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» 17/01/2018 1:20:24 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, So long and to the extent that you consider yourself as a man, then of.....
» 17/01/2018 3:42:16 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, You seem to have changed the subject. This is expected when the going.....
» 16/01/2018 5:05:31 PM Why is there an "Australia Day" to begin with? Just cancel it - and all other p.....
» 15/01/2018 2:28:57 PM Dear Dan, Yes, I wish language could be more precise, with a clear one-to-one mapping bet.....
» 15/01/2018 12:53:44 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I am glad that you disagree with me: this way you can have your own ge.....
» 14/01/2018 9:19:57 PM Dear Dan, While I know my Hebrew too well, whatever thou sayest about Greek, I can only n.....
» 14/01/2018 7:34:23 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Thank you very much for your response. Attempting to answer these ques.....
» 14/01/2018 1:30:49 PM Dear Dan, I had no intention to join this discussion about Christianity and Judaism and h.....
» 14/01/2018 1:30:18 AM Dear Banjo, Satisfaction, no doubt, can motivate for actions that look like love; and it .....
» 13/01/2018 10:45:32 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Let aside the question of "What God is" and "Who God is.....
» 12/01/2018 4:12:29 AM Aspartame is a horrible substance. Sugar on the other hand is quite benign - better have .....
» 12/01/2018 3:04:44 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «If there is a difference between your body and your soul,ma person mi.....
» 12/01/2018 2:22:56 AM Dear Banjo, I am truly impressed by your excellent definition: «I see truth as informati.....
» 12/01/2018 12:16:39 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «Yet these are opposites beliefs concerning death and dying. Can they .....
» 7/01/2018 8:37:57 AM Dear Taylor, Man IS this shell, this body - which will surely die. Yet You, who at prese.....
» 6/01/2018 9:50:15 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, One can doubt one's qualities, but one cannot honestly doubt oneself. .....
» 2/01/2018 9:47:55 AM The ultimate solution: Trump should enthrone David Singer as the King of (undemocratic) J.....
» 30/12/2017 9:31:34 PM Same-sex couples have been married in prison for decades if not for centuries. The latest .....
» 29/12/2017 4:21:56 PM Dear Aidan, «What I find far worse is that Turnbull is willing to dismantle the NBN for h.....
» 29/12/2017 1:26:13 PM Yes, this is the case - but what else could a voter do for whom policy is more important t.....
» 28/12/2017 2:34:33 PM Let people have their drugs and damage themselves if so they wish - the scandal is that it.....
» 28/12/2017 2:12:05 PM When you were a boy, Russell, fearful of crazed commie fanatics in black pyjamas, did you .....
» 24/12/2017 2:29:28 PM The word "sin" is derived from archery where it means "missing the mark&quo.....
» 23/12/2017 9:49:21 PM In most cases it is. But then, almost everything we do is sinful: "Enter through th.....
» 22/12/2017 7:19:54 PM Dear David, «enjoy the wonders of the world we live in» I would like to believe that you.....
» 19/12/2017 11:05:19 AM A Laborite?! - Cancel the NBN, then I'll vote for you......
» 19/12/2017 9:15:54 AM There seems to be a hatred-competition going on here. I am not in your league, guys. I f.....
» 17/12/2017 11:38:17 AM Dear Nick, «Bad logic. Is being a shark the same as being a pedophile? If smallpox virus .....
» 17/12/2017 8:47:32 AM Dear Paul, One may not sympathise with the Catholic Church, certainly not with its abuses.....
» 17/12/2017 2:11:34 AM Two abusive gangs are facing each other - "Australia" and "China". Th.....
» 17/12/2017 2:01:40 AM Dear Foxy, «Those people have gotten away with this for far too long.» Those people, tha.....
» 16/12/2017 10:25:55 PM Dear Josephus, «Now that SSM is legal,» It always was. «the next inequality to be fough.....
» 15/12/2017 7:04:07 PM «People are free agents and this provides evidence that they are made up of two substances.....
» 13/12/2017 8:38:51 PM Dear Foxy, «Before I leave this discussion I'd like to wish everyone» So you are leaving.....
» 11/12/2017 10:31:45 PM Dear Foxy, The link you provided says: "To be legally married in Australia, a perso.....
» 11/12/2017 4:02:02 PM Dear Foxy, I respected your wish when you earlier wrote: «Either way - I don't have the .....
» 11/12/2017 2:59:04 PM Dear Leoj, What does it matter how many voted when the question itself was illogical nons.....
» 10/12/2017 3:57:03 PM Dear Foxy, «Nobody is going to force anyone who doesn't want to get married to get marrie.....
» 10/12/2017 3:47:50 PM Dear Foxy, Yes, we have covered this ground many times before, yet you still persist. Au.....
» 10/12/2017 2:35:47 PM Dear Ttbn, What I mean is, that YOU as an individual ought to be sovereign over your own .....
» 10/12/2017 1:42:11 PM I must agree with you, Ttbn. Turnbull has uncharacteristically done a good thing, for whic.....
» 10/12/2017 1:31:41 PM Dear Foxy, «Same sex marriage was not legally allowed under the laws of the land in Austr.....
» 10/12/2017 12:43:30 PM Dear Altrav, «Yuyutsu, the weak do not have the strength to reject the notion of religion.....
» 10/12/2017 1:25:53 AM Dear Foxy, The state's recognition of SSM came at no surprise at all. Yet, I am disappoi.....
» 10/12/2017 12:38:56 AM It is false to assume as if one's faith in the bible has to depend on the bible's accuracy.....
» 8/12/2017 12:48:45 PM Australia should: 1) Recognise Western-Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 2) Keep its embassy.....
» 8/12/2017 12:24:56 PM Why should these two dinosaurs be relevant at all?.....
» 8/12/2017 12:16:42 PM Dearest Foxy, Thank you for your excellent contribution, bravo! It was sad that the SSM .....
» 7/12/2017 5:22:28 PM Jerusalem, that is Western Jerusalem, has always been the capital of Israel. That said, t.....
» 7/12/2017 11:34:09 AM Dear David, «12.5 million Australians had no trouble answering "YES" or "N.....
» 5/12/2017 2:22:09 PM Dear Julian, «Lawful marriage of a couple involves the state in that it confers on the co.....
» 5/12/2017 8:25:37 AM FREE TIBET!.....
» 5/12/2017 12:56:30 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, My claim that "atheists do not believe in themselves", was s.....
» 4/12/2017 11:38:32 PM Dear Julian, Clerics can perform weddings without being marriage-celebrants on behalf of .....
» 4/12/2017 11:32:08 PM Dear Julian, The 1967 occupation is the worst thing that ever happened to Israel. The arr.....
» 4/12/2017 5:08:00 PM Dear Critic, The Americans could have added some fat to Israel, but their "favours&q.....
» 4/12/2017 4:30:54 PM «A person who does not wish to participate in a same-sex wedding is doing so because they .....
» 4/12/2017 1:33:40 PM Israel was created and is sustained by the toil and blood of its people - not by some friv.....
» 30/11/2017 1:50:38 PM "Dastardly remains in the Parliament, why?" - Because nobody dares to poke the .....
» 30/11/2017 1:35:33 PM First, I completely agree with the author. In the past I have warned the Christian-based .....
» 29/11/2017 3:33:18 PM Dear SM, «as only 0.6% of the population does not identify as the sex they were born with.....
» 29/11/2017 2:24:02 PM Dear Paul, When at school, I already suffered my above-average share of bullying. Now ar.....
» 29/11/2017 1:43:15 PM Dear Cherful, It is not just about Muslims versus Christians: government only cares for t.....
» 29/11/2017 10:27:43 AM "Public" (government-sponsored) schools were never a safe place for children. On.....
» 29/11/2017 10:02:25 AM [...continued] «I would say that indeed everything is dependent on God, but God is not ev.....
» 29/11/2017 10:02:19 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «There's a difference between acknowledging God, and understanding Him.....
» 28/11/2017 10:22:34 PM Dear Mikk, «Any exceptions for magic fairy believers are surely going to be closely follo.....
» 28/11/2017 11:51:40 AM Dear David, Which particular argument of mine are you referring to? That God cannot exist.....
» 28/11/2017 9:13:22 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, We are up against the limitations of the human mind. How can we speak .....
» 28/11/2017 8:33:52 AM Dear Nick, It makes an interesting discussion whether what we perceive to be the Jewish r.....
» 28/11/2017 12:15:34 AM Dear Nick, «Israel means Jewish state and they mean it.» No they don't. It's true that I.....
» 27/11/2017 11:43:39 PM Dear Nathan, It is neither right nor compassionate to impose your values on others, who m.....
» 27/11/2017 11:25:33 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «The conclusion that God doesn't exist is wrong.» Well the conclusion.....
» 27/11/2017 6:25:09 PM While driving today I turned on the radio and heard someone speaking in parliament against.....
» 27/11/2017 3:45:35 PM Excellent article - and excellent response too, Peter. I find myself in agreement with you.....
» 27/11/2017 2:50:27 PM Dear Nick, Of course Israel is far from perfect (and who is?), of course I lament its occ.....
» 27/11/2017 1:05:30 AM Dear Nick, Keep tickling that lawyer! However, Israel does not own "Palestine".....
» 24/11/2017 7:35:10 AM It's not specifically about 44(i): this whole section 44 must go because it limits the abi.....
» 22/11/2017 8:48:32 PM Dear Paul, Excellent questions! «Do you want no laws enforced for the protection of soci.....
» 22/11/2017 4:13:36 PM I TOLD THEM! But they wouldn't listen. They needed this defeat to realise that the wheel .....
» 22/11/2017 3:57:27 PM Dear Philip, «Voting so far 1 (Iftikhar)FOR 7 against, I call that a resounding NO to Muh.....
» 22/11/2017 3:18:16 PM Dear Rusty, We seem to agree that misleading is wrong. We could discuss ad-nauseam the fi.....
» 22/11/2017 2:37:47 PM Dear David, «You have now been admitted into the Jew-hating company of #Toni, #Emperor, #.....
» 22/11/2017 1:55:10 PM Dear Paul, «Yuyutsu, he currently supports violent means. I do? Don't think so.» So you .....
» 22/11/2017 10:39:23 AM Dear Joe, Paul has a good heart. He just fails to realise that in the pursuit of his wor.....
» 22/11/2017 10:33:29 AM Ideally there would be no such bodies like the state which violently control our lives. Gi.....
» 22/11/2017 10:10:47 AM Dear Paul, I am not a Christian/Catholic and do not share their dogma, but thank you for .....
» 22/11/2017 9:55:32 AM Dear Hasbeen, Even if artificial intelligence was more advanced, still Indians would not .....
» 22/11/2017 9:51:16 AM What's bad about not being on the map? Does it mean that you are not actually where you a.....
» 22/11/2017 9:03:28 AM Dear Nana, I would like to avoid turning this painful issue which I raised into a politic.....
» 20/11/2017 11:45:55 PM Dear Hasbeen, It took me a bit of practice, but after 6-7 tries I got it right: the right.....
» 20/11/2017 11:30:36 PM Excellent response, Foxy, Thanks!.....
» 20/11/2017 11:22:55 PM Before I comment on the article, allow me to applaud Progressive Pat: Television has butc.....
» 20/11/2017 3:56:40 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you, I already looked at this link and learned from it what the current .....
» 20/11/2017 12:15:40 PM Dear Foxy, I like your good sense!.....
» 20/11/2017 12:07:03 PM Dear Toni, «Refusing to bake a gluten-free cake for somebody who was actually gluten into.....
» 19/11/2017 11:46:32 PM Exactly, Is Mise - Indians will not go like lambs to the slaughter!.....
» 19/11/2017 11:25:16 PM Dear Is Mise, «Would a Muslim baker be expected to bake a cake with an anti-Muslim messag.....
» 19/11/2017 8:47:10 PM Not_Now.Soon, «Medicine and the utilities are services that should be equally given. If y.....
» 19/11/2017 10:28:03 AM Dear Toni, Yes, no coffee and no strychnine: so then all is fine? --- Dear Nick, I wis.....
» 18/11/2017 10:36:24 PM Thank you everyone, your answers are much appreciated! Now as Foxy said, if someone hated.....
» 17/11/2017 3:45:21 PM Dear Critic, These questions should be addressed to Christians, not to me since I don't q.....
» 17/11/2017 1:00:26 PM Dear SM, What is: A. Green. B. Hangs on the wall; and C. Whistles. No idea? Still no i.....
» 16/11/2017 11:10:41 PM How does everyone here feel about eating a cake despite knowing that its baker hates you a.....
» 16/11/2017 2:57:39 PM Dear Paul, «For the Churchies, It wont be long now until the newly weds Martin and Luther.....
» 16/11/2017 2:27:17 PM Dear SM, Suppose 'A' and 'B' agree to eat 'C'. They consider it moral to fill their stom.....
» 16/11/2017 2:11:44 PM Dear David, «the following reference shows just how misconstrued religion can get» Obvio.....
» 16/11/2017 10:00:21 AM Why the assumption that Australia does not have nuclear weapons already? Do you think tha.....
» 16/11/2017 9:34:46 AM Dear David, «Most of us have been brought up within the rather narrow confines of one of .....
» 16/11/2017 9:16:17 AM Dear SM, A. Laws are based on agreement. B. Some agreements are moral. Does this imply: .....
» 16/11/2017 9:07:08 AM Dear Josephus, Exactly: "legal marriage" and marriage are two completely differ.....
» 16/11/2017 1:03:28 AM Dear Foxy, When the bankers and lawyers enter the picture, it's already too late. Let's .....
» 15/11/2017 5:57:24 PM Dear Foxy, The bakers will not consult with their churches because they will hang themsel.....
» 15/11/2017 5:36:16 PM Stop all discrimination: No longer discriminate between green and red lights at intersect.....
» 15/11/2017 5:03:03 PM Dear Josephus, I do not oppose homosexual marriage as such - I only oppose any "marr.....
» 15/11/2017 4:27:35 PM Dear SM, «All laws are based on agreements» So person 'A' and person 'B' AGREE to eat pe.....
» 15/11/2017 4:22:58 PM Dear Foxy, «Today people are celebrating, tomorrow the Parliament will legislate» And th.....
» 15/11/2017 12:05:04 AM Dear Peter, Thank you, I was relieved by your response: While some might technically con.....
» 14/11/2017 3:32:24 PM Dear Pilot, «you arrive undocumented with no visa on a unapproved illegal country to coun.....
» 14/11/2017 3:22:53 PM Dear SM, The "international law of the sea" is, as the name suggests, an agreem.....
» 14/11/2017 2:21:49 PM I think that I failed to understand this article. Is the article's main point that some (.....
» 14/11/2017 3:57:40 AM Dear Leo, While we could discuss the validity of the concept of "Australian waters&q.....
» 13/11/2017 10:28:33 PM Dear Leo, I wonder whether the boats were rented out or sold to the seafarers or whether .....
» 13/11/2017 10:14:54 PM Dear Foxy, «I've lost count of the number of door-knockers that we've had prior to the cl.....
» 13/11/2017 8:04:37 PM Dear Rehctub, «Y, they are not refugees, they are illegal arrivals.» The only reason the.....
» 13/11/2017 7:54:26 PM Give them their boats back! As it stands, Australia is a shameful pirate gang which hijac.....
» 13/11/2017 7:43:50 PM Nobody should have a right to marry and all existing marriages should no longer be legally.....
» 13/11/2017 7:37:05 PM First I protest the title: politicians are not "Leaders", but scum-bag parasites.....
» 13/11/2017 8:46:02 AM Economy should never come before personal freedoms. It should never be allowed for commer.....
» 11/11/2017 11:08:40 PM Dear Rehctub, «My point is, had she been an illegal, I will bet she would have got one on.....
» 11/11/2017 10:31:08 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you for producing the list of outstanding hiccups in equal treatment of .....
» 9/11/2017 4:11:42 PM Dear David, We can only do our best. So try to have the mechanisms to support your const.....
» 9/11/2017 1:05:21 PM Dear David, If you design a good constitution which takes into account the needs, wishes .....
» 8/11/2017 10:01:02 PM Dear David, Each enclave should have some constitution (or equivalent) which is initially.....
» 8/11/2017 9:16:53 PM What's wrong with drowning? If refugees drown, then it's by the hands of God, nature and .....
» 8/11/2017 8:59:11 PM If Jesus was a terrorist, then he was a good terrorist! Somehow the word "Jesus".....
» 8/11/2017 12:10:41 AM It looks like some people here are having a party, vicariously enjoying the explicit, but .....
» 7/11/2017 6:02:17 PM Dear Foxy, «I'm trying to find at least one positive thing that the current government co.....
» 6/11/2017 11:03:06 PM Dear Alan, I appreciate your fear. Should we kill innocent others so that we don't get k.....
» 6/11/2017 9:31:03 PM Dear Opinionated2, It seems like you have nothing more to say on the subject-matter of th.....
» 6/11/2017 2:13:47 PM Dear Opionated2, «Hinduism has the caste system» Let's address your ignorance of Hinduis.....
» 6/11/2017 11:11:27 AM The constitution ought to be scrapped, not replaced. In any case, no constitution can be .....
» 6/11/2017 10:56:07 AM I agree with this article, but I go further: Everyone ought to be free not to be ruled by.....
» 5/11/2017 11:56:57 PM Dear Opinionated2, I see that you started a big discussion about the bible: surely I have.....
» 5/11/2017 10:50:30 PM Dear Hasbeen, Regrettably indeed we no longer live in villages, yet the Australian electo.....
» 5/11/2017 10:12:58 PM I just can't understand: assuming they are (at least those who were determined to be refug.....
» 5/11/2017 10:06:16 PM Both sides of this discussion are guilty of the same: identification with gender/sex. Whe.....
» 5/11/2017 9:19:59 PM [...continued] But was Jesus speaking of the "old testament" as such? The old t.....
» 5/11/2017 9:19:53 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «I can't give the same kind of acceptance because of the first issue» .....
» 3/11/2017 5:46:47 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, That differences exist is not surprising, but I consider them superfic.....
» 2/11/2017 4:17:05 PM If it were possible (it isn't) to prove that God exists, then worship of God would be chea.....
» 2/11/2017 12:19:52 PM Yes, extremely sad. I don't think though that any politician ever expected to make a prof.....
» 2/11/2017 11:50:59 AM Dear Opinionated2, «I was stating that as the nationals state that their party believes i.....
» 1/11/2017 6:34:27 PM And yet they continue to make more children :-( Will this ever stop?.....
» 1/11/2017 6:23:28 PM Dear Ttbn, Sorry, but the Conservative party started on the left foot. A true conservati.....
» 1/11/2017 5:30:28 PM (...continued) Now if you shift the discussion from law to morality, then anyone who ever.....
» 1/11/2017 5:30:24 PM Dear Opinionated2, You are asking me to show you laws that are not laws?!? The nature of.....
» 1/11/2017 10:26:56 AM Dear Foxy, «What we were discussing was the law of the land as applied to same sex marria.....
» 1/11/2017 12:04:39 AM Dear Referundemdrivensocienty, Why, do you deny the rights and intelligence of the voters.....
» 31/10/2017 11:58:44 PM Dear Foxy, Yes, common sense should prevail. The other day I was saying exactly this to .....
» 31/10/2017 11:22:25 PM Dear Rehctub, It is my understanding that people in the bush do get something from the NB.....
» 31/10/2017 5:36:05 PM I don't have anything against homosexual marriage, but I don't want it to be conducted or .....
» 31/10/2017 2:57:13 PM Dear Rehctub, I have no problems with the bush. If the whole idea was to give them acces.....
» 31/10/2017 8:37:27 AM (... continued) Hinduism offers a variety of deities to suit the varied circumstances and.....
» 31/10/2017 8:37:22 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, To attempt to speak of God using human words and terms, is more presum.....
» 30/10/2017 2:00:49 PM Dear Aidan, «And it's likely to prove itself totally inadequate for future needs.» So yo.....
» 29/10/2017 11:32:17 PM Dear Foxy, Perhaps some people have prejudices against homosexuals - that's not me, I'm n.....
» 29/10/2017 6:54:33 PM If this was a democracy, then citizens should have been able to elect whomever they want. .....
» 29/10/2017 6:39:41 PM Dear Foxy, What you wrote would be true if the couples in question married only in church.....
» 29/10/2017 7:17:08 AM Why, the state did not lose a dollar because had this or that clown not been elected, anot.....
» 28/10/2017 11:23:59 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «So my question is do you know (from your experience or those of peopl.....
» 28/10/2017 10:20:40 PM Dear Foxy, «There will be no "new" definition of marriage. What there will be w.....
» 27/10/2017 6:43:52 PM Dear Foxy, I just saw your last post: Some married couples might not feel convenient to .....
» 27/10/2017 6:30:04 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you for your answers. My questions may not be directly related to the p.....
» 27/10/2017 1:19:03 PM Dear Foxy, As you claim that all other arguments are irrelevant, could you please clarify.....
» 27/10/2017 12:38:48 PM Could someone please first enlighten us regarding the facts? Is any institution currently.....
» 27/10/2017 11:21:58 AM One question for Dad: Do you support Cory Bernardi's SPAM campaign when his robots intrud.....
» 27/10/2017 8:46:48 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Only objects exist. Often we hear women complaining: "Stop treat.....
» 27/10/2017 8:07:01 AM One virtue of this article, is that it is short: I exhort the other authors to follow this.....
» 26/10/2017 12:00:09 PM Dear Ttbn, «How do you feel about having to pay $2,000 for something that you already hav.....
» 25/10/2017 10:56:48 PM Dear Ttbn, You already described the real problem - it's not about bandwidth (those who w.....
» 25/10/2017 10:30:39 PM Dear Nick, «But..but..the topic is about the Biblical God» Actually, the topic at hand i.....
» 25/10/2017 3:32:16 PM Dear Nick, I was referring to God, rather than to the biblical god. The biblical god is .....
» 25/10/2017 2:43:47 PM Definitely! No one should ever be subjected to anti-discrimination laws so long as they r.....
» 25/10/2017 12:55:12 PM Dear Toni and Nick, Yes, this and similar paradoxes eliminate the possibility of God's ex.....
» 25/10/2017 10:53:21 AM Thank you, Ttbn, I completely agree with your befitting first comment. Yet, coal producti.....
» 25/10/2017 10:27:34 AM Dear Banjo, Whatever is beyond my power is beyond my power and I'm not responsible for it.....
» 25/10/2017 1:05:23 AM All people that on earth do dwell, sing to the Lord with cheerful voice; Him serve with mi.....
» 24/10/2017 7:44:30 AM Dear Banjo, «I guess that what you really mean, Yuyutsu, is “assisted killing of oneself”.....
» 23/10/2017 6:08:17 PM Dear Banjo, «A yogi is a person who has spent many years practising the philosophy of yog.....
» 22/10/2017 10:36:17 AM Dear Banjo, «In my experience, there are some “pains” that are so excruciating that they .....
» 22/10/2017 6:43:52 AM How could anyone expect a public recognition of their morality when they register their &q.....
» 20/10/2017 11:43:12 AM Dear Banjo, «I fully subscribe to Yuyutsu’s words of wisdom:» I feel flattered, yet your.....
» 19/10/2017 2:30:57 PM If you are there to fill your pockets by wasting away the lives of others, with no remorse.....
» 19/10/2017 10:22:13 AM Dear Daffy, It is good to learn that the author supports good causes, such as freedom of .....
» 19/10/2017 8:45:26 AM Stop this ugly monopoly of medical doctors over life and death! Also, while people ought .....
» 19/10/2017 7:55:12 AM Well Abbott signed the Paris agreement under duress, in the same way that scientists are m.....
» 19/10/2017 7:08:09 AM Why not hire the police to investigate for you? Or if you cannot afford it, why not get a.....
» 18/10/2017 12:33:16 PM The elephant in the room is the entertainment industry. Why do we need it? Life is short.....
» 18/10/2017 12:17:16 PM Energy is always clean - the only dirt is in the minds of politicians......
» 16/10/2017 8:25:19 PM Dear Nick, Your reference to the cook is disturbing, but my experience is very different......
» 16/10/2017 7:57:54 PM The article exquisitely describes the role of the Son: Thank you! The article also sharpl.....
» 16/10/2017 6:46:08 PM Dear Ilmessaggio, Well not everyone wants a family and among those who do, there is a var.....
» 16/10/2017 1:26:04 PM Dear Killarney, «I've gone off on a huge tangent to your post.» But I can see the connec.....
» 15/10/2017 8:52:28 AM Dear Aidan, Since I am guilty of being the first to mention socialism ("Socialism fa.....
» 13/10/2017 3:51:18 PM Yes, of course we remember the Labor party: isn't this the party that enthroned Juliar ove.....
» 13/10/2017 12:45:13 PM Dear Nick, Since 1948 there is no such thing as "Palestine" - it's located in t.....
» 13/10/2017 12:42:07 PM Dear Hasbeen, You are right, because nobody would work for free for others who do not eve.....
» 13/10/2017 10:23:51 AM Dear SM, «The only way these systems would work universally would be to use draconian law.....
» 13/10/2017 7:38:48 AM Dear Banjo, «“God” may never have existed but the concept of deity lives on into the 21st.....
» 12/10/2017 10:27:03 PM Dear Nathan, «I am also at the point of considering getting rid of my television set and .....
» 12/10/2017 1:57:33 AM Dear Banjo, «but remember that in many animist religions, God may be lightning or thunder.....
» 11/10/2017 5:40:00 PM Dear Banjo, I think we discussed this already: While no positive description of God is p.....
» 10/10/2017 9:47:51 AM Dear Banjo, «Am I right in interpreting this to mean that “god is simply a figment of the.....
» 9/10/2017 11:51:10 PM As I am not a medical expert I will not comment on the medical safety or otherwise. Howev.....
» 9/10/2017 11:59:09 AM Actually, the word 'Ruach' (spirit/wind) is on a list of 20 exceptional Hebrew nouns that .....
» 9/10/2017 3:59:58 AM Dear Banjo, God Himself/Herself has no shape or form or gender and cannot be described at.....
» 8/10/2017 7:31:44 PM The court will soon decide whether Nick Xenophon is a triple citizen, but he certainly is .....
» 6/10/2017 6:16:38 PM Dear Nick, 'Maya' is derived from 'ma' (= negation) + 'yat' (= which is). So it means &q.....
» 6/10/2017 2:12:13 PM Dear Jay, «Seems to be a lot of people on "Magic Mushrooms" at the moment.» Ye.....
» 6/10/2017 1:43:37 PM Unlike the author, I wish there was a moral way to regulate such internet fashions to deat.....
» 5/10/2017 1:46:38 PM Thank you Peter, this is the best article of yours which I read, may God bless you......
» 5/10/2017 7:59:27 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I definitely did not mean to claim as if aims were not worth pursuing......
» 4/10/2017 7:55:36 PM Aims are never rational: Whenever an aim is derived by rational conclusion, it must be de.....
» 4/10/2017 5:58:49 AM "and I reckon it will take at least twenty before I can get it anywhere near being ac.....
» 2/10/2017 8:45:37 PM Dear Josephus, Only God knows who is truly married and who is not. The state does not rep.....
» 2/10/2017 7:14:45 PM Dear Josephus, «Are we to define their relationship as a human union of marriage?» What .....
» 2/10/2017 11:58:31 AM Dictatorship is a balancing act. A dictator must always be on guard that no other body is.....
» 30/09/2017 11:52:48 PM Dear Toni, «And what about the religious people that voted 'yes' in accordance with their.....
» 30/09/2017 10:25:17 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, For me this survey was never about homosexuality. For one, homosexual.....
» 30/09/2017 9:54:32 PM Dear Philip, «only a fool would waste any of the limited number of long range missiles an.....
» 29/09/2017 4:49:45 PM Perhaps applying those sound-devices that were used around diplomat's homes in Cuba would .....
» 29/09/2017 3:40:36 PM We don't need old ladies with firearms and certainly not EVERY household: For one, I would.....
» 29/09/2017 3:24:17 PM Dear Paul, «I could not understand your logic for voting in the first place, given your s.....
» 29/09/2017 9:29:57 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I believe that all citizens can unite in rejecting the interference in.....
» 29/09/2017 1:54:35 AM I would like to make a short announcement: Following the abusive threat of Senator Bernar.....
» 29/09/2017 1:43:20 AM I have a short announcement to make: Following the abusive threat of Senator Bernardi to .....
» 29/09/2017 1:23:04 AM I HAVE CHANGED MY MIND! Following Senator Bernardi's threat to intrude people in the priv.....
» 28/09/2017 3:22:40 PM What would I do? Well, assuming I had a gun, which I don't and wouldn't, first I would ha.....
» 28/09/2017 2:45:42 PM Dear John, This is not Israeli propaganda, but a one-man propaganda. The author himself .....
» 28/09/2017 2:01:56 PM THE POSTAL SURVEY BREACHES ANIMAL'S RIGHTS! My camel ate the survey and had an ink poison.....
» 28/09/2017 1:49:49 PM Dear Paul, I wonder, was it allowed to walk naked in public BEFORE the Victorian era? Sin.....
» 28/09/2017 8:03:50 AM Yes, some may be cynical about the very possibility of true friendship. Israel and Kurdist.....
» 27/09/2017 4:06:49 PM Dear Paul, «I want to walk naked down George Street in Sydney at 12 noon Friday. Can I? y.....
» 27/09/2017 8:56:46 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Sin is when we aim in a direction other than God. Nothing more, nothin.....
» 27/09/2017 6:52:52 AM Dear Paul, Government does not and cannot giveth marriage, nor can it take it away. All i.....
» 26/09/2017 9:47:41 PM What is needed is the Dromi Law: http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Dromi-Law-passes-final-readin.....
» 26/09/2017 9:29:08 PM Dear Paul, Being raised with a politician as dad and being fed on state-salary, no wonder.....
» 26/09/2017 8:55:13 PM I wish the Kurdish people every success in their aspiration for independence. No one and .....
» 26/09/2017 8:45:29 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, First I assure you that I don't intend to kill anyone, including mysel.....
