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by pierce
Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: David Quinn's Disinginuous Gay Bashing Rant
Replies: 20
Views: 5778

The solution is simple really.The state should recognise no marriages of any kind.Civil contractual arrangements would suffice for legal purposes and the various fairytale puloiners could have a stock copy of a contract that any catholic/jew/muslim pair can sign. There is no ethical or policy reason...
by pierce
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Significant Irish atheists
Replies: 3
Views: 1995

I too have just returned from a vacation and I've given some thought to the issues raised by CitizenPaine. I don't believe that any of the establishment catholic hieracrhy really believe in the paulist doctrine that they espouse for the masses.It is simply too silly an idea (the omipotent/omniscient...
by pierce
Thu Jul 26, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: How do you bring religion education out of schools?
Replies: 74
Views: 25911

My (almost) 9 year old attends his local RC National School.He and one other kid didn't do the communion ritual this year and to be fair the school was co-operative and understanding.During religion classes he was given other stuff to do and the school never once queried our decision or applied any ...
by pierce
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: What kind of atheist are you?
Replies: 32
Views: 11219

discovered I was an angry atheist but kinda knew it anyhow.

by pierce
Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:08 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Trying to change Londonderry to Derry on
Replies: 50
Views: 16619

This nationalistic/sectarian/tribal bullshit shouldn't be on this site.We should be teaching the inhabitatants of that city that the name of the city is irrelevant.Let the kids go to secular schools and call the place Athens : it matters not Pierce before Greek scholars reply I'm aware of Atheian de...