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Greece's new Prime Minister an Atheist

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vangelis Feb 18, 2015. 12 Replies

I haven't seen it mentioned here and thought it significant enough to let AtheistNexus members know about Greece's new…Continue

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The Sickness has Spread to Australia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald R Barbera Sep 19, 2014. 26 Replies

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Declaration of Atheism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Asa Watcher Oct 7, 2014. 26 Replies

So I was watching the excellent program The Atheist Experience on youtube the other day and am very impressed with how much scope they…Continue

Is Archaeology a Science?

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom sarbeck Sep 12, 2014. 13 Replies

I guess that archaeology uses scientific method for much of its investigation but there is also a great deal of imagination applied to deduce the purpose of many archaeological artifacts.I began…Continue

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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"Pointing out hypocrisy is not an attack."
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@ Justin Please stop attacking the messenger. Attack the message if you are looking for something to attack. The AFA are already aware of this issue. They don't seem to respond to the feedback. As I said, I have been down that particular rabbit…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"So, you want to give the AFA any feedback. Which means you don't want them to improve. You are not  trying to point out areas of improvement. That was all lies, right?"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@Sean Firstly, it is up to the physicians to do the study, provide the evidence and draw conclusions, not me. I am not a physician and as far as I am aware, the AFA is not an association for physicians. As you say, this particular statement from the…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@Justin Been down that particular rabbit-hole and it does not actually lead anywhere but thanks for the links"
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Sean Murphy commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"So far, you have presented just as much evidence for consciousness without brain activity as the AFA has presented evidence for the statement (which according to you is presented as a philosophical statement, not a scientific one in any case). I…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"If you feel "gagged" by the AFAf forum, there is here - http://atheistfoundation.org.au/contact/ And here - https://www.facebook.com/atheistfoundation/ And here - https://twitter.com/AtheistAus And here…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"So, let's summarise: 1. you have an issue with the AFA; 2. you recognise that no-one but the AFA can answer the issue; 3. you say that you want the AFA to improve; BUT 3. you refuse to use a ready means to tell the AFA."
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Michael Penn commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"A preacher walks into a dark street and he sees a homeless man under a street light facing a broken whiskey bottle. "Jesus! Oh god! Oh my god. Jesus." The man breaks into tears. "That's right, brother. You can do it. God will…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@Justin I have a better joke: Question: What's meant by an exchange of opinions in the AFA forums? Answer: It's when I come to the forum with my own opinion, and I leave gagged by the censors. I'm always happy to have a discussion…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"Relevant joke:I was walking home, and I saw a bloke under a streetlight, bent over the gutter."What's up?" I asked."I've dropped my car keys."We searched a while in vain. I decided to try and narrow the odds a…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@Justin Thank you for your invitation but no thanks, I will not put myself in a situation in which I can be muzzled and controlled. I prefer to have the discussion in an open and equal playing field. Don't get me wrong here, Justin. I want to…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@Loren That is the logical point exactly. That is why scientific investigation into people that have undergone cardiac arrest and have no brain activity reporting visual and aural images is both fascinating and controversial. Whilst peer reviewed…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"Vabgelis you said that "...'m not sure if anyone can answer this question except for the AFA itself ..." You have an open profile on the AFA forums ready to use to post this question. You have direct access to the AFA to ask as many…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"@John "My claim is that the AFA are making scientific statements/conclusions with no proof or evidence about processes that are currently under scientific investigation." This is a positive assertion backed up with evidence, not a…"
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Justin Murray commented on Vangelis's blog post Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!
"Vangelis - why not come back to the AFA forums and discuss this with AFA directly? Maybe we can clear it up. The invitation is open."
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Atheist Foundation of Australia are at it again!

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 6:25am 34 Comments

I'm beginning to think that the AFA is a little anachronistic organisation desperately trying to make itself seem relevant. It appears to be joining the ranks of the theists in making all sorts of unsupported scientific claims. Is it not enough just to be atheist? Is it not enough just to state that they lack belief in god(s)? Unfortunately for us besieged Australian atheists, it is not enough for them. The particular statement that sticks with me is the following:

"No personality or…

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At 4:30pm on February 3, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:19pm on February 3, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Vangelis 

Welcome to Atheist Nexus---an internet world of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking wisdom. You will find many like-minded freethinking people in this network--friendly, caring, rational people, including some Buddhists.

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 890 discussion topics and nearly 4000 members. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin Terry

 
 
 

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