Added by Edmond on March 4, 2011 at 11:35pm — No Comments
A few weeks ago my father passed away. Like me he was an Atheist. Like me he had been one since he was a young man. I was six when I “became” one, or rather realized, like with Santa, the Easter Bunny,
ghosts and all, it was all made up.
So in keeping with my father’s wishes we had a non-religious funeral. I gave the eulogy. I spoke about his life. What he had…Continue
Just as I started this post I found a video of it. It is worth watching all 4 parts on utube. URL at end.
A BBC Horizon programme on the subject of Evolution called “Are we still Evolving?” It was presented by Dr. Alice Roberts who also produced “The incredible Human Journey” a five part series which is excellent. It investigated derelict copper and arsenic mine in Devon, England. It produced so much arsenic at one point that it was the largest producer of it in the world for a…
Added by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on March 3, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments
A brilliant newsthump parody article about the 2011census in Britain. Check out the site here. Newsthump
Organisers of the 2011 census are bracing themselves for a ‘tidal wave’ of jokers pretending to…Continue
Virtually every atheist/agnostic encounters those who would attempt to debate them on the merits of their religion, or theism in general.
We all face similar problems, and would like to represent ourselves and…Continue
First a bit of family history.
My paternal grandfather came to South Africa from India in the 1940s. He joined his two older brothers who were running a convenience store in a small town. Grandfather got married and had two sons and a daughter. All three were brought up together with their cousins in this small town. They were all kept very religious by their elders.
My grandfather, being the youngest, wasn't treated very well by his brothers and decided to…Continue
Added by Edmond on March 1, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments