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by chunk
Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:28 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Indoctrination of a three year old
Replies: 15
Views: 4304

Hi guys. Thanks a mill for all your comments and suggestions. My frustration with this situation is confounded by the total irrationality of the adults in question. One of said parents experienced a serious family issue a few years ago and reacted very negatively to local church interference in the ...
by chunk
Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Indoctrination of a three year old
Replies: 15
Views: 4304

Indoctrination of a three year old

Maybe I am over reacting to this but I was absolutely horrified to hear my Sister in Law announce that her and Hubby were starting to bring their three year old to mass every Sunday because.... "well, we want her to grow up as a catholic so if we do this now she'll be well into it before she is old ...
by chunk
Sat Dec 22, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Tony Blair converts to Catholicsim
Replies: 14
Views: 6406

Tony Blair converts to Catholicsim

This was head line news in Ireland and the Uk. Anyone think this is mispalced interest? Who cares?
by chunk
Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Who gains from this waste of life?
Replies: 0
Views: 2638

Who gains from this waste of life?

The link below relates to a story concerning the death of 22 year old Jehovas Witness while giving birth to her twins. She refused a blood transfusion on religious grounds and died as a result. For what? Who gains? Her husband? Twins? What about her friends and extended family? I cannot come close t...
by chunk
Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: The church wants to be paid for handing over our schools.
Replies: 7
Views: 3511

How do they quantify it?

I believe what was said was that the church should be compensated for the hand over. Compensation implies loss. What loss exactly are they refering to? Is financial compensation going to help them buy back some of the lost souls and how do they work out how much it costs them? I wonder also if all s...
by chunk
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Call for Our Father' to be said at Town council meetings
Replies: 19
Views: 7419

Dev woulda been proud

I am amazed to hear this. Ol' Devs insistance on a catholic constitution is obviously a sentiment alive and well in local government. "we are are all Christians here"........what a stunningly ignorant phrase to use. It has the potential to alienate swathes of Irelands current population both religio...