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Governer de Kretser talked to Victoria's Police Chaplains' Annual Conference about ethics and religion.

Victoria's Governor spoke to the annual conference of Police Chaplains and said a lot of nonsense unfortunately. First he said that because church attendance is declining we should think of teaching ethics in schools and other educational institutions. Well I'm all in favour of teaching ethics but what does it have to do with declining church attendance?



Church attendance in Australia is about 7.5% and falling. A figure I'm very proud of. It makes Australia one of the most secular… Continue

Added by Janet Holmes on November 3, 2009 at 10:15pm — No Comments

What the hell is an atheist church?

Is there something to worship? Will we have cake stalls and car boot sales? Raise money for charity? Congratulate ourselves on our faithlessness? Or just have regular piss-ups?



I know conventional churches do more than just worship invisible beings but that is meant to be their main purpose.



I definitely wouldn't want to call it a church ffs. This sounds like the sort of thing accomodationists would set up in order to try to camouflage their atheism. "Oh yes I go to church… Continue

Added by Janet Holmes on July 16, 2009 at 12:22am — 7 Comments

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