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Have you decided which political party you will be voting for in the upcoming federal election? Does your atheism influence your vote?
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Yes my atheism does determine who I will vote for
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If you were once a believer, who or what was the biggest influence on you in your journey towards atheism?
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I've been brought up as a catholic. I questioned my religion since I was in my 20s then stopped going to church in my 40s. I've written a book on Science versus Christianity (not for publication) I'm a 100% atheist, even though according to Richard Dawkins, most people aren't completely atheist.  learning that the bible is NOT history and is a man made construct (fairy stories and myths)    Made me very angry .    l ife is entirely our own responsibility, how we live our lives and how we affect others  At least now I am completely free to be me!!!!!!!
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Vale Sir Patrick Moore
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Fuck Bill O'Reilly
This is really what is needed here.....
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Prime Minister Gillard's announcement that she would speak to the Australian Christian Lobby convention spread like wildfire through social media channels eliciting comments of shock and horror. Today...
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Have them in circles
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+Mark Stead ...it also raises the very important question of why children are opting out amongst the other children. Also, many schools are implementing ethics classes in place of religious instruction for the kids that choose to opt-out. No doubt there will be conversations in the school yard about the differences in the classes.

Nobody is missing out, it's just providing options.

These people have no right being in our schools, in fact, the right approach would be do ditch the biblical studies in favor of one ethics class where the children are presented with all kinds of examples of ethics...including religious ethics, and allow them to choose for themselves the path they want to take.

Make no mistake, it's the religion that creates the segregation, not the secularism.
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Worst. Apocalypse. Ever.
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agregar me quiero ser tu amigo
add me to wanna be your friend
Adicione-me quero ser seu amigo
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One more reason why Australia is better than New Zealand
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Atheism is the acceptance that there is no credible scientific or factually reliable evidence for the existence of a god, gods or the supernatural.
Introduction
THE ATHEIST FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA INC began in South Australia in 1970 when the members of the Rationalist Association of SA decided that a name change would proclaim their basic philosophy, which began in Greece 2500 years ago.

We can understand why primitive cultures believed that invisible beings controlled what we now call the elements and natural phenomena. With access to factual knowledge, there is now no excuse for believing in gods, fairies or any supernatural concept.

We live in a natural universe with known natural laws. Religion, based on belief in the existence of the supernatural, is dependent on the indoctrination of infants generation after generation, by parents brainwashed in religious cultures.

The confrontations and fighting today provide ample evidence of the unstable nature of societies, which endorse religious beliefs.

Infantile concepts seriously hinder the full potential development of humans in a world with problems that require logical thought.

Atheists find their motive for action in the needs and problems of their fellow citizens and consider that the worship of, or reliance on, imaginary supernatural beings to be a useless waste of time, energy and resources.

The Foundation is dependent on a small committee which meets monthly and is open to all members. We maintain a cordial relationship with similar organisations within Australia and overseas and with whom we exchange our magazine, The Australian Atheist.

It is recognised that the non-religious segment in society is on a steep increase but only through such organisations as the Foundation will it be recognised as a movement worthy of notice by administrative bodies.

We welcome feedback from thoughtful people and invite your co-operation and membership.
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