Church

ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Bad Ass Popes – the six most awful Popes, via Five Public Opinions Soft toys for boys – teach your child how to conduct Mass, via Nullifidian Proposition 8 the Musical – satirical look at Prop 8, via Matt’s Notepad, via Pharyngula Tim Minchin is funny – and doesn’t mind saying what he thinks about [...]

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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

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 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 January 23rd, 2008

I’m all out of original thoughts today, so here’s a few trackbacks to some blogs I read today: Daylight Atheism – On the Limits of Knowledge Not A Blog – Bad Atheist Responses to Christianity No More Hornets‘ rather silly Presidential campaign I also got around to reading the rest of comments on Sean the [...]

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ozatheist on November 9th, 2007

I received the following comment, from JP, into my about page, but decided to post it as a new topic here so others can help: Hi i found this blog through a google – like you i am not religious but that hasnt stopped a big problem – i am due to be married and both families [...]

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ozatheist on October 15th, 2007

On Four Corners tonight (ABC 8:30pm) they are investigating claims that secretive religious sect the Exclusive Brethren has been transferring large sums of money across the world to fund political campaigns in Australia and the US. See also ABC News. The Exclusive Brethren aren’t allowed to vote (don’t recall ever reading that passage in the bible?) [...]

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