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by DollarLama
Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: Confidentiality and the law
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Confidentiality and the law

Hi folks - A friend of mine is faced with an interesting situation. I think that this situation may have legal consequences. I'm only going to speak about this in the most abstract way possible; I hope any of you with legal expertise can make some suggestions or set me straight here. (a) Anne submit...
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Campaign to repeal the new blasphemy law
Replies: 15
Views: 5680

Re: Campaign to repeal the new blasphemy law

9. Taoiseach meets Cardinal in Catholic Friary in the dark of night to formulate and gain the RCC acceptance of Health Bill. (Reference John Cooney's 'The Crozier and The Dail' where Dev met Dardinal Dalton in the Franciscan Friary in laurence Street Drogheda at 2am in secret to run the amended(ahe...
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Atheist
Replies: 31
Views: 6319

Re: Atheist

It really is as simple as that. How can I not believe in something which doesn't exist? You don't. What you are rejecting is an entity in which others believe. Of course this entity doesn't exist: you know that, I know that, but the masses remain unconvinced. In my view, the Atheist tab defines you...
by DollarLama
Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Interviews week starting 26 July
Replies: 15
Views: 4887

Re: Interviews this week

Huge thanks to you Michael for taking on this work!

Folks, remember that Michael is not getting paid for any of the hours and hours of advocacy work he's doing on our behalf - and it costs you nothing to publicly thank him!

regards
Ben
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Radio Interviews July 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 7288

Re: Radio Interviews Today and Wednesday

Jason, that's outstanding. Loved your crystal clear description of Pascal's Wager. Well done. I especially like the fact that the interviewer mentions that they have difficulties finding people to come on to the radio to espouse the atheist point of view and makes a point of saying you'll always be ...
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: The death of Newspapers?
Replies: 11
Views: 6062

Re: The death of Newspapers?

Kindle might be a handy place to get your morning paper. I'm wary of seceding control of what I buy to closed digital device. Amazon already do the equivalent of coming into your house to remove books and magazines that you've bought. (Though I see that the latest on this is that the publisher had ...
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 21, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: 'In God We Trust' engraving at US Congress
Replies: 5
Views: 3208

Re: 'In God We Trust' engraving at US Congress

...America is founded on "Judo-Christian" values...
Is that some kind of Eastern Martial Arts Christianity? :lol:
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:21 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Catholic Church and the Irish Education System
Replies: 9
Views: 5907

Re: Catholic Church and the Irish Education System

Freedom of Religion and Schools: the Case of Ireland: A failure to protect international human rights standards
by DollarLama
Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Blasphemy article
Replies: 3
Views: 1994

Re: Blasphemy article

Ooh, vicious: "...the Seanad, Ireland’s undemocratic pretend parliament for various worthies and failed politicians."

Thanks for bringing this most interesting online publication to my attention.
by DollarLama
Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: The Life of Galileo, Stephens Green, Dublin
Replies: 5
Views: 2446

Re: The Life of Galileo, Stephens Green, Dublin

Heh heh, he doesn't say that in this adaptation!