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by eoinyk1
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Atheists are full of despair!
Replies: 1
Views: 2388

Atheists are full of despair!

Here is another classic thought for the day from holy moly rag mag 'Alive'. Apparently rational thought is all about leaving Sunday free to wash the car! Read this and weep:-) Love of despair draws atheists Dear Nettles, I left you with a key question in my last letter; what do atheists gain by turn...
by eoinyk1
Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Youth Defence Posters
Replies: 2
Views: 3832

Youth Defence Posters

Has anybody here seen those horrible posters put up by Youth Defence... I've seen two already today and I live in Tipperary. Just found out you can't complain about them to the Advertising Standards Authority because "non-commercial" advertising doesn't come under their remit. I heard some of the po...
by eoinyk1
Wed May 16, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Employment Equality Act 1998 Section 37
Replies: 8
Views: 5479

Re: Employment Equality Act 1998 Section 37

Fanatical altar boy Ronan Mullen has this to say about changing Section 37: "However, a church-run school must be able to protect its ethos in the case of a teacher who, for example, might tell a class that atheism is preferable to Christianity, religion is a waste of time, all of us are nothing mor...
by eoinyk1
Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Predictions for Forum on Patronage Report?
Replies: 15
Views: 5671

Re: Predictions for Forum on Patronage Report?

This report will be on tomorrow's pg 1 of the Tipperary Star. Kinda sums up the stupidity of our local Councillors and politicians on this subject. Guy who wrote the report would be fairly pro-Church. Looks like it will take years before there's any progress on this. btw, I love the spelling of the ...
by eoinyk1
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Division in the Catholic Church in Ireland
Replies: 9
Views: 5660

Re: Division in the Catholic Church in Ireland

If you think Quinn is as mad as a hatter, John Waters has finally signed himself into the loony bin... http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2012/0413/1224314681378.html Second last par is a classic Watersism: "At the back of this is the agenda of a dense ideological cadre whose thinking exten...
by eoinyk1
Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Recommend Atheist Books, Films and DVDs
Topic: Cosmos, by Carl Sagan
Replies: 7
Views: 7399

Re: Cosmos, by Carl Sagan

I'm reading the sequel, Pale Blue Dot. Powerful stuff, especially first few chapters. "There is in this Universe much of what seems to be design. But instead, we repeatedly discover that natural processes - collisional selection of worlds, say, or natural selection of gene pools, or even the convect...
by eoinyk1
Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Is she a troll or really that stupid?
Replies: 31
Views: 6150

Re: Is she a troll or really that stupid?

There are gingers here:-(
by eoinyk1
Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:38 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Online Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good?
Replies: 2
Views: 1274

Re: Online Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good?

Duh.. I meant No: 75%, Yes 25%.
by eoinyk1
Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Online Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good?
Replies: 2
Views: 1274

Re: Online Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good?

The motion 'that this house believes that religion is a force for good' has been defeated in the Economist's online debate. Yes 25% No 75% http://www.economist.com/debate/days/view/594/showCommentModule:1 The moderator's closing remarks: Judgment day is nearly upon us and most of you rejoice at seei...