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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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May 13
Frankie Dapper commented on Vangelis's blog post Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind
"No it is Frankie Dapper!  Although Frankie Innocuous is an appellation without condemnation.  My guess is that you are interpreting that line in a way that was not intended by the author(s). The words mind and personality make me think…"
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Vangelis commented on Vangelis's blog post Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind
"@Tom The comment is on the About Us page as you scroll down to the "Our Philosophy" section. @Frankie Innocuous? Is it innocuous or materialistic to confer special properties to biological material and make a statement that those…"
Apr 12
Tom Sarbeck commented on Vangelis's blog post Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind
"Van, how would you phrase the line you are protesting? Also, where on the Aussie site did you see the line, and did you go there more than once on different days to see if the line differed? I ask because I just went to the site (Australia I…"
Apr 10
Frankie Dapper commented on Vangelis's blog post Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind
"In the scheme of outlandish and unsubstantiated it seems rather an innocuous statement. Sure, AI may prove it false. But it is at base an endorsement of materialism. Materialism is consistent w science and at odds w theism. "
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Volta, Galvani, Animal Electricity and the Nature of the Mind

Posted on April 4, 2019 at 4:06am 5 Comments

The other day I went to my daughter’s mechatronics engineering lecture (ok, I do weird things to pass the time). I wanted to see what changes there have been over the years and to recapture some of my youthful memories. The lecture was about electrical engineering techniques for analysing circuits (eg Thevenin & Norton equivalent circuits, substitution, mesh analysis, etc) – memories flowed back like there was no tomorrow. And I realised, nothing had changed. The ratio of 4 females in a…

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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 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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