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 July 28th, 2008

Hi all, I’m back. I’ve just been reading about the shootings at a church in Knoxville Tennessee yesterday, due to which two people have now died. It is always a tragedy when someone goes on a shooting spree and kills or injures innocent people. Whilst the unfortunate event which happened to me recently (which I [...]

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ozatheist on July 20th, 2008

The latest Carnival of the Godless is on over at Sean the Blogonaut’s. I have had a read of his top 5 and particularly liked Jeffrey Stingerstein’s Morality Is Not Objective. So What? and PhillyChief’s Zarathustra Test. If you haven’t already, why not head on over to Sean’s blog and check out some of the [...]

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ozatheist on July 6th, 2008

Due to a serious personal crisis, I have had neither the time, energy or inclination to blog, or comment on other blogs and forums. Writing this is a struggle in itself, but I thought you deserved a reason for my absence. I apologise to my loyal readers and anyone who comments here, especially any comments [...]

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