing what to do with it. Day 10 and the cookies are getting a bit stale, so I’ve opened and eaten the last one left. So, Day 11 (tomorrows) fortune is: It is a poor workman [...]

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