Atheism

ozatheist on September 25th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia I found this fascinating quote today: It is undeniable that atheist activism is desperately needed. It is also clear that we can make an important difference through even a minimal investment of time. So why aren’t more atheists engaging in activism? It occurs to me that it might be useful to address [...]

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ozatheist on September 2nd, 2008

One of the positives that religious people claim is the love they feel within their church community and themselves with God. I can understand these feelings having gone through them myself years ago (see about page). The church can be a great place to meet people, after all, you are all there for the same [...]

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ozatheist on August 31st, 2008

Would you believe I had 800 submissions for the Carnival 99? No Max. How about 2 submissions and a box of crackers? For this edition of the carnival I have just listed the submissions as they arrived (17 of which arrived in one hit from Brent after he found a problem with Blogcarnival.com … Yikes). [...]

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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 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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ozatheist on June 24th, 2008

There are several secular and science events coming up in Sydney (and a few other cities, see links), which I am intending to attend. These include: AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SECULAR ASSOCIATION (ANSA)CONFERENCE:  Secular Twins: Australia and New Zealand’s Secular Heritage and its Future WHERE: NSW Parliamentary Theatrette, Sydney WHY: To respond to claims that Australia and [...]

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ozatheist on June 22nd, 2008

subtitled: Does Catholic World Youth Day = Tolerance? So how do you get 1,000+ comments? Write an article expounding how wonderful the Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD) is going to be, or tell everyone you are an angry atheist, e.g. Greta Christina’s post Atheists and Anger. This post won’t be either. Thanks to CASE, I’ve [...]

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ozatheist on June 20th, 2008

AV at Five Public Opinions has nominated me for Nullifidian’s Atheist Thirteen meme, and I thought I’d managed to elude this one? If you want to play too, just copy the questions below, and nominate three bloggers who you would like to participate. Q1. How would you define “atheism”?Atheism is a lack of belief in [...]

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ozatheist on April 24th, 2008

No, this isn’t a follow on from my last post, it’s not some ‘special place’ only atheists have. What it is, is a new atheist blog aggregator / social book marking site; called The Atheist Spot. Like SEB said: … take Digg and whittle it down to a niche promoting atheism related topics The Atheist [...]

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