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by peter63
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Richard Dawkins in Conversation
Replies: 3
Views: 3489

Richard Dawkins in Conversation

Apologies if this has been posted before Richard Dawkins in Conversation 05-06-2012 8:00 PM - Main Auditorium http://www.nch.ie/online/seriesCalendar.asp?BOset::WSseriesContent::SearchCriteria::search_from=2012-06-05%2000:00%20AM&BOset::WSseriesContent::SearchCriteria::search_to=2012-06-05%2011:59%2...
by peter63
Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Spanish papal visit opposed
Replies: 1
Views: 1669

Re: Spanish papal visit opposed

Spanish police arrested a Mexican student after he posted on an internet forum about his plan to attack who protested against the pope. He planned to use a mixture of toxic gases, one of them being Sarin. EDIT: Removed not working link. Added link to a The Guardian article http://www.guardian.co.uk/...
by peter63
Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Contraception "education" at the Knock Summer Festival
Replies: 5
Views: 2507

Contraception "education" at the Knock Summer Festival

They have just been at the workshop on relationships given by a lay Christian, Pat Reynolds. Reynolds is Glaswegian, funny, engaging and deeply sceptical about the reliability of both the condom and the contraceptive pill, issuing several statistics on safety and health risks along with the story o...
by peter63
Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:45 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Poll on the religion question in the census
Replies: 5
Views: 2431

Poll on the religion question in the census

For what it's worth, thejournal.ie is running a poll on how people answered the religion question in the census

http://www.thejournal.ie/poll-how-did-y ... 8-Apr2011/
by peter63
Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:02 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Court allows crucifix in classrooms
Replies: 8
Views: 2973

Re: Court allows crucifix in classrooms

Judge Power: Neutrality requires a pluralist approach on the part of the State, not a secularist one. It encourages respect for all world views rather than a preference for one. To my mind, the Chamber Judgment was striking in its failure to recognise that secularism (which was the applicant's prefe...
by peter63
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Your Political Compass
Replies: 49
Views: 14417

Re: Your Political Compass

pcgraphpng.php.png Never taken the test before but I know that I have become slightly more authoritarian over the years. I have found the Italian version in the meantime. No real change from the results with the Irish version... How is it going with your new TV career? :) Davide, can you provide a ...
by peter63
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: YWCA drops the word Christian from its name
Replies: 1
Views: 1072

YWCA drops the word Christian from its name

The YWCA is the latest in a series of charities that have tried to update their image, sometimes in the hope of getting more money from the Government.
http://news1.capitalbay.com/news/ywca_d ... stian.html