» 26/09/2017 12:21:31 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «...Yuyutsu? You're ok with the senseless killing of children too?» T.....
» 25/09/2017 11:48:36 PM Dear Alan, Yes, but how many Donalds have you met? How many blind horses? How many one-le.....
» 25/09/2017 11:17:07 PM Dear Dan, «Christians rolling over to gay marriage, are of the modernist faith; immanenti.....
» 25/09/2017 9:36:55 PM Dear Ttbn, «and even harder to believe that it is actually their job to protect innocent .....
» 25/09/2017 2:36:29 PM Dear Peter, «And all because of the idea of the immorality of spending other people's mon.....
» 25/09/2017 1:58:21 PM Dear Dan, Yes, the author is a dangerous Marxist, but as far as I know he is not homosexu.....
» 25/09/2017 12:50:41 PM The ideal is to prepare yourself first, living such a pure and holy life as to deserve to .....
» 25/09/2017 12:07:07 PM Yes, you are onto something here, Peter. Every analogy can only take us that far, nor can.....
» 25/09/2017 11:22:52 AM Sadly, the moral aspect is missing in this article. "Nobody spends money more carefu.....
» 25/09/2017 8:28:09 AM Dear Dan, Why conflate homosexuals with any of this anti-religious crap? I don't think th.....
» 25/09/2017 7:28:30 AM The following sums the author's ideas: "it violates the sound ethical principle of eq.....
» 22/09/2017 3:56:18 PM Dear John, «Just more spin from the chief apologist for the murdering settlers & IDF/Secu.....
» 22/09/2017 10:17:53 AM The author would shamelessly knife Israel and its best friends in order to fulfil his only.....
» 22/09/2017 8:49:02 AM 1. Why would you want to have anything to do with this corrupt UN? Who are they anyway? Ho.....
» 21/09/2017 3:24:56 PM Dear Toni, I believe that by "CWA", Paul was referring to the "CommonWealt.....
» 21/09/2017 1:15:53 PM Dear Paul, Modern Sodom (Sdom) is an industrial area near the southern tip of the dead se.....
» 21/09/2017 11:22:32 AM All renewables are cheap. All renewables are expensive. All renewables are green. All rene.....
» 21/09/2017 11:11:46 AM Dear Dan, Sorry, but I do not understand what you mean by: "harbour a desire for peo.....
» 20/09/2017 5:38:11 PM Dear Dan, Have you any positives to offer? Yes, it is quite possible for people to follo.....
» 20/09/2017 8:56:14 AM Dear Dan, «The question is; who is an Australian? Citizenship is unhelpful in deciding th.....
» 19/09/2017 1:42:54 PM Dear Ttbn, The people of Sodom and Gomorrah did not actually indulge in homosexual acts f.....
» 19/09/2017 1:25:39 PM As already noted by Minotaur, parenting does not require marriage - so that's indeed a poi.....
» 19/09/2017 12:44:55 PM Dear Foxy, Yes, this is bad. Lucky I have no television so I don't get to see these thing.....
» 18/09/2017 10:01:53 PM [...continued] "people in relationships for 30 or 40 years denied defacto status by .....
» 18/09/2017 10:01:47 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you for the reference! While nearly all abnormalities were already solv.....
» 18/09/2017 4:38:33 PM Dear Paul, This seems like the old argument of evolution versus revolution (or "thin.....
» 18/09/2017 12:06:26 AM Dear Plantagenet, «All SSs should be given the opportunity to buy outrageously expensive .....
» 17/09/2017 9:25:52 PM Dear Plantagenet, «Show you don't take orders from Holier Than Thous» And you of course .....
» 17/09/2017 7:40:32 PM Dear Leoj, Yes, de-facto provisions can be intrusive, though I wouldn't say that they are.....
» 17/09/2017 6:42:52 PM Dear Leoj, I was trying to avoid the political dimension. Marriage is what it is, regard.....
» 17/09/2017 5:10:30 PM Dear Foxy, «Therefore, same-sex couples are legally unable to be wed in Australia.» I ag.....
» 17/09/2017 4:09:53 PM Dear Foxy, «The law currently does not allow same-sex couples to marry.» Can you please .....
» 17/09/2017 10:35:21 AM Dear Foxy, «No. the marriages of same-sex couples are not legally recognised in this coun.....
» 17/09/2017 2:19:50 AM Dear Foxy, «Marriage in this country is a legal contract presided over by the government......
» 15/09/2017 12:06:27 PM Dear Mememememememe, «That's why we have copper Internet... So we stay beholden to the mi.....
» 15/09/2017 11:52:42 AM Only a "nation" can be a "nation of rent-seekers", so by raising this .....
» 15/09/2017 11:35:08 AM «could this then lead to our schools being forced to refrain from» Well this is a contrad.....
» 14/09/2017 1:04:33 AM Dear David, So by diverting my direct question you seem to concede that it is indeed your.....
» 13/09/2017 8:02:54 PM Dear David, «You owe me an apology before I will respond to your comments again. Remember.....
» 13/09/2017 5:07:40 PM Dear Toni, What a mistaken impression you have of skilled migrants: «They're not Rohingy.....
» 13/09/2017 4:41:43 PM Dear Joe, «so there should be no legal problem for you to have relationships with, or eve.....
» 13/09/2017 9:17:45 AM Dear Joe, «So what's your solution to this chronic problem ? A larger annual refugee inta.....
» 13/09/2017 8:30:39 AM I second Ateday. The only wicked problem is this out-of-control plague of Homo Sapiens. .....
» 12/09/2017 9:26:02 PM Dear Bazz, «because we have decided by agreement that we will govern ourselves by these p.....
» 12/09/2017 10:25:01 AM Dear SM, «It is only the Neo Nazis from the left that want to see asylum seekers drowning.....
» 12/09/2017 9:58:37 AM Dear Alan, «What the SState of Israel ought heed, is the already agreed and ratified road.....
» 12/09/2017 9:33:58 AM So the root problem is the compulsory health system which we are subjected to. We needn't .....
» 12/09/2017 4:17:00 AM Dear Paul, An excellent argument for conservation by Prof. Schramski, thanks! What a pit.....
» 12/09/2017 3:56:56 AM Good news on Q&A - more people are starting to challenge the continued existence of ".....
» 11/09/2017 5:49:05 AM The survey and proposed legislation has little to do with homosexuality: after all, no sam.....
» 11/09/2017 4:27:15 AM Dear Bazz, I was not specifically referring to people who have "their own countries&.....
» 11/09/2017 3:38:46 AM Dear Toni, I have no need to update my dictionary to suit others' propaganda machines. T.....
» 11/09/2017 12:20:56 AM Dear Dan, «I just can't believe somebody could write this, let alone think this way! Wow!.....
» 10/09/2017 11:51:58 PM Dear Paul, «If you are not vaccinated, say for polio, and you contract the disease, has y.....
» 10/09/2017 1:28:18 PM Dear Bazz, So the state is allowed to insult you by locking you up in a cell, but you may.....
» 10/09/2017 1:15:26 PM Dear Paul, From someone like you who suffered such a disgusting experience, I would expec.....
» 10/09/2017 6:43:00 AM Dear Toni, «Nope, usage defines meaning.» 25 million North Koreans use "DPRK",.....
» 9/09/2017 10:19:01 PM Dear Toni, «I'm not sure you've fully grasped the point of language, yuyutsu. It's exists.....
» 9/09/2017 2:12:29 PM Dear Toni, «Both gay and not gay? How's that supposed to work then, Yuyutsu?» Why, Alan .....
» 9/09/2017 11:40:05 AM Dear Toni, «Ever heard of Alan Turing (1912-1954), Yuyutsu? He was gay.» I am well aware.....
» 9/09/2017 10:58:43 AM Dear SteeleRedux, «bugger our responsibilities to others.» First, we already pay taxes t.....
» 8/09/2017 12:59:42 AM It would be great to have private health insurance in Australia. The problem is that we d.....
» 7/09/2017 11:45:17 PM Dear SteeleRedux, So what you are saying is that people should not be allowed to pay thei.....
» 7/09/2017 8:45:14 AM Australia should also take a stand and ban the wearing of breast covering garments in publ.....
» 6/09/2017 7:08:19 PM Dear Alan, «recent studies have reportedly confirmed a gay gene, not just one, but severa.....
» 6/09/2017 6:52:28 PM Did I miss anything? Is it illegal for anyone to celebrate anything, including any person.....
» 6/09/2017 12:16:33 AM I was thinking: what would it take to change my vote to 'Yes'? well, I vote 'No' to preve.....
» 5/09/2017 10:38:23 AM Marriage is NOT a social institution: the fact of marriage is one thing and its recognitio.....
» 4/09/2017 5:47:28 PM Dear Cupric, «You are hardly talking about lesbians and gays then!» Half-correct: I am t.....
» 4/09/2017 2:34:24 PM Dear Cupric, A relative of mine is homosexual and has two sons, born to him and the same .....
» 4/09/2017 1:59:05 PM A nuclear war is almost inevitable and can now happen at any time. The only thing that co.....
» 4/09/2017 1:50:05 PM Dear Cossomby, «Should both staff and visitors to old age homes be required to have flu v.....
» 4/09/2017 1:06:18 PM Dear Foxy, «The point that I was making was that marriage in this country is a secular co.....
» 4/09/2017 10:35:25 AM «I read an article of a case where a daughter was marrying her mother under the now SSM la.....
» 4/09/2017 12:55:04 AM Yes, this is most painful and depressing. One unmentioned effect, is the rise of false do.....
» 3/09/2017 11:15:38 PM Dear Dustin, «Good luck getting a birth certificate, then» If, as Foxy believes, the rul.....
» 3/09/2017 11:07:12 PM Dear Cupric, «You say I assume or wish: it's a fact !!» Homosexual people can have kids......
» 3/09/2017 11:50:21 AM Dear Dustin, «but given there were zero same sex marriages prior to 2004» Really? All th.....
» 2/09/2017 11:07:23 PM Dear Foxy, By claiming that: "Marriage in this country is a legal contract controlle.....
» 2/09/2017 10:40:49 PM Dear Critic, My priority is to preserve my own morals, rather than to fix theirs. As I w.....
» 1/09/2017 5:49:05 PM Dear SF, «Trump has achieved more in his sort time as president than any before him.» Ye.....
» 1/09/2017 2:04:29 PM Dear Aidan, «People being unwilling to get qualifications or even work at all is, if not .....
» 1/09/2017 8:31:27 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «it's a rare thing to be homosexual and not support the gay social mov.....
» 31/08/2017 4:51:35 PM Dear Tony, «The downside, of course, is that if a bloke wears a skirt everybody assumes h.....
» 31/08/2017 4:41:54 PM Perhaps half the claims are true, perhaps half are false, but one thing is certain: this s.....
» 31/08/2017 2:32:16 PM Dear Nathan, Certainly, this survey is flawed: we could get so much more for this $122,00.....
» 31/08/2017 12:53:21 PM Dear David, Jordan has already washed off its hands in 1988 as it declared that it has no.....
» 31/08/2017 9:01:16 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I completely agree that homosexuals are not to be blamed - it's got no.....
» 30/08/2017 9:50:48 PM Dear Nathan, It will help you to remain focused on one topic. You write above love, abou.....
» 30/08/2017 9:29:55 PM Dear Killarney, «and secure employment that virtually everyone enjoyed in communist count.....
» 30/08/2017 8:08:38 PM Dear HereNow, I didn't claim (or think) that the religious would actually be hurt by that.....
» 30/08/2017 4:46:41 PM Dear R0bert, «My preference would be for the government to get out of the business of reg.....
» 30/08/2017 4:29:08 PM Dear Runner, The "Marriage Act" is already so perverse that it can hardly be fu.....
» 30/08/2017 3:20:52 PM Well, not everyone who is against the so-called "SSM" necessarily rejects homose.....
» 30/08/2017 3:15:50 PM But how is this related to the 'Yes' vs 'No' debate? Whether or not children live with bo.....
» 30/08/2017 2:58:45 PM Dear Calwest, «What we know for certain is that communism is not and was not the utopia D.....
» 30/08/2017 1:40:20 PM There is nothing derogatory about keeping the moral high ground......
» 30/08/2017 1:26:02 PM Dear Chris, Drug-dealers and government: it's hard to tell which of the two is worse. Bu.....
» 30/08/2017 1:14:36 PM Dear Critic, Sorry, I do not believe in tit-for-tat. This evil practice of making rules .....
» 30/08/2017 1:05:51 PM Why ask silly questions - everyone knows that Abbas/PLO are NOT committed to peace, so wha.....
» 30/08/2017 11:14:36 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Did you not realise until now that the purpose of this campaign for &q.....
» 30/08/2017 12:12:59 AM There is no such thing as "renewable energy" - that would contradict the laws of.....
» 29/08/2017 6:28:53 AM Dear Banjo, It all boils down to the question whether you accept violence or not. You se.....
» 29/08/2017 6:11:38 AM Dear Critic, What will you get by putting people in jail? Even if they are politicians? O.....
» 28/08/2017 11:36:55 PM Dear O Sung Wu and Foxy, «without our laws, we have anarchy, and chaos» "Anarchy&qu.....
» 28/08/2017 4:10:22 PM Dear O Sung Wu, Australia is indeed by far the best place to reside, but what I wrote is .....
» 28/08/2017 2:27:56 PM Dear O Sung Wu, «You're not standing to show your respect for the presiding member of the.....
» 28/08/2017 2:06:55 PM Dear Foxy, «The political and cultural institutions that govern Australia are absolutely .....
» 28/08/2017 9:59:16 AM So the constitution of a banana-republic declares that eating bananas is a national disgra.....
» 28/08/2017 9:40:56 AM One may feel about others however they like so long as it does not translate into action. .....
» 27/08/2017 7:18:30 PM Dear Foxy, «So why come to a country like Australia if you want to maintain customs of pa.....
» 27/08/2017 7:54:05 AM Dear Foxy, «To let kids know that it's alright to be who they are.» Who wouldn't endorse.....
» 26/08/2017 10:21:10 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Any two persons must have a somewhat different perspective of God. I d.....
» 26/08/2017 9:22:05 PM Dear Ttbn, Thank you for the sympathy. BTW, I am all in favour of courtesy, dignity, dec.....
» 26/08/2017 9:10:56 PM Dear Foxy, First, please leave out the Shariah/Islam/terror bits: having had that many co.....
» 25/08/2017 5:52:46 PM Dear Dustin, I know what it is called, but it is immoral. Only God is sovereign. Now I .....
» 25/08/2017 5:12:11 PM Dear Foxy, «Before coming to Australia you will be asked to subscribe to certain values. .....
» 25/08/2017 5:00:36 PM Dear Kactuz, «The fact is, Najla, that your prophet did many vile, evil things.» This is.....
» 25/08/2017 1:39:16 PM Dear Ttbn, «The LAW requires people attending court to stand when magistrates and judges .....
» 25/08/2017 12:58:40 PM Dear Mikk, «All shops think like Shocka and refuse to serve OLO posters. We all starve.» .....
» 25/08/2017 12:49:05 PM Dear Ttbn, Nobody can show respect if they don't have any. What you are trying to do is t.....
» 25/08/2017 11:18:36 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «My understanding that we all sin is not an endorsement of our sinning.....
» 24/08/2017 9:03:36 PM Dear Referundemdrivensocienty, «They want Australia to loose its sense of identity and na.....
» 24/08/2017 8:50:21 PM «The major reason for restricting freedom is to prevent harm to others.» So far so good, .....
» 24/08/2017 8:31:14 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, «But for me the best possible argument for it within the church is the.....
» 24/08/2017 2:36:09 PM Dear Ttbn, «Just repulsive and unnatural is enough for me, without looking for religious .....
» 24/08/2017 11:39:16 AM Why, a Burqa is very handy when you want to drive a car with more passengers than seat-bel.....
» 24/08/2017 9:16:20 AM Nice and interesting review of Christian attitudes to homosexuality. But what has this to.....
» 24/08/2017 8:41:36 AM Dear Paul, «What can they do?» Lots - you name it: Councillors disappear, or beaten by u.....
» 23/08/2017 6:48:15 PM Dear David, «Are you unable to point out any errors in my article» I didn't even try, wh.....
» 23/08/2017 3:54:16 PM Dear Ateday, "Extinction" is probably too strong - but certainly a continued de.....
» 23/08/2017 11:00:59 AM Does "cooperative" include being forced to cooperate? Does "community".....
» 22/08/2017 4:46:47 PM Dear Engineer, «Given the past stream of one-eyed pro-Israel contributions from this auth.....
» 22/08/2017 11:40:14 AM Why should it matter whether rules are written or conventional: either way, only the weak .....
» 21/08/2017 4:47:30 PM Dear Mikk, «Can these people/businesses discriminate against adulterers, women having the.....
» 21/08/2017 1:36:38 PM Dear Paul, «then the reality is there is little that a Pope could do» Please allow me to.....
» 21/08/2017 10:57:48 AM Where's the need for such tedious arguments? Forcing someone to work/perform a task again.....
» 21/08/2017 9:50:05 AM Everyone, Why focus so much on the Catholic church? All Christian churches have confessi.....
» 21/08/2017 1:45:20 AM Dear Critic, «What does a victim need to confess to anyway» It is quite common for victi.....
» 20/08/2017 11:56:13 PM Dear Critic, «...So what, you're complaining / making the point that young alter boys who.....
» 20/08/2017 9:27:01 PM Dear Nick, «Could you say that again? Mahabharata and Ramayana suggest a Kshatriya may oc.....
» 20/08/2017 9:11:33 PM Dear Julian, «The problem to be solved is occupation of Palestine established by a terror.....
» 20/08/2017 6:56:40 PM Dear Nick, «Is it really the case that Hindus feel it's wrong to jail a crim? Not necess.....
» 20/08/2017 11:39:11 AM Dear Nick, It is not appropriate to disclose personal details on this forum......
» 20/08/2017 11:30:17 AM Dear Critic, «But young Alter boys bums and mouths they have no issue with.» So you want.....
» 20/08/2017 10:35:18 AM Dear Ttbn, «Why have citizenship ceremonies anyway.» Because the Mayor likes to help him.....
» 19/08/2017 8:31:46 PM Dear Julian, You keep speaking of "solutions": solutions for what? The problem .....
» 19/08/2017 8:09:47 PM Dear Not_Now.Soon, Thank you for sharing......
» 18/08/2017 3:13:32 PM Dear O Sung Wu, Sadly, it is not only those who committed heinous crimes who will be forc.....
» 18/08/2017 12:11:48 PM Dear Engineer, It is not "The Church" for me because I am not even a Christian......
» 18/08/2017 9:48:49 AM This is an attempt to treat fire with fire, rape with rape: Spiritual rape is even worse t.....
» 18/08/2017 2:43:08 AM Dear Killarney, Western medicine and education are a curse rather than a boon. In Austra.....
» 17/08/2017 9:49:16 PM Dear O Sung Wu, I wish I could be as optimistic as yourself - what those bastards are goi.....
» 17/08/2017 6:52:29 PM Dear Runner, I can see and appreciate your point in the light of Not_Now.Soon's explanati.....
» 17/08/2017 10:43:20 AM Dear Philip, If you do not hate religion, then why mention your belief that it is fake in.....
» 17/08/2017 8:28:25 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, On the contrary, it is I who need to beg your forgiveness, it is your .....
» 17/08/2017 1:35:06 AM Dear Philip, That was an easy way to escape the topic. For whatever reason you hate a ce.....
» 17/08/2017 1:09:13 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I was going to respond to your last posts and there is much I could ha.....
» 16/08/2017 6:40:35 PM Dear Ttbn, «they don't seem to get the difference between sins and crimes.» Priests are .....
» 16/08/2017 1:30:44 PM Such a law could serve as a potential wake-up call for the church. For centuries, the chu.....
» 16/08/2017 1:55:41 AM Dear Josephus, Yes indeed, other regimes around the world are even worse, perhaps even al.....
» 16/08/2017 1:41:58 AM Dear Cherful, Using his 60 submarines, Kim can reach anywhere except the very middle of c.....
» 16/08/2017 1:38:06 AM Dear ALTRAV, «Essential services should always be the domain of govt and not private ente.....
» 16/08/2017 1:25:27 AM Dear Not_Now.Soon, I am re-reading the book "That's Not What the Good Book Says".....
» 15/08/2017 3:18:10 PM Dear Josephus, «I believe any person who has allegiance to another form of Government, or.....
» 15/08/2017 2:57:08 PM Dear Faustino, Why do you say that Buddha did not found a religion? Don't the practices .....
» 14/08/2017 7:14:08 PM Dear O Sung Wu, You were/are a warrior. As a warrior, it is your duty to try and make th.....
» 14/08/2017 2:35:31 PM Welcome Not_Now.Soon, Those who oppose religion do believe that religion is dangerous. At.....
» 14/08/2017 10:36:15 AM To summarise the article's intent: "Hitler was a vegetarian - kill the vegetarians!&q.....
» 13/08/2017 9:31:45 PM Dear Spencer, Regarding religious educators, I was referring to the "Recruiting".....
» 12/08/2017 10:30:06 PM Welcome Papa Zoom, «Is it true students are banned from talking about Jesus?» I don't th.....
» 12/08/2017 9:58:42 PM Ask yourself, then act accordingly: "How likely it is that reading the bible would he.....
» 10/08/2017 10:41:10 PM Lawyers, lawyers, so sad! So sad to see Christians who are supposed to trust in the Lord .....
» 10/08/2017 10:21:07 PM Yet again David is pushing his Jewish agenda by subtly bending the truth: suddenly the con.....
» 10/08/2017 12:14:37 AM One could live without electricity, but no one can live for more than a few days without w.....
» 9/08/2017 7:26:16 PM Dear Julian, If the state of Israel is going to be relocated to the Mediterranean Sea, th.....
» 9/08/2017 12:54:54 PM Dear Julian, Other than Zionism (an ideological impediment), the practical impediments ar.....
» 9/08/2017 1:26:02 AM Dear Foxy, Thank you for the link: I wrongly thought that the owner pursued Elijah on hi.....
» 9/08/2017 1:03:22 AM Dear Foxy, «Over 70 per cent of Australians want same-sex marriage.» Including myself: .....
» 9/08/2017 12:37:21 AM Dear Killarney, «It really depends on whether, politically, you believe in taxation and r.....
» 9/08/2017 12:11:14 AM Dear Spencer, «That's your assertion, but you provided no evidence to support your claim......
» 8/08/2017 4:54:01 PM Dear Foxy, Imagine it was not just a motorbike, which could be bought for some $$s: imagi.....
» 8/08/2017 1:02:41 PM Dear Old Man, «Muslims are people who follow the teachings of that misogynist, paedophile.....
» 8/08/2017 12:48:57 PM Dear Paul, «What is your opinion?» My opinion is that while the law should not be able t.....
» 8/08/2017 12:19:48 PM Dear Julian, Your fear of a few Australian Muslims, negligible overall except in parts of.....
» 8/08/2017 10:35:11 AM Dear Spencer, The New Testament is correct: the mentioned guidelines indeed brings one cl.....
» 8/08/2017 9:56:45 AM It's a pity that the author packed up so many other elements of her political convictions .....
» 7/08/2017 8:51:00 PM What business of yours is it whether men are healthier or otherwise? Ah, Gotcha: the auth.....
» 7/08/2017 8:37:08 PM Dear Spencer, Not all atheists follow Mano Singham's ideas, only some. Those who do, obvi.....
» 7/08/2017 8:11:28 PM Dear Julian, «I have boundless appreciation of America as the first nation to be founded .....
» 7/08/2017 2:11:49 PM Dear Julian, Indeed, Israel would be better off without America - at least, Israel will t.....
» 7/08/2017 1:32:06 PM Dear Cherful, Thank you for your excellent summary of the human condition. «It's hard en.....
» 7/08/2017 12:22:20 AM Dear Ezhil, «You were created by your parents and not by anybody else.» The above a clas.....
» 6/08/2017 11:35:58 PM Dear Foxy, I like your quotes of Tor Hundloe. --- Dear Paul, «Are property right predo.....
» 6/08/2017 11:04:29 PM Dear Foxy, I have little doubt that they will decide to have a "conscience vote".....
» 6/08/2017 9:40:32 PM Dear ALTRAV, Let us look at the bright side: at least we are not in Venezuela! Economic .....
» 6/08/2017 9:07:27 PM Dear Ilmessaggio, RESPECT is an important ingredient for ANY society, progressive or othe.....
» 5/08/2017 10:09:43 PM Well said, ALTRAV!.....
» 4/08/2017 4:30:04 PM Dear Atheist, "Dysfunction" is always relative to the functionality that you tr.....
» 4/08/2017 2:57:27 PM Dear Ilmessaggio, «what is an atheist religion?» I also considered replying to Runner ab.....
» 4/08/2017 2:28:23 PM Dear Ilmessaggio, «'love' is a wonderful thing as long as others are not being deprived b.....
» 4/08/2017 1:13:21 PM Dear Ilmessaggio, «An individual who has no emotive connection to either side will tend t.....
» 4/08/2017 11:32:06 AM Dear Atheist, «Do not pray in our schools and we wont think in your churches.» No proble.....
» 4/08/2017 11:21:58 AM Anyone who loves Israel should help it by recognising a Palestinian state whose borders ar.....
» 4/08/2017 11:09:28 AM So long as ordinary people have to pay tax, company tax should rather be increased, to mat.....
» 4/08/2017 10:35:52 AM Dear Killarney, As much as it would be in my personal interest to smash those "innov.....
» 3/08/2017 8:09:03 PM As much as I abhor the growth of the digital economy, I find most of the author's argument.....
» 3/08/2017 8:53:30 AM Terrorists have political aims. The only reason they could benefit from harming you and me.....
» 3/08/2017 8:28:41 AM One government-document which this article refers to, warns against religious educators in.....
» 2/08/2017 11:52:56 PM Dear SteelRedux, I don't think that Larrisa Waters should have resigned from parliament: .....
» 2/08/2017 8:38:11 PM Dear Foxy, Common-sense undermines the British/Australian pompous traditions of "law.....
» 2/08/2017 6:32:20 PM Dear SteeleRedux, «The American in the above blog was a university graduate before joinin.....
» 2/08/2017 12:04:48 PM Now be realistic: A young person pledging allegiance to anything, doesn't mean, analyse, a.....
» 2/08/2017 10:07:37 AM Dear Josephus, According to current "Muslim" belief, both the Koran and Hadith .....
» 1/08/2017 1:38:34 PM So long as the West values procreation, people like Mohamed can make a mockery of its &quo.....
» 1/08/2017 11:30:48 AM "who would reject a thoroughly rational - and therefore ethical, egalitarian, ecologi.....
» 1/08/2017 9:52:52 AM Anyone who decides to stand for election, thus live off stolen tax-payer's money, has alre.....
» 1/08/2017 9:47:05 AM How much should a pedestrian pay for walking on God's land? How much should a donkey-ride.....
» 1/08/2017 9:34:38 AM Dear Josephus, «If someone has falsified his teachings and behaviours then equally they m.....
» 1/08/2017 1:54:17 AM Dear Geoff, Given that there is no such thing as God, why would you (and others) treat an.....
» 1/08/2017 12:16:45 AM Dear David, «I cannot look at all the travail in the world as a result of man's inhumanit.....
» 31/07/2017 10:36:39 PM Dear Josephus, «We have the body of his teachings and behaviours» No, those alleged teac.....
» 31/07/2017 10:26:07 PM To be eligible for Israeli citizenship, one must: 1. Be a Jew; the spouse of a Jew who is.....
» 31/07/2017 1:58:01 PM Dear Josephus, «Muhammed in body is dead and buried» Without a body, Saint Muhammad is u.....
» 31/07/2017 1:26:49 PM Beware of mystery for the sake of mystery. Yes, God cannot be conceived by the mind. If t.....
» 30/07/2017 9:26:29 PM Dear Critic, «You know you're right ttbn, this country really is too far gone.» " A.....
» 30/07/2017 9:01:53 PM Dear Luciferase, «There are scientific explanations for the existence of the world» What.....
» 30/07/2017 8:31:05 PM Dear Alan, People who live (or intend to live) in high-rising apartments and lack the cap.....
» 30/07/2017 7:46:17 PM Dear Josephus, Muhammad and what he did or didn't do or say, is an irrelevant evasion of .....
» 30/07/2017 12:38:23 AM The parade approaches, the loudspeaker cheers, The parade approaches, here also is the off.....
» 30/07/2017 12:38:17 AM The truth could well be somewhere in between. Most of us wouldn't like to upset our mothe.....
» 29/07/2017 10:41:22 PM Dear SteeleRedux, I welcome your suggestion to also sterilise the Jewish settlers in the .....
» 29/07/2017 10:01:06 PM Dear Josephus, As a Christian, don't you believe that the dead are being judged and recei.....
» 28/07/2017 11:14:41 AM There is just one cause for the misery of the Gazan people - procreation! Hamas has decla.....
» 28/07/2017 10:46:25 AM Why expose children (and adults for that matter) to television? Keep it locked away so tha.....
» 27/07/2017 10:07:14 PM Dear Prompete, Do you hate Israel that much? Do you also hate Jordan? Why? Holding the c.....
» 27/07/2017 8:54:31 AM Dictator! Why not simply state your intention to rule over the Australian provinces from .....
» 27/07/2017 8:35:17 AM Already living under siege by all those electronic gadgets, I am so glad that I do not hav.....
» 26/07/2017 5:44:08 PM Nobody should be tried posthumously, as this would constitute double jeopardy!.....
» 26/07/2017 10:24:36 AM Yes, we played enough, we had a great time, now it's bed time, Donald, you know who is the.....
» 26/07/2017 10:05:05 AM Dear SM, «MC still has a slim chance in that as an adult his mother should not have been .....
» 25/07/2017 11:33:57 PM Dear Foxy, How interesting: while you sit on the sidelines, watching the program and the .....
» 25/07/2017 11:04:35 PM Here's a great idea for Russia: Is it a Russian interest for any particular Australian po.....
