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Old 22nd August 2011, 09:33 PM
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Hi all.

I am a 26 year old male from Perth and I have been an atheist for approximately 3 years. I recently became a member of the Atheist Foundation of Australia and Atheist Alliance International. I also write a blog called Cynical Bloke. (Shameless self promotion, I know).

I have become so interested in debates on religion and the paranormal that I have found myself back at university studying psychology (to really find out why people believe weird things). I will also be making the trip to Melbourne to see Think Inc, as many of my intellectual heroes will be there. Oh, and I may also want to see Crown Casino just a bit. I would love to meet other atheists over there for a nice chat. Let me know!

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Old 22nd August 2011, 09:35 PM
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Hi Dawk

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Old 22nd August 2011, 09:43 PM
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Hi Dawk, welcome to the forums. The Perth members have some get togethers that are fun.

There is also one member here that will be at think Inc who will want to meet you. Kinda like a fly on two dog poo.

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Atheist: n; A person to be pitied in that he is unable to believe things for which there is no evidence, and who has thus deprived himself of a convenient means of feeling superior to others.
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Old 22nd August 2011, 09:55 PM
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Hello the dawk.

Glad you found us. Settle in and enjoy the ride.

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Old 22nd August 2011, 10:32 PM
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Hi dawk, welcome to the forum, hope you enjoy your participation here.
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Old 22nd August 2011, 10:56 PM
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Hey Dawk, welcome aboard. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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Old 23rd August 2011, 07:23 AM
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Welcome Dawk. Hope your studies into why people believe ridiculous crap prove to be interesting.
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Old 23rd August 2011, 10:44 AM
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Hi all.
Howdy D. Welcome to the forums, have fun.

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Old 23rd August 2011, 10:47 AM
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Hello Dawk,

I hope you enjoy it here.
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Old 23rd August 2011, 03:48 PM
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G'day Dawk and welcome.

When you figure out why people believe weird shit, please let me know!!!
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