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by washington
Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:43 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Why I believe in God
Replies: 186
Views: 33853

Patrick, thanks for the post. I am very interested in your the 'Road to Damascus' reference . I am a product of the Pauline Vincentian eductional system....hence my proclivity for falling off horses or animals in general. The Damascus experience was very traumatic for Paul and proved to be seismic i...
by washington
Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Why I believe in God
Replies: 186
Views: 33853

Hi Patrick, your thread has certainly turned the lights on! I dont have a background in Philosophy so much of the discourse has gone over my head but I am interested in your OP which describes your 'metaphysical experiences' and the ecstasy involved. I have a few questions which I hope you will not ...
by washington
Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Child-Raping Priests
Replies: 67
Views: 13955

When one considers the awful history of priestly paedophilia over say the last fifty/forty years not only in Ireland but also in Britain, Canada, Australia and the US where data exists in terms of court/legal proceedings, to what extent are Irish-trained priests and Irish Orders/institutions either ...
by washington
Mon Dec 15, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Bus slogan
Replies: 213
Views: 37121

FXR wrote:
No one could possibly convince me that my new born baby was guilty of anything......

Like it...very original :lol:
by washington
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Abortion, Lisbon and possibilities?
Replies: 11
Views: 3251

Thanks Smiffy for your eloquent contribution...it's all much clearer to me now re the protocol miasma last round. Of course we need legislation for limited abortion in this jurisdiction.... which is the best we can hope for but sadly No politicians of any major party will risk sticking their necks o...
by washington
Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Abortion, Lisbon and possibilities?
Replies: 11
Views: 3251

I suppose it depends on how legally binding these 'guarantees' shape up to be...will they have the status of opt-outs or will they be be more aspirational in nature...either way Cowan is running into a minefield and the legal mess created by Ahern's abdication on the issue will haunt him for the dur...
by washington
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Virgin Mary appears in MRI scan
Replies: 11
Views: 3456

I think it looks more like Sinead O'Connor :lol:
by washington
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Call for Our Father' to be said at Town council meetings
Replies: 19
Views: 8698

I seem to remember Jackie Healy-Rea proposing that Kerry County Council petition the Vatican to commence beatification proceedings for the recently deceased Princess Grace of Monaco!...anyone remember that gem?... wonder what came of that brilliant idea :lol:
by washington
Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: David Quinn asks Where are the Atheist charities
Replies: 44
Views: 9612

Quinn needs to be tackled on this...If I hear one more charity add beamed at me this Xmas...I'll burst!...half my morning post goes straight into the bin...If I hear John O'Shea moaning about Africa one more time..I'll nut him!....what these 'charities' are doing is relieving the responsible governm...
by washington
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: How Greene is your valley?
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

How Greene is your valley?

What's happening with this latest paedophile priest Greene? Listened to the policeman Ridge who copped him all those years ago in Donegal on foot of 26 victims who came forward at the trial...anybody got historical data on the case?...seems some local lunatics want to have a whip-round for him to re...