» 25/07/2017 2:59:17 PM Dear Foxy, Yes, it would be interesting. But I am not a watcher - I do not have a televi.....
» 25/07/2017 2:30:26 PM Psychologists often ask their patients to respond with the first association-word that com.....
» 25/07/2017 1:21:36 PM Dear Paul, «Do you think there is a cure for it?» Spiritual maturity. You see, national.....
» 25/07/2017 12:26:54 AM Simply, it's a blue-collar job: the same city-born people who won't do it are the same peo.....
» 24/07/2017 11:00:54 PM Dear SM, «I fail to see how changing S44 of the Constitution is in the national interest».....
» 23/07/2017 10:13:43 PM Dear Leoj, «That the desire should also be expressed and confirmed in nominations for the.....
» 23/07/2017 9:07:38 PM Dear Foxy, I would have done away with the whole of Article s44, not just s44(i). Implic.....
» 23/07/2017 5:19:36 PM Dear Jay, I can well understand your lack of concern for Americans (who do not renounce t.....
» 23/07/2017 3:42:21 PM Dear Foxy, «Not a good move politically» Indeed! [Proverbs 24:17-18] Rejoice not when .....
» 23/07/2017 3:34:54 PM Dear Foxy, You have a big heart. That is clear and I always appreciate your good intenti.....
» 23/07/2017 2:47:42 PM First I like to thank the author for his thoroughness and for introducing us to the radica.....
» 23/07/2017 12:23:38 PM Dear Is Mise, «Simple, an Australian is a citizen of Australia.» What about kangaroos, q.....
» 23/07/2017 3:31:12 AM Dear Stuart, I don't agree with this concept of international law. I don't agree that the.....
» 23/07/2017 3:05:48 AM Dear Leoj, «Pleased that you agree that Ludlam and Waters should be required to recompens.....
» 23/07/2017 12:12:12 AM Dear Critic, Regarding your right TO NOT BE ruled by a foreigner: Nobody should be force.....
» 22/07/2017 10:41:01 PM Vedanta states that all religions (when properly practised) lead to the same destination -.....
» 21/07/2017 2:33:50 PM The Australian constitution is a coercive document that is arbitrarily forced upon all the.....
» 21/07/2017 2:13:19 PM What an audacity to tell voters who can represent them and who cannot! Say the voters wan.....
» 21/07/2017 11:07:46 AM As we are here, on OLO, by choice, we should respect the OLO rules. In contrast, the Aust.....
» 17/07/2017 9:27:42 AM One more important reason why people do not move out to the country: FIRES! As bio-fuel b.....
» 9/07/2017 3:03:25 PM Dear Is Mise, I didn't say that I object to other people hunting animals for food, but I .....
» 8/07/2017 11:23:14 PM Dear Is Mise, I will not argue with those who feel an altruistic call to save the smaller.....
» 8/07/2017 11:11:53 PM Dear Killarney, «What a pity I was born 30 years too early.» We should call ourselves lu.....
» 6/07/2017 8:27:04 PM Dear Is Mise, Perhaps nothing, perhaps nothing indeed because I have not even looked furt.....
» 6/07/2017 3:14:54 PM Dear Is Mise, Murder is the act of taking someone else's life unprovokedly and against th.....
» 6/07/2017 2:19:31 PM Dear Is Mise, So you do not deny that the Shooters and Fishers want to target and kill li.....
» 6/07/2017 1:35:15 PM Dear Is Mise, What are the shooters and fishers want to shoot at? Just at the thin air? A.....
» 5/07/2017 6:41:24 PM Dear Is Mise, I admit that I haven't looked into this particular party because its very n.....
» 4/07/2017 6:31:49 PM Humanity is not the answer - it only complicates things because it imposes a lie. Humans .....
» 4/07/2017 6:14:39 PM What a perfect and wise conclusion: «It is about time that the Church realises that the e.....
» 4/07/2017 5:46:16 PM Dear Is Mise, Some people have the best intentions when they enter politics, but as soon .....
» 4/07/2017 1:04:45 AM Why only the Greens and One Nation? All politicians are the same!.....
» 4/07/2017 12:59:25 AM I second Pilgrim and Julian!.....
» 29/06/2017 9:02:49 AM What we need is to be able to rely on ourselves locally, at least for the basics of life. .....
» 28/06/2017 12:29:59 PM Dear Nathan, First, I protest the naming of all people who happen to live in this contine.....
» 24/06/2017 11:32:04 PM Dear Geoff, «Marriage is a secular, civil institution, enacted and regulated by the state.....
» 23/06/2017 11:28:09 AM Overall, with a few notable exceptions (including Jesus Christ), the West has always been .....
» 23/06/2017 10:38:45 AM Is the author looking for a job on the public payroll? He is asking for yet more clerks w.....
» 16/06/2017 2:54:16 PM While our streets should be weapon-free, the fact that criminals know that the people in t.....
» 15/06/2017 2:11:43 PM Yes, the "six day war" is still ongoing and the general gist of the article is c.....
» 14/06/2017 12:34:19 PM But ordinary shops would still be forced to work for free as tax-collectors - that's plain.....
» 14/06/2017 11:35:42 AM "the law makers have to understand that the laws they pass do not effect them persona.....
» 12/06/2017 4:44:49 PM Dear Foxy, «I personally wanted my marriage to be legal.» From your correspondence with .....
» 11/06/2017 3:49:45 PM Dear Foxy, «Same-sex couples want to have that basic right as well.» Having one's relati.....
» 11/06/2017 1:48:50 AM Dear Foxy, I have already gone over the Marriage Act. This Act is only relevant if you wa.....
» 10/06/2017 11:21:59 PM Dear Foxy, I agree that same sex and heterosexual relationships should be legally treated.....
» 10/06/2017 11:00:55 PM Dear Killarney, What is the problem with anarchy? Anarchy simply means that nobody rules .....
» 10/06/2017 10:15:33 PM I don't mind getting rid of the senate so long as we also get rid of the lower house!.....
» 10/06/2017 10:08:29 PM It is true that Western civilisation does not provide any positive content - but it doesn'.....
» 10/06/2017 9:56:19 PM Dear CHERFUL, «there really doesn't seem to be much difference.» So true: difference bet.....
» 10/06/2017 9:45:57 PM My heart goes out to Jonathan Pollard, also to Mordechai Vanunu who is in a similar situat.....
» 10/06/2017 9:27:43 PM Have you heard about this revolutionary new method to make your child grow faster and tall.....
» 10/06/2017 8:58:18 PM Dear Foxy, Please distinguish between state-recognition and legality: To the best of my .....
» 10/06/2017 7:42:44 PM Dear Josephus, «However the LTBGT are by wanting the term "marriage" is so as t.....
» 8/06/2017 3:08:03 PM Dear Joe, Grateful has often pointed to the teachings of his Sufi Sheikh, Nuh Keller, on .....
» 7/06/2017 11:49:34 PM Dear Joe, Grateful is a Sufi. Sufis and Ahmadiyyans do not plant bombs, run over people,.....
» 7/06/2017 11:08:26 PM Dear Killarney, A nuclear bomb does not kill millions, only 10000's, unless of course it'.....
» 7/06/2017 8:32:09 PM Dear Joe, All true - that's why Israel has nukes. The West Bank doesn't give Israel a mi.....
» 7/06/2017 7:46:11 PM Dear Joe, The death toll this year have been pretty low indeed - extremely low compared w.....
» 7/06/2017 12:27:32 PM «I call on every man and woman of conscience to bring the madness of this debilitating con.....
» 7/06/2017 12:11:27 AM Dear Killarney, There is no need for you to liberate the people of North Korea - not if y.....
» 6/06/2017 7:13:16 PM Thank you Gregory for this good and interesting comparison. --- Dear Is Mise, Radical I.....
» 6/06/2017 6:38:46 PM Dear Leoj, Had I used your name incorrectly? I just assumed that 'Leoj' is a fancy way to.....
» 6/06/2017 2:32:46 PM Dear Joel, On the one hand you criticise the progressive movement, for whatever it's wort.....
» 6/06/2017 12:23:16 PM Dear Joe, «anybody can be what they like at any moment.» No, no one can be any other tha.....
» 6/06/2017 12:25:49 AM Dear Rollyczar, So other than killing their oppressors, how do you propose to liberate th.....
» 6/06/2017 12:14:00 AM Dear Joe, We can only be what we are, this cannot change. While there is evidence that t.....
» 5/06/2017 7:39:58 PM Dear Joe, «please someone help me with this - the terms 'homosexual' and heterosexual' ar.....
» 5/06/2017 2:58:54 PM Dear Jayb, «Hey! It's them that always go on about reviving their heritage, & that's thei.....
» 5/06/2017 2:37:35 PM Excellent, Pete - Bravo!.....
» 5/06/2017 2:21:50 PM Dear Moonshine, We cannot only blame journalists - they are only trying to make a living......
» 5/06/2017 10:04:06 AM Dear Ttbn, All true, except the last sentence: «Only voters can put a stop to their stup.....
» 5/06/2017 9:52:31 AM The author is correct: America should not talk, but instead send one nuclear missile that .....
» 5/06/2017 9:38:32 AM In summary, the author believes that what's important is what you say, not what you do. Y.....
» 4/06/2017 9:08:50 PM Dear Joe, «It's none of your damn business what people call themselves.» They can call t.....
» 4/06/2017 6:35:14 PM Dear Moonshine, History is replete with such sporadic incidents. Accidents, murders, craz.....
» 4/06/2017 6:24:16 PM Dear Joe, «Sovereignty: people ceded their 'sovereignty' i.e. as clans and family groups,.....
» 4/06/2017 6:06:52 PM Dear Josephus, Given that: 1. Marriage is no longer required for procreation, even for t.....
» 3/06/2017 10:24:02 PM Indeed a day to rejoice! Next, Trump should also leave the U.N., declare them a terrorist.....
» 2/06/2017 5:20:23 PM Dear Joe, How typical for White Chauvinist British Pigs to think that everywhere they set.....
» 2/06/2017 3:12:02 PM Dear Joe, Thank you for drawing my attention to the similarities of your name with that o.....
» 2/06/2017 1:00:16 PM Dear Joel, «I believe that DNA should decide» I'm afraid otherwise, for what could preve.....
» 2/06/2017 12:46:42 PM Thank you Alon for this comprehensive analysis! Regarding the religious argument: The &q.....
» 2/06/2017 11:22:26 AM What "recognition" for so-called "aboriginals" who do not recognise th.....
» 2/06/2017 10:46:35 AM Government does not currently register the intimate relations between roosters and hens, r.....
» 2/06/2017 12:03:33 AM Dear Joe, History is history, but if a contemporary person of aboriginal ancestry, regard.....
» 1/06/2017 10:46:05 PM Dear Joel, This is quite easy to test: If you go by an English name, then you are not an .....
» 1/06/2017 8:08:15 PM Dear Cossomby, Had that been the case, then they wouldn't need any rights from you, nor w.....
» 1/06/2017 8:20:24 AM We all live in kleptocracies and so we have for some millennia. In the West that would pro.....
» 1/06/2017 2:27:02 AM Dear Julian, If your top value is indeed to support human personal existence (yours and o.....
» 1/06/2017 12:56:39 AM Wait till the whole Marriage Act is repealed, then they will only be able to sell one scoo.....
» 31/05/2017 5:13:49 PM Each and every person, Aboriginal or otherwise, should be able to decide whether they want.....
» 31/05/2017 4:48:32 PM Dear JBowyer, «Give refugees residency and safety and the first thing they do is fly back.....
» 31/05/2017 12:23:41 PM I presume that the sensitive author would condemn one of biggest acts of cruelty that pers.....
» 31/05/2017 12:15:03 PM Dear Rollyczar, «It is nice to hold on to our culture as this is our value.» I suppose t.....
» 31/05/2017 11:48:36 AM Dear Julian, I don't mind taking money that was paid by mutual consent, but so long as th.....
» 30/05/2017 3:46:57 PM Dear Julian, So long as a child is unable to express their wishes clearly, nobody can bet.....
» 30/05/2017 12:29:16 PM If only the Ottomans, who were driven away in Beersheba, were nice people, fair and incorr.....
» 30/05/2017 12:07:59 PM What an arrogance for one culture to claim a whole continent for itself, imposing itself o.....
» 29/05/2017 11:55:44 PM "Home schooling" is about protecting one's children from being indoctrinated and.....
» 29/05/2017 10:53:38 PM Dear Aidan, On the one hand, I look at the massive forensic work of Robert Spencer: Spenc.....
» 29/05/2017 3:29:29 PM { At a dinner party Churchill says to his dinner companion, "Madam, would you sleep w.....
» 29/05/2017 2:59:14 PM Let us not devalue the meaning of "slavery": Slavery has nothing to do with bein.....
» 29/05/2017 2:42:08 PM Dear Bazz, The Koran doesn't need to be modernized - rather, it should be exposed for wha.....
» 29/05/2017 8:58:24 AM Dear Rollyczar, We don't need to know - why should we? So we become scared? So we conver.....
» 28/05/2017 11:56:41 AM Can someone explain to me please? 1. What is a neo-liberal? 2. Who are those neo-liberals.....
» 26/05/2017 1:43:28 AM It seems that some members here are thrilled to have Muslim terror since it gives them a p.....
» 25/05/2017 1:54:52 PM The earth's radius is 6371 kilometres. Man's deepest mines are around 3 kilometres deep an.....
» 25/05/2017 11:16:41 AM So far, the only thing that terrorises me is the auto-immune response as seen on these pag.....
» 24/05/2017 12:22:36 AM The most effective terrorists are the media. By reporting this story they bring about more.....
» 24/05/2017 12:15:49 AM One can only rort humans, but nobody can hide from God. If you steal, you will have to pay.....
» 23/05/2017 10:45:17 AM Dear Josephus, I don't think that I need to convince you that there are no two gods - Elo.....
» 22/05/2017 5:04:21 PM Dear Phanto, Commitment itself can make a relationship great. Commitment can make a rela.....
» 22/05/2017 1:34:09 PM [...continued] «You seem to have failed to noticed that fabrication has become a low valu.....
» 22/05/2017 1:34:05 PM [...continued] Your labelling people as 'workforce' is demeaning. Do I need to remind you.....
» 22/05/2017 1:34:01 PM Dear Aidan, Thank you for taking all this time to answer me. Any connection between myse.....
» 20/05/2017 9:28:46 PM Dear Joe, «ultimately they have to put such religious foolishness behind them» Foolishne.....
» 20/05/2017 9:12:21 PM Dear Bazz, «Yuyutsu said; Untrained people cannot use Linux. I disagree, it has all the f.....
» 20/05/2017 8:54:04 PM Dear Josephus, Pharaoh was indeed considered a god, but Judaism rejected and opposed any .....
» 20/05/2017 7:59:16 PM Dear David, 1. If that was the case, then why haven't the modern Jews (or Christians for .....
» 19/05/2017 4:30:18 PM Dear David, Are you aware that Judaism never denied the existence of other gods? We all .....
» 19/05/2017 3:59:19 PM There will only be peace when America and the rest of the world draws the line, no consult.....
» 19/05/2017 10:45:45 AM [...continued] Regarding the employment of more people that would otherwise be idle, it w.....
» 19/05/2017 10:45:42 AM Dear Aidan, Have you seen the old series "Survivors"? http://en.wikipedia.org/w.....
» 19/05/2017 1:02:21 AM Dear Aidan, «While it's true we're not currently in a position to eliminate the debt, tha.....
» 19/05/2017 12:32:36 AM Dear Runner, It would not cross my mind to kill a cow in order to prevent myself or anyon.....
» 18/05/2017 6:13:41 PM Security is about your physical safety and integrity - nobody is suggesting that security .....
» 18/05/2017 5:49:12 PM Dear Runner, «Most mothers I know even of criminals love their sons dearly. So you think .....
» 18/05/2017 5:02:19 PM Dear Hasbeen, The only problem with housing today is that government no longer allows you.....
» 18/05/2017 4:31:46 PM Dear Foxy, «You need to have a licence to drive a car.» This is understandable if you ar.....
» 17/05/2017 11:26:57 PM According to this logic, marriage should not be allowed to last more than 6 months, then e.....
» 17/05/2017 11:00:48 PM While the news and prospects are terrible, it does introduce a glimpse of hope, that perha.....
» 16/05/2017 6:19:39 PM Dear Joe, «If his only citizenship is Australian, we have to take him back: nobody can be.....
» 16/05/2017 3:27:51 PM It seems reasonable to me for a refugee to subsequently obtain false documents with a diff.....
» 16/05/2017 3:15:31 PM Terrorists are not criminals - they are enemy combatants. Enemy combatants when caught sh.....
» 16/05/2017 1:30:12 PM So many inaccurate generalisation in one article... 1. "Islam as a religion was form.....
» 16/05/2017 10:08:01 AM First, Israel's electoral system is BY FAR more democratic than Australia's. The problem .....
» 16/05/2017 2:35:32 AM Dear SteeleRedux, "Obligations" are a feature of society which only apply to it.....
» 15/05/2017 11:12:11 PM Dear SteeleRedux, «It's called democracy, a civil society, the greater good. That's what .....
» 15/05/2017 5:18:35 PM Dear Foxy, «You are free to disagree» But I do agree! Like yourself, I also firmly beli.....
» 15/05/2017 3:47:18 PM Dear Foxy, It's great to feel so nice and warm, full of compassion... But does anyone ha.....
» 14/05/2017 12:04:41 AM Certainly so, Ttbn. --- Dear SteeleRedux, This is all very well and I am glad for this .....
» 13/05/2017 10:33:28 PM As for one's own insurance, the best option is to self-insure or to save for a rainy day a.....
» 12/05/2017 8:32:45 AM Dear Referundemdrivensocienty, «The Commonwealth Government exisits to serve 'we the peop.....
» 10/05/2017 5:43:59 PM Dear Ttbn, You obviously do not like welfare. Therefore you should not pay for it. Let t.....
» 9/05/2017 6:11:48 PM Dear Phanto, «Most people do not wish to hurt a soul - there is nothing religious about t.....
» 9/05/2017 4:12:32 PM Dear Phanto, «You do not have a dilemma- you have an emotional dependence on religion and.....
» 9/05/2017 9:52:33 AM Jesus had no choice. In the environment where he lived, had he failed to acknowledge the P.....
» 7/05/2017 7:46:32 AM Dear Nick, «"Care to explain why?" Care to explain your question?» Well the au.....
» 7/05/2017 5:03:57 AM "If a child aspires to be an executive of a new national high-tech company, captain a.....
» 6/05/2017 11:41:51 PM Dear Joe, I was writing specifically about the "wailing wall", that it should b.....
» 5/05/2017 5:37:49 PM Dear Joe, Lord Rama deliberately deserted Ayodhya when his time on earth was over. The pe.....
» 5/05/2017 9:28:45 AM I used to care and try to minimise the amount of chemicals I place in the atmosphere, but .....
» 5/05/2017 12:24:04 AM Dear Prompete, «Destruction of the Western Wall...... Hmmmm, does the mosque go along wit.....
» 5/05/2017 12:12:32 AM I am with Alan on this: Every minute that we delay finishing off this monster is a minute.....
» 4/05/2017 10:56:28 PM Ideally we should stop all this business of procreation anyway - there are way far too man.....
» 4/05/2017 5:34:38 PM Dear Bazz, What's that budget of government got to do with us? Don't you have your own li.....
» 4/05/2017 4:36:00 PM Dear David, You are right. Babies at present receive rights without obligations. While I .....
» 4/05/2017 4:01:06 PM Nice to see that someone is still and ever optimistic and trying, yet the situation is dep.....
» 4/05/2017 3:05:56 PM Dear Cherful, It makes no difference whether or not one believes that God exists or other.....
» 3/05/2017 5:46:55 PM Dear David, «If that care can be furthered by giving natural features rights then I favou.....
» 3/05/2017 1:54:24 PM Dear O Sung Wu, In the case you mentioned, his last thought would have been: "I migh.....
» 3/05/2017 9:11:15 AM Dear Manny, So you consider "Redemption" to be too strong a description of Suku.....
» 3/05/2017 7:52:10 AM Dear Mark, Doom and gloom? The only doom and gloom I can see in this context is, your ki.....
» 3/05/2017 12:50:26 AM With rights come obligations! (A hydro-electric dam? that's a form of taxation!) Were th.....
» 2/05/2017 2:21:20 PM Dear Joel, And why should heterosexuals be discriminated against? I knew a lady in her 7.....
» 2/05/2017 10:17:13 AM Looking forward to buy your book: "Better Tricks for Clumsy Swindlers"......
» 2/05/2017 9:52:37 AM Those who want to get married are not a side to it: those who want to get married, get mar.....
» 1/05/2017 7:45:46 PM Dear Bernie, Thank you for your kind comment and information. However, as much as I hate.....
» 1/05/2017 3:52:01 PM Such a situation where Bernie needed to comment and write what should be obvious - is a sh.....
» 1/05/2017 3:09:59 PM Dear David, Though I haven't heard those particular allegations before, I have heard some.....
» 1/05/2017 2:12:20 PM "In the place where penitents stand even the wholly righteous cannot stand" - Ba.....
» 1/05/2017 1:24:10 PM Dear Joe, There is a difference between values and attitudes: although both can change, v.....
» 1/05/2017 10:36:09 AM Dear Joe, Thank you for your consideration of me. First, I would like to re-acknowledge .....
» 29/04/2017 7:49:04 PM Dear Nana, «Yuyutsu, you may be unaware that there is a group of people in this country w.....
» 29/04/2017 7:33:24 PM Dear Joe, I understand that the word 'natural' has several competing meanings - especiall.....
» 28/04/2017 5:01:56 PM Dear Joe, Premise B: they (good and evil) exist. If you agree that the qualities of good.....
» 26/04/2017 2:15:56 PM Dear Joe, Other than being religious at heart, why else would you care to do good and shu.....
» 25/04/2017 7:50:07 PM This country is not green - it's brown, due to all the eucalyptus trees. Those oil-rich tr.....
» 25/04/2017 7:41:08 PM Dear Rehctub, I am not familiar with this Shorten guy or with what he said, but as I unde.....
» 25/04/2017 7:20:36 PM Dear Joe, It seems to me that the reason you will never become religious, is that you alr.....
» 25/04/2017 6:15:44 PM Dear Josephus, Indeed, for whatever historical reasons, the word 'Christian' came to have.....
» 25/04/2017 5:51:30 PM Dear Joe, Like yourself, I also disagree with the above four premises. Clearly, not every.....
» 25/04/2017 2:32:24 PM Dear Joe, Perfectly correct observation - we all have values. Usually we have a mix of v.....
» 25/04/2017 7:24:52 AM Dear Mikk, Yes, "work for the dole" exists for 20 years, but it was not clear f.....
» 25/04/2017 4:43:21 AM Great analysis, Banjo!.....
» 24/04/2017 4:46:50 PM Dear Joe, What's there to add? I would still support those who do not wish to work, but n.....
» 24/04/2017 12:44:17 AM Dear Ttbn, Yes, force and punishment are indeed part of the violent political movement th.....
» 23/04/2017 7:35:49 PM I oppose violence. I oppose slavery. Apparently, not everyone does. Regardless, supporti.....
» 23/04/2017 7:22:43 PM «Islam is a political movement, with some religious aspects i.e. Muslims pray to a superna.....
» 23/04/2017 6:25:04 PM Dear Ttbn, At the moment Australia has permanent residents. In accordance with our diffe.....
» 23/04/2017 3:18:54 PM Dear Joe, Well, I did not expect you to agree, given that you already objected to it in y.....
» 23/04/2017 12:16:39 AM Dear Joe, «In Australia, there should never be any different classes of citizenship» Act.....
» 22/04/2017 11:57:21 PM [...continued] Ordinary people in the West Bank and Gaza who are now called "Palesti.....
» 22/04/2017 11:57:17 PM Dear Anti, The information I provided, including the bit about genetics, was from the boo.....
» 21/04/2017 12:00:14 AM If the constitution stated that candidates cannot be elected if they have a pimple on thei.....
» 20/04/2017 11:41:09 PM Dear Banjo, Thank you, I understand your point of view. There is just one little problem.....
» 20/04/2017 4:56:49 PM Dear Josephus, People do not generally want citizenship so they could vote or hold a publ.....
» 20/04/2017 9:16:25 AM Dear Tony, Regarding alcohol and Judaism, the idea is to avoid drinking wine that was use.....
» 19/04/2017 5:11:33 PM Dear SM and Bazz, The facts are different. Jews were never re-expelled from Israel after .....
» 19/04/2017 11:17:58 AM Dear Paul, Concepts of goodness/badness are human, but so is the concept of 'tree'. One c.....
» 19/04/2017 3:23:34 AM Dear Killarney, «North Korea has never attacked anyone» Apart from kidnapping Japanese p.....
» 18/04/2017 1:43:06 PM Dear Joe, A perfect religion would still expect you to reflect and analyse your own attit.....
» 18/04/2017 1:03:26 PM Dear Paul, The need for a purpose is another indicator for the frailty of the human mind......
» 18/04/2017 10:29:09 AM Dear Killarney, I think that your last comment is a bit selective: Those who repeatedly .....
» 18/04/2017 12:07:50 AM Dear Paul, «The question being is man the creation of God, or is God the creation of man?.....
» 17/04/2017 2:24:37 PM Dear David (VK3AUU), «Just ask people like Yuyutsu and Runner, they will vouch for the st.....
» 17/04/2017 1:18:13 AM (...continued) Perhaps the constitution never intended to protect religious freedoms, per.....
» 17/04/2017 1:18:08 AM Dear Banjo, OK, so we agree on the term 'secularism', but then you state that "secul.....
» 16/04/2017 3:10:23 PM Dear Phanto, A breeze, a storm and a hurricane are all wind. While it could be practical .....
» 16/04/2017 2:28:19 AM Blessing, Is Mise and Joe, You are both correct. As Is Mise said, those of us who believ.....
» 16/04/2017 1:40:29 AM Dear Doog, «I did not understand a word of that» I'll try to break it down and make it a.....
» 16/04/2017 12:48:32 AM Dear Mikk, Other than not liking what it does (and I also don't like some of the things t.....
» 15/04/2017 11:18:31 PM Dear Doog, «To believe that someone can return from the dead is superstition.» Well, we .....
» 15/04/2017 11:04:51 PM Dear Doog, «Can violence have classifications»? Yes! Violence can be dissected in sever.....
» 15/04/2017 10:31:35 PM (continued) I can see them stumbling in the dark, to the extent that the best judges in t.....
» 15/04/2017 10:31:31 PM Dear Banjo, I think that we can agree that "secularism" and "atheism".....
» 14/04/2017 1:05:44 PM Dear Paul, According to the bible [Genesis, 6:11], Noah was 600 (or perhaps 599) years ol.....
» 14/04/2017 12:38:15 PM Would it be fair to say that some women do voluntarily submit to being beaten while others.....
» 14/04/2017 12:00:04 PM Dear Banjo, «I can only presume that he is employing the word as it is generally understo.....
» 14/04/2017 11:20:04 AM Dear David, «God, if he exists at all, didn't show any grace and love for his so called b.....
» 13/04/2017 11:43:55 PM Dear Murray, I mostly agree with your courageous article, but coffee is very bad for your.....
» 13/04/2017 10:53:01 PM Alas, if you try to trace Australian values to their source, you would not arrive at Jesus.....
» 13/04/2017 2:15:10 PM Dear Milena, The article did not mention or discuss atheism - it was about secularism. Y.....
» 12/04/2017 11:50:16 AM «Religion is that which, after the Latin, binds.» Extending this definition out of contex.....
» 12/04/2017 11:32:39 AM Malthus was right in a way he did not foresee: while he mistakenly feared material poverty.....
» 8/04/2017 10:22:57 PM [...continued] So based on the assumption that one can have only a finite number of thoug.....
» 8/04/2017 10:22:39 PM Dear Jardine, 1. Correct, except that the same proposition can be an axiom for one perso.....
» 5/04/2017 1:22:38 AM (...continued) Please tell me whether you agree that the number of thoughts that any pers.....
» 5/04/2017 1:22:33 AM Dear Jardine, 1. I admit that my claim that {"All birds have feathers" (ABHF) .....
» 4/04/2017 2:00:04 PM To summarise the article, what's going to save the "nation" and its elite and pr.....
» 3/04/2017 3:08:04 PM Dear Jardine, 1. Correct: "rational" does not imply true (nor vice-versa). Whe.....
» 3/04/2017 8:31:18 AM Dear Jardine, You can observe for yourself that people are irrational. Just watch their n.....
» 3/04/2017 1:07:19 AM Dear Jardine, If over a billion people are convinced, then whatever convinced them is con.....
» 30/03/2017 6:45:42 PM Dear Jardine, a) For something to be called "rational", it must be derived fro.....
» 30/03/2017 5:01:54 PM Beware who is to be next! Government aims to insert its talons into every child's brain, .....
» 30/03/2017 8:03:23 AM Dear Aidan, Good, so you are able to recognise that a complex violent operation can be cl.....
» 29/03/2017 4:03:46 PM Dear Jardine, I can't see why we are digging deeper into what seems to me a side-issue, &.....
» 29/03/2017 7:47:18 AM Dear Jardine, «Therefore we are entitled to conclude that it is wrong to argue that one c.....
» 28/03/2017 12:26:59 PM Dear Jardine, OK, so if I argue and deny that I argue then I am incorrect, this is pure m.....
» 28/03/2017 11:11:09 AM So what's the big deal? If Trump wants, he could do many things. He could for example bec.....
» 28/03/2017 10:59:03 AM Gender Identity Disorder? Yes, identifying with a gender is a disorder! The details, whet.....
» 26/03/2017 10:43:37 PM Dear Jardine, “you cannot argue that you cannot argue” Sure I can! My argument would the.....
» 26/03/2017 6:12:52 PM Dear Foxy, Yes, the quality of candles in Australia is quite poor, probably due to lack o.....
