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by brianmmulligan
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Upcoming meetings
Replies: 5
Views: 3142

Re: Upcoming meetings

Thanks, guys. I hope I can make on of these.
by brianmmulligan
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Upcoming meetings
Replies: 5
Views: 3142

Re: Upcoming meetings

Thanks nozz but no events listed for next month yet. Mentions Atheists in the Pub but no date given for Feb.
by brianmmulligan
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Upcoming meetings
Replies: 5
Views: 3142

Upcoming meetings

Are there any upcoming meetings, formal or social, in the next 3 weeks. I have to come up to Dublin on a rare visit and thought I might organise it to coincide with one.

Brian
by brianmmulligan
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Yeah, I could never really get the ritual thing. However, if you think that there is some merit in Dawkin's theory of memes, then they may be of some use. I certainly now think that wakes and funerals are very useful.
by brianmmulligan
Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

A good evening which Dev described very accurately. The auditor's paper was really good. Must be an A1 student. I got to speak to Dennett briefly afterwards. I seemed to be one of a number of groupies. Thanks for getting the tickets, Dev. Dev,I have forgotten the name of the MC from Trinity - the ge...
by brianmmulligan
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

I got one of the tickets from Dev. (Thanks) Actually I made a mistake with the days - I thought the D4 hotel talk was on Wednesday night - it's Thursday which does not suit me. Hoping to borrow the brother in law's tux. He's about the same height but a bit wider so if you see someone in a ill-fittin...
by brianmmulligan
Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Professor Daniel Dennett Taking The Place of Religion Date: 27th January 2011 (Thu) Time: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm Venue: D4 Berkeley Hotel, Dublin 4 Fee: €40.00 http://www.seminars.ie/inspirational-seminars/seminar_details.php?event_id=190 I'm planning to go up to this. The easiest to get a ticket to and ...
by brianmmulligan
Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

I'll try to get to the Belfry on Saturday night. i may be a little late. How will I know you? "See how they hate one another"
by brianmmulligan
Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion
Replies: 35
Views: 6769

Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Professor Daniel Dennett Taking The Place of Religion Date: 27th January 2011 (Thu) Time: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm Venue: D4 Berkeley Hotel, Dublin 4 Fee: €40.00 http://www.seminars.ie/inspirational-seminars/seminar_details.php?event_id=190 I'm thinking of coming up from Sligo for this. Anyone else thinkin...
by brianmmulligan
Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: dont want to baptise my child
Replies: 24
Views: 6427

Re: dont want to baptise my child

Baptism does no particular harm. My 14 and 11 year olds are baptised and they are both healthy skeptics. We have great discussions about religion.