Tag Archives: Australia

This Week in Religion 2017-09-24

by | September 24, 2017

Scott Douglas Jacobsen “While I am sure that there are many people working in scientific fields who would claim to be religious, it always seems to me that there really is a basic conflict here, rather than a “misunderstanding” (“Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of major misunderstanding”, News).

Dark side down under

by | August 4, 2016

Stats very serious, a true Jedi knows. The Atheist Foundation of Australia is asking people not to list Jedi as their religion in the country’s upcoming census. I’m sure there are good reasons… But maybe the fact people don’t take religion seriously is a good thing too?

Australians Apologize for Ken Ham

by | February 2, 2014

The Friendly Atheist linked to a letter of apology from The Secular Coalition of Australia to Bill Nye for Ken Ham. The humorous letter makes some serious points: To our shame, decades of preoccupation with things like Olympic medal tallies and football players has made Australia into the “Typhoid Mary” of Creationism: we were rubbishing… Read more »