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Atheists Get a Guernsey in Sunshine Coast Daily

Sunday, August 21, 2011 7:58 No Comments

Great publicity for Sunshine Coast Atheists, Reason Australia and the forthcoming 2012 Global Atheist Convention in this morning’s paper (Sunshine Coast Sunday, 21 August, 2011). Articles reproduced on Chrys’ blog.

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Challenging the Chaplains – Compass (ABC)

Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:19 No Comments

Two of our Sunshine Coast members, Danny and Vicki, appear in this program from ABC’s Compass.
Challenging the Chaplains – Part 1
Challenging the Chaplains – Part 2

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High Court Challenge

Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:13 No Comments

Want to know more about the High Court Challenge against Federal funding for the National School Chaplaincy Program?
Chrys Stevenson wrote a pre-hearing summary for ABC’s The Drum and a series of blog posts during the hearing:

High Court Challenge: We Arrive in Canberra
High Court Challenge: Last Man Standing?
High Court Challenge – Day 1: The Hearing Begins
High [...]

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Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus have a Swordfight ….

Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:09 No Comments

We love this blog post from Queenslander, David Thorne.
Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus have a Swordfight
When the school chaplain sends home a permission slip for David’s son, Seb, to attend a play about ‘the true meaning of Easter’ – with the ‘yes’ box already ticked – David engages in a cialis 20 mg series [...]

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Ethic Trial – 'Reason Makes a Difference' sets up a contact data base

Monday, May 10, 2010 12:11 No Comments

Reason Makes a Difference have put up a campaign for the St James Ethics cialis course trial in NSW.  The form has options for non-NSW people and some proposed text that you can change or add to if you like.
It would be good to see some support from Qld.  Hopefully we will be fighting this [...]

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From the Times Online: Richard Dawkins: I will arrest Pope Benedict XVI

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 13:10 No Comments

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

From the Times Online:
Richard Dawkins: I will arrest Pope Benedict XVI
Dawkins and Hitchens work with Australian human rights lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson to mount a case against the Pope.
A Clarification From Richard Dawkins on RDnet:
Comment #478580 by Richard Dawkins on April 11, 2010, 8:48am
Needless to say, I did NOT say “I will arrest Pope Benedict [...]

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Atheist in Wonderland

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 13:03 8 Comments

It’s a Sunday evening in Melbourne, Australia. The Rise of Atheism Global Atheist Convention has just concluded and I’m sitting in the bar at the Hilton Hotel having an animated discussion about how to build on the momentum of this amazing event.

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We Didn't Start the Fire

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 3:17 26 Comments

This Easter, many of Australia’s church leaders abandoned their traditional Easter messages to issue dire warnings about the imminent onslaught of the heathen hoards … It seems that that while Cardinal Pell, Archbishop Jensen, Bishop Fisher, Reverend Moyes and theologian, Scott Stephens are ardent supporters of freedom of religion, they’re not so big on freedom from religion.

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Parliament House Protest for Secular Education

Sunday, March 28, 2010 12:52 No Comments

Maria Proctor of the Qld Humanists has advised us of a protest to be held a Parliament House, Brisbane on Tuesday, 13 April at 8.30am.

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