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by Neesik
Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: artificial life form using man made chromosome
Replies: 17
Views: 9415

The story Max links to above, is being discussed here at Richard Dawkins.net. There are a few ex Catholics posting.
by Neesik
Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: AggressiveSecularist
Replies: 33
Views: 15795

Very good video, I could answer all the questions at the end, except the "how many sacraments" one, and I have never had any religion, it's amazing (or maybe not) how many faith-heads don't know the meaning of "immaculate conception".
by Neesik
Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Geneticall Modified Food - what do you think?
Replies: 189
Views: 85926

I've just finished reading the linked pdf file Martha, Percy Schmeiser seems to be saying the same things me and yourself have been saying since the start of this thread. Worrying stuff indeed, although I'm sure somebody will come along and say something like, "what does he know about it, he's only ...
by Neesik
Fri Sep 28, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Geneticall Modified Food - what do you think?
Replies: 189
Views: 85926

A T.E.D talk by Stephen Petranek.

10 ways the world could end. A very good lecture.
Take note of number 6 in this 30 minute video "Biotech disaster"
by Neesik
Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: AIR CAR
Replies: 8
Views: 4677

Guys, I'd hate to disappoint you. All these designs, from hydrogen to air, require the same amount of energy - they need electricity to generate the hydrogen or air. So we need to produce that energy from something else. According to James Lovelock, founder of Greenpeace and author of "The Revenge ...
by Neesik
Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: AIR CAR
Replies: 8
Views: 4677

What about this car, developed on our most northerly Island Unst. The small, green car that buzzes around the twists and turns of Scotland’s most northerly roads certainly does not look like a piece of history, nor like Shetland’s future as most people would imagine it. Yet this, the only road-licen...
by Neesik
Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Sister Stan: Catholic Church should quit primary schools
Replies: 4
Views: 3528

I came across this website earlier today. "Atheism Central for Secondary Schools" There is a lot of excellent stuff on it, including this letter that parents can send to the RE teacher.

Letter to a RE teacher.
by Neesik
Wed Sep 26, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Equality Authority says Catholic first policy illegal
Replies: 6
Views: 4792

This story is in today's Guardian, Ireland forced to open immigrant school.
by Neesik
Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: www.creation.ie
Replies: 2
Views: 2690

I just had a look, the latest thing in their archives section is from 2005, and when I clicked on the forum link I got a 404 not found so I wouldn't worry too much about them. :lol:
by Neesik
Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Interesting post about Bible quotes
Replies: 6
Views: 3695

I've been using those verses (and others, see Deuteronomy) for years, when debating faith-heads, but there is not much you can do when they insist that they can be selective about what to take literally, and what to take metaphorically. http://www.thinkhumanism.com/phpBBForum/images/smiles/deadhorse...