» 26/03/2017 5:39:57 PM Dear Foxy, «But what are we to do about it now?» 1. Buy candles! 2. Cut those eucalyptu.....
» 26/03/2017 5:20:19 PM Dear Jardine, Sorry to break your post in two. I did not see your post before posting min.....
» 26/03/2017 4:19:51 PM In the biblical text are found passages that are extremely ethical, but also other passage.....
» 26/03/2017 7:23:27 AM Dear Aidan, «Secondly, the conditional threat to use violence in self defence or the defe.....
» 25/03/2017 11:38:24 PM Dear Jardine, It would indeed be practically impossible to have voluntary states in this .....
» 25/03/2017 10:22:58 PM Dear Jardine, Good luck with trying to find any ethics in nature: so far, no trace or hin.....
» 24/03/2017 2:44:25 PM Dear Jardine, I disagree that clicking an "I agree" button is a sufficient cons.....
» 24/03/2017 2:44:18 PM Dear Jardine, "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, cour.....
» 24/03/2017 9:29:14 AM Dear Jardine, «Sometimes I wonder whether we couldn't go direct to ethics without going v.....
» 23/03/2017 12:02:40 PM For once I agree: The settlements are not the problem. Why should Jews be prevented from l.....
» 22/03/2017 7:02:29 PM Dear Alan, «For years we have known that inflation is a tool that serves the needs of tho.....
» 21/03/2017 11:55:31 PM Dear Anti, What you wrote is very sensible. Sadly it is not up to me, nor does my family .....
» 21/03/2017 11:35:38 PM Dear Jardine, It is commonly accepted even among libertarians that it's legitimate for pe.....
» 21/03/2017 3:04:02 PM Dear Anti, No doubt, Israel has made mistakes and is paying for them. None of us was resp.....
» 21/03/2017 11:01:11 AM Dear Jardine, The state is an immoral body, but so are those who advertise at us and coll.....
» 20/03/2017 11:12:02 PM Dear Anti, First, I am more than happy for East Jerusalem to become the capital of Palest.....
» 20/03/2017 1:44:59 PM Dear David, In wars, it is common to use words as weapons, trying to demoralise the enemy.....
» 20/03/2017 1:04:22 AM OK, I was not aware of the "Times of Israel", but it clearly states what the Isr.....
» 20/03/2017 12:16:01 AM Dear Critic, One might perhaps expect that news like this would not appear on the Israeli.....
» 19/03/2017 10:21:12 PM Dear Bazz, Thank you for the information: I am certainly not an expert regarding electric.....
» 19/03/2017 5:29:22 PM Dear Rache, «The notions that "Jews are God's chosen people" and the "the .....
» 19/03/2017 5:13:31 PM I don't care about the source of energy, but rather about its centrality. Batteries are go.....
» 16/03/2017 11:09:22 PM Dear Fool, Since you admit that "Israel is hopelessly divided from within", you.....
» 16/03/2017 11:32:42 AM To deal with the Palestinians of the West Bank if they cause any trouble while Israel is a.....
» 15/03/2017 4:58:27 PM Dear Mhaze, «Christianity, of all the world's religions, provides for the most personal r.....
» 15/03/2017 11:41:46 AM A step in the right direction: It is stupid to waste that much power by sending it across.....
» 13/03/2017 12:59:40 PM Dear Jayb, Nice: melons can be split along various dimensions and what you described is o.....
» 12/03/2017 7:04:11 PM Somewhat late, I had to think about this one. I personally prefer to live in a society wh.....
» 10/03/2017 5:15:24 AM Dear Jay, «Yutsie: The author wants to restrict entry to this continent only to those who.....
» 9/03/2017 12:48:04 PM In other words, the author wants to force people to: * Touch (shake hands) each other aga.....
» 8/03/2017 4:23:31 PM Dear Old Man, «If alive in Australia today he would be in gaol as a paedophile.» «If aliv.....
» 8/03/2017 9:33:23 AM Thank you, Arturo - Indeed, the king is naked! Although Alan and Ttbn are correct in clai.....
» 7/03/2017 12:06:14 PM Yes, instead of being paid for it, prime-ministers should rather be fined for running us o.....
» 7/03/2017 9:57:58 AM The kids in year 5 got an assignment to write an essay about poverty. One boy wrote: &quo.....
» 7/03/2017 6:43:00 AM Dear Dan, «Hands up on this site, all who don't drink alcohol. 2% raise their hands. Hand.....
» 6/03/2017 6:09:45 PM I can't believe it - a David Singer article that I can actually agree with! --- Dear Geo.....
» 6/03/2017 3:30:14 PM I agree with the contents of this article, but I think that the good Senator is wasting hi.....
» 6/03/2017 2:00:05 PM Dear Julian, You unnecessarily take upon yourself the burden of other people's sins. Have.....
» 6/03/2017 12:51:23 PM Dear Julian, I don't think that one ought to feel ashamed of things that occurred before .....
» 5/03/2017 9:40:01 PM Dear Julian, I happened to be live in South Africa for a couple of years during the time .....
» 5/03/2017 5:46:33 PM Dear David, Congratulations on your thorough account about the Jews in the age of nationa.....
» 2/03/2017 6:55:32 PM Dear Phanto, No doubt that people ought to be looked after when they cannot look after th.....
» 2/03/2017 1:43:52 PM Dear Phanto, «The government gives certain advantages to couples.» Then perhaps we shoul.....
» 2/03/2017 1:26:34 PM This article is about legislation, not about morality. If the laws of the state were mean.....
» 2/03/2017 12:48:54 PM Dear David F., «Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for .....
» 2/03/2017 8:05:59 AM Dear David F., «There was a spirit of tolerance in the ancient world for those who worshi.....
» 1/03/2017 10:46:26 PM I completely agree with Phanto. While most people are busy or lack the temperament for po.....
» 1/03/2017 10:24:32 PM Dear David F., «Alternatives are continue the present situation or form two states» Or t.....
» 1/03/2017 1:07:58 PM Dear David F., Sorry, I skimped over your last post and commented on it without reading i.....
» 1/03/2017 11:19:21 AM Dear David F., «Yuyutsu on 1 March 2017 1:45:36 AM mentioned that none of the parties in .....
» 1/03/2017 4:30:51 AM Dear Is Mise, «Wife beating is not a cultural trait but one sanctioned and indeed demande.....
» 1/03/2017 1:45:36 AM Dear David Singer, «I will answer your question on why the Arabs were not allowed to retu.....
» 28/02/2017 3:45:58 PM Dear JF Aus, «I think the state should record prenuptial agreement and make provision for.....
» 28/02/2017 12:05:21 PM Dear David F., «For peace we must learn to live with difference» Of course, peace comes .....
» 28/02/2017 12:01:30 PM Dear Mhaze, «Pick another cut-off point if you like but the principle remains the same.» .....
» 28/02/2017 11:51:59 AM Dear Phanto, Yes, it should never be the role of government to acknowledge anybody's sexu.....
» 28/02/2017 11:30:44 AM Dear JF Aus, I was not suggesting to only "repeal present Marriage Act law", bu.....
» 28/02/2017 1:58:29 AM Dear Is Mise, «Men have authority over women by [right of] what Allah has given one over .....
» 27/02/2017 10:08:36 PM Dear JF Aus, «But I would say do it at the correct time so as to allow existing marriage .....
» 27/02/2017 6:12:31 PM Dear Is Mise, Honour killings and wife bashing are not mandated by the Koran, but are opt.....
» 27/02/2017 2:11:33 PM Dear David, Religion is not concerned with silly questions such as whether God exists - a.....
» 27/02/2017 1:24:58 PM Dear David F., Both "sides" in the Middle-East are guilty of certain wrongdoing.....
» 27/02/2017 1:03:59 AM Dear One, The transaction-tax that you propose would arbitrary punish those who change th.....
» 26/02/2017 7:25:42 PM Dear One, Talking about fairness, how is it fair that some people pay less tax because th.....
» 26/02/2017 6:20:13 PM Everyone, «The Israeli government in not letting them return did do wrong. I suspect that.....
» 26/02/2017 5:57:53 PM Such a tax, while intended against big companies, would in fact hurt families whose member.....
» 26/02/2017 5:26:42 PM Dear Alan, In answering Diver Dan you have not answered my last post: please realise that.....
» 26/02/2017 5:03:11 AM Dear Alan, «Our sexual orientation is decided in the womb and by our DNA!» Even so, usin.....
» 24/02/2017 4:12:33 PM Dear Alan, I am well aware of the discovery of several such genes, toward the bottom of t.....
» 24/02/2017 2:28:10 PM Dear Alan, No gay gene was ever found: what was discovered are genes that contribute to h.....
» 24/02/2017 10:47:35 AM Marriage is not the issue since in any case, receiving a piece of paper from the governmen.....
» 23/02/2017 11:33:43 AM I see several problems with UBI, because the author wants it to be administered by the sta.....
» 22/02/2017 11:43:39 PM According to first-hand information that I got from family-members who were in Israel in 1.....
» 22/02/2017 1:08:44 PM I never authorised the state to "protect" me. While I do not wish to be murdere.....
» 22/02/2017 9:30:20 AM Dear Banjo Paterson, I acknowledge that, relatively speaking, Australia is one of the fre.....
» 21/02/2017 2:30:57 PM Dear Banjo Paterson, The difference between Yuyutsu and Don Quixote is that the latter tr.....
» 19/02/2017 10:26:46 PM Dear David, «Why are you so reluctant to tell us how your family comes to be living in Is.....
» 19/02/2017 9:53:40 PM Dear LEGO, «OK, then all you have to do is to renounce those passages in the Koran and th.....
» 19/02/2017 5:03:42 PM Dear Josephus, «If you do not like our laws and violate them you have to take the consequ.....
» 19/02/2017 2:55:34 PM Dear Joe, Yes, the settlements are definitely an unhelpful provocation, but I think that .....
» 19/02/2017 10:49:50 AM Dear Joe, «The region has been called 'Palestine' since at least Roman times» The region.....
» 19/02/2017 10:08:11 AM Dear Runner, «what an illogical irrational rant Phanto.» Very much so, but Runner, I thi.....
» 18/02/2017 11:51:33 PM Dear Graham, Following Najla's last response, I suggest that you allow article-authors un.....
» 18/02/2017 11:45:16 PM Dear Banjo Paterson, «to “opt-out” of society, one has to either cease being a member of .....
» 18/02/2017 9:26:15 PM Dear David, I believe in one law - the law of God: For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth, .....
» 17/02/2017 6:44:02 PM Dear Phanto, «But that wasn't one of the questions. Why do you need to tell us that?» To.....
» 17/02/2017 2:22:08 PM [...continued] «The sad part is that you never actually solve the problems of feeling bad.....
» 17/02/2017 2:21:59 PM Dear Phanto, «It is just too good to choose to end it without any guarantee that there is.....
» 17/02/2017 1:50:59 AM Dear David, «...pursuant to the legal rights vested in the Jewish people by the 1922 Mand.....
» 17/02/2017 12:26:58 AM Dear Joe, «Anybody who puts the 'interests' of an invented god above those of a single pe.....
» 16/02/2017 2:51:10 PM «Mark my word many Muslims loyalty is to our great nation of Australia.» How sad. One sh.....
» 15/02/2017 6:14:47 PM What a disappointment! After all the grand promises in the author's previous article and .....
» 15/02/2017 1:09:12 AM Dear Nick, You asked me to add: "Meanwhile a spokesperson for the Attorney-General’.....
» 14/02/2017 11:49:31 AM Dear Nick, Gun ownership is the least of my concerns. In his post to Foxy (Monday, 13 Feb.....
» 14/02/2017 9:22:37 AM Netanyahu visits Trump with the important mission of stopping Iran and Hezbollah as his hi.....
» 14/02/2017 2:48:13 AM Thank you, Banjo. The report is interesting indeed, but ridiculous too. Switzerland seco.....
» 13/02/2017 10:26:19 PM Dear Is Mise, If you failed to notice, Muslim terrorists and other criminals already do w.....
» 13/02/2017 12:56:44 PM Dear Nick, Of course, smaller states are not a complete solution on their own. One vital .....
» 12/02/2017 9:46:16 PM (...continued) While my direct personal suffering from this solution is quite moderate, I.....
» 12/02/2017 9:46:10 PM Dear Foxy, You are facing a legitimate problem - but this doesn't imply that your specifi.....
» 12/02/2017 3:48:43 PM Dear Alan, I make suggestions, not demands, suggestions which I believe are for your own .....
» 12/02/2017 3:12:10 PM Dear Foxy, You have no wish to argue with me, yet you do. No wonder you complain that yo.....
» 12/02/2017 1:57:24 PM Dear Hasbeen, Shall I offer you my head so the Christian country of Australia can finally.....
» 12/02/2017 12:57:27 PM Dear Alan, I am saddened to hear about your involuntary loneliness. Solitude is a great t.....
» 12/02/2017 11:55:13 AM Dear Foxy, This is not the first, nor even the second time that you quote this specific r.....
» 12/02/2017 11:03:56 AM Dear Critic, «If politicians aren't willing to get serious about running the country prop.....
» 12/02/2017 10:33:00 AM Dear Mikk, I agree that everyone deserves respect. This is not an exclusive Japanese feat.....
» 11/02/2017 10:08:29 PM Dear Steve, This discussion is empty because there is no private medical insurance in Aus.....
» 10/02/2017 5:36:49 PM Mating is NOT the core of all - The core of all is God. Any feature that supports our ret.....
» 10/02/2017 2:59:59 PM Dear Mhaze, Excellent analysis! Following this we really need to get worried about the d.....
» 9/02/2017 2:17:37 PM The moving of all embassies, not just the American, to Western Jerusalem, is long overdue......
» 8/02/2017 11:38:43 AM Perhaps migrants, who were not corrupted from childhood by the Australian secular-educatio.....
» 6/02/2017 8:36:38 AM To summarise, this approach promotes mind over matter. But this approach is also flawed b.....
» 6/02/2017 8:02:46 AM This doesn't go far enough: What in heaven or on earth, gives anyone a right to control o.....
» 3/02/2017 7:12:23 PM Dear Philip, «he will want something back of greater value» Sounds excellent - especiall.....
» 3/02/2017 12:43:37 PM Laws are never designed to help people - laws are designed to cover the legislators' botto.....
» 3/02/2017 6:14:15 AM As the author clearly explained, "we all give ourselves to something". Our illne.....
» 31/01/2017 6:56:21 AM Dear Julian, «18C is perfectly reasonable as it is. Everyone is entitled not to be insult.....
» 30/01/2017 1:07:10 PM Thank you, Kendall, Politicians like terrorism (in moderation) because it has the potenti.....
» 29/01/2017 10:20:05 PM So what do you want, mister? to govern and enforce your cruel civilisation over me? I do .....
» 29/01/2017 9:25:55 PM Dear Julian, Are you a matchmaker by trade? There are those computer-games for little ch.....
» 29/01/2017 1:20:26 AM Dear Julian, I'm unfamiliar with the story about the British and the Mau-Mau, but my fami.....
» 28/01/2017 10:38:02 PM Dear Foxy, «Most people in this country have a robust tolerance of difference but to main.....
» 27/01/2017 2:15:07 PM Dear Cossomby, One more to the list: 3) Time heals, doctors kill: by having faith in the.....
» 27/01/2017 1:05:20 PM Dear Foxy, «One pledges to share certain beliefs - democratic beliefs - [1] to respect th.....
» 27/01/2017 12:18:23 PM In the advertisement there was just one who was not amused - the barbecue lamb! In realit.....
» 27/01/2017 11:07:46 AM Dear Foxy, «We have a legal system that we are all expected to abide by in this country.».....
» 27/01/2017 10:57:54 AM Dear Foxy, «"In this country we have laws that we are all expected to abide by.".....
» 27/01/2017 2:54:59 AM Dear Julian, «#The issue is not racists in Israel, it's the right of the race-based STATE.....
» 26/01/2017 8:43:42 PM Dear Julian, By the prevailing understanding of what "racism" consists of, yes,.....
» 26/01/2017 7:44:50 PM Dear Mikk, Social breakdown can be lamentable or welcome, depending whether the society i.....
» 26/01/2017 1:15:53 PM Dear Bob, If I faced the difficult choice of having my child educated by either a Muslim .....
» 25/01/2017 3:21:09 PM Blasphemy is wrong, mocking and hurting others is definitely wrong, but using the mechanis.....
» 25/01/2017 2:46:41 AM Dear Julian, The picture from http://au.pinterest.com/pin/316377942543443020 shows an Isr.....
» 24/01/2017 1:41:02 PM Dear Julian, I like your description: "the world's only remaining overtly race-supre.....
» 24/01/2017 12:34:39 PM Dear Mikk, Yes, you have a point: all thieves should be unionised! As a further communal .....
» 24/01/2017 11:08:43 AM Dear JP, «I think the attitude, if you can get away with it just do it, is becoming more .....
» 24/01/2017 10:30:09 AM Dear Paul, Am I an anarchist? I am undecided. Etymologically the Greek "Anarkhya&qu.....
» 24/01/2017 9:08:02 AM Dear me, the author has been infected. Research should focus on the question of cause and.....
» 23/01/2017 7:11:55 PM Dear Julian, Conflict: "A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted o.....
» 23/01/2017 5:41:46 PM Dear Doog, «The FWA sets the wage limits as that is what is required for that aged person.....
» 23/01/2017 5:10:59 PM Dear Julian, When you speak of a "solution" you must first state what the ".....
» 22/01/2017 2:10:51 PM Dear SM, Well now you are laughing, but South Australia is getting better-prepared for th.....
» 22/01/2017 2:01:35 PM Dear Runner, While humans are animals who have most likely evolved from a common ancestor.....
» 22/01/2017 1:46:34 PM Dear Hasbeen, «Next step is how does he get back the half trillion dollars of US taxpayer.....
» 22/01/2017 10:24:14 AM Dear Mikk, «Criminals that should go to jail.» Well and good - the most common criminals.....
» 22/01/2017 7:36:34 AM Dear Doog, «What happens then you pay people with cups of coffee, or chunks of bootleathe.....
» 21/01/2017 10:43:01 PM I applaud the author for this article. However, I have a question for parents: Is this si.....
» 20/01/2017 1:49:25 PM The good Senator keeps tinkering around the edges. A voluntary society, whose members are.....
» 19/01/2017 12:57:39 PM Dear Mhaze, You mentioned three options - but there is a fourth: Have no HoS! So long a.....
» 18/01/2017 12:31:07 PM Dear Billy, «There is only one country that can bring about peace and that's Israel» The.....
» 17/01/2017 9:40:27 AM It boils down to the difference between shame and remorse: http://www.kimleatherdale.com/s.....
» 16/01/2017 12:44:42 PM «On January 8, as anyone with internet access will know, the 74th annual Golden Globes Awa.....
» 15/01/2017 12:32:48 PM Indeed, once America won a sports tournament against Russia, the Russian press announced: .....
» 11/01/2017 7:20:26 PM Whether and when killing others can ever be moral is a very complex spiritual and metaphys.....
» 11/01/2017 2:46:41 PM Dear Banjo, What we do not focus our attention on - we do not know. Formerly-perceived o.....
» 10/01/2017 9:37:30 PM Dear Billy, Are you trying to subdue the settlers? Why not practice first by catching an.....
» 10/01/2017 3:12:34 PM Dear Alan, Sorry about my poor grammar - indeed sentences that contain more than one 'it'.....
» 10/01/2017 11:06:50 AM The French Initiative is bound to fail because no matter what is decided there, Israel has.....
» 10/01/2017 9:46:44 AM Dear Banjo, You and I are not entities. Consciousness is an aspect of our very own nature.....
» 10/01/2017 7:57:19 AM Dear Killarney, While I feel for your loss, I can't see how you can retrieve it, not in a.....
» 10/01/2017 7:14:46 AM Dear SM, «Not all Arabs are the same, but most agree with genocide, public hangings subju.....
» 10/01/2017 12:05:10 AM Dear Julian, While I never condone domestic violence, comparably, social engineers genera.....
» 9/01/2017 10:16:57 PM Dear Julian, Every enclave, every state, every country, every continent, every race, ever.....
» 9/01/2017 6:45:06 PM Dear Julian, «A dear old grandmother not born in Palestine is probably a rarity» Why a r.....
» 9/01/2017 8:43:09 AM The staff at the BoM are human, they have families and it is quite understandable that the.....
» 9/01/2017 3:16:03 AM Dear Banjo, As far as I am concerned, the mystery of consciousness has nothing to do with.....
» 8/01/2017 7:11:21 PM Dear Julian, Let me understand you correctly: Suppose for a moment that everything happe.....
» 8/01/2017 11:15:00 AM Dear George, Like you, I hope that HAL-like computers remain in the realm of science-fict.....
» 8/01/2017 10:53:21 AM Dear Julian, The so-called "Palestinians" should and could have everything they.....
» 8/01/2017 7:01:53 AM Dear Banjo, According to your definition, a self-driving car is probably aware of more th.....
» 8/01/2017 1:00:12 AM Dear David, «I don’t give a snail’s fart for group rights. The only right I care for is t.....
» 6/01/2017 2:54:58 PM Dear Pogi, A housewife walking to a supermarket may have the impression that her actions .....
» 5/01/2017 6:09:37 PM Dear George, I agree with Penrose: awareness is derived from the transitive verb, 'aware'.....
» 5/01/2017 3:23:16 PM If you really want to reduce fossil-fuel usage, then your very first action should be to s.....
» 5/01/2017 1:41:41 PM Dear Peter, Phenomena occur - whereas consciousness is constant and everlasting. Phenomen.....
» 5/01/2017 12:06:00 PM Dear Alan, King Mohammed of Morocco is practising Islam (so at least he believes) and rai.....
» 5/01/2017 11:47:19 AM Dear David, «Self-determination is unfair» More "1984" stuff? War is peace, fr.....
» 4/01/2017 11:55:25 PM Dear SAINTS, «Of course, and there are many non-believers of any faith, however we can al.....
» 4/01/2017 6:51:27 PM Consciousness is not a phenomenon......
» 4/01/2017 6:41:33 PM Dear Julian, «A solution based on justice and international law:» I think that it may he.....
» 4/01/2017 6:16:34 PM Dear SAINTS, Thank you for this excellent question. One ought to adopt a belief if and o.....
» 4/01/2017 1:02:24 PM Long live King Mohammed of Morocco! --- Dear Daffy, «one of the text books created unde.....
» 4/01/2017 12:13:25 PM Dear David, Regarding Scotland, I promote freedom - not isolation. While groups of people.....
» 3/01/2017 5:01:42 PM Dear David, Some of the groups that require the highest conformity and obedience also pro.....
» 3/01/2017 4:34:47 PM Dear David, Point taken about science and the Romans. So the Romans didn't even get a cha.....
» 3/01/2017 2:34:32 PM Has the author forgot what China stands for? The cultural revolution? The denial of all .....
» 3/01/2017 12:27:31 PM (...continued) However, on the spiritual plane, diversity of gods as well as diversity of.....
» 3/01/2017 12:27:20 PM Dear David, If your analysis of Greek/Roman paganism is correct, then theirs was not a re.....
» 3/01/2017 5:00:44 AM Dear David, If the Israeli diplomats who happily paid for Pollard's information were that.....
» 3/01/2017 4:40:52 AM Dear LEGO, «eternal life in the highest level of heaven screwing 72 "dark eyed, high.....
» 1/01/2017 4:21:26 PM Dear Banjo and Ttbn, Why should I trust you that Muslims would be the first-but-last on t.....
» 1/01/2017 3:00:45 PM Dear SM, As for the dung, there goes the German proverb: Das Leben ist wie eine Hühnerlei.....
» 1/01/2017 2:22:19 PM Dear David, «You apparently want a nation to be other than a nation.» If nations are def.....
» 1/01/2017 12:38:59 PM Dear SM, «A two state solution will require sacrifices from both sides.» Solutions are a.....
» 31/12/2016 11:29:52 PM Dear David, When people are unhappy with the regime, they should be able to split off and.....
» 30/12/2016 4:40:39 PM Dear David, To have different views is normal, nothing wrong about it: I for example beli.....
» 30/12/2016 11:46:01 AM Dear Julian, As you said, Israel has no constitution. The reason is that the people of Is.....
» 30/12/2016 11:08:30 AM (...continued) Regarding education, I agree that the scientific attitude is inherent in t.....
» 30/12/2016 11:08:25 AM Dear David, I agree that forcing others how to practice their religion is a problem, whic.....
» 29/12/2016 11:04:47 AM Dear David, The question is, are you sincerely motivated by the desire for peace, or are .....
» 29/12/2016 7:51:50 AM Dear Bazz, «It is the basis of the whole problem of the Middle East.» What problem are y.....
» 28/12/2016 10:09:49 PM Dear Bazz, «The Arabs will NEVER accept that Israel can exist.» Agreed - so what? Who a.....
» 28/12/2016 7:11:47 PM Dear Aidan, You provided no reasoning to substantiate your view that businesses should no.....
» 28/12/2016 6:05:15 PM Dear Foxy, «The Kadima vision is of a concrete wall, with Jews on one side and as many Ar.....
» 28/12/2016 4:53:24 PM Everyone is entitled to believe whatever they want. Assuming your version is correct, Reh.....
» 28/12/2016 4:37:19 PM The elephant in the room is, why have superannuation in the first place?! The bottom line.....
» 28/12/2016 4:13:48 PM Dear SM, «Israel has always been prepared to trade land for peace» Very true and so are .....
» 28/12/2016 10:28:33 AM Obama did the right thing - albeit for the wrong reasons. If words could be effective in .....
» 10/10/2016 1:27:39 PM A cashless society already exists in Australia - in prisons! If Australia tries to force .....
» 10/10/2016 1:15:56 PM Dear Chris, Few would dispute the facts as you presented, but there is no need to interpr.....
» 9/10/2016 6:28:53 PM It is a mistake to Judge a belief by correlating its content with evidence. One should bel.....
» 9/10/2016 6:06:25 PM Dear Paul, Why do you want to prevent World War III? There are already far too many huma.....
» 9/10/2016 5:51:12 PM Dear Chris, You are misLEADing when you call these predators "leadership", and .....
» 7/10/2016 1:15:45 PM Eltham was not forced into anything - they compassionately volunteered to help people who .....
» 7/10/2016 10:19:49 AM Yes, but the author cannot seriously expect politicians to be able to control their sadist.....
» 7/10/2016 12:01:55 AM Dear Leo, «Not so, marriage emanated from the Church» So accordingly, marriage is a Chri.....
» 6/10/2016 12:17:11 PM Dear Cobber, «I was merely stating that the marriage equality debate is not about whether.....
» 6/10/2016 1:51:41 AM { Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. He.....
» 6/10/2016 1:09:08 AM Dear Tom, The age pension does not resemble anything like comfortable-retirement and even.....
» 6/10/2016 12:53:04 AM Dear Alan, Good on you for mentioning Sufism. Islam and even the Koran CAN be competently.....
» 5/10/2016 7:58:02 PM Dear Pilgrim and Tony, Everyone has a right to dream - but nobody has a right to impose t.....
» 5/10/2016 11:40:52 AM Dear Cobber, «If we are saying that Homosexual relationships are okay, and that has been .....
» 5/10/2016 1:59:23 AM Excellent observations, Daffy! «The culture in which we are now all trapped... is entirel.....
» 4/10/2016 6:31:10 PM Dear Julian, «Yuyutsu seems to be seeking to describe a state as a sort of tyranny» Any .....
» 4/10/2016 2:23:30 PM So let us accept this expert-advice and assume that the Crimean cessation was indeed illeg.....
» 4/10/2016 1:15:55 AM Dear Julian, «Kumbaya in any form wouldn't stop the predators» For sure, nor even would .....
» 3/10/2016 10:25:26 PM How come the good Senator fails to question this whole idea of superannuation to begin wit.....
» 3/10/2016 6:40:53 PM Dear Julian, Predators and prey are with us since the animal-kingdom and prehistory, so w.....
» 3/10/2016 5:28:51 PM Jardine has already stolen much of my response, regarding the obvious fact that there is n.....
» 2/10/2016 12:44:19 PM Dear Jay, So far I have been impartial and my personal feelings and preferences had no in.....
» 2/10/2016 3:49:54 AM Dear Rehctub, «How can you claim something has been stolen from you when you stole it in .....
» 2/10/2016 3:30:59 AM Dear Jay, «Otherwise, we'd end up with all sorts of Riff Raff» Hmmm. And previously (say.....
» 1/10/2016 10:38:02 PM «But you cannot ignore this overall issue, for it defines Australia as a nation.» Most of.....
» 1/10/2016 8:57:29 PM «I'm not.» Hear, Hear, O Toni, what a humble man! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z861YAJ.....
» 30/09/2016 6:03:53 AM "There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longe.....
» 30/09/2016 5:41:44 AM Dear Nick, «A guy on drugs with a knife does not really need to die» «and the guy slowly .....
» 28/09/2016 12:12:11 AM Dear Hasbeen, «If Hillary is elected we had better start developing our own nuclear armed.....
» 27/09/2016 4:53:39 PM Dear SM, «However, if you are looking at competing at manufacturing with a factory in Vie.....
» 26/09/2016 3:42:08 PM Well at least there is no foreseeable danger of Australia being invaded by Israel - someth.....
» 26/09/2016 3:30:21 PM Dear SM, To what extent is the TPP about FREE trade, that is about removing restrictions,.....
» 26/09/2016 12:50:11 PM Well this is just American stuff which needn't affect us in Australia. (USA) Americans are.....
» 25/09/2016 5:49:05 PM Looks like the problem is that you are playing within the framework of the legal game, pro.....
» 25/09/2016 12:48:13 PM Dear Nick, In answer to your question, it depends on one's perspective: That the child i.....
» 25/09/2016 2:42:35 AM "My local MP"? - I can't stand the stench! And of all issues, this TPP is not e.....
» 25/09/2016 12:04:30 AM Well if the liability from those law-suits is going to fall on the Australian government, .....
» 23/09/2016 5:46:58 PM I am very saddened to hear about Karen's case. However, this could not have happened to h.....
