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by IrishAndroid
Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: IHRC launches discussion paper
Replies: 10
Views: 3525

Re: IHRC launches discussion paper

Playing devils advocate here - but if we had secular schools here in Ireland (I wish), then only kids of secular parents would feel completely at home in them – if we (AI) are for a pluralistic society, how can we accommodate religious people in a secular setting? Playing the anti-theist that I am-...
by IrishAndroid
Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:30 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Anti-Catholic Atheists
Replies: 71
Views: 13970

Re: Anti-Catholic Atheists

People rant about what affects them. I'm guessing 95%+ of atheists visiting this site were raised Catholic. Of course that's going to be their focus of attention.
by IrishAndroid
Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:36 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Christopher Hitchens to debate Tony Blair on Religion
Replies: 10
Views: 3672

Re: Christopher Hitchens to debate Tony Blair on Religion

Considering Tony Blair wants to "unite" Christians and Muslims to combat what he calls "extremist secularism" this debate should be fun. Blair has really shown his true colours since he left political office. His role as peace envoy while being responsible for a war and leader of a crazy internation...
by IrishAndroid
Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Bye Bye BIOS
Replies: 14
Views: 5512

Re: Bye Bye BIOS

InstantOn uses linux and special mainboards for almost instantaneous browsing. xPUD, boots in under 10 seconds to Firefox, under 5 seconds on some netbooks. ( Poor XP ) Ubuntu on my 4 year old laptop gets me from OS selection screen (grub) to a login in under 35s and after that to a firefox in abou...
by IrishAndroid
Sun Sep 19, 2010 12:54 am
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: RTÉ'S Greatest Irish Person
Replies: 24
Views: 6573

Re: RTÉ'S Greatest Irish Person

Ygern wrote:I'm going for Boole.
Likewise, both as a Corkonian and as someone whose field of study is built upon his work.
by IrishAndroid
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Kevin Myers / Evolution a belief system!!!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Re: Kevin Myers / Evolution a belief system!!!!!!!

Kevin Myers- Professional Troll

Stole this from Reddit. I won't even waste time reading his tripe. All he wants is attention. Ignore him.
by IrishAndroid
Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: Anti-virus software
Replies: 15
Views: 5750

Re: Anti-virus software

McAfee security center is an okay product (and it's easy to configure and uninstall despite what others may say). You probably don't have to do a full scan that often, or just schedule it to happen at night. You have on access file scanning enabled presumably so files are scanned when opened, moved ...
by IrishAndroid
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Hate give this guy publicity but...
Replies: 91
Views: 23004

Re: Hate give this guy publicity but...

Can anyone answer this question here: http://richarddawkins.net/articles/517145-irish-science-minister-to-launch-anti-evolution-book/comments?page=1#comment_517164 (about the Science Minister's role) There some info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Education_and_Skills who he assists...
by IrishAndroid
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: What's your favourite piece of software?
Replies: 7
Views: 3306

Re: What's your favourite piece of software?

Visual Studio 2010. You can have your hippie Linux stuff 8) :lol: Visual Studio is the only thing which makes development on Windows some way bearable. Got me a free copy with the MS Dreamspark student initiative. Love the new interface but they've moved things which is quite frustrating at times.