ozatheist on August 21st, 2008

The SMH reports on women only beaches in the ever increasingly sharia ruled Egypt. Egypt was once was one of the most liberal Arab countries … But after an increase in religious conservatism in recent decades – the key opposition group is now the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood that promotes sharia- bare-headed women have become a [...]

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ozatheist on August 20th, 2008

Yep, see the logic there…. NOT Fr. Jeremy Davies – an Exorcist, and Oxford graduate who is also a qualified physician, (You’d think that an Oxford graduate and physician would know better) has written that promiscuity, whether homosexual or heterosexual, can lead to dire spiritual consequences. Hmmm, lets see what sort of hole the Fr. [...]

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ozatheist on August 19th, 2008

What to do when some one writes a long reply to a simple question and then doesn’t even answer the question in the first place? At first I considered just ignoring it all (Poodles, possibly quite rightly, ignored points 1-3, but answered point 4 well. I knew it would be easy but Poodles saved me [...]

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ozatheist on August 19th, 2008

The Atheist Blogger has come up with some clever emoticons for atheists, after reading an article containing some Christian emoticons. I particularly liked the evolution one: \…V…W = the diversity of life is best explained by Evolution. Check out his site and add your own. Technorati Tags: atheist,emoticons

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ozatheist on August 18th, 2008

I’ve been reading many of the Carnival of the Godless posts today, some quite enjoyable and interesting reads. One of the posts directed me to an article by Christopher Hitchens in which he poses two ethical challenges, as paraphrased below: Name one ethical statement made, or one ethical action performed, by a believer that could [...]

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ozatheist on August 17th, 2008

This weeks Carnival of the Godless #98 is on at letters from a broad. This friendly American ex-Mormon atheist mom living in France Switzerland has, as she says, “a fantastic assortment of god-free thought for you …”, and does she ever. C L has split her numerous submissions into five main categories: Science Kids Politics [...]

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ozatheist on August 16th, 2008

Is it just me or a sign of the times? Reading an article today, in a food and wine magazine, about Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a wine region in France and the name loosely translates as “New Castle of the Pope”. Wines from this region, predominately made from Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre, often carry the Papal [...]

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ozatheist on August 14th, 2008

Another tool for attracting bloggers to your site. I heard about Scoutle at vjacks’s Atheist Revolution blog, he seems to think this might be the next big thing. Social networking without any of the hard work. However until wordpress let you stick scripts into the sidebar widgets there are going to be some of us [...]

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ozatheist on August 8th, 2008

An update to my review of the book “The Atheists Guide to Religion” by William Harper. Following my review of Bill’s book (plus feedback from other readers) he has made some changes, including combining the two eBooks “The Atheists Guide to Religion” and “God Replacement Therapy” into the one book titled “God Replacement Therapy“. He’s [...]

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ozatheist on August 7th, 2008

A brief review and highlights from the first episode of the three part TV documentary “The Genius of Charles Darwin” by Richard Dawkins. Dawkins goes to a science class of 15 – 16 year olds. The first question he gets asked is “Why do we need to find out about Evolution?” The questioner then goes [...]

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