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At 1:58pm on January 22, 2012, Zyklon B said…

i like your sense of humor, thanks for the add

At 7:39am on January 14, 2012, Mary O'Grady said…

Thank you, and thank you for being my friend!

At 8:17pm on December 21, 2011, Earther said…

Also, remember, part of that peer pressure is $$$, the resource of humanity.

At 8:03pm on December 19, 2011, Earther said…

Peer pressure is incredibly powerful yet even more powerful is what you have been trained to think as a child. 

At 6:56pm on December 18, 2011, Earther said…

John, to answer your question about religion in public schools it is generally prohibited.  It is difficult to know because I can't see behind closed doors.  Basically you do not teach religion in school especially by way of inferring it as  total truth.  If religion is taught it is generally acceptable if it is taught as showing cultural tradition, history and mixed with other types of religion.  We all know that it doesn't always happen that way. 

 

Having chaplains in Australian schools is also very intrusive.  Ultimately religions profit from converting young children into believers of lies.  It is very abusive of powers and trust.

At 5:54pm on December 9, 2011, Earther said…

Wow you have an atheist prime minister, that is swell.  On the funny side though, the word atheist and minister just doesn't flow.  I will check out the link you gave me.  The reason I asked is because there are 19 states that continue to allow corporal punishment in U.S.A.  Ultimately I believe part of it has to do with religious belief imposed on children.

At 5:03pm on December 8, 2011, Earther said…

Is there corporal punishment in public schools of Australia?

At 7:47pm on November 5, 2011, Donegal said…
Hello and thanks for adding me!  Nice to meet you :)
At 12:52pm on May 14, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…
Greetings, John! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus lately. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.
At 6:26pm on April 30, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi John. Welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

"True common sense leads to atheism."

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 450 discussion topics and 2600 members.

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