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A Letter to Murray McCully – he replies

The reply to my original letter is posted here as a PDF MurraryMcCully or as a picture below, This is a response to a letter I wrote to my MP, who had … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

As I get older I get different – #3

The one thing that I learned from Twitter is that you have to talk about Religion, Politics, Finance and the weather. And so Religion.  I don’t think it’s a secret … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

My own personal Jesus

Religion is intensely and totally a personal thing, your own personal Jesus is yours and yours alone. I don’t think that there would be two people who would share, in total, the whole concept and nuance of their faith. It is very subjective.

Defending your faith aloud tends to draw attention to yourself and in doing so you call into question the depth of your faith, and your critical thinking.

December 21, 2011 · 6 Comments

One-third of Kiwis believe in alien visits

A third of New Zealanders believe aliens have visited Earth and a majority think psychic powers exist, a study has found. One thousand respondents were asked by UMR Research if they believed … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

What Atheists Have to Believe.

After all “God did it” is not a reasonable excuse for anything that happens to you, anyone you know or any event in the world that you are too ignorant to think through an explain. Is it?

September 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

I have a friend who’s very religious

A JW, who is convinced that he’s one of the 144,000 or whatever number it is. Don’t ask me how he can be, that door closed long ago. But you know … Continue reading

September 17, 2011 · 4 Comments

Bible-bangers aren’t the brightest, study shows

.. less intelligent people of all faiths tended to be more fundamental in their thinking, “whether they claim to be Christians or atheists or Muslims or whatever”.

September 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Forgive me for laughing but this isn’t a prediction.

To say that I’m skeptical of this is an understatement, there is no science involved in picking 50% off all possible days and associating it with naturally occurring and non-threatening events. If you believe that this is science then you should ask yourself why “that in the last 100 years of earthquakes in Christchurch how come that none of these scientifically dangerous coincidences have occurred?

August 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Driving Entertainment

Sometimes my journey to work or home from work can take an hour or more. And filling that time can be a chore. It took me a while to cotton … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Conspiracy Theory #1 in a series

“What would lead you to believe that it was true”

August 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

On death, dying and the ever after.

I get the need to believe that there is more, I get that some people think they can talk in cryptic to the dead, I do. However you’re all having a laugh, and you need to exercise you’re imagination a little to ponder why it should be that after your four score and ten on the earth you get a couple billion years in some other place?

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Not beliving in…

Many things. I’m an atheist. I think I’ve always been one. It’s always been obvious to me that god isn’t watching from the sky. And he doesn’t talk to people. … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tollerance and the patience to have it

It’s a pity that there is manifest a certain amount of intolerance in the media, within your peers and round and about you. We have intolerance of the muslim custom … Continue reading

July 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Things to belive in – Part one the First

I’ve been listening to a number of skeptical podcasts, that is podcasts that have a skeptical look at things. I’d recommend the Righteous Indignation podcasts, they’ve been interviewing ‘believers’ in … Continue reading

November 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

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