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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

Tags: atheism, minister, prime, greek

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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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
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…"
Nov 14
Vangelis replied to peris papadopoulos's discussion trolling religious part 1
"I sense your frustration. You are putting yourself in their power by posting on their boards. Don't do that. I have been in a similar situation but you won't get anywhere posting in a hostile environment. Find a more friendly online…"
Nov 14
Vangelis replied to jay H's discussion Are we more than fancy computational engines?
"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…"
Nov 10
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"Hey, bro!  Good to see you contributing more.  Molte grazie!"
Nov 9
Vangelis commented on Loren Miller's blog post The Atheist Pig's Take on Mass Shootings
"Mass shootings in America make money for the billionaire businessmen that make the guns. They don't want less shootings,  they want more. It's a vicious cycle of more shootings leading to more guns leading to yet more shootings and…"
Nov 9
Vangelis replied to jay H's discussion Are we more than fancy computational engines?
"The most likely future scenario is that we as humans will spawn a technology evolutionary branch which will evolve at a far greater are than us. Our position as dominant species on this planet will be usurped by the new technology and the only thing…"
Nov 9
Vangelis commented on Loren Miller's blog post The Atheist Pig's Take on Mass Shootings
"I like the comparison with the airlines. So true! The mass shootings keep happening and the government keeps doing nothing. So they will keep happening. Not rocket science. And when you see that happening,  there is no point getting angry.…"
Nov 9
Vangelis replied to jay H's discussion Are we more than fancy computational engines?
"This is true when considering "turing" machines, however, quantum computers are capable of solving problems that can't be solved by "turing" machines and are vastly superior in their computing power as well. With quantum…"
Nov 9
Vangelis replied to tom sarbeck's discussion Debunking Flat-Earthers Is Popular Right Now.
"I no longer debate points of science with religionists. Off topic subjects are therefore, evolution, global warming and flat earth amongst many others. There is no point debating scientific facts with idiots."
Nov 5
Vangelis commented on Teresa Roberts's blog post America's Battle is with the Religious Right
"Some years ago the religious right tried to introduce creationism in the science class but even our right wing Prime Minister rejected the proposal. Australia does get some things right from time to time."
Oct 28
Vangelis commented on V.N.K.Kumar's blog post Everything is designed by god(s), did you say?
"Ah, the creator-god being raises his ugly head once again. Indeed, the god of the gaps has shrunk to a few little creations, like the universe and of course life itself. Something that science cannot explain... or can it? Lawrence Krauss does a…"
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Vangelis commented on Teresa Roberts's blog post Why Liberal Christians Annoy Me
"I actually don't mind Liberal Xtians so much because I find that I can have a semi-rational conversation with them unlike their fundie counterparts. This can result in a great exchange of ideas sometimes leading to a challenge that might end up…"
Oct 21
Vangelis commented on Phillip Loco's blog post Everything you think you know about Satanism is Wrong.
"Thank you for this link. I didn't know much about Satanism but have a better idea now. I would state though that some if not many of the Satanist principles such as atheism, scepticism and humour are better exemplified by the Church of FSM. I…"
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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 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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