All of our societies must balance the rights of one person against another.
I want the right to be gun free. In a society where other people have guns that becomes more difficult. What about my right to walk down the street without fear…"
""The guns already out there will remain (and become more valuable)". Although the U.S. is in a harder situation due to the number of guns, Australia had a scheme where we allowed people to hand in their guns for cash (Illegal or legal) as…"
"There is no need to remove all of these things with the guns, as many other countries with tough gun laws show. Australia for instance has access to all of the violent movies/videogames etc. and a run-of the-mill if not slightly lacking mental…"
***5PM Pacific/8PM Eastern***Our guest this week is Dr. Gregory Dawes, live! Dr. Dawes is a professor, teaching religious studies and philosopy at the University of Otago in New Zealand.He received his first graduate degree at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, a Jesuit institution run by the Holy See and founded by Pope Pious X in 1909. He then returned to New Zealand to get his PhD in Biblical Studies…See More
"Are the 'drug related' crimes the taking of the drug itself or actual crimes derived from drugs? This idea often confuses the stats on drug crimes, especially in a country that jails a person just for the act of consumption or trafficking.…"
I am a PHD candidate in Social Science at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. I am studying the 'New Atheism', its adherents (including myself) and the possible impacts of this movement (Good and Bad and in-between) on society.
Why are you here?
To listen to Atheist views and concerns and to learn more about Atheism and the New Atheism. I also wish to discover people that may be interviewed/researched for my study.