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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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"That is admirable but a little difficult for me. As we know there are two sides to the equation: expenses and income. Whilst reducing expenses is one way to achieve more freedom, increasing passive income is another. The lifestyle that I prefer…"
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Vangelis replied to Tom Sarbeck's discussion The Big Bang Doesn't Deserve Your Faith. It Also Doesn't Deserve Your Tax Money.
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Vangelis replied to tom sarbeck's discussion Do You Want More Democracy Than You Have?
"And the Athenians had a similar system where they could put the names of officials they thought were corrupt in a bowl and vote them out. In fact, their punishment was exile for a certain period of time."
Dec 16, 2017
Vangelis replied to tom sarbeck's discussion Do You Want More Democracy Than You Have?
"That's true. In some ways they were more democratic in others, less. But let's not get on our high horse just yet. It was only 1920 that women got the vote in America. That's still less than 100 years ago."
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"Nice article. My financial direction changed dramatically when I read Robert Kiyosaki's books, "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "Cashflow Quadrant". The books are not about how to invest to get rich. They are about how you should…"
Dec 16, 2017
Vangelis replied to tom sarbeck's discussion Do You Want More Democracy Than You Have?
"In general, Australia does not have direct initiative and referendum. Yes, we have just had a vote for same sex marriage but how many years ago has it been since we had a referendum? It doesn't happen often enough - maybe because the last one…"
Dec 16, 2017
Vangelis replied to Tom Sarbeck's discussion The Big Bang Doesn't Deserve Your Faith. It Also Doesn't Deserve Your Tax Money.
"This is what I like about science. It is ready to challenge its dominant theory and look at the alternatives. It continually progresses. But... the caveat is beware what you read on the internet!!! By doing a search I found this website:…"
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Vangelis replied to Russell Pangborn's discussion Will you change your mind about tipping?
"Thankfully I too come from a country where minimum wages are fair and reasonable for a person to be able to live, have a roof over their heads and be able to feed themselves. We do not tip (much). Sometimes I do but mostly I don't. There is no…"
Nov 16, 2017
Vangelis commented on V.N.K.Kumar's blog post The Future of the world is in our hands
"A few comments: I don't believe it is enough to leave the religionists alone and assume they will do no harm. In fact, they do harm on a daily basis. Richard Dawkins accuses them of child abuse because they teach delusions to their children. I…"
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"My first encounter with the concept of machine consciousness and machines "going bad" was the excellent Westworld movie with Yul Brenner. Yes, I was quite young at the time. I never thought that the recent TV series of the same name would…"
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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 3:45pm on November 9, 2017, Bertold Brautigan said…

Thanks for the friend invite - I enjoy your posts.

At 6:36am on November 9, 2017, Loren Miller said…

Hey, bro!  Good to see you contributing more.  Molte grazie!

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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