Monday Morning Hate-mail and the Brilliant Dr Pamela Gay


I recently blogged about Religious dogma and hate, where I threw a spotlight on the worst type of bigot - the religious "true believer", that type who believes it's their God-ordained mission to make war on all those who make known any opposing view. But I've realised I left out an equally unhelpful, bigoted, rabid … Continue reading Monday Morning Hate-mail and the Brilliant Dr Pamela Gay

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A letter to my federal House of Reps ALP candidate about School Chaplains


I live in the marginal seat of La Trobe in Melbourne's outer East, held by the Libs with a slim 0.5% majority. Naturally the candidates are campaigning hard, and here more than most, every vote truly counts. Compelled to act after reading http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2010/08/10/2978228.htm http://seantheblogonaut.com/2010/08/437-million-in-total-spent-on-school-chaplaincy/ http://seantheblogonaut.com/2010/08/chaplaincy-roundup/ http://statereligionvic.posterous.com/letter-to-victoria-principals-association and http://www.cannold.com/media/2010-08-15-the-national-school-chaplaincy-program-is-an-accident-waiting-to-happen/ this-morning I penned the following email to … Continue reading A letter to my federal House of Reps ALP candidate about School Chaplains

Religious dogma, Atheism and Hate


Every belief or issue has its extremists. Whether you're talking about climate science, politics, faith, healing, sport, gun control, or activities as simple as driving, there are dogmatic, unmovable groups and individuals who will not alter their views, even when faced with rock-solid evidence to the contrary. These people are set in their ways. Reason … Continue reading Religious dogma, Atheism and Hate