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Catholic church offends and disgusts me (news article response)

Hi All,

    I checked the news on news.com.au this morning and found this article. In which the catholic church both offends and disgusts me.

I will start by explaining the latter. It makes the assumption that a woman needs a husband to be complete, and urges young women in Australia to marry quickly or they will miss out. Why, as a man,…

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Added by matt.clerke on May 6, 2012 at 7:13pm — 4 Comments

Another reason religion is a bad, bad, thing (like we needed another one)

Image being 15 years old, your parents have just sent you and your siblings to your aunt's house for christmas. Upon arrival, you are accused of being a sorcerer and tortured as such, and by christmas day, you have begged for the release and peace of death and are finally drowned.

I found the following link while browsing for my morning news: …

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Added by matt.clerke on January 5, 2012 at 5:21pm — 2 Comments

Grid computing

Hi all,

    I wanted to put up a post about grid or distributed computing. If there is a problem which can be solved by a computer, that's great. What happens when it would take a single computer a thousand years to compute the solution? The answer is to break the problem down into as many small pieces as possible and to compute them all at the same time! Now the problem for someone with a large problem set is no longer a lack of time to compute their final result, but a lack of…

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Added by matt.clerke on October 24, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Political compass

Hi all,

My (future) uncle-in-law showed me politicalcompass.org the other day and I thought it would be interesting to compare my place on the compass to that of other atheists. We might even be able to show, once and for all, that atheists really do have different views.

 

I took the test and ended up in the lower left region, somewhere near Ghandi and the Dalai Lama. Apparently this means I would prefer a somewhat economically communistic society with liberal social…

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Added by matt.clerke on September 12, 2011 at 8:23pm — 10 Comments

Free Quran!

Hi Everyone,

    Discovered this morning that mypeace.com.au are giving away free English translations of the Quran to any and all non-muslim visitors who want one. Might only be valid in Australia but they did ask me what country I was in... Might be able to get the Quran anywhere in the world for free. Hopefully it will be good for those people who are interested in studying holy books for arguments sake. Could also be useful if you dont feel like paying for rolly papers for a while…

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Added by matt.clerke on July 5, 2011 at 10:49pm — 7 Comments

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