» 23/09/2016 9:30:13 AM Dear Nick, «Is this topic about the Bible text, the practice of power priests or human in.....
» 23/09/2016 9:00:47 AM Once it is accepted that a group of people, under any name, is entitled to confiscate and .....
» 23/09/2016 2:50:53 AM Dear Albie, It is so sad to observe what people have been doing in the name of religion t.....
» 23/09/2016 2:37:02 AM (...continued) And this is how I would change it: _______________________________________.....
» 23/09/2016 2:36:55 AM The problem with the "racial discrimination act" isn't section 18C (which is ess.....
» 22/09/2016 12:08:07 AM Dear Nathan, The question was raised: "Just what can an individual do?". You m.....
» 21/09/2016 11:47:19 PM Dear Nathan, «I think many have been turned off from putting down posts on this page due .....
» 21/09/2016 11:34:06 PM Dear Thomas, «'Chewing gum and walking'» Rather, chewing a very old gum that has already.....
» 21/09/2016 11:35:51 AM Certain people from Britain stole Australia, not only from black people - but from everyon.....
» 29/08/2016 1:21:22 PM $160000000 is a huge sum: a typical person's lifetime's disposable income is around $10000.....
» 26/08/2016 12:00:08 AM Certainly, Nathan, but there is no need to take our human body with us - it probably won't.....
» 25/08/2016 11:56:38 PM They should be able to come and go as they please, but receive nothing - absolute 0 benefi.....
» 25/08/2016 11:51:53 PM Dear SM, «Most governments would disagree» But of course - their whole existence is abou.....
» 25/08/2016 8:18:46 AM Dear SM, One should not follow their feelings blindly. The universe has laws by which it.....
» 25/08/2016 12:35:17 AM Dear SM, «what laws do you deign to adhere to?» The laws of God or otherwise you can cal.....
» 23/08/2016 7:58:54 PM Dear Tony, «There are people out there who genuinely seem to enjoy stupid and dangerous p.....
» 23/08/2016 4:24:54 PM Dear Aidan, Where did you mention that they are opposed to this idea? And why would this.....
» 23/08/2016 2:20:52 PM Or, if the Communist party of China wanted to eat the cake and have it too, then they coul.....
» 23/08/2016 1:57:20 PM Dear SM, A gang of pirates counts me as one of them, whether I like it or not. If I were .....
» 23/08/2016 7:03:41 AM Dear Hasbeen, If you are after a Christian culture in Australia, here is what the First C.....
» 23/08/2016 6:48:40 AM It is so disappointing that the LibLab party was returned to power and again with absolute.....
» 22/08/2016 1:57:02 PM What else would you expect if you send your child to a state-sponsored school? Those who p.....
» 22/08/2016 1:30:40 PM You're right of course Hasbeen. Blowing those people out of the water would be more human.....
» 22/08/2016 9:09:13 AM The root of this cruelty is in signing the refugee-convention. The solution to stop this c.....
» 21/08/2016 1:36:03 PM Dear SM, «How much psychological damage did the 1200+ who drowned suffer?» More than tho.....
» 21/08/2016 12:38:09 AM Dear DreamOn, «It is the very laws themselves which require changing» There have been ba.....
» 20/08/2016 10:14:04 PM Dear Paul, «In 1956 private enterprise was selling 19 inch black and white TV's at 300 po.....
» 20/08/2016 8:16:27 PM Dear Pogi, I noticed that you cited my name as if I claimed that Phanto is deliberately l.....
» 19/08/2016 10:01:40 AM "I believe that those involved in the major political parties are good people" .....
» 16/08/2016 5:26:26 PM Dear Phanto, No forum rules prevent us from arguing here, but no rules say that we should.....
» 16/08/2016 4:03:29 PM Dear Hasbeen, Suppose there was a public park or arena where the rule said: "Everyon.....
» 16/08/2016 11:24:17 AM Dear Phanto, «The point of these forums is to argue» I would say that this is one of th.....
» 16/08/2016 9:11:36 AM Laws are not a moral requirement, so it is never immoral to repeal a law, even if the said.....
» 16/08/2016 8:22:08 AM To add to your list, Pogi, are homosexuals who endure heterosexual sex for procreation. It.....
» 14/08/2016 5:34:55 PM Dear Pogi, I do not claim equality of values, only equal respect for people's choice of v.....
» 14/08/2016 12:12:24 AM I don't like any government, but if the choice is between having our electricity controlle.....
» 13/08/2016 11:25:10 PM Dear Razor, «In your last post: <<<<While the Absolute is knowable (though w.....
» 13/08/2016 9:51:21 PM Dear Phanto, «My claim is that the most pleasurable sex is the sex that you engage in whi.....
» 13/08/2016 8:11:29 PM Dear Razor, Can you kindly show me where have I ever claimed that one can understand or o.....
» 12/08/2016 5:50:04 PM Dear Razor, We may have uncovered a gross misunderstanding, perhaps a cultural difference.....
» 12/08/2016 4:53:54 PM Dear Joe, «Some maybe, but 'most'?» Relief, curiosity, profit, obligation, manipulation,.....
» 12/08/2016 10:36:48 AM Dear Phanto, «It is observable that there are other types of behaviour which can give sex.....
» 12/08/2016 8:58:21 AM Dear MJ, You are right: Australia is an amazing place and the Australian people nice and .....
» 11/08/2016 11:09:48 PM Dear Phanto, «If you were designing the species and you wanted to make sure that it conti.....
» 11/08/2016 8:57:55 AM If anyone was thinking till now that the Australian government cared about anyone's dignit.....
» 10/08/2016 9:05:29 PM All sex is a neurotic simulation of love. Of all 237-or-so reasons people have sex (http:.....
» 10/08/2016 8:45:53 PM Dear Pogi, Once again we seem to be largely in agreement. Our remaining differences are p.....
» 10/08/2016 9:42:11 AM What hypocrisy to state that homosexuality comes from the physical body, but heterosexuali.....
» 9/08/2016 7:35:27 PM Ttbn nailed it spot on: «And of course terrorism is a special case! It is not a crime.» Y.....
» 9/08/2016 7:11:21 PM David is very right about one thing: People who ask for nothing and accept nothing from t.....
» 9/08/2016 1:00:12 PM Dear Razor, «<<<<You give me undue honour>>> I did no such thing» Y.....
» 8/08/2016 4:36:34 PM Dear Aidan, Allowing nature to take its course could be seen as cruel unless you have fai.....
» 8/08/2016 3:46:43 PM Dear Razor, You give me undue honour by attributing the grand statements of the ancient s.....
» 8/08/2016 1:04:46 AM Dear Razor, Let me know if you are unhappy with the dictionary definitions of 'claim'. Ot.....
» 7/08/2016 5:18:30 PM Dear Tony, «if we are absolutely the same as God then it is impossible to get any closer:.....
» 7/08/2016 5:09:28 PM Dear Razor, «If you cannot communicate divine knowledge then there is no point of your re.....
» 7/08/2016 3:37:34 AM Dear Razor, «Because this is what every religion claims» Please be more precise: shall I.....
» 5/08/2016 1:12:23 PM Dear Jay, «I don't think it would need to be discussed.» I agree, but not because the sa.....
» 5/08/2016 11:30:32 AM Dear Rehctub, Both are wrong, both should be frowned upon and cause other people not to b.....
» 5/08/2016 11:15:38 AM Dear Cherful, I differ regarding those slogans as if: 1. nobody is above the law in this.....
» 5/08/2016 2:24:43 AM Dear George, I was not previously familiar with Varadaraja V. Raman. Having now read his.....
» 4/08/2016 10:38:09 PM Welcome, Neoman, Since you are new here, we (the rest of this forum) still have no idea w.....
» 4/08/2016 9:32:14 PM Dear Joe, «I'm sure you don't mean that they have an equivalent right to their own laws?».....
» 4/08/2016 9:07:55 PM Dear Aidan, «What constitutes a fair go for cows, sheep, chickens and pigs?» Allowing na.....
» 4/08/2016 8:06:46 PM Dear Razor, «You just did [judge your religion as "no religion"]» Heaven forbi.....
» 4/08/2016 4:05:30 PM Dear Razor, «OK, so maybe we've come full circle and we could describe your belief as bel.....
» 4/08/2016 3:00:51 PM Dear Jay and Hasbeen, Let's look at a scenario: Australia is becoming uninhabitable becau.....
» 4/08/2016 12:52:16 PM Dear Plantagenet, What material(s) do you build a nation with? Bricks? Wood? Iron? Rocks.....
» 4/08/2016 12:33:48 PM Dear Toni, «Go camping on census night and you can render yourself invisible for census p.....
» 3/08/2016 9:39:10 PM Dear Cherful, I appreciate your intelligent questions to Dan and await his response. How.....
» 3/08/2016 9:28:22 PM Dear Plantagenet, Pharaoh was a great nation-builder, so were Stalin and Mao. All they w.....
» 3/08/2016 9:19:15 PM Dear Aidan, «The moral basis of the Left is a fair go for everyone.» Even for cows, shee.....
» 3/08/2016 8:01:48 PM Dear Aidan, «You clentered when you were born. You will clexit when you die.» If you are.....
» 3/08/2016 7:46:32 PM Dear Dan, «Jewish text is not relevant to the Christian argument.» Sorry for interruptin.....
» 3/08/2016 7:22:38 PM Dear Razor, «But they end up with a something, not a nothing. Some say its the Absolute.».....
» 3/08/2016 1:00:03 PM Thank you Don for this brilliant article. The Hindu view is that quality-of-life is cycli.....
» 3/08/2016 12:29:07 PM Dear Razor, I have been offering my views on OLO for many years now, especially about God.....
» 3/08/2016 11:13:44 AM The purpose of the census is to remind us that Big Brother is watching and keep us under h.....
» 3/08/2016 10:52:04 AM Dear Razor, I explained that I do not worship evidence and in reply you wrote: «Another m.....
» 2/08/2016 7:50:09 PM You may for example be a devout, church-attending Anglican - but this doesn't necessarily .....
» 2/08/2016 6:24:46 PM Dear Pogi, Overall I agree with you: atheism does not deserve to be called "religion.....
» 2/08/2016 5:37:12 PM Sorry, I cannot perform a Clexit because I have never Clentered......
» 2/08/2016 9:02:11 AM "For those who want a genuine separation of church and state, and who don't belong to.....
» 1/08/2016 6:09:04 PM Dear Spencer, I certainly agree. In the sense you described, "believe in God" .....
» 31/07/2016 8:41:44 PM Dear Dan, Sorry to spoil a good analogy, but the homosexuality within the sins of Sodom w.....
» 31/07/2016 1:11:04 AM Dear Nathan, What comes your way, to which you are entitled, including air and fresh air .....
» 31/07/2016 12:38:12 AM Dear AA, «The dictionary defines religion as belief in deities» Yes, but the dictionary .....
» 29/07/2016 11:50:42 AM The forceful prohibition of unwholesome practices, undermines the ability of individuals t.....
» 28/07/2016 5:34:16 PM Dear Ttbn, Yes, some people are killed or injured on the roads due to their own fault - b.....
» 28/07/2016 12:46:24 PM The author, being an Israeli, has experienced much higher levels of terrorist-fear than Au.....
» 27/07/2016 10:28:07 AM Dear Iftikhar, Nobody should ever be forced to shake hands with anybody else, whatever be.....
» 26/07/2016 12:56:19 PM Dear Poirot, «Five year-old humans require older humans to care for them» The soul who h.....
» 25/07/2016 11:48:22 PM Jocelyn just wanted to be free, but she was hunted down, caught and arrested by 100's of p.....
» 25/07/2016 11:21:23 PM Dear Spencer, «That is not my Christian perspective that we are all related to God. We al.....
» 23/07/2016 9:50:39 PM Dear Spencer, «I provided evidence to demonstrate that secularism was a religion» What y.....
» 22/07/2016 5:06:49 PM Dear Spencer, Secularism is not a religion because it does not help its practitioners to .....
» 22/07/2016 12:42:45 PM Dear George, There is nothing new about attempts, often successful, of rulers to tame rel.....
» 21/07/2016 6:32:55 PM Dear Aspley, I feel sorry for you being a victim of secular propaganda, having been brain.....
» 21/07/2016 5:48:57 PM Dear George, Falsifying the census is in fact a criminal offence which currently carries .....
» 21/07/2016 2:26:50 AM Dear George, Of course, the census form is not an invitation for anything, but a dictate .....
» 20/07/2016 3:19:44 PM Dear Ponder, Yes, love is a great analogy. Neither love nor God can be defined, but the .....
» 20/07/2016 10:22:46 AM Dear George, Sadly, dictionaries are written by people who are not into religion themselv.....
» 20/07/2016 9:44:05 AM "but no one can dispute that he is entitled to form a government" I do. Just b.....
» 20/07/2016 1:32:11 AM Dear Suse, Of course, this is a difficult situation which requires difficult professional.....
» 20/07/2016 1:21:14 AM Dear Jardine, I think that Suse has a valid point: The worship of the devil is not religi.....
» 20/07/2016 12:57:57 AM Dear Foxy, It is a mistake to assume that we have some "right" to live without .....
» 20/07/2016 12:18:02 AM Dear Aspley, «Australia is a [...] Nation.» A few people still believe in fairy tales .......
» 19/07/2016 5:41:15 PM Dear Paul, «turnout was less than 30%» Even fewer played golf and turnout for Australian.....
» 19/07/2016 12:49:02 PM Dear Hasbeen, «Shouldn't those of us who worship [or bow down to nothing & no one] be ent.....
» 19/07/2016 12:29:28 PM You still have hope, Alon - I no longer have. It seems that the good old Israel that brie.....
» 19/07/2016 9:06:34 AM The correct category would be "no conscious religion" as nothing and nobody can .....
» 17/07/2016 5:24:44 PM Dear Critic, I have no issue with your points #1, #2 and #4. «3. People who have a belie.....
» 16/07/2016 10:05:41 PM Dear Is Mise, Assuming that the railway lines are situated on what is legitimately the pr.....
» 16/07/2016 8:28:06 PM Dear Is Mise, "Thou shalt not kill" does not order anyone to do anything - only.....
» 16/07/2016 8:17:35 PM It is wrong to order anyone to do anything. Today it's the polling booth - tomorrow it's V.....
» 16/07/2016 8:06:16 PM Perhaps, in self-defence of the inhabitants of this continent, everyone should be deported.....
» 14/07/2016 11:07:52 PM Dear Bazz, So you propose that humans be treated worse than animals? Animals are not sub.....
» 14/07/2016 7:47:49 PM Dear R0bert, Discrimination is a great faculty and an indicator of our intelligence - one.....
» 14/07/2016 6:59:25 PM Dear Graham, «Certainly I can see no reason why we should take any refugee applications f.....
» 14/07/2016 6:33:53 PM Dear Paul, I am well aware that in an ideal democracy laws should reflect the wishes of t.....
» 13/07/2016 12:38:10 PM Dear Paul, You and I sincerely believe that the greyhound people are doing the wrong thin.....
» 11/07/2016 9:11:19 AM Dear LEGO, <<I'll bet you don't get invited to any bar mitzvahs.>> According.....
» 10/07/2016 2:56:48 PM Dear SM, Yes, but it doesn't matter what the Palestinians think or want: Israel needs to .....
» 8/07/2016 4:14:34 PM Dear Hasbeen, So it appears that you support atrocities - your words, not mine......
» 8/07/2016 3:07:07 PM Alas, the majority of Israelis are no longer interested in peace: http://www.peaceindex.or.....
» 8/07/2016 3:03:22 PM While Switzerland is great for tourists, it's closer to North Korea for its citizens. The.....
» 8/07/2016 2:43:58 PM I have mixed feelings about this. From the song "Had Gadia", http://www.myjewis.....
» 7/07/2016 9:03:08 PM Achieve instant marriage equality and save even more than $160M - no plebiscite is require.....
» 7/07/2016 8:33:41 AM I second this, David......
» 6/07/2016 10:20:44 PM Dear Luciferase, There is no need to apologise for not serving "the national interes.....
» 6/07/2016 10:04:45 PM Dear Dan, «I could have easily responded, what would be the effect on others' disbelief i.....
» 6/07/2016 3:32:25 PM Sadly the dinosaurs are still there, but we are so lucky that those fools are paralysed, f.....
» 5/07/2016 8:16:50 AM Dear Banjo, As English is not my person's first language, my person thanks you for the co.....
» 5/07/2016 2:16:25 AM Dear Banjo, «I understand that we human beings branched off from our common ancestor with.....
» 4/07/2016 12:49:45 PM Dear Luciferase, I spit on your "nation". What you have is one group of bullies.....
» 4/07/2016 11:01:36 AM Dear Banjo, «However, if I understand you correctly, you have difficulty accepting the id.....
» 3/07/2016 5:59:30 PM Dear Runner, I congratulate anyone who was able to snatch away seats from the two dinosau.....
» 3/07/2016 5:51:30 PM Dear Banjo, Of course, nobody denies that you are you or that you are the one who experie.....
» 3/07/2016 12:45:25 PM Dear Rehctub, Well Phanto said most that I have to say already. << if you are marr.....
» 3/07/2016 9:44:34 AM Dear Rehctub, In your heart of hearts you are either married or you are not. No state-bul.....
» 3/07/2016 12:27:48 AM Dear Poirot, A very good question: "Where are heterosexual rights being threatened?&.....
» 2/07/2016 11:34:13 PM Dear Banjo, There is a difference between self-awareness and sense-perception. Whatever y.....
» 2/07/2016 10:44:37 PM Dear Suse, These people will live either on their own properties or on the properties of .....
» 1/07/2016 1:09:12 PM Dear Jay, Grateful belongs to the Sufi sect of Islam, which is extremely peaceful (and pe.....
» 1/07/2016 12:47:59 PM Take a coin and grind it on both surfaces: how thin does it need to get until you no longe.....
» 1/07/2016 12:03:45 PM Dear Mhaze, <<That's definitely what the the homosexual community want because they.....
» 1/07/2016 11:42:52 AM Dear Banjo, While it is true that I tend to believe that we have a "soul" as we.....
» 1/07/2016 3:27:06 AM The plebiscite over this question need not be expensive if at the same time we are also as.....
» 30/06/2016 8:24:10 PM Dear Suse, We are discussing three different options here: 1. Allowing people to divert .....
» 30/06/2016 7:05:42 PM Dear Suse, <<Why don't the politicians just do what the majority in their electorat.....
» 30/06/2016 5:09:26 PM Dear Suse, I agree that your taxes should not go into anything that you do not agree with.....
» 30/06/2016 2:17:58 PM I am completely with Phanto here......
» 30/06/2016 2:09:44 PM Dear Dan, <<If you say we're all irrational, then why bother accusing David of bein.....
» 30/06/2016 3:24:46 AM Actually, the article raised valid ethical issues. Those who want to have abortions can h.....
» 30/06/2016 3:05:04 AM Dear George, Well we strayed quite a bit from the topic, so lets leave it at that......
» 29/06/2016 7:27:21 PM Dear George, <<So I don’t believe our thinking - and the achievements of human cult.....
» 28/06/2016 8:01:46 PM "A creative tax accountant is worth heaps........" How much per kilo?.....
» 28/06/2016 12:23:11 PM Dear Rehctub, <<if you take away incentives to invest, people will stop investing&g.....
» 28/06/2016 11:01:05 AM Dear Dan, <<Are you now claiming to be 'rational'?>> Not at all, Dan. I clai.....
» 28/06/2016 4:59:00 AM Dear David, <<I value the ephemeral because that is all we have.>> Even if t.....
» 28/06/2016 4:06:28 AM Dear Banjo, The concept of "soul" (or "spirit") is not necessary here.....
» 28/06/2016 3:24:54 AM Dear Nathan, Usually the labels on medication don't tell it all and at times even the pha.....
» 28/06/2016 12:22:02 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<Interest is a very large part of the cost of many businesses.>&g.....
» 27/06/2016 12:48:46 PM I am confused about what "negative gearing" means: One version has it that it's.....
» 27/06/2016 2:40:16 AM Dear Grateful, Perhaps your spelling of Keith Ward's lecture as "Why there almost ce.....
» 26/06/2016 9:11:49 PM Dear Nathan, I thought you were a vegetarian? Before being concerned about the price of .....
» 26/06/2016 8:31:37 PM Dear David, Science can potentially study all that is physical, including the human brain.....
» 26/06/2016 7:21:38 PM Dear Banjo, You write: "We are conceived by our genitors who usually become our pare.....
» 26/06/2016 6:25:37 PM Dear David, I am very new to Al Ghazali's teachings, but to summarise what I learnt so fa.....
» 26/06/2016 12:00:10 PM Dear Jay, <<Yutsie: I watched a few clips of Al Ghazali.>> Excellent. <&.....
» 26/06/2016 12:53:47 AM Dear Grateful, Thank you. I watched a few clips of Al Ghazali and I intend to watch more......
» 24/06/2016 5:03:19 PM Yes, I join in the celebration! The smaller states are, the more freedom to ordinary peop.....
» 24/06/2016 11:08:52 AM Dear Banjo, Do you participate in life unwillingly? Surely if that was the case, then you.....
» 24/06/2016 8:36:51 AM Can someone answer: is it legal in Australia to assist an elderly person to get on an airp.....
» 24/06/2016 12:05:30 AM Dear Grateful, I am impressed by Ghazzali. Thank you......
» 23/06/2016 2:18:55 PM Dear Banjo, The difference between 'rational' and 'reasonable' seems very subtle: what is.....
» 22/06/2016 11:29:52 PM Dear Banjo, If an action or an interest is rational, this implies that it is not basic or.....
» 22/06/2016 11:49:31 AM Dear Banjo, Everyone, religious or otherwise, starts off with a basic set of subjective a.....
» 21/06/2016 12:46:09 PM Watch this advertisement for a salad-dressing where the lady gets electrocuted every time .....
» 20/06/2016 10:22:32 PM Dear David F., I essentially agree, it's only that I seem to place more importance than y.....
» 20/06/2016 10:04:05 PM Dear Grateful, The Torah could still be the Word of God even if it is factually incorrect.....
» 20/06/2016 5:03:14 PM Dear David F., You probably noticed by now that I am not a utilitarian. My position in th.....
» 20/06/2016 4:13:17 PM Dear George, <<but my understanding of Brahman was as corresponding to God who reve.....
» 20/06/2016 3:27:22 PM Yes, even ALA if that's what it takes - anything to scrape the glue that sticks those two .....
» 20/06/2016 3:02:21 PM Dear David F., I cannot discard this possibility. While this could be your hope, I don't.....
» 20/06/2016 9:55:26 AM Thank you, Everald: Let us pray that you be correct......
» 20/06/2016 9:43:40 AM Dear David F., I agree with your nice reply (accidentally posted under "Five atheist.....
» 20/06/2016 8:47:36 AM Dear David, I agree, nice thoughts, though you posted your last comment under the wrong a.....
» 19/06/2016 9:52:38 AM Dear George, Thank you very much for the quotes from Tillich. Not coming from a Christian.....
» 19/06/2016 5:03:45 AM Dear Banjo, <<Of course it is possible to have faith in something which does not ex.....
» 19/06/2016 2:29:32 AM Dear Banjo, <<Naturally, we have to “believe” that somebody or something exists bef.....
» 18/06/2016 9:06:37 PM Dear Grateful, I once had the privilege to hear a lecture by Gerald Schroeder in person. .....
» 18/06/2016 8:17:40 PM Dear David F., Regardless what Gandhi said or did not say, I do not advocate that interna.....
» 17/06/2016 4:36:36 PM Dear David F., Ahimsa is non-violence. Coercing someone under threat of physical violence.....
» 17/06/2016 12:12:34 PM Dear Mikk, It is established that Rehctub doesn't want to pay for welfare. Why should he.....
» 17/06/2016 2:14:52 AM Dear DreamOn, The ones that "turned back the boats" on those fleeing the Nazis .....
» 16/06/2016 10:31:01 PM Dear Dan, <<Why quote Scripture to me when you've previously suggested I shouldn't .....
» 16/06/2016 1:36:40 AM Dear David F., This time it would not be an Israeli initiative as in Gaza. What if on the.....
» 15/06/2016 10:45:29 PM Dear David, Complicated - I agree. Yet feasible, I believe. Any universe where people ha.....
» 15/06/2016 10:29:23 PM "Read the Hebrew bible and you will find that the quest for land is a key aspect of t.....
» 15/06/2016 9:28:35 PM Dear David, Indeed, what stops the security apparatus from continuing to be under civilia.....
» 15/06/2016 9:12:50 PM Dear David F., Keeping the peace may justify such painful measures, but I still hope that.....
» 15/06/2016 8:32:45 PM Dear David, <<We could also say, “Allow ordinary Australians to vote with our own p.....
» 15/06/2016 11:20:47 AM Dear Dan, A succinct summary of what I am saying is, please remain on the side of goodnes.....
» 15/06/2016 10:40:32 AM Dear David, Yes, once the Messiah comes, the wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard wi.....
» 15/06/2016 12:53:38 AM Dear David, I admire your sentiment. However, When a person does charity, they benefit .....
» 15/06/2016 12:20:33 AM Dear Rehctub, Yes, this is an improvement - but why have super in the first place? That .....
» 14/06/2016 4:29:43 PM Dear David, These Quiverfull people, between changing nappies and chauffeuring their olde.....
» 14/06/2016 4:12:59 PM Dear David F., Even though the USA and Australia are not formally defined as Christian co.....
» 14/06/2016 3:37:38 PM Dear David, Regardless of the different rationales/theologies given, religions explain th.....
» 14/06/2016 1:01:05 PM Dear David F., <<Why not one democratic state with separation of religion and state.....
» 14/06/2016 10:25:14 AM <<"Fully ending" the 1967 occupation means kicking 650000 Jews out of thei.....
» 14/06/2016 3:48:49 AM Dear Dan, My last comment was not about the merits of the crucifixion and ressurection of.....
» 14/06/2016 1:57:13 AM Dear Dan, It is certainly good to believe in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus - .....
» 13/06/2016 11:47:46 PM Dear David, I wholly support your ideas and effort to reduce population in Australia and .....
» 13/06/2016 11:14:10 PM Dear Dan, I personally don't care whether or not Noah's flood occurred: this or any other.....
» 13/06/2016 3:19:41 PM Dear Nana, "offended", "embarrassed", "ashamed". These are.....
» 13/06/2016 12:32:35 PM Dear Nana, When a fact needs to be said because it is beneficial, there always is a way t.....
» 13/06/2016 11:13:42 AM Dear Critic, Thank you for the information about the Armenians, I will study it. Were yo.....
» 13/06/2016 10:52:04 AM Political correctness may indeed be an idiotic modern phenomena, but correctness itself, r.....
» 12/06/2016 4:33:12 PM Dear Rehctub, <<So my $1700 per year in Medicare levy is for what!>> Just th.....
» 10/06/2016 11:10:37 AM Dear David, I am glad that we agree that "Arab-hatred by some Jews does exist and ne.....
» 9/06/2016 7:06:29 PM Why, since when is it even forbidden to make promises? Hear the words of Israel's former .....
» 9/06/2016 6:13:08 PM Dear Grateful, An evidence for the existence of God would be a disaster: it would spoil a.....
» 8/06/2016 6:23:20 PM Dear Jay, <<I think you meant "conditional.">> I meant, with the o.....
» 8/06/2016 5:20:05 PM Dear David, <<Whoever posted that tape twenty years after Leibowitz's death probabl.....
» 8/06/2016 3:38:58 PM Dear Rhian, <<- “Post-critical naiveté” accepts the conclusions of critical thinkin.....
» 8/06/2016 12:30:43 PM Dear Poirot, Thank you for the information, I did not know it. THIS is the way to do it:.....
» 7/06/2016 5:58:28 PM Both terms are wrong: One cannot commit suicide and one cannot die by trying it: only the.....
» 7/06/2016 5:38:02 PM Dear Cossomby, First, I don't take silly risks - I take calculated risks. We all take ri.....
» 7/06/2016 2:57:11 PM Dear David, I was aware that Prof. Leibowitz was actively involved in Israel's peace move.....
» 7/06/2016 1:31:13 PM Anything that helps to kick out the two dinosaurs is good. Some of your policies I really.....
» 7/06/2016 1:12:57 PM Disgusting indeed, but then many of us have jobs that aren't doing any good for anyone, pe.....
» 7/06/2016 12:47:17 PM Thank you Emily for allowing me to participate in your survey. I think you should also in.....
» 7/06/2016 12:31:35 PM Dear Dan, Science has its place: we use it to provide sustenance to our bodies: food, cle.....
» 7/06/2016 11:36:42 AM "So telling vulnerable kiddies things like: "every single person has sinned and .....
» 7/06/2016 11:19:40 AM Dear David, As I was discussing anti-Semitism with Armchair Critic, I presented this clip.....
» 6/06/2016 7:04:32 PM Dear Cossomby, <<But wouldn't be better to minimise such injuries?>> In fact.....
» 6/06/2016 3:52:26 PM Dear Dan, <<This topic might not interest you, but it obviously does some.>> .....
» 6/06/2016 2:48:08 PM Dear Critic, Please calm down, I don't want to impose fines and certainly not to put you .....
» 6/06/2016 2:16:18 AM Neither for me......
» 6/06/2016 2:12:38 AM Dear Critic, <<Let me ask the others - Was that a fair comment?>> That would.....
» 6/06/2016 12:35:19 AM The Cossomby, The vast majority of people should be able to afford a bicycle-head-injury .....
» 5/06/2016 11:12:46 PM Dear Joe, <<After all, on one hand, bullying is wrong; and, on the other, discrimin.....
» 5/06/2016 10:53:37 PM Dear Poirot, Yes, I am familiar with that skull-breaking excuse (while their true motive .....
» 5/06/2016 4:26:51 PM Dear Rhian, <<Jesus did indeed call on disciples to be like children, but I don’t t.....
» 5/06/2016 3:29:44 PM I am interested to know: is it criminal in Australia to help another, elderly or terminall.....
