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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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ozatheist on April 20th, 2008

Getting married and being an atheist seems to be causing a lot of grief to some people. Walking down the aisle in the white-gown does have its attractions, but Church and atheism don’t really go together. Marriage ceremonies around the world, and the beautiful buildings some of them are held in, can be quite breathtaking, [...]

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ozatheist on April 8th, 2008

There seems to be conflicting reports on the impact of the Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD). The SMH reported: Keep out if you’re not a pilgrim, warning of all the road closures in  Sydney due to C-WYD. Sydney has been warned that The disruptive impact of World Youth Day would be as great as the [...]

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ozatheist on March 26th, 2008

Austin Cline from atheism.about.com has created some Christian Propaganda Pictures in the style of those old WWI/WWII posters. As Austin says: As outrageous as the Christian Right’s overall agenda is, their specific arguments and beliefs can be worse. The idea behind developing these posters was to satirise the beliefs of the Christian Right. These might [...]

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ozatheist on March 24th, 2008

The SMH has two articles today on the Twelve Tribes religious sect (or should that be cult?) and how they may be trying to woo recruits at their Common Ground cafe at the Royal Easter Show. Now I’ll admit I’ve never heard of this sect before, but the second article raises some concerns. The article [...]

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ozatheist on March 21st, 2008

PZ Myers, writer of the Pharyngula blog, was literally expelled from a screening of the creationist propaganda movie, Expelled. That in itself is fairly funny, but the real laugh is that they allowed his wife, daughter and guest in. His guest: Richard Dawkins Whole heartedly agree with what Greta Christina (NSFW) said: The creationist movement: [...]

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ozatheist on March 21st, 2008

Two authors have accused the Vatican of having their novel blacklisted in Italy. The historical novel Imprimatur, which will be published in Australia in May, suggests a 17th century Pope had funded the Protestant hero William III. The authors claim that documents found in the Vatican secret archive and the Italian state archives suggest William [...]

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ozatheist on March 5th, 2008

I am now officially a member of the Atheist Foundation of Australia, the Secular Party of Australia and the Australian Skeptics.

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ozatheist on March 4th, 2008

Child Free Zone

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ozatheist on February 26th, 2008

A few weeks ago Hemant posted about a German children’s book, which he termed “the god delusion for kids“. A couple of days ago he posted that the book is now available in English for free. The pictures can be viewed separately here. The book tells the story of how piglet and hedgehog find a [...]

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