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moral actions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacob Apr 16, 2012. 1 Reply

It is moral act to defend what is right. This it would seem has immense implications for the secular and progressive atheist community. Continue

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"RE the Sunday School "like" button. Try updating "Java" to see if  that helps."
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To start a secular revolution.
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Was never a part of one
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Secular left

Posted on May 13, 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

I was dieheartend at atheistcon in Melbourne this year by a number of things: Hirsti Ali suggested that Islam was 'our' biggest concern, as did Harris; Mr Deity referenced our government before retracting in recognition of the fact he was speaking in Australia; Eugene Scott was introduced as representing the 'National Centre for Science Education (NCSE), we, in Australia don't have such a thing; Lesile Canold suggested that ' this is a numbers game' and that we, the atheists, should be good…

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Letter to a friend

Posted on April 30, 2012 at 9:10pm 0 Comments

This is a marginally edited letter to a friend in response to a video link he had sent me.

Hey mate,

as I said, I watched the video ( http://www.abc.net.au/tv/changeyourmind/ ) and, as you suggest, opposition think tanks have proved an effective media strategy, not one however that I think will be useful to us. We have a plethora of our own, our problem is mainstream media access which is in…
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Political Atheism

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 10:23pm 6 Comments

I recently did the political compass questionnaire here http://www.politicalcompass.org/test.

I am not reifying this model, but some of the basic formations I think have significant consequences for understanding political atheism. Before I get to the point of…

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Where to from here?

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

This is a slightly edited version of a comment (essay?) which I posted on Monicks blog Unleashed http://monicks.net/2011/11/22/we-cant-save-the-world-but-whos-trying/#comment-7216, don't know what's inspired me to post it here:)

<Rant!>

We’re not angry, we’re apathetic! We don’t rage…

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At 4:40am on October 7, 2012, Reg The Fronkey Farmer said…

RE the Sunday School "like" button. Try updating "Java" to see if  that helps.

 
 
 

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