» 4/06/2016 10:06:48 PM Dear Critic, Sigh, yes, nationalism is a disease and Israel is badly afflicted with it. I.....
» 3/06/2016 4:53:43 PM Dear David, <<Can't we just care for each other without believing in such a concept.....
» 3/06/2016 4:06:15 PM Dear Ttbn, <<The government was certainly stupid in inviting you to come; and they .....
» 3/06/2016 12:06:14 PM Dear Cossomby, Indeed, pushing unsolicited advertisements at people is a crime. They hav.....
» 3/06/2016 10:47:58 AM Dear Cossomby, Snakes should be hit over their heads while they are still small......
» 3/06/2016 10:37:40 AM Dear Critic, Thank you for the references: I didn't previously make any connection betwee.....
» 3/06/2016 9:44:53 AM Identity has nothing to do with sex. We are divine - our true identity is God. Identifying.....
» 2/06/2016 11:16:05 PM In the coming elections I was planning to place the Liberal party second-to-last. But tod.....
» 2/06/2016 10:25:42 PM Utterly shocking, Josephus, It looks as the female teacher was using the kids to arouse h.....
» 2/06/2016 5:44:31 PM "OUR society"? There is no such thing! There is YOUR society, Scott, which you.....
» 2/06/2016 2:54:22 PM "Historical buildings" - what a joke, even the oldest building in Australia cann.....
» 2/06/2016 11:00:42 AM If I was murdered, then I wouldn't want my murderer to be jailed for it (they could still .....
» 2/06/2016 12:51:42 AM Dear Philip, Well at least SOME people are honest: do you wish to punish them because oth.....
» 1/06/2016 11:29:24 PM Dear Alan, I am not interested in discussing this stupid "climate change" hoax......
» 1/06/2016 9:36:16 PM Dear Jay, Yes, it is not always easy and clear cut in terms of natural justice to tell wh.....
» 1/06/2016 8:48:03 PM Back to basics: Given there are two people who want to have a private deal between them: .....
» 1/06/2016 8:34:11 PM Dear Critic, <<I meant claiming the land as the state of 'Armchair Critic' and supe.....
» 1/06/2016 2:00:50 PM Moshe Dayan was never a man of integrity, hence he deserves to have his words misquoted. .....
» 31/05/2016 2:17:32 PM Just wanted to note a spelling error: the correct spelling is L-E-E-C-H-E-S, not L-E-A-D-E.....
» 31/05/2016 2:01:28 PM CHICKENS, CHICKENS, CHICKENS! Shame on the so-called "Liberal" party for mumbli.....
» 31/05/2016 11:33:50 AM Dear David, <<Glad to see you would also have no objection to Graham stipulating th.....
» 31/05/2016 6:43:50 AM Dear Critic, <<The problem with all of this, is that you haven't proven in any way .....
» 31/05/2016 1:16:35 AM Thank you Rhian, I could not agree more with your reply to Dan, but since I'm not a Chris.....
» 30/05/2016 6:15:23 PM Dear Josephus, Thanks! You just gave me a great idea: If I portray the act of riding a b.....
» 30/05/2016 12:29:59 AM I only wonder whether, and if so for how longer, it is still safe for a school-child to be.....
» 30/05/2016 12:07:42 AM Dear George, Taize services are conducted in Australia both by churches (Catholic, Anglic.....
» 29/05/2016 11:13:20 PM Dear Tony, <<but if you vote above the line in the senate then whichever party you .....
» 29/05/2016 10:44:56 PM Dear O Sung Wu, The community of Taize is ecumenical, which means that it is not only tol.....
» 27/05/2016 5:04:00 PM Dear Dan, Yes, the desire to investigate exists, but it comes from error. Our bodies hav.....
» 27/05/2016 2:26:48 PM Dear Jay, Sorry, it is not possible to please everyone at once. I do hope that you have .....
» 27/05/2016 1:03:11 PM Dear Philip, I assume these questions were addressed to me. My time is short today, so I .....
» 27/05/2016 11:25:33 AM Thank you Foxy! You may be interested to know that the soothing and comforting songs of T.....
» 27/05/2016 10:26:14 AM "The gods had no real stake in being identified one from the other and were arranged .....
» 26/05/2016 5:46:06 PM Dear Jay, I have done my best to explain to you about God and religion, but it seems that.....
» 26/05/2016 11:43:28 AM Cow's milk is not really suitable for human consumption and once pasteurised, milk has alr.....
» 26/05/2016 11:28:53 AM According to Hinduism, suicide is normally a sin - but there are exceptions. Same for Juda.....
» 26/05/2016 10:18:15 AM Dear Jay, <<Regarding the Movies. I'd likely watch all three.>> Fine, you se.....
» 26/05/2016 12:38:58 AM Dear Jay, Indeed it's incorrect to describe God as 'He', 'She' or 'It', but I must use so.....
» 25/05/2016 12:36:26 PM (...continued) The movies characterise the three Gunas (modes) that run the world, respec.....
» 25/05/2016 12:36:21 PM Dear Jay, Imagine you go to the cinema and there are 3 movies available: 1. "Bunny .....
» 25/05/2016 10:07:25 AM Dear Critic, You do have a point: the main advantage of having a dictator is that unlike .....
» 25/05/2016 9:17:50 AM I do not gamble, Mr. Compton. I am doing my best to save the money that I get from hard w.....
» 24/05/2016 11:27:14 PM Most importantly, we need more of this (thanks, Grateful): http://ia601307.us.archive.org/.....
» 24/05/2016 11:10:02 PM Dear Grateful, Indeed, thinking of God as an object is bound to land us into all sorts of.....
» 24/05/2016 1:14:11 PM Dear David, You have not answered my question, which was: Wouldn't you agree with me tha.....
» 24/05/2016 9:15:37 AM Dear David, My comment was not personal: I wrote "so long as there are people like y.....
» 23/05/2016 7:07:56 PM Well said, JBowyer! Sooner or later this debt will bite into our savings, thus before int.....
» 23/05/2016 6:52:40 PM Dear O Sung Wu, You have made and rationalised your point very well. - But what a dreadf.....
» 23/05/2016 6:01:52 PM "Look, I know you are depending on Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff, which pier.....
» 23/05/2016 1:38:56 PM Dear David, First, it is refreshing to see you write on a different topic - even when I d.....
» 23/05/2016 12:22:38 PM Dear Bernie, As for your first paragraph, I couldn't agree with you more and I believe th.....
» 23/05/2016 11:14:39 AM Dear Jay, <<We can all exercise Free Will, but it is controlled (muted) by Religion.....
» 23/05/2016 2:34:48 AM Dear Grateful, "Would I be right in saying those present cannot reconcile the two?&q.....
» 23/05/2016 1:17:32 AM Dear O Sung Wu, "Islamic provocateurs acting with the intent to actually 'test' our .....
» 22/05/2016 7:58:26 AM "Those who are outside this compact threaten the rights and liberties of others.".....
» 22/05/2016 1:29:22 AM Nobody should run the country. If you live in this country and someone runs the country, .....
» 22/05/2016 1:20:32 AM Dear Beth, People today tend not to find the time to befriend and/or hang-around anyone i.....
» 22/05/2016 1:04:46 AM (...continued) <<If you can't accept that then you don't accept the fundamentals of.....
» 22/05/2016 1:04:41 AM Dear Foxy, <<We have a compact to live under a democratic legislature and obey the .....
» 20/05/2016 5:00:05 PM Hear all ye people this unholy decree: All of us living in Australia have a responsibility.....
» 20/05/2016 12:15:05 AM Dear Calwest, [[[ Numerically, the vast majority of businesses in Australia are small bus.....
» 19/05/2016 10:14:31 PM Look, I don't know anything about economy and I don't give a hoot about economy: all I kno.....
» 19/05/2016 6:30:56 PM Dear Jay, I am not knowledgeable enough to tell whether Jesus studied Buddhism. It is a p.....
» 19/05/2016 5:54:00 PM Dear Rehctub, <<The best we can now hope for is to spend millions keeping these thu.....
» 19/05/2016 4:16:21 PM Dear O Sung Wu, Have you considered the fact that those people do not want to be Australi.....
» 19/05/2016 3:57:53 PM Dear Grateful, Thank you so much for allowing me to read the refreshing wisdom of Shaikh .....
» 18/05/2016 12:54:20 AM Dear Killarney, <<However, he is not divergent enough in his thinking to acknowledg.....
» 18/05/2016 12:02:58 AM The author is correct as far as hurting and killing animals is morally wrong. And yes, Ru.....
» 16/05/2016 7:58:53 AM Dear Paul, <<I'll give you a scenario which maybe you could comment on; A vagrant a.....
» 15/05/2016 11:35:32 PM Dear Grateful, On the contrary, I am eager to hear Islamic scholars refute the views of S.....
» 15/05/2016 10:35:36 PM Dear Paul, <<But the cruelest comment of all for me, comes from the well meaning Yu.....
» 15/05/2016 5:17:06 PM Dear David, <<If you come up with Jordan and Egypt as Arab interlocutors to replace.....
» 15/05/2016 7:10:28 AM Dear David, Say a family had a terrible road accident, the whole family died except one c.....
» 14/05/2016 10:46:22 PM I agree that poor people should not be taxed, but poor Duncan will now waste all his donat.....
» 14/05/2016 10:07:59 PM Dear David, <<Why believe in any god(s)?>> For the same reason one would bel.....
» 13/05/2016 5:10:25 PM Dear Dan, Why should a king grovel in the mud with the pigs? Why should one who has fait.....
» 13/05/2016 11:56:47 AM Of course, the Palestinian narrative is rubbish. But this does not make it in Israel's in.....
» 12/05/2016 9:49:02 AM The evil here is compulsory voting. Obviously the major parties rely on it to be elected .....
» 12/05/2016 1:19:11 AM Dear Philip, I am glad this is not the case. Your single sentence appeared on its own, i.....
» 11/05/2016 8:32:58 PM A stupid ideology is better than the pure power-hungry cynicism that we currently have: le.....
» 11/05/2016 8:24:17 PM Universal health care is a punishment that Australians suffer. The author, being a doctor.....
» 11/05/2016 1:57:17 PM Dear Philip, Yes, I know very well that they won't like it: is this supposed to be kind o.....
» 11/05/2016 9:55:14 AM <<would it hurt if we picked someone outside the box?>> Yes, it would render .....
» 10/05/2016 12:32:29 PM Dear Phanto, Thank you for you post. I am impressed!.....
» 10/05/2016 12:24:10 PM Dear Banjo, <<Unfortunately, those who profess to be fervent believers in the gospe.....
» 10/05/2016 3:02:58 AM Dear Jayb, In Judaism, the maternal lineage only determines whether one is Jewish or not......
» 9/05/2016 12:38:09 PM Oh, where to begin... "We are so afraid of offending or marginalising or adding fuel.....
» 9/05/2016 12:02:00 AM Dear Banjo, Why should people define themselves by whether or not they believe that God e.....
» 8/05/2016 9:43:17 PM The problem with 18C is not in its prohibition to offend, insult and humiliate others in p.....
» 8/05/2016 9:20:31 PM Dear Grateful, <<What studies are you referring to? What are their proofs?>> .....
» 6/05/2016 5:02:15 PM Dear Rhian, There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heav.....
» 6/05/2016 3:49:38 PM Dear Rhian, I enjoyed and like your last response to Dan. I would like to strengthen you.....
» 6/05/2016 2:30:33 AM Dear Grateful, The word 'tafsir' appears to correspond with the similar Hebrew word for &.....
» 5/05/2016 6:48:24 PM Dear SM, It all depends what you include in "Zionism": the desire of the Jewish.....
» 4/05/2016 11:35:36 PM Surprisingly, I was impressed that this budget was more intelligent than I can remember fo.....
» 4/05/2016 11:25:46 PM Rabbi Kook is the preceptor of the Jewish settlement movement in the West Bank (Gush Emuni.....
» 4/05/2016 10:34:51 PM Dear Phanto, <<There is nothing that is superficial or mundane about the world we l.....
» 4/05/2016 2:49:24 AM Dear Cherful, <<Where was God when...>> How irrelevant! My advice was for N.....
» 3/05/2016 8:00:16 PM Dear John, Has the possibility occurred to you that this world could have a creator who i.....
» 3/05/2016 2:28:52 PM Dear Phanto, <<Please don’t use words like God, divinity and eternal bliss. Use wor.....
» 3/05/2016 10:53:19 AM Dear Josephus, The danger of abuse exists wherever there are queues for essentials and de.....
» 3/05/2016 1:45:09 AM Dear Nathan, Science will allow you to survive, it is extremely effective at that, but it.....
» 3/05/2016 1:32:41 AM Dear Dan, <<So some say Christians should be proclaiming the 'Rock of Ages' rather .....
» 3/05/2016 1:30:20 AM Dear Phanto, <<Why do you see life and mortality as problems to be solved?>> .....
» 2/05/2016 7:14:15 PM It's the eagerness to know about this world and its origins which makes one a materialist,.....
» 2/05/2016 10:49:05 AM It could be difficult to have a bank agree to make their loan completely non-transferable,.....
» 2/05/2016 10:15:42 AM What is it that you are trying to achieve, Don? Any belief that is based on material evid.....
» 1/05/2016 10:52:41 AM Dear Paul, What's wrong about giving people the benefit of the doubt? A paedophile would.....
» 30/04/2016 8:43:21 PM It's all in the contract: If you take a loan, then you should make sure that the contract.....
» 29/04/2016 9:59:17 AM Dear SM, Nothing stops you from having sex if this is what you truly want. My suggestion .....
» 29/04/2016 9:17:03 AM Well said, Jon! I was about to say the same even more boldly, but your gentle presentatio.....
» 28/04/2016 5:59:11 PM Haven't Australia already tormented these people enough that now it contemplates dumping a.....
» 28/04/2016 5:46:11 PM It's about time to take a brave step and stop making a fuss about body differences. The s.....
» 28/04/2016 5:25:12 PM Dear OnTheBeach, You are correct in saying that it is adults who sexualise children's beh.....
» 28/04/2016 8:23:58 AM Totally agree. CGT should be 100% like any other income: it should not even be separated .....
» 28/04/2016 3:44:40 AM Looks like the PC brigade is out in force tonight. The fear of paedophilia has done more .....
» 28/04/2016 1:09:38 AM Dear Suse, <<I am sick of the whole mess and the embarrassment this Government has .....
» 27/04/2016 1:59:01 PM Dear Dan, <<The first should be regulated and the later not>> Unless they ri.....
» 27/04/2016 1:52:43 PM Dear Aidan, <<Why do you even associate nation building with despicable tyrants?>.....
» 27/04/2016 12:56:37 PM Glory be to God! Had I been one of those incarcerated victims of the bloody Australian go.....
» 27/04/2016 12:45:57 PM The thing is, Alon, that nobody can ever get what they do not deserve, good or bad - inclu.....
» 27/04/2016 8:54:14 AM Yes, people should be able to experiment and innovate permissionless, but not if they rece.....
» 27/04/2016 8:26:29 AM Nation builders: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, Pol Pot - and as we progress dow.....
» 23/04/2016 11:10:15 PM Excellent, Referundemdrivensocienty, If only the general electorate resembled the OLO mem.....
» 22/04/2016 11:00:02 AM Dear Aidan, Thank you for the explanation (for Phooey) about the inflational and deflatio.....
» 21/04/2016 2:41:38 PM (...continued) "Being unselfish, thus, is what determines how much spiritual one is......
» 21/04/2016 2:41:32 PM Dear Pogi, Yes, we have been discussing religion, but it's strange to hear that we have b.....
» 20/04/2016 10:22:22 PM Jesus's resurrection could have been physical/literal, metaphoric, neither, both or perhap.....
» 20/04/2016 7:05:42 PM Dear Pogi, <<I think you must agree that when a protagonist is presented by his opp.....
» 20/04/2016 3:49:19 PM Dear Rehctub, <<So while making ones self undesirable to employers may seem harmles.....
» 19/04/2016 11:33:29 PM As Rehctub stated: My business, my choice! But as for the dole, it's different because th.....
» 19/04/2016 11:12:38 PM Dear Pogi, As defined, religion is comprised of all acts or omissions, made consciously o.....
» 18/04/2016 1:38:01 PM Dear Critic, <<I know you don't like nationalism, but I'm starting to think this (l.....
» 17/04/2016 6:30:03 PM Dear Joe, I have no exclusive club so you are welcome to comment, it's just that we seem .....
» 17/04/2016 5:37:31 PM Dear Critic, <<Can anyone tell me how I can vote, avoid fines but ensure the major .....
» 17/04/2016 1:44:56 AM Dear Hasbeen, How can you be offended by me riding on the same roads which I as a fellow .....
» 17/04/2016 1:32:52 AM Dear Pogi, First let us clear a couple of misunderstandings; 1. I suggested that you COU.....
» 16/04/2016 7:30:19 PM Dear Cherful, <<You wouldn't mind if people wore the white klux klan robes around t.....
» 15/04/2016 5:07:15 PM It's simple: I will vote for any party that will not tell us what to wear. Specifically, .....
» 15/04/2016 12:28:59 PM Dear Joe, If this is what you understood from my last post, then I may have a serious pro.....
» 15/04/2016 12:36:31 AM (...continued) <<Because of the chasm between us do you feel hatred toward me>&g.....
» 15/04/2016 12:36:27 AM Dear Pogi, Religion is no more a construct of the human intellect than light, energy, spa.....
» 13/04/2016 5:28:47 PM Dear Phooey, Since when do sheep tell the wolf what to do? Government is a predator, so .....
» 12/04/2016 3:34:07 PM Dear Pogi, I stated that religion and violence are mutually exclusive. You want to oppose.....
» 11/04/2016 5:08:07 PM Dear Suse, Just as there are bad, abusive and neglecting parents, there are guilty souls .....
» 11/04/2016 2:31:03 PM Dear Critic, <<Maybe I should proactively protect myself by taking a hammer to the .....
» 11/04/2016 2:15:30 PM Good question, Joe, True, there probably isn't a religion in the world which hasn't been .....
» 11/04/2016 8:09:17 AM Dear Pogi, I do not understand where you are trying to get: are you trying to refute the .....
» 10/04/2016 2:23:24 PM Dear Suse, There was no indication or even allegation that the parents in question are dr.....
» 10/04/2016 7:13:07 AM Dear Pogi, We could discuss ad nauseum the atrocities of those who claim to be religious .....
» 10/04/2016 12:25:01 AM Close government departments and sell off their buildings. Inner-city property can go a lo.....
» 9/04/2016 11:47:04 PM More than we should pity the child, we should pity the doctor and the judges because they .....
» 9/04/2016 9:38:16 PM Dear Pogi, <<By the same token then, roman catholicism during the Dark and Middle A.....
» 9/04/2016 8:17:55 PM Dear Peter, <<I have no wish to reduce theology to logic but it must behave in a ra.....
» 8/04/2016 3:41:08 AM Dear Aidan, <<Australian Citizenship is gold tier. Permanent Resident status is sil.....
» 7/04/2016 11:44:57 AM The Lord be with you, Peter, "The Church owes the world a consistent and reasonable .....
» 6/04/2016 5:09:47 PM If idiots want to poison themselves, why should I need to finance through my tax-money the.....
» 6/04/2016 4:52:39 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, As it stands, the concept of citizenship is absurd because they tell yo.....
» 6/04/2016 12:19:29 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, "Australian citizenship in 2016 isn't worth the paper it is writte.....
» 6/04/2016 12:08:01 PM "Islam is a religion with a violent political agenda." That's a conflict of ter.....
» 5/04/2016 12:29:51 PM There should be several tiers of citizenship, so that the outer tiers involve less commitm.....
» 2/04/2016 10:02:10 PM Dear Flowertime, <<heterosexual unions provide for the continuation of the human ra.....
» 2/04/2016 9:37:44 PM Dear Is Mise, How can you tell that Muhammad preached and practiced violence? Just becaus.....
» 1/04/2016 12:25:30 PM Essentially, publishing anyone's photograph without their consent, is criminal and whether.....
» 31/03/2016 6:25:09 PM The council gives us bins to dump our garbage in: we MAY fill them with rubbish, but we ar.....
» 31/03/2016 1:12:38 PM Dear Bazz, Israel has the right to exist and thrive, but it cannot be helped by the histo.....
» 30/03/2016 10:08:12 PM Dear Jardine, Thank you, but I searched the Crimes Act, NSW and found no such offence. Th.....
» 30/03/2016 3:27:24 PM Dear Jardine, Is it so that exchanging polyamorous vows is criminal in Australia? It is s.....
» 28/03/2016 11:19:24 PM Dear Joe, I fully agree that if people want to use the services of a state then they shou.....
» 28/03/2016 6:36:56 PM Dear Joe, As it stands, Australia does not subscribe to the libertarian ideal you present.....
» 28/03/2016 4:48:42 PM Dear Joe, Very much so for your first two questions, no for the third. The primary funct.....
» 28/03/2016 1:39:21 PM Dear Joe, Perhaps you are right, perhaps it is idiotic to demand justice in the face of v.....
» 27/03/2016 3:13:05 PM Dear Joe, Obviously, you want a state and apparently so do most others, so what stops you.....
» 26/03/2016 10:05:09 PM Dear Joe, First, we are in agreement that Shari'a and Canon laws are "are far 'worse.....
» 25/03/2016 6:20:13 PM Dear Joe, I just wanted to let you know that I am out of messages on "Homophobia cla.....
» 25/03/2016 5:12:50 PM Dear Joe, So you consider the view that imposing oneself on others is wrong, as "ext.....
» 25/03/2016 11:54:15 AM Dear Joe, While it is quite possible to not believe in any gods and the like, it is impos.....
» 24/03/2016 10:48:34 PM Dear Foxy, This Costello guy was speaking for himself: he said "There is one law we .....
» 24/03/2016 9:30:49 PM Dear Foxy, <<Religious laws have no legal status in this country.>> Neither .....
» 24/03/2016 3:27:01 PM Dear Raycom, No, I do not advocate anything like it. I find the attempted analogy very st.....
» 24/03/2016 11:20:27 AM Regardless of the occupied territories, Western Jerusalem is going to remain Israel's capi.....
» 23/03/2016 1:25:41 PM Dear John Bennets, The "losers" you refer to should indeed do whatever they can.....
» 23/03/2016 11:18:29 AM Dear SM, Why would there be no DD if some Liberal senators voted against the trigger? The.....
» 23/03/2016 9:46:26 AM I will not be drawn into discussing the [silly] contents of those pastoral letters that we.....
» 22/03/2016 4:26:01 PM Dear Sonofgloin, Even if the independents vote for the ABCC, some Liberals would be instr.....
» 22/03/2016 1:38:38 PM As a proud scout master of many years, Tony, I should not need to remind you of the words .....
» 21/03/2016 1:31:09 PM Dear Ttbn, The guy may be from the ABC and has his own agenda (perhaps he wants to be a m.....
» 21/03/2016 12:55:59 PM Dear SM, The senate voting changes are overall positive and had it been done honestly the.....
» 20/03/2016 8:42:17 AM Has anyone taken notice of the expected increase in donkey votes, of many lazy people who .....
» 20/03/2016 8:24:30 AM Dear Jon, Well it seems that you do have time to waste on something that you know for cer.....
» 20/03/2016 1:52:08 AM Dear Is Mise, How about asking people to fill the ballot paper with consecutive prime num.....
» 19/03/2016 8:54:39 PM Dear Jon, Talking about insanity, isn't it insane and what possible sense does it make to.....
» 19/03/2016 8:25:42 PM The new legislation makes politics a tad better than before, so I support the change. How.....
» 18/03/2016 8:19:33 AM Dear Is Mise, It is one thing to carry a sword, yet another to use it. Yet even if Jesus.....
» 17/03/2016 11:38:39 PM Dear Is Mise, Weren't Jesus critical of those apostles? John 18:10 - Then Simon Peter, w.....
» 17/03/2016 8:58:31 PM Dear Is Mise, If you were a saint then you would turn the other cheek instead. But as ne.....
» 17/03/2016 4:04:59 PM Dear Joe, <<Otherwise, where's the fun in being on OLO ?>> As I said, the de.....
» 17/03/2016 11:05:36 AM Dear Joe, <<But your mention of 'small states' raises the possibility that Noel Pea.....
» 17/03/2016 8:09:44 AM Dear Is Mise, <<I thought that all state sponsored compulsion was wrong in your boo.....
» 16/03/2016 11:58:13 PM Dear Is Mise, Everyone nowadays wants to eat the cake and have it too... The only thing .....
» 16/03/2016 5:53:08 PM Dear Aidan, <<But is there any good reason why that should be an above the line opt.....
» 16/03/2016 12:51:42 PM Dear Joe, <<Wow, 3:0. So 'Recognition' is seen by some as divisive?>> Why 3:.....
» 16/03/2016 11:50:07 AM Thank you Peter, I think I understand the message of this article. But in order to get it.....
» 15/03/2016 5:31:46 PM Dear Aidan, <<the duty of voting only applies to those on the electoral roll>>.....
» 15/03/2016 1:43:24 PM Dear Joe, I am prepared to support it all: A third house of review, a fourth house of re.....
» 15/03/2016 12:50:58 PM Aidan is correct: Imposing a duty on "citizens" who never consented to be citiz.....
» 11/03/2016 3:04:34 PM Dear Rhys, First, I agree with your last post. Earlier you wrote: <<In that case .....
» 11/03/2016 2:07:22 PM "It could be the case that Turnbull has taken us back to an earlier paradigm of polit.....
» 11/03/2016 10:19:32 AM Poverty is caused by breeding. Some breed for biblical reasons while others breed just be.....
» 11/03/2016 9:00:09 AM Dear Hasbeen, Between now and the real crunch there are many shades of grey - it won't co.....
» 10/03/2016 6:59:35 PM Right you are, but if you must depend on the bank for $6,000 in cash without alternatives,.....
» 10/03/2016 6:49:25 PM Good to hear that at least someone, Hillary Clinton, truly loves Israel and cares for its .....
» 10/03/2016 5:55:12 PM A person's a person, no matter how small... so long as it has no tail, but if it has a tai.....
» 8/03/2016 11:14:24 AM Dear Joe, Obviously I am in society, I never claimed to be out and personally I am alread.....
» 7/03/2016 5:52:05 PM Dear Aidan, It's not about responsibility - it's about refraining from doing evil. The o.....
» 7/03/2016 1:23:38 PM Dear Aidan, <<as they encourage people to vote in a way where the value of their vo.....
» 7/03/2016 12:18:09 PM Dear Joe, <<I can't actually imagine a life with no society, good and bad. I can't .....
» 7/03/2016 8:52:59 AM For the first time, due to partial preferencing above the line, it will become possible to.....
» 6/03/2016 10:55:25 AM Perhaps the question should be, "Is it ethical to use other people's weaknesses to se.....
» 6/03/2016 10:43:05 AM Dear Joe, <<I don't understand why you would want to be locked away from anyone els.....
» 5/03/2016 9:52:15 PM I would not be surprised to find that members of the global-warming cult deliberately ligh.....
» 4/03/2016 6:32:02 PM Dear Joe, Wanting to live completely alone is an unlikely extreme. More common are people.....
» 4/03/2016 6:08:45 PM Thank you Phanto and Critic, you have stolen the words from my mouth......
» 4/03/2016 6:03:10 PM With the money you just received for writing this article, Angela, you will never have to .....
» 4/03/2016 12:55:52 PM A better advice to keep us out of grief - live in the real physical world, spending qualit.....
» 3/03/2016 5:40:52 PM Dear Joe, You understood me correctly. The concept of free speech is born within societi.....
» 3/03/2016 11:42:39 AM Freedom of speech may perhaps be the foundation of all other rights, but speaking of ".....
» 2/03/2016 11:56:09 AM Dear Joe, My statement that "the best strategy for preventing paedophilia is to make.....
» 2/03/2016 12:47:33 AM Dear Suse, "Paedophiles like to have illegal sex with children under 16" Inter.....
» 1/03/2016 6:15:40 PM “God blessed them and said to them, `Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth an.....
» 1/03/2016 2:41:01 PM Bullies do so because they are violent and feel the need to bully. If they fail to find t.....
» 28/02/2016 2:47:45 PM Why Jordan? it has nothing to do with this. What is needed for peace in the Middle East, .....
» 28/02/2016 2:02:37 PM Dear Nemesis, <<An anthem is about unity and National Pride, you all seem to have l.....
» 26/02/2016 5:42:38 PM Dear Jayb, <<I hear that after the next election they are going to make National Se.....
» 26/02/2016 2:32:51 PM Conscription is worse than rape, because rape, however painful, is over in a few minutes w.....
» 26/02/2016 1:55:11 PM Dear David, <<why try to divert attention from what I write by raising matters that.....
» 26/02/2016 7:22:43 AM I always speak against government curtailing civil liberties and intruding into our privat.....
» 25/02/2016 10:00:05 PM Dear Cossomby, You are right: some were not bullied - they were drugged instead......
» 25/02/2016 1:54:56 PM Those who kidnap innocent children (only boys, the author suggests) from their homes, fami.....
» 25/02/2016 1:20:06 PM There should be no anthem. The whole concept is stupid. The people who live in Australia .....
» 25/02/2016 2:38:26 AM Dear Cherful, Czechoslovakia was separated peacefully. Scotland had a referendum and it w.....
» 24/02/2016 1:47:43 PM Dear Suse, <<if they are involved in a bad accident or develop a terrible illness, .....
» 24/02/2016 11:50:22 AM While positive, it's insufficient to get rid of this or that politician - we should get ri.....
» 24/02/2016 9:28:07 AM Dear LEGO, <<A hundred years from now, Australia, the worlds only united continent,.....
» 24/02/2016 8:43:48 AM Dear LEGO, What have homosexuals ever done to you? They are just nice people who go about.....
» 23/02/2016 1:04:36 AM Dear Suse, Tourists are not entitled to Medicare, so what are you concerned about? No mon.....
