Religion

ozatheist on January 2nd, 2009

Don’t worry folks, I’m only studying bits of it to verify something I just read. subtitled “bonking for god” sub-subtitled “make up your freakin’ mind god!” Gen 6:1  And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born unto them, Fair enough, god’s made man [...]

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ozatheist on December 8th, 2008

It appears the religious are afraid of nanotechnology, but then a lot of them are afraid of any science.

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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 December 4th, 2008

Austin Cline at atheism.about.com wrote two articles titled: You Might Be an Uncle Tom Atheist If… and Avoiding Uncle Tom Atheism. I was going to provide my take on these articles but others have already beaten me to it. VJack at Atheist Revolution asks Who’s a Real Atheist? and is already creating some interesting debate. [...]

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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 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 13th, 2008

Ads proclaiming, “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness’ sake,” will appear on Washington buses starting next week and running through December. Nice slogan. Lifting lyrics from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” the American Humanist Association are running the atheist bus campaign in Washington DC during December. full story here Of [...]

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ozatheist on November 9th, 2008

It finally happened, one of my posts has had 1,000 views. Can anyone guess which one it is? For the last several days it has been sitting at 998 views and the runner up,  my Carnival of the Godless # 99 post, was slowly catching up. The winner, the first to hit 1,000 views, have [...]

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ozatheist on October 4th, 2008

Why not, every other religion is, at least pagans don’t believe in an authoritarian deity. The United Pagan Church of Australia (UPCoA) wants to teach paganism in government schools in New South Wales (NSW). As the UPCoA state on their website: In New South Wales, government schools are required to provide religious education of two [...]

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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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