Category Archives: Rational thinking
Black magic ‘holy man’ jailed for rape A Sydney “holy man” who repeatedly raped two women during religious prayer sessions has been sentenced to 15 years in jail. Tony Golossian told the women they had been cursed and that he … Continue reading
“To live at all is miracle enough.” Mervyn Peake, The Glassblower (1950), as quoted by Richard Dawkins in “Unweaving the Rainbow”. TO LIVE IS MIRACLE ENOUGH To live at all is miracle enough. The doom of nations is another thing. Here … Continue reading
“We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who … Continue reading
The Atheist Foundation of Australia recognises scientific method as the only rational means toward understanding reality. To question and critically examine all ideas, testing them in the light of experiment, leads to the discovery of facts. As there is no … Continue reading
Through a microscope, the cutting edge of a beautifully sharpened ax looks like the Rocky Mountains, all jagged and irregular, but it is the dull heft of the steel behind the edge that gives the ax its power. Similarly, the … Continue reading
How rude ! Just when you are about to start an enjoyable meal, some people decide, with absolutely no warning, to have a little chat with someone who is not at the table. If they truely believe that there is … Continue reading
The other group contributes to the human spirit. I suppose evolution (? of memes) needs varieties to proceed, if only it could work faster !