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Old 8th November 2017, 07:31 PM
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Hello all,

I have been forced to drive past a big "it's OK to vote NO" billboard for the last month, and the resulting anger and annoyance at the hypocrisy, lies and stupid logic from the alliance for christians, combined with the antics of a former catholic PM have driven me to upgrade my status from a quiet non active Atheist into a much more active and vocal one and I find myself trying to make some sense of this new world where the religious right ally with hate groups to try to claim the moral high ground.

I am enjoying all the excellent analysis by Goldenmane and others on some of the tripe that is being published in the australian at the moment. Thanks.

I spent just enough time in Sunday School to know the sort of mindless brainwashing of children that goes on there, but not enough time for the brainwashing to take a firm hold, so by 16 or so I had pretty much decided that any God was either completely irrelevant, or a figment of an overly vivid imagination.

I enjoy fairly hard Science Fiction, and most science related stuff. It's pretty hard to reconcile this with a traditional God as described in the Bible and other religious texts. So here I am...

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Old 8th November 2017, 08:05 PM
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Hi Dog Boy. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 8th November 2017, 08:13 PM
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Welcome aboard, Dog Boy!

I hope you continue to enjoy this enclave of (relative) sensibility.
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Old 8th November 2017, 08:18 PM
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G'day.

Thanks for the kind mention.
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Old 8th November 2017, 08:19 PM
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Hello and welcome Dogboy.
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Old 8th November 2017, 09:22 PM
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Hi Dog Boy, welcome.

I found identifying as atheist focussed my thinking.
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Old 8th November 2017, 10:37 PM
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Hi Dogboy. I miss tassie. You north or south? Anyway, welcome to the forum.
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Old 8th November 2017, 10:48 PM
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^^ South, its a great place to live, getting a bit crowded these days..

Thanks all for the welcome. There is a hell of a lot of good stuff to read through here.

I wonder how many more people this whole SSM vote has caused to move towards a more atheist mindset? And what will the future bring as the Church tries to hold onto the power it once had.

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Old 9th November 2017, 09:25 AM
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Hello DB, I am puppy. Pleased to meet you.

Don't mess with that science stuff, it's addictive.

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Old 9th November 2017, 11:26 AM
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Gudday Dog Boy.

I reckon you'll like this place.
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