» 22/02/2016 11:50:43 PM Dear David, <<All Israeli Governments of differing political persuasions have since.....
» 22/02/2016 6:20:43 PM Dear Suse, But who needs your public healthcare in the first place? We are talking about.....
» 22/02/2016 12:23:38 PM Thank you Philip, you certainly have my tick on this one. I see the cases of elderly peop.....
» 22/02/2016 8:28:42 AM "Oh and btw "Our Culture" might be meat pies and Sunday BBQ's" In one.....
» 21/02/2016 4:17:12 PM Dear Runner, I am relating to Rhrosty's point: Even if the whole land of Israel belongs .....
» 21/02/2016 12:37:07 PM Dear Chris, But there is no need to provide those who come with any physical, social, pol.....
» 21/02/2016 3:28:08 AM Dear Cherful, I appreciate your perfectly-legitimate wish to keep the peace on our street.....
» 20/02/2016 10:05:52 PM Dear Suse, You are bursting into an open door: When I wrote that "anyone can CLAIM .....
» 19/02/2016 6:42:11 PM Dear Joe, You are confusing the internal processes of governance within an established gr.....
» 19/02/2016 6:23:22 PM Apple should definitely not be forced. Working for another against your will is called sl.....
» 19/02/2016 5:59:09 PM Dear Aidan, <<Yuyutsu, why do you consider nation building a threat?>> I don.....
» 19/02/2016 3:52:49 PM Sharia law is notorious because it orders people to do certain things and prohibits them f.....
» 19/02/2016 3:20:32 PM Dear Joe, First I need to correct your error: The only absolute, ultimate and underlying .....
» 19/02/2016 1:59:24 PM Dear Suse, My point was about being ALLOWED to live like Prince Leonard (and in many othe.....
» 19/02/2016 1:44:29 PM Dear Cossomby, Beliefs are never the truth because they are just ideas and the truth is n.....
» 19/02/2016 12:23:05 AM Dear Cossomby, What you describe is tragic indeed. People should not fight each other bec.....
» 18/02/2016 11:53:27 PM One problem is that most aborigines today have mixed with the European population, so many.....
» 18/02/2016 11:15:52 PM Dear Nathan, I agree that having more people makes life more difficult, that we could hav.....
» 18/02/2016 2:28:05 PM Dear Cossomby, <<I've asked religious people this over the years and have never rec.....
» 17/02/2016 1:06:47 PM Dear David, <<I therefore ask you - as I asked #plantaganet: are you prepared to ca.....
» 16/02/2016 6:42:46 PM I have withdrawn from this discussion because its initiator, Shadow Minister, expressed th.....
» 16/02/2016 4:16:55 PM Dear Brock, It is not right to accuse all baby-boomers of using negative gearing: at leas.....
» 16/02/2016 1:52:33 PM Dear Rehctub, I was not thinking of banks: if people were not restricted and required to .....
» 16/02/2016 12:14:22 PM Dear Rehctub, The way to increase new home construction and affordability, which would in.....
» 16/02/2016 11:53:19 AM A wall is a necessity as PART of the protection of Israeli citizens. Obviously efforts sho.....
» 16/02/2016 8:33:33 AM Dear Foxy, I agree with you regarding negative gearing, but your post might imply that be.....
» 16/02/2016 8:23:57 AM Beautiful, thanks Peter! Religion teaches celibacy in order to capture the enormous raw s.....
» 15/02/2016 4:41:49 PM South Africa has its own CSIR, practically the equivalent of the Australian CSIRO and thei.....
» 15/02/2016 3:02:32 PM "People are the critical human capital which the Government has a responsibility to p.....
» 15/02/2016 2:44:02 PM Well Victoria is known for its draconian laws, well and beyond even the rest of Australia......
» 15/02/2016 2:03:29 PM (...continued) <<There is one law we are all expected to abide by>> So expec.....
» 15/02/2016 2:03:26 PM Dear Foxy, <<Peter Costello - gave a speech at the Sydney Institute in which he arg.....
» 15/02/2016 7:48:46 AM Dear Sonofgloin, Yes, you may like to move our discussion to a new thread......
» 14/02/2016 8:14:26 PM Dear Foxy, Peter Costello - what a perfect example of a blind leading the blind: When so.....
» 14/02/2016 7:25:23 PM Dear David, Years ago I read what must be, along with accounts of the holocaust and life .....
» 14/02/2016 6:39:31 PM Dear Shadow Minister, <<You choice 1200 dead or a few hundred detained.>> I .....
» 14/02/2016 6:24:23 PM Dear David, <<Lots of words but none condemning the murder of civilians in Israel b.....
» 14/02/2016 5:14:43 PM Dear Sonofgloin, Let met try answering your question: <<why we have a consciousnes.....
» 14/02/2016 5:14:39 PM Dear Shadow Minister, I was only responding to your query: "For nerds like myself t.....
» 14/02/2016 1:36:16 AM Dear Shadow Minister, Instruments can only tell about the structure of the physical unive.....
» 14/02/2016 1:22:42 AM So the guy discovered how our bodies came to be - what's the big deal? Facts are facts - .....
» 12/02/2016 6:06:13 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<I never implied I wanted the new settlers to do military service, j.....
» 12/02/2016 1:52:34 PM Dear Suse, I have no problem at all with the fact that the Australian government assists .....
» 12/02/2016 11:53:16 AM Dear Rhrosty, Your suggestion to require the settlers to undertake military training and .....
» 12/02/2016 10:01:45 AM Dear Rhrosty, Netanyahu is not a Führer, he is powerlessly torn between the demands of Sa.....
» 12/02/2016 8:46:06 AM Dear Suse, Well to a degree you could call my situation "luck", yet there are e.....
» 11/02/2016 11:21:18 PM Thank you Nana, Just a small correction: "Just because someone is unhappy about wha.....
» 11/02/2016 9:07:43 PM Dear Suse, You are very right and I have not been educated in Australia anyway. My real e.....
» 11/02/2016 7:31:36 PM Dear Nathan, Despite visiting shopping centres when I need to purchase something there, I.....
» 11/02/2016 12:08:01 PM Anyone who signs their child to a state-school must already be aware that they expose thei.....
» 11/02/2016 4:50:51 AM I've just followed the special discussion in the Knesset regarding the two-state solution......
» 11/02/2016 1:35:50 AM Dear OnTheBeach, I was not previously aware of this term, "manginas", so I made.....
» 10/02/2016 9:55:51 PM Dear OnTheBeach, It is indeed concerning that those already married would find themselves.....
» 10/02/2016 9:16:38 PM Dear Banjo, First, I don't have a bike. I was about to purchase a bike in 1990, but then.....
» 10/02/2016 8:09:52 PM Dear James, I understand and share your frustration regarding the impasse in the Middle E.....
» 10/02/2016 7:13:13 PM (...continued) At olden times there were prophets who were not afraid to admonish even ki.....
» 10/02/2016 7:13:09 PM Dear Joe, Since I discard the third possibility, that you are an evil cruel and heartless.....
» 10/02/2016 1:29:28 PM Dear Joe, No natural owners, only natural robbers? What, below or above the earth, gives.....
» 10/02/2016 12:06:17 PM Thank God for saving the church from being contaminated by state-affairs and worldly power.....
» 10/02/2016 10:37:18 AM (...continued) Now I wasn't suggesting that one could ever rape with impunity, regardless.....
» 10/02/2016 10:37:09 AM Dear Joe, No group of people should have more powers than the sum of the powers bestowed .....
» 10/02/2016 8:59:39 AM All you in this communist bureau of propaganda - go starve!.....
» 9/02/2016 11:57:23 PM (...continued) Do you mean foreign companies? -Companies are one other internal mechanism.....
» 9/02/2016 11:57:19 PM Dear Joe, Democracy, elections, parties, votes, the age of 18, candidates, seats, coaliti.....
» 9/02/2016 8:49:13 PM Dear Nathan, By not having a television I manage to avoid seeing that or any other advert.....
» 9/02/2016 7:01:41 PM Dear Joe, I denounce violence - be it of the savage variety or of the civil variety. Sav.....
» 9/02/2016 5:27:05 PM I totally agree with Armchair Critic. Those greenies prove again and again to be so impra.....
» 9/02/2016 1:43:47 PM Winters in Canberra are cold and those people need to eat! They are not the type of peopl.....
» 9/02/2016 1:03:47 PM "Why shouldn't the young men and women of Australia be able to aspire to be our natio.....
» 9/02/2016 1:23:38 AM Dear Joe, I did not mention "pure purchase", but "true purchase". If .....
» 8/02/2016 2:59:32 PM Dear Joe, About paragraph 1, nobody, liking it or not, can buy or lease any state-land an.....
» 8/02/2016 1:08:46 PM Perhaps what David is asking is unrealistic in Australia - it is indeed unrealistic to exp.....
» 8/02/2016 12:11:29 PM Dear Joe, Well you seem to justify bullying - I don't. Isn't bullying a form of rape? T.....
» 8/02/2016 9:16:15 AM Dear Joe, The people who call themselves "the state" are nothing but a gang of .....
» 7/02/2016 4:48:33 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, What I read in Foxy's account is not about real marriage, but about how.....
» 7/02/2016 3:10:25 PM Dear Foxy, Your account demonstrates well how society is fleeting and unreliable: one day.....
» 7/02/2016 12:41:05 PM Dear Foxy, The facts that you state are true, but the functions you describe are social, .....
» 7/02/2016 4:54:39 AM I am most impressed by the reply of Plerdsus: "The law must not only be an ass, it m.....
» 7/02/2016 4:07:15 AM Dear Foxy, Marriage is made in heaven and as such is very precious. It binds two souls in.....
» 3/02/2016 4:18:25 PM Dear Cossomby, Sorry if I was misunderstood: you should be sovereign on your own property.....
» 3/02/2016 2:23:54 PM It is disgusting, it is disturbing, but when it comes to private property - government sho.....
» 29/01/2016 2:38:01 PM Being a Jew, David wishes Israel to take his side in this "Jewish-Arab conflict".....
» 29/01/2016 2:01:09 PM I will never touch a gun again, since as a conscript I was forced to use them against my w.....
» 28/01/2016 5:54:28 AM Dear Pogi, Is there even a question that Goddess Saraswati is an object? Having that many.....
» 26/01/2016 11:24:09 AM (...continued) If for example you are attracted to nature, then you could worship God as .....
» 26/01/2016 11:23:54 AM Dear Pogi, Ladies often complain: "Don't treat me like an object - if you are to lov.....
» 24/01/2016 12:18:47 AM Dear David, I believe that you have read my posts here long enough to know that I reject .....
» 22/01/2016 7:21:26 PM Dear Sonofgloin, Sorry for the late reply. The bible itself is ambiguous about whether s.....
» 22/01/2016 4:28:49 PM Dear David, What you are referring to are human ideas ABOUT God, of which there are many .....
» 22/01/2016 3:20:21 PM Dear David, God is not a creation of human imagination. Any creation of human imaginatio.....
» 22/01/2016 12:55:13 PM Dear Banjo, «In other words, religion = the cycle of nature with its supernatural creator.....
» 22/01/2016 12:04:20 PM In other words, McCackie, the answer is to capitulate - that would also include locking th.....
» 21/01/2016 9:59:41 PM Dear Banjo, <<I should be interested to learn what each of you mean by “religion”&g.....
» 21/01/2016 4:44:00 PM Nobody can be forced to marry two people anyway: priests could be arrested and even tortur.....
» 21/01/2016 7:27:42 AM Well said, George, If I may add, when blind people touch an elephant, at least they feel .....
» 19/01/2016 5:54:40 PM (...continued) Whether or not poor-and-wise people who lovingly accept their situation wo.....
» 19/01/2016 5:54:37 PM Dear Aidan, It was not my intention to expand this discussion into the legitimacy or othe.....
» 18/01/2016 8:01:18 PM Dear Joe, Israeli Arabs may volunteer to serve in the armed forces if they want. For many.....
» 18/01/2016 2:34:05 PM Thank you Alon. All so true......
» 18/01/2016 9:37:14 AM Dear Sonofgloin, To summarise what you wrote, "parents are bad, society is good".....
» 18/01/2016 1:58:09 AM Dear Joe, Thank you for your kind comment. I take it that you do not mean it literally w.....
» 18/01/2016 12:16:40 AM Dear Suse, <<Yuyutsu, I suppose you learnt to read and write at home then?>> .....
» 17/01/2016 9:05:45 PM Haven't they been locked up in detention long enough already? The original meaning of 'ed.....
» 17/01/2016 5:35:46 PM Dear George, Worship is not limited to deliberate rituals and the objects of worship are .....
» 17/01/2016 2:06:17 AM Dear Aidan, <<Trying to tie money down to actual goods is what caused the Great Dep.....
» 17/01/2016 2:06:11 AM Dear Aidan, You are correct when you say that "many people are innocent victims".....
» 16/01/2016 9:59:31 PM Dear George, Thank you for the quote and I can definitely identify with both Barron and A.....
» 15/01/2016 5:48:26 PM Dear Rehctub, The fact that the grandchildren are lucky is irrelevant: If it is your mon.....
» 15/01/2016 2:37:32 PM Dear David F., Good comment, I agree. But why particularly stop at ethnic nationalism wh.....
» 15/01/2016 2:03:52 PM Dear Aidan, If you caused anguish to others by borrowing their money and not returning it.....
» 15/01/2016 1:07:45 PM Dear Aidan, The rich will not be helped as they probably will pay more extra tax to finan.....
» 15/01/2016 11:47:54 AM Absolutely YES to UBI. I've always said so, including for some of the reasons that the aut.....
» 15/01/2016 10:53:48 AM Dear David, You are just confusing between God and the concept of God. I agree that the l.....
» 15/01/2016 12:24:51 AM Dear Aidan, Indeed I cannot see why inherited assets should not be subject to capital gai.....
» 15/01/2016 12:05:03 AM Dear Aidan, Just to clarify, I do not recommend suicide, I just left this example for tho.....
» 14/01/2016 2:52:33 PM Dear John, Unlike David who does, I don't think that the author actually takes sides here.....
» 14/01/2016 11:31:00 AM How true. I asked an Israeli who lives in Paris about their feelings following the recent.....
» 13/01/2016 7:45:49 PM Dear Aidan, <<BTW I think you missed my point: putting solar panels on your roof is.....
» 13/01/2016 2:49:44 PM Dear Joe, "To Abdallah El Zaquir, King of Granada, .... to be assigned certain Taas .....
» 13/01/2016 12:51:45 PM Dear Aidan, If I bought you a great birthday present, say a tree that will grow in 10 yea.....
» 13/01/2016 12:23:33 PM I am glad to hear that theology is alive and kicking, Peter. I do hope that the Christian.....
» 11/01/2016 2:31:11 PM Dear Hasbeen, I think that your best bet is to fly out and do your knees overseas - there.....
» 10/01/2016 3:06:35 PM Dear Shadow Minister, <<The most democratic would be to hold a plebiscite for every.....
» 10/01/2016 3:51:09 AM Yes, Americans need their new Archie Bunker - not for his actual views, but for the guts t.....
» 10/01/2016 3:26:21 AM Oops sorry, my last comment was posted on the wrong board, please ignore it......
» 10/01/2016 3:25:02 AM Dear Rehctub, <<So what you are all suggesting is that half a million of inheritanc.....
» 10/01/2016 3:22:42 AM Dear Rehctub, <<So what you are all suggesting is that half a million of inheritanc.....
» 10/01/2016 2:52:57 AM (...continued) Yes, an occupation that lasts even one minute beyond what is militarily ne.....
» 10/01/2016 2:52:55 AM Dear Critic, Surely one should be sorry for the Palestinians, but what could one practica.....
» 8/01/2016 7:34:34 PM It is a problem when serious and desperate concerns are dressed up as "health and saf.....
» 8/01/2016 3:54:54 PM Dear Mhaze, 1. True. 2. That's an unfortunate loophole: no tax should apply when someone .....
» 8/01/2016 10:51:26 AM Dear Critic, You write about the "Pro-Israel side" - well I am on that side, I .....
» 8/01/2016 10:29:36 AM Dear Rehctub, What you describe has nothing to do with inheritance, but with the loophole.....
» 8/01/2016 7:17:09 AM Dear Pogi, Why would you want to impose yourself on the Cosmos? This sounds to me equall.....
» 7/01/2016 9:28:00 PM The reality is complex, full of mistakes and unintended tragedies. The truth is somewhere .....
» 5/01/2016 3:42:05 PM Dear Critic, <<My honest opinion is that Israel went about it the wrong way FROM DA.....
» 5/01/2016 3:09:55 PM Dear David, <<There are laws restricting what people can do on their own land>&g.....
» 5/01/2016 7:01:08 AM Dear David, <<Habitat destruction is the chief cause of species extinction.>>.....
» 4/01/2016 2:00:40 PM Indeed, eucalyptus trees should be replaced with useful and not-so-flammable fruit-trees......
» 4/01/2016 1:43:05 PM Dear Critic, <<Do you know the reasons Israel was allowed to join the UN?>> .....
» 4/01/2016 12:39:51 PM Stranded in the present? Westerners? The most prominent feature of the Western lifestyle .....
» 3/01/2016 4:01:04 AM Dear Mr. Opinion, If the records we have are correct, then Jesus was born during one of t.....
» 1/01/2016 7:38:14 PM Dear David, <<The labelling is required of products made by Jews who are the sole o.....
» 1/01/2016 6:02:00 PM Dear SteelRedux, It is sad to discover that even Einstein was fallible like any other hum.....
» 1/01/2016 3:25:50 PM Dear Rowan, <<7. How likely is it that a faith based on a falsehood, a fraud or a f.....
» 31/12/2015 2:33:50 PM "500000 Jews will not voluntarily vacate their homes nor abandon their livelihoods in.....
» 31/12/2015 9:13:56 AM Dear Toni, Nobody, even in our worst nightmares, has ever suggested banning marriage, suc.....
» 30/12/2015 10:09:57 PM Dear Eric, I notice that you have not answered my question: Assuming that the definition.....
» 30/12/2015 12:25:50 PM While the author is probably correct in his analysis, this "national interest" t.....
» 30/12/2015 9:09:50 AM Dear Mr. Opinion, The reason that violence is incompatible with religion is that there is.....
» 29/12/2015 11:13:42 PM One cannot be religious AND violent - it's a contradiction! Obviously one could claim to .....
» 29/12/2015 4:39:11 PM Dear Daffy, Like it or not - Così fan tutte!.....
» 29/12/2015 12:22:26 PM Had people in Australia been daring enough to construct their own improvised villages out .....
» 24/12/2015 11:23:37 AM Dear Dan, Freedom requires that any two or more people are never prevented from drawing u.....
» 24/12/2015 4:14:55 AM Dear Suse, <<safety of children comes before secular, religious or any other concer.....
» 24/12/2015 3:31:11 AM Dear Suse, I was referring to this article: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-11/christ.....
» 24/12/2015 12:03:58 AM Dear Frank, Yes, I am dismayed at the necessity for Pell's walk to Canossa. Why did he h.....
» 23/12/2015 7:39:01 PM Dear Eric, A question for you: Once the state's definition of "marriage" is ch.....
» 23/12/2015 7:23:21 PM The author panics because, rare as it may be, their beloved state and its punitive apparat.....
» 23/12/2015 7:17:52 PM Dear Peter, <<Why do I get the feeling that I could as well publish a page from the.....
» 23/12/2015 2:32:01 PM Dear Jayb, The people worshipped a golden calf which they made - not Baal. Now according.....
» 23/12/2015 12:15:23 PM Thank you Phanto, I was about to write much of the same - that freedom of religion goes fa.....
» 23/12/2015 11:25:41 AM The author must believe that telling the same lie a sufficient number of times would turn .....
» 21/12/2015 12:54:15 PM Yes, lines such as borders need to be drawn somewhere to prevent the spread of epidemics, .....
» 21/12/2015 12:30:28 PM God has many human faces: Every event is an event in God as any one of us is of the subst.....
» 21/12/2015 9:36:54 AM I have been thinking that what I wrote earlier may not be clear enough because perhaps peo.....
» 21/12/2015 2:35:04 AM Dear Cherful, What stops you from detaining that fellow who killed Jill Meagher? Have I s.....
» 21/12/2015 1:45:29 AM Dear Cherful, Israel is strong. For Israel, the small Palestinians are just a nuisance ra.....
» 20/12/2015 1:18:56 AM Dear Bazz, <<That right is given by the person living in the community and acceptin.....
» 18/12/2015 3:48:32 PM Dear Aidan, Regarding the Sambation, it is just a legend of course and its point is to cl.....
» 18/12/2015 3:34:33 PM How punitive is this British culture, who even consider punishment as a form of entertainm.....
» 17/12/2015 5:50:23 PM Dear LEGO, I also could not care less about the so-called "Palestinians" (if th.....
» 17/12/2015 12:26:48 PM It is said that the exiled and lost 10 tribes of Israel are waiting beyond the legendary r.....
» 17/12/2015 11:36:38 AM Thank you Alon, thank you, thank you! All so true, oh Cry, the Beloved Country......
» 16/12/2015 5:40:33 PM Dear David, The climate-gang controls the media, possess all the resources to fake whatev.....
» 16/12/2015 2:49:38 PM Yes David, The temperatures will just keep going up for as long as the weatherman is paid.....
» 15/12/2015 3:40:04 PM Unfortunately, the Paris convention was a resounding success. It's not about climate, it .....
» 14/12/2015 9:55:15 AM Marriage, if done correctly, consciously and in the right spirit, is an extremely useful a.....
» 14/12/2015 7:21:19 AM Dear Nathan, You do realise that it is all about your sister's boyfriend own low self-est.....
» 13/12/2015 3:58:59 PM Dear Cherful, <<your comment assumes that wars are about intolerance.>> I wa.....
» 11/12/2015 10:40:27 AM Dear Grateful, As a fellow religious person, I will never say anything to undermine your .....
» 11/12/2015 9:39:07 AM If having brains is an unfair advantage, then why don't animals receive the same income as.....
» 11/12/2015 8:35:52 AM So we face three gloomy prospects: 1. Daesh - the terror of old style direct violence. 2......
» 10/12/2015 7:00:31 AM Dear Banjo, <<Yes the system we inherited did give us beer drinking, horse racing a.....
» 9/12/2015 7:17:26 PM Dear Banjo, I support neither the ideology of monoculturalism nor the ideology of multicu.....
» 9/12/2015 6:57:34 PM Dear LEGO, <<I think that the labelling of Jewish goods by the EU is a wonderful id.....
» 9/12/2015 6:41:42 PM Ideas as such cannot be true or false - they are just ideas! One could obviously construc.....
» 9/12/2015 3:25:51 PM Dear CHERFUL, If you are either a nationalist or a universalist then no doubt that you fi.....
» 9/12/2015 12:16:58 PM Dear Runner, People can reform Islam by exposing that both the Koran and the stories abou.....
» 9/12/2015 9:40:41 AM "Former Commonwealth chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks wrote in The Dignity of Difference th.....
» 9/12/2015 9:16:37 AM "The European Union's (EU) discriminatory and racist labelling requirements for Jewis.....
» 9/12/2015 8:54:48 AM "And as for Seth, to him also a son was born; and he named him Enosh. Then men began .....
» 8/12/2015 1:20:14 AM Dear David, <<Faith in something like the existence of a God is something else. The.....
» 6/12/2015 7:52:36 AM Dear Josephus, This only seems to be a paradox due to the false assumption as if all men .....
» 4/12/2015 1:10:56 PM Humanism is an arbitrary and irrational value-system. It just happens to pick and select .....
» 3/12/2015 4:33:26 PM Dear Jayb, <<Er... didn't you just tell me that you would like to see Hindu Culture.....
» 3/12/2015 4:29:12 PM Dear Suse, <<Why is answering a few questions such a trauma?>> Well, if we w.....
» 3/12/2015 11:00:04 AM Dear David, <<Defiance may come from strong personal and moral values>> Yes,.....
» 3/12/2015 12:10:11 AM Dear Bazz, I was not intending to discuss Muslims and Islam yet again - we must have had .....
» 2/12/2015 10:11:28 PM Dear Suse, <<Gee Yuyutsu, you must have some very violent census officials in your .....
» 2/12/2015 2:32:02 PM Another obvious reason why they like to ride - they are not forced to wear pots over their.....
» 2/12/2015 2:19:26 PM Dear Bazz, <<We do not want to impose "our" culture on anybody>> P.....
» 2/12/2015 2:08:56 PM Dear Suse, <<We need a census every so often for the purposes of interested people .....
» 2/12/2015 1:30:12 AM Dear Jay, I was under the impression that certain Muslims wish to impose their way of lif.....
» 2/12/2015 12:10:36 AM Dear David, 1. Though I have my personal views on the matter, I will not be diverted to d.....
» 1/12/2015 4:40:00 PM Yet another thread on Islam? You know, it's getting boring! Are you sure you have no oth.....
» 1/12/2015 7:30:20 AM The issue of euthanasia aside, the elephant in the room is the tyranny of the AMA, where g.....
» 1/12/2015 7:04:52 AM Yet another case of coercion, where the state forces itself on everyone despite having har.....
» 30/11/2015 9:40:27 AM Indeed, there is no peace in sight, but Israel is strong enough to defend itself single-ha.....
» 30/11/2015 5:29:16 AM Dear David, 1. "For Israel to thrive and be a light unto the nations for ages to com.....
» 28/11/2015 11:33:53 PM Dear David, 3 items - 3 red herrings. 1) About the Jews, their ancient territories and t.....
» 27/11/2015 6:54:44 PM Dear Pirate, We are coming close to the limit that words can express. Let me try another.....
» 27/11/2015 1:49:17 PM Dear Peter, "The seeing through of religion has been a profound movement that cannot.....
» 27/11/2015 12:50:51 PM It depends what the "PROBLEM" is: Yes, survival can be supported not only with .....
» 27/11/2015 11:36:29 AM I have been silent so far because the question of mathematics is difficult and I don't hav.....
» 26/11/2015 5:13:23 PM Dear David, The Europeans need to do just whatever they need to do, no less and no more, .....
» 26/11/2015 4:43:00 PM Dear Pirate, By "only requires one" I just mean that it doesn't require two, it.....
» 26/11/2015 10:48:40 AM I'm just afraid that Uber will replace taxis as the next state-protected monster, as gover.....
» 26/11/2015 10:34:53 AM Thank the European Union for caring for Israel's integrity and morality ahead of 150 other.....
» 26/11/2015 8:13:07 AM Children should not be exposed to computers and the internet. Once they are, what the auth.....
» 25/11/2015 10:31:49 PM Dear Pirate, ARE-ness (or in its alternate grammatical forms, AM-ness and IS-ness) only r.....
» 25/11/2015 6:37:30 PM Fair enough, you want an opposition - but why specifically the ALP when there are over thi.....
» 25/11/2015 6:30:26 PM While regulating against charging whatever one wants for voluntary goods and services is w.....
» 25/11/2015 6:18:38 PM Dear Kactuz, You don't seriously suggest that the Kuran is the word of God, do you?.....
» 25/11/2015 6:14:32 PM Personally, as I am unable to use services like Uber, I have a strong interest in the cont.....
» 25/11/2015 6:00:32 PM Dear Suse, I'm afraid I disagree: If two people freely and genuinely agree between them .....
» 25/11/2015 12:22:44 PM "Every religion worships the same God." Perhaps what the author wished to say i.....
» 25/11/2015 9:38:26 AM Dear Toni, I am so happy that you are aware of yourself - the one who is beyond all doubt.....
» 25/11/2015 8:35:40 AM Dear Suse, <<if you think there are actually people out there who 'realise' they ar.....
» 24/11/2015 9:56:27 PM Dear Suse, Thank you for just providing a perfect example for the state's inability to ju.....
» 24/11/2015 6:43:55 PM Dear Suse, <<I don't believe a life sentence should be given to someone who assiste.....
» 24/11/2015 6:02:18 PM "Steve101 didn't like school!" And who does? Nevertheless I did go there, endu.....
» 24/11/2015 8:59:09 AM Thank you David and good luck with your initiative. Beyond this particular issue, what sh.....
» 24/11/2015 12:49:22 AM Dear David, <<I have followed your advice>> Excellent! But still, strangely .....
» 23/11/2015 9:37:13 PM Well Ttbn, the last thing one wants to do is to vote for a prime-minister. Even if you li.....
» 23/11/2015 9:25:49 PM Dear David, <<By what criteria can we choose one over the others? Is there any evid.....
» 22/11/2015 1:01:05 PM In elemental physics, one cannot see the actual neutrinos or Higgs bosons - they are only .....
» 20/11/2015 7:08:53 PM There is a world of difference between faith on the one hand and believing that a certain .....
» 20/11/2015 11:58:14 AM CETERUM CENESEO CARTHAGINEM ESSE DELENDAM! Obama... woke up by a buzzing fly... ate bacon.....
» 19/11/2015 7:04:05 PM Dear Joe, A few chooks, a vegetable garden and a couple of cows is just one option. It sh.....
» 19/11/2015 1:56:50 PM Yes, it is very shocking and disturbing and outright wrong, but oh well, still not as bad .....
» 19/11/2015 10:16:59 AM Dear Jayb, It is very wrong to use knowledge in order to control others. The Hindu script.....
» 19/11/2015 1:08:14 AM Dear Joe, Thank you for suggesting Andamooka, Booligal and Wiluna. However, my personal .....
» 18/11/2015 11:55:29 PM Dear Jayb, The moment you talk about wages, you refer to something less than ideal, to so.....
» 18/11/2015 10:47:49 AM Dear Jayb, My ideal system? Ideally there should be no system! An ideal society would not.....
» 18/11/2015 10:18:17 AM Dear Joe, The fight at hand is a fight of all those who wish to be saved from having to l.....
» 18/11/2015 12:35:12 AM "taxis are stuck in the land that time forgot" And so am I (as I will never hav.....
» 17/11/2015 2:26:18 PM Thank you Peter for this great article. It reminds me of the poem by Yehudah Halevi: Th.....
