Monthly Archives: April 2011

Even William and Kate looked absolutely bored with this god stuff in their wedding…

My offer as an alternative to the wedding broadcast :my reef tank

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A succinct summary on the basis of religion

We live in a world where all things, good and bad, are finally destroyed by change. The world sustains us, it would seem, only to devour us at its leisure. Parents lose their children and children their parents. Husbands and … Continue reading

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Black and white

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Botany Bay

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To live at all is miracle enough.

“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

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We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones.

“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

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One life…

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

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For the climate change skeptics…

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

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quote of the day

…a practicing non-believer from Finsbury Park, said: “Yesterday I gave twenty quid to the Japanese Red Cross and then wiped my backside with St Paul’s Third Letter to the Kardashians. “I think that’s one of the ones where he encourages … Continue reading

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Shoes on the Danube Promenade

Read more on the memorial. More pics in the Budapest gallery.

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