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by Kevin Ronayne
Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Hello pot. Would you like to call the kettle black?
Replies: 7
Views: 3785

Re: Hello pot. Would you like to call the kettle black?

Arch bishop Sean Brady has decided to attack astrology as hocus pocus. He must have been watching the enemies of reason. A pity he didnt make the final jump. :D http://www.independent.ie/todayspaper/national-news/dont-believe-everything-you-read-in-the-stars-1064165.html Was this was the guy who ap...
by Kevin Ronayne
Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Recommend Atheist Books, Films and DVDs
Topic: GOD IS NOT GREAT: by Christopher Hitchens
Replies: 19
Views: 15820

For anyone who's interested, Hitchens is going to be debating with John Waters at the Dublin Writers Festival next month. Jesus, they would not allow that in boxing. Hitchens will tear him apart. I love good right wing aethiests. They are beyond stereotypes. I was just saying the same thing today. ...
by Kevin Ronayne
Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Maybe religion is needed.
Replies: 82
Views: 38267

Gee ... I feel exhausted just reading through this thread, and I'm a moderator at the RDF, where some threads go past the 100-page (2,000 post) mark! Anyway, has anyone dealt with "belief for the sake of belief" argument yet? Or, as I like to call it, the Utilitarian argument. Arguing that religion ...
by Kevin Ronayne
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Excommunication - making your unbelief official
Replies: 43
Views: 25545

I'm glad to see that I'm with the majority here, voting wise. My attitude is that I cannot be bound to any agreement or promise that was made without my consent as an adult, and that furthermore involved childhood indoctrination. Ergo, there is nothing for me to leave really. It doesn't matter what ...