» 17/11/2015 1:08:23 PM Dear Jayb, You are spot on, on both counts. I am sorry for India, the home of so many gr.....
» 17/11/2015 7:45:00 AM Dear Toni, <<What should we fear from a Global Government that we shouldn't fear fr.....
» 17/11/2015 12:57:06 AM Dear Jayb, Where did I ever suggest that anyone be slave to *my* Kshatriyas? May I remin.....
» 16/11/2015 2:23:45 PM Dear Jayb, Who gets to decide who is a Kshatriyas? Everyone can decide for themselves - t.....
» 16/11/2015 1:38:00 AM Dear Jayb, Being a CEO has a little correlation with one's ability to handle the duties o.....
» 15/11/2015 3:46:04 PM Dear Jayb, Yes, I don't like that observation, but I know it's true. Human nature. Now .....
» 15/11/2015 1:06:01 PM (...continued) Our current political "leaders" aren't leaders at all, they are .....
» 15/11/2015 1:05:55 PM Dear Jayb, The caste system was misunderstood and highly abused in India. It was meant to.....
» 14/11/2015 10:10:09 PM Dear SM, <<they have a monopoly on their industries where no one else is allowed to.....
» 14/11/2015 9:52:05 PM Dear David, Those concerns for the victims of violence and cruelty are uncontroversial an.....
» 13/11/2015 5:41:44 PM Dear Jayb, OK, so by "islam" you refer to the predominant (male-chauvinistic, e.....
» 13/11/2015 12:26:27 AM Dear Jayb, Yes, you are trying to make it easier for me, but your question is still ambig.....
» 12/11/2015 4:35:17 PM Dear Jayb, My ideal culture does not exist today, nor will it exist for 1000's of years t.....
» 11/11/2015 4:13:05 PM Dear David, The title of the first article that you mentioned contained "two-state s.....
» 11/11/2015 2:06:35 PM Onward Christian soldier, let's split: you hit the elusive neo-liberal monster while I tac.....
» 11/11/2015 10:50:49 AM If the parents agree then proselytising is OK - but then they should also pay for it: what.....
» 11/11/2015 9:55:43 AM So long as taxation is needed, a tax on non-renewable energy is quite reasonable. But so .....
» 10/11/2015 8:16:58 PM When I first came to Australia, it was not a Western-consumerist culture. I was in fact at.....
» 10/11/2015 6:39:57 PM Dear Imacentristmoderate, <<libertarian ideology is about personal responsibility &.....
» 10/11/2015 6:33:23 PM Dear Rehctub, It is immoral to physically block people's way, not allowing them to enter .....
» 10/11/2015 3:16:58 PM The first element of any viable solution is to withdraw from the refugee-convention. That .....
» 9/11/2015 11:05:29 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, OK, so let me try to simplify: If one believes that the human race is .....
» 9/11/2015 3:51:03 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, Some of my family members also find those four disciplines interesting,.....
» 9/11/2015 3:24:56 PM Dear Jayb, It is hard to tell and different cultures could prevail as they suit different.....
» 9/11/2015 1:47:25 PM Since I am unwilling to accept stolen money from the government (which has no other money .....
» 9/11/2015 12:59:19 PM Thank you for the article, Matt. If you hate the big corporations, then be a "man&qu.....
» 9/11/2015 12:15:33 PM Dear Joe, So what if the opportunities of the modern world are not really that exciting? .....
» 8/11/2015 8:57:51 PM Dear Mr Opinion, The most philosophers, sociologists, anthropologists and historians can .....
» 8/11/2015 7:34:40 AM Dear David, I checked and found that between Sep. 9-11 2013, I only posted in OLO 4 times.....
» 8/11/2015 2:06:26 AM Dear David, <<If an individual or an organisation calls itself religious they are r.....
» 7/11/2015 11:00:16 PM Dear David, Even if you consider someone's statements to be nonsense, you still need to a.....
» 6/11/2015 6:57:42 PM Dear David, It doesn't make sense to believe in the reality of God until and unless one b.....
» 6/11/2015 12:58:07 PM Dear David, Yes, the god(s) that you speak about in your article are human inventions. T.....
» 6/11/2015 11:21:01 AM Dear Poirot, Yes, but without quotes......
» 6/11/2015 10:36:23 AM Dear Poirot, What you have from me is only theoretical knowledge, that you are God, that'.....
» 6/11/2015 9:25:38 AM Dear Poirot, I cannot enlighten you, how less so against your own inclinations: if you wa.....
» 6/11/2015 9:14:39 AM Dear David, My hope and aim is to clear up Daesh - not to clear up legalities. To ensure .....
» 6/11/2015 7:52:04 AM Dear Jayb, Rather then starting a new discussion of what "Australian values" an.....
» 6/11/2015 7:36:38 AM Dear Mr. Opinion, Well, I try to simplify as much as I can: What philosophers, sociologi.....
» 6/11/2015 12:51:41 AM Dear Mr. Opinion, If you study your philosophy, sociology, anthropology and history, then.....
» 5/11/2015 10:38:12 PM Dear Jayb, <<Is there a problem with the way that’s worded?>> As worded: &qu.....
» 5/11/2015 6:43:33 PM Dear David, It's a hot topic currently about Catholic priests who TRIED to practice relig.....
» 5/11/2015 5:40:03 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, Indeed, no knowledge of philosophy, sociology, anthropology or history .....
» 5/11/2015 5:11:19 PM Dear James, Yes, we have been sold out by the major political parties. You say that the .....
» 5/11/2015 4:10:30 PM Dear Kirby, By "put that money into their home", I assume that Mr. Opinion mean.....
» 5/11/2015 12:46:54 PM Dear Joe, Israeli conscripts receive pocket money (currently 540-1076 NIS/month, which ar.....
» 5/11/2015 11:47:54 AM Daesh needs to be defeated, that's for sure, but what has this silly "UN" and it.....
» 5/11/2015 11:30:52 AM Just a small correction if I may, Joe: Israel DOES support slavery, in the form of conscr.....
» 5/11/2015 11:24:19 AM Dear Jay, A non-Muslim Muslim-supporter considers him/herself as haram?? According to th.....
» 5/11/2015 8:11:19 AM Perhaps it is about time to have universities close their gates. Young adults are told: &.....
» 4/11/2015 8:35:42 PM Dear SteeleRedux, It's true that governments cannot be trusted with our money, but commer.....
» 4/11/2015 8:19:16 PM Dear Jayb, Absolutely so, yet it reminds of St. Francis: O God, give us the serenity to.....
» 4/11/2015 7:34:25 PM Dear Kactuz, OK, I can live with this minimalistic definition: 1. All Muslims are bad an.....
» 4/11/2015 6:36:11 PM Dear Paul, You don't need to be Jesus in order to know that if you eat pizza on Tuesdays .....
» 4/11/2015 5:59:07 PM If you went to a supermarket and later found that your shopping basket contained items tha.....
» 4/11/2015 10:13:19 AM Dear Kactuz, You claim that: "All Australian Muslims have no problem with the hate a.....
» 4/11/2015 2:12:06 AM Dear David, If somebody came to me and said, "I am the way, the truth, the life".....
» 3/11/2015 11:29:18 PM Switzerland is one of the worst places on earth, due to conscription - which is a cruel fo.....
» 3/11/2015 10:53:33 PM Dear David, It may well be that the New Testament is lacking in historical accuracy, nor .....
» 3/11/2015 6:31:29 PM Dear Pirate, Thank you for those most interesting resources! My position on freedom is d.....
» 3/11/2015 2:12:32 PM Thank you Stuart for supporting Israel. Though there is a grain of truth in them, the fac.....
» 3/11/2015 12:14:36 PM Dear David, My interpretation of John 14:6, is that Jesus, being a realised soul, knew wh.....
» 3/11/2015 8:08:20 AM Dear Paul, I am not a Christian: I believe that Jesus had wisdom to impart because he was.....
» 2/11/2015 11:30:28 PM Dear David, It's not only that I think that what you said is good (as in "effective&.....
» 2/11/2015 10:47:23 PM Dear David, What a great response to Mr. Opinion... Love thy neighbour as thyself... and .....
» 2/11/2015 5:45:40 PM Dear Jayb, Exactly, and who will be deciding what's a serious crime? YOU, of course, toge.....
» 2/11/2015 2:12:15 PM Dear Jayb, <<The best course of action would be to expel all moslems from Australia.....
» 2/11/2015 2:04:02 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, <<A Seniors' party in federal politics should be about one thing:.....
» 2/11/2015 12:26:07 PM I looked at this web-site and was disappointed to see that the Mature Age Party are law-fr.....
» 2/11/2015 3:23:32 AM Dear Suse, <<It's not as though anyone is going to let 2 priests adopt children is .....
» 1/11/2015 4:44:18 PM If the number of Chinese in Australia is so high, then surely some of them are reading thi.....
» 1/11/2015 11:10:00 AM Dear David, I do not exactly equate 'kind and wholesome' with 'religious', but there is a.....
» 1/11/2015 10:16:02 AM Dear Pirate, <<From the point of view of freedom, I'm biased towards function, in t.....
» 1/11/2015 5:30:47 AM Dear David, I apologise for starting a discussion on religion on this thread - this is yo.....
» 31/10/2015 10:15:33 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, The fact that people were born in China or retain cultural contacts doe.....
» 31/10/2015 9:39:01 PM Dear Pirate, Well I could discuss religion with anyone who is interested - but I found th.....
» 30/10/2015 6:29:32 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, India is also a nuclear country. In the absence of America, we could at.....
» 30/10/2015 6:12:17 PM The taboo on homosexuality is alive and kicking. Homosexuals are nice people, do nothing .....
» 30/10/2015 5:26:32 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, I already left a place which I found unacceptably oppressive and at the.....
» 30/10/2015 3:57:18 PM Dear Mr. Opinion, 2050? I hope I'm not around by then anyway and never have to see that d.....
» 30/10/2015 3:12:37 PM If indeed we cannot trust America to save us from China, then we should strengthen our str.....
» 30/10/2015 3:01:29 PM Happy birthday to you, David! May you continue to enjoy many years of health, just as my .....
» 30/10/2015 2:11:52 PM Q1. Does a man become a woman if his genitalia is removed and he wears a dress? True of Fa.....
» 30/10/2015 12:59:00 PM Dear David, I appreciate the way you handle disagreements with your wife. In any case, t.....
» 30/10/2015 10:50:27 AM Dear David, My understanding of "agree to disagree" is: "we acknowledge th.....
» 29/10/2015 10:24:21 PM Dear Nathan, If respecting others is beyond your capacity, then do what you can - at leas.....
» 29/10/2015 6:07:07 PM Dear Pirate, You are right on the point that I am trying to make all along: Since most p.....
» 29/10/2015 3:32:45 PM None of the responders so far answered the real question: "Who should have the most .....
» 29/10/2015 1:08:38 PM The Cat in the Hat is Back, for power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely! As.....
» 29/10/2015 11:22:54 AM Dear Banjo, You are still a fully-fledged and undisputed Australian citizen, regardless w.....
» 29/10/2015 8:22:15 AM Dear Paul, You suggest two remedies: 1. "that its only reasonable that all state su.....
» 29/10/2015 12:30:56 AM Dear Paul, These are excellent questions, thank you. I already gave much thought to some .....
» 28/10/2015 7:02:44 PM Dear Paul, If 2 million people are so unhappy that they are willing to forego that much, .....
» 28/10/2015 1:08:01 PM Dear Paul, Thank you for the interesting link and I must commend your sincere attempt to .....
» 28/10/2015 6:02:53 AM Dear Paul, I cannot speak for Beach, but as for myself, I oppose a Bill or Rights because.....
» 28/10/2015 4:11:26 AM The view of Hinduism is that while God cannot be conceived due to the limitations of the m.....
» 28/10/2015 3:13:36 AM Dear Banjo, Thank you. As a religious person, I could not agree more. While some advocat.....
» 28/10/2015 2:14:37 AM Dear Suse, What you refer to as the "rules and laws of this country" were never.....
» 27/10/2015 10:55:36 PM Dear Suse, The country is only subject to the laws of physics, including the derived laws.....
» 27/10/2015 9:19:41 PM Dear Banjo, I think there is some misunderstanding here: I replied to Josephus that I be.....
» 27/10/2015 4:03:12 PM Oh Dear, Is Mise, I'm afraid that the police is already on their way to arrest you, havin.....
» 27/10/2015 3:53:07 PM Dear JBowyer, I really like and agree with your statement: "I do not want to harm th.....
» 27/10/2015 2:50:46 PM Dear Imacentristmoderate, It is not wrong to have something to hide for the sake of peace.....
» 27/10/2015 1:13:19 PM Dear Josephus, From what I know about Banjo, even while I disagree with him regarding the.....
» 27/10/2015 12:53:10 PM Dear Nathan, Religion is not a dying species, it is strong as ever and keeps renewing its.....
» 27/10/2015 10:37:41 AM Dear Pirate, There is much confusion around regarding freedom, which is often confused wi.....
» 27/10/2015 8:21:59 AM Well I disagree with the anonymity part: That would publicly expose the identity and poli.....
» 26/10/2015 11:24:54 PM We may indeed not like this practice of political donations, but just because we don't lik.....
» 26/10/2015 11:01:08 PM So what's the alternative? Pulling those kids on the torture rack until they agree to sing.....
» 26/10/2015 4:09:46 PM Dear Pirate, You seem to have added on what both myself and the author wrote: I mentioned.....
» 26/10/2015 2:28:30 PM Dear Suse, I didn't miss anything when I grew up without the internet, then I used it in .....
» 26/10/2015 12:40:00 PM Dear Nathan, Religion exists everywhere, within society and without society - no one can .....
» 26/10/2015 7:06:17 AM Dear LEGO, Archimedes said: "Give me a lever and a place to stand outside the earth,.....
» 25/10/2015 11:14:21 PM Dear Suse, Who mentioned "allowing"? Ceasing to violently interfere with other.....
» 25/10/2015 8:51:42 PM Dear LEGO, <<Human beings are tribal and territorial, that is in our DNA>> I.....
» 25/10/2015 8:14:48 PM Most of the things we do are wrong - but that doesn't mean that the state has a moral righ.....
» 25/10/2015 8:15:56 AM Dear Imacentristmoderate, <<All former British African colonies want them to come b.....
» 23/10/2015 5:01:21 PM Dear Imacentristmoderate, That's nice of you, yet I plan to leave them alone even earlier.....
» 23/10/2015 11:51:35 AM Solicitation for money on this web-site, as does the author ("and become a financial .....
» 23/10/2015 10:17:25 AM So it's a human-right to receive a certificate from the government? A certificate that I .....
» 23/10/2015 9:19:03 AM Dear Nathan, The general public has no idea what religion is and is not equipped with the.....
» 22/10/2015 9:05:18 PM Dear LesP, Indeed, we don’t have an ideal situation where the state leaves us alone. The .....
» 22/10/2015 7:36:06 PM Dear Imacentristmoderate, I admit that I did not read the books you recommended - but Ro.....
» 22/10/2015 4:01:30 PM Dear LesP, Despite being religious, I find myself agreeing with our atheist friends here:.....
» 22/10/2015 10:13:50 AM Dear Joe, The most basic and inclusive freedom is the freedom from association, to not be.....
» 22/10/2015 8:30:05 AM Agreed, Meg. The state and its blind functionaries could not tell a religion even if it w.....
» 22/10/2015 6:45:20 AM Dear Imacentristmoderate, I didn't mention "Multi Culti" or this Trotsky of you.....
» 22/10/2015 6:28:32 AM Dear Imacentristmoderate, Hunting people at sea, then either locking them up or deporting.....
» 22/10/2015 12:44:40 AM Just leave them alone! If they drown then let them drown, if they starve then let them st.....
» 22/10/2015 12:33:25 AM Dear Julian, All those "records" are faked - from 'A' to 'Z'. Yes, there were .....
» 21/10/2015 7:09:18 PM Dear Julian, There is no reason why Muslims should not follow their good prophet. The pr.....
» 21/10/2015 6:53:29 PM True and sad - I think it's already too late. This article could have been written 10 or .....
» 21/10/2015 6:40:13 PM Australia has laws against animal-cruelty: nobody is forced to have a pet, but if you do t.....
» 21/10/2015 5:03:41 PM I could almost have written Hasbeen's post myself, word for word. Cash is the 3rd-best wa.....
» 20/10/2015 7:17:22 PM Dear Joe, <<Can you name a single present-day dictator who you would be happy to li.....
» 20/10/2015 6:17:23 PM Dear Imacentristmoderate, Of course that's what all Islamic clerics say (well otherwise t.....
» 20/10/2015 12:15:21 AM JohnBennets wrote: "They will progressively be replaced by humanist and rationally d.....
» 19/10/2015 4:12:11 PM Dear imacentristmoderate, I don't need to tell the Imam what's written in his books, whic.....
» 19/10/2015 3:49:28 PM Dear Nathan, You are correct to write that the coercive system that we currently have can.....
» 19/10/2015 8:39:42 AM Dear Ngaire, Just because someone does not happen to believe in a deity doesn't make them.....
» 19/10/2015 7:45:59 AM "Allah's intention is then crystal clear, total war by any & all means until all huma.....
» 18/10/2015 8:23:30 PM Dear Nathan, With due respect, you have not answered my question: What are your intentio.....
» 18/10/2015 1:08:00 PM Dear Poirot, <<the kind of thing that makes one proud of their country and its achi.....
» 18/10/2015 9:45:56 AM Dear Poirot, <<Frankly, that's a bit silly.>> (that a republic would increase.....
» 18/10/2015 2:26:16 AM Dear Critic, When we analyse our motives, persistently digging and seeking the root-cause.....
» 17/10/2015 10:45:55 PM Certainly not, Nathan! A republic would heighten the prevalence of nationalism, which is .....
» 17/10/2015 10:25:47 PM Dear Julian, The terms that you use indicate a narrow perspective, based on contemporary .....
» 16/10/2015 3:05:45 PM Well, one sense of "we" does actually exist here - that collection of all people.....
» 16/10/2015 1:55:03 PM Dear Julian, Your reply indicates that you have not read my last post (or otherwise prefe.....
» 16/10/2015 1:29:32 AM Dear Toni, Riding around in fear with eyes in my back as if I'm a thief is not my cup of .....
» 15/10/2015 7:38:37 PM Dear Julian, Whatever your preference is, you have no right to enforce it on others with .....
» 15/10/2015 6:15:21 PM Dear Bazz, Since you take no interest in my inability to ride a bicycle, which prevents m.....
» 15/10/2015 5:06:12 PM Dear Dan, I am with you on being "in it, but not of it", but I cannot see what .....
» 15/10/2015 4:30:40 PM Dear Julian, The term "representative government" is only introduced in your la.....
» 15/10/2015 2:22:52 PM Dear Doog, <<Muhammad was a military leader>> The prophet Muhammad, peace be.....
» 15/10/2015 1:09:10 PM Dear Julian, So you think that a larger predator at the top of the food chain could help?.....
» 15/10/2015 11:38:04 AM Dear Julian, <<to present Palestine as "terra nullius" and a multinationa.....
» 14/10/2015 9:23:39 AM Thank you very much Don for this excellent article: so true and so depressing - curse on U.....
» 14/10/2015 9:07:36 AM If you are truly serious about any of this - then don't fly, but SWIM to Paris!.....
» 13/10/2015 12:48:14 PM Well it's slightly off-topic, but Doog stated: "Employers are not the most trusted p.....
» 12/10/2015 11:29:59 PM As we all know, the world is flat and stands on the back of a turtle. Now unless ocean-lev.....
» 12/10/2015 11:16:35 PM Dear Faustino, Regarding unconditional welfare, may I refer you to my post: http://forum.....
» 12/10/2015 3:24:44 PM My ideal car would be some 1970's or 1980's model, but NEW. It would obviously be reliable.....
» 12/10/2015 3:13:03 PM Dear Cobber, Obviously I would never support non-free arrangements. Period. If there is .....
» 12/10/2015 12:20:35 PM Dear Critic, << everyone will know they are being treated well and then we wont hav.....
» 12/10/2015 12:07:12 PM The proposed changes are far too minor and still in principle embrace the concept as if it.....
» 12/10/2015 11:35:34 AM Dear Pericles, I have visited many overseas countries, but fortunately the USA is not one.....
» 12/10/2015 9:26:33 AM Well of course there should be no children in detention (in fact nobody should be in deten.....
» 11/10/2015 5:00:15 PM Speaking of welcoming tourists, the way people are treated like criminals the very first t.....
» 9/10/2015 6:32:54 PM Dear David, <<What about Israel remaining Israel, Jordan remaining Jordan , and Isr.....
» 9/10/2015 5:46:26 PM Dear Nathan, Why would an Australian government ever care about these types of situations.....
» 9/10/2015 5:19:33 PM Dear Toni, Whatever exists, is material. Materialism is the belief that matter is importa.....
» 9/10/2015 2:54:14 PM I do not object to a public sector and to public services. On the contrary, I think that e.....
» 9/10/2015 11:08:54 AM Dear Toni, You seem to be obsessed with this question of existence, but that's only becau.....
» 8/10/2015 8:18:59 AM Dear Tony, <<Churches (the organisations, not the buildings) don't just 'promote' r.....
» 8/10/2015 1:50:52 AM Dear David, <<Marxism was a quasi-religion>> Marxism was a horrible thing, b.....
» 7/10/2015 1:36:05 AM Thank you for the information, JustGiveMeALLTheFacts, But rather than chemical pollution,.....
» 7/10/2015 1:30:13 AM Dear Peter, I am happy to take your word that Western society is a product of Christianit.....
» 6/10/2015 12:51:13 PM I second Ttbn......
» 6/10/2015 12:44:35 PM I do not possess the historical resources to even attempt passing judgement as to who or w.....
» 4/10/2015 4:12:45 PM Dear Josephus, The paragraph you quoted is shocking: it suggests "...hormone treatme.....
» 4/10/2015 12:01:50 PM Dear Paul, I agree that there is a problem and I believe that greyhound racing, along wit.....
» 3/10/2015 11:23:29 PM Dear Josephus, I think that David is doing a great job renouncing his material possession.....
» 2/10/2015 12:33:42 PM Dear David, Nevertheless, materialism is harmful and even if you regard it as nonsense, y.....
» 2/10/2015 11:04:00 AM Indeed, Urbanisation, Mickey Mouse and globalisation are leading to more and bigger catast.....
» 2/10/2015 10:20:41 AM Dear David, There is no evidence that either giving in to our instinctual desires or cont.....
» 2/10/2015 4:25:15 AM Dear Tony, Please allow me to explain why spirituality is most relevant to this topic: T.....
» 2/10/2015 4:05:32 AM The dole should be made MORE desirable - not less. The correlation between the money one .....
» 2/10/2015 3:31:27 AM What do this fellows want to progress towards? Perhaps an ant-hill is their ideal model?!.....
» 1/10/2015 5:30:05 AM Dear Tony, Agreed - There's no mystical energy field that controls your destiny. To the e.....
» 1/10/2015 1:03:33 AM Dear Percival, Overall, obese people are generally of a calmer, more peaceful and content.....
» 30/09/2015 10:45:06 PM In 16th-century England, people lost their heads for not being up-to-date with the King's .....
» 30/09/2015 8:15:26 PM Dear David, I feel sad for you for thinking that you are just a body - as well as for oth.....
» 30/09/2015 4:48:29 PM Dear Josephus, The issues you complain about, such as encouraging gender-reassignment, ar.....
» 30/09/2015 3:21:33 PM Nobody is truly godless. Some people centre their life and define themselves around sex w.....
» 30/09/2015 10:16:33 AM Dear Doog, I see no problem with limiting the choices of those who wish to benefit from M.....
» 30/09/2015 10:06:50 AM Dear Killarney, A very good question: The deconstruction of gender became popular becaus.....
» 29/09/2015 11:30:21 PM Dear Toni, I'm afraid you will have to wait for that heroin-article till the cows come ho.....
» 29/09/2015 9:50:44 PM The article is good, but doesn't go deep enough to recognise the root of the problem. The.....
» 25/09/2015 7:27:56 PM This is truly sinister. I rather starve to death than have one of those evil devices (but .....
» 25/09/2015 7:03:44 PM Dear Ttbn, <<It's the mind, not the body, that's the important difference between u.....
» 25/09/2015 4:32:23 PM Human and animal bodies are very similar in biochemical composition and physiological func.....
» 25/09/2015 2:42:18 PM I had to rub my eyes: the author is accusing people of personal morality? is righteousness.....
» 22/09/2015 4:01:46 PM At the brain's level, whether or not the brain recommends and directs our body towards alt.....
» 22/09/2015 12:06:56 AM Allowing us to ride a bicycle on the road rather than in the gym (without having to wear a.....
» 21/09/2015 11:44:17 PM Well said and I agree: it would be good if we had to pay the price of a postal stamp per c.....
» 15/09/2015 7:02:12 AM Dear Peter, Thank you for clarifying: <<I am saying that for most of us, any act o.....
» 14/09/2015 6:29:45 PM Dear Peter, <<We live in a time in which all religion has been removed from us as a.....
» 13/09/2015 11:06:37 PM Dear Peter, <<No one on this thread offers an alternative... Please direct me to a .....
» 11/09/2015 3:52:42 PM What the author failed to mention is that the employees were not allowed to come and colle.....
» 9/09/2015 9:24:03 AM If the choice is between human extinction and increased government controls, then I prompt.....
» 9/09/2015 9:09:58 AM The article points out a case of corruption - the collusion between government and a priva.....
» 9/09/2015 8:32:13 AM Even if natural resources do not end, it is a wonderful dream to live a simpler life in a .....
» 8/09/2015 2:56:19 PM A sin simply means "missing the mark" - aiming above it, below it or to its side.....
» 6/09/2015 8:22:46 AM I have anxiety and depression for not being allowed to ride a bicycle (without a pot over .....
» 6/09/2015 6:58:51 AM Don't assume it's all over - it's a pretty safe bet that they left a Trojan horse or two o.....
» 4/09/2015 8:19:08 PM Dear JBSH, I'm a bit late in this discussion (sorry, no time to visit these days): usuall.....
» 29/08/2015 9:11:33 PM Dear DreamOn, I am referring to a time way before Al-Jazeera existed, way before Palestin.....
» 28/08/2015 2:02:34 PM Dear DreamOn, There is a considerable number of both Jews and Muslims who respectively wo.....
» 28/08/2015 12:18:31 PM Dear DreamOn, Israel should not go for a two-state solution because it likes the Palestin.....
» 27/08/2015 12:38:41 AM I have every respect for homosexual people, but none whatsoever for gays!.....
» 26/08/2015 10:49:28 AM Yes, hopefully we will follow the historical example of Lech Valensa!.....
» 26/08/2015 2:41:37 AM The bottom line is that those who are unwilling to use the Australian public health system.....
» 25/08/2015 3:29:58 PM I believe it's a case of coercion. The corporations in question are mostly American and U.....
» 24/08/2015 2:42:51 PM Amen, Alon......
» 24/08/2015 10:32:40 AM Homosexual marriage itself is a petty issue not worth our time. But the author's greater .....
» 23/08/2015 11:01:25 PM Dear Jay, So government is trying to ease its bad conscience about the way they hijack pe.....
» 23/08/2015 10:53:02 PM Dear Foxy, <<They just want to be able to marry each other>> They are able a.....
» 23/08/2015 1:58:43 PM Dear Phanto, I do not believe that politicians, or anyone else for that matter, have a ri.....
» 23/08/2015 10:52:35 AM In order to maintain such huge and unprecedented numbers, mankind had to resort to tons of.....
» 19/08/2015 10:35:11 PM Dear Observer, For your information, the norm that made Sodom so notorious was not homose.....
» 19/08/2015 4:46:49 PM Dear Rhian, First, I have nothing against homosexuals and though equality is not my cup o.....
» 19/08/2015 3:33:38 PM Dear Cobber, <<what logical reason do we stop same sex couples the right to marry?&.....
» 19/08/2015 12:21:07 PM I understand that you want to minimise the damage, Paul, but why have a Prime Minister in .....
» 19/08/2015 12:17:07 PM Worse, some of the victims are not even asylum-seekers, but innocent passengers that were .....
» 19/08/2015 11:15:44 AM Great article, thanks! Dear Rhrosty, Are you claiming that there is a circuit in the hum.....
» 18/08/2015 1:03:11 PM It is a commended charitable activity to fight Daesh as well as Boko Haram, so it is shoul.....
» 18/08/2015 10:16:05 AM Dear Poirot, <<support for marriage equality has ceased to be a minority issue beca.....
» 18/08/2015 9:51:41 AM The elephant in the room is the very existence of flags and anthems, promoting the poison .....
» 18/08/2015 12:39:13 AM Dear Bazz, You are obviously correct, yet this "global warming" nonsense is par.....
» 17/08/2015 11:56:06 PM Dear O Sung Wu, I hope you had a good night. You wrote: "it's just a matter of time.....
» 17/08/2015 3:44:48 PM (...continued) Regarding your last question about about homosexuality and marriage - it's.....
» 17/08/2015 3:44:44 PM Dear O Sung Wu, Your first set of questions can be split into a material aspect and a spi.....
» 15/08/2015 10:37:57 PM Dear O Sung Wu, While like you I hate to see morality decline, governments cannot and mus.....
» 15/08/2015 7:24:21 PM Thank you, Nathan - Let us pray for better times......
» 15/08/2015 7:18:04 PM Dear Ponder, <<Religions all hold some fantasy being as the boss of life. None proc.....
» 14/08/2015 10:39:03 AM Dear Peter, I appreciate your enthusiasm in calling those who are weary and walking in th.....
» 14/08/2015 8:54:11 AM Vae Victis!.....
» 13/08/2015 3:36:53 PM Dear Cobber, I did not claim that the only thing holding me from raping and killing is my.....
» 13/08/2015 12:17:22 PM Submitting to God is the most wonderful thing - so long as you submit yourself and not oth.....
» 13/08/2015 9:25:38 AM Indeed, goodness cannot make