ozatheist on November 27th, 2008

I got tagged by (((Billy))) for the six random things about myself meme. Here are the rules: 1. Link to the person who tagged you (I did). 2. Post the rules on your blog (I did). 3. Write six random arbitrary things about yourself (see below). 4. Tag six people at the end of your [...]

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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

In rather sad news comes these two reports: Gunman shoots three in church A gunman opened fire during a church service in New Jersey on Sunday, wounding three people, one of them critically, authorities said. A law enforcement official said the shooting may be the result of domestic violence. Swordsman shot dead at Scientology building [...]

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ozatheist on November 24th, 2008

In more entertainment news: Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel, according to reports. The LOLjacko on the Sun website is quite funny. “Wacko Jacko” gets a little bit more “wacko” everyday.

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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 21st, 2008

Yes I know I said I was going to take a break from writing blogs for a couple of days, and I have spent some time catching up on other’s blogs, but sometimes you just need to pop bubblewrap, or hurl a haggis. Thanks very much to Wineymomma for these links.

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ozatheist on November 20th, 2008

Here’s a bunch of things that have come my way the last few days: God Trumps playing cards – very funny ————————————- Internet Filter prophesy ————————————- And speaking of the Internet Filter. There is a new political party here, the Australian Sex Party (I kid you not) due to commence it’s campaign this weekend in [...]

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ozatheist on November 19th, 2008

Oh noes, my secret identity has been revealed. Thanks to one of my nice friends, Fiery, for mocking this up and sending it to me. How come so many of my nice friends are into LOLcats? Oh that’s right, it’s probably due to my secret identity. So here’s a LOLbunny to all the nice women [...]

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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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