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by oldrnwisr
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: `Village atheist' takes aim at Catholic school
Replies: 8
Views: 3849

`Village atheist' takes aim at Catholic school

That annoying little god-bothering cretin David Quinn has blogged about Martijn Leenheer's case against a Catholic school. http://www.irishcatholic.ie/site/content/village-atheist-takes-aim-catholic-school-david-quinn It's really just another slice of hypocritical catholic bullshit but it's funny al...
by oldrnwisr
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:27 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Why do Atheists think life is pointless?
Replies: 108
Views: 33170

Re: Why do Atheists think life is pointless?

Dammit, I missed all the fun. Is that burning troll I smell?
by oldrnwisr
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Some more Christian madness
Replies: 1
Views: 1554

Some more Christian madness

I know that this forum is titled "Atheism in the News" but all the same: In public he rails against immorality as the voice of Christian Britain but in private he is a wife beater, says his former partner Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1351585/Stephen-Green-rails-immorality-voice...
by oldrnwisr
Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Why do Atheists think life is pointless?
Replies: 108
Views: 33170

Re: Why do Atheists think life is pointless?

Jim Jim, A very short and very simplified history of the universe may help to see the point of life when you don't believe in a god (not God, but any one of the 2800 deities invented by humans over the last 100,000 years or so). The universe was created 13.5 billion years ago, give or take in the Bi...
by oldrnwisr
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Vatican letter told Ireland's Catholic bishops not to report
Replies: 15
Views: 4649

Re: Vatican letter told Ireland's Catholic bishops not to report

There were more than a few points in the WYB documentary to be bothered/angry/kicking the TV to bits in frustration about. First off, there was the reverential tone that was used throughout the whole programme. It opens by talking about a "culture of silence and secrecy". Let's get one thing straigh...
by oldrnwisr
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: christianity and secularism
Replies: 107
Views: 39012

Re: christianity and secularism

There is a deep discomfort with intermingling of church and state in the protestant churches of the world, going back to Emperor Constantine. Graylion, you're mixing your apples and your oranges here. Emperor Constantine was a sun worshipper who converted to Catholicism when he was near death. He h...
by oldrnwisr
Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:13 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: American Church showing their true colours
Replies: 1
Views: 1491

American Church showing their true colours

CNN is running a headline story this morning about plans in Conneticut to introduce a new bill which would remove any statute of limitations in cases of child sexual abuse. The current limitation is 30 years past the victim's 18th birthday. Bishops in Conneticut have expressed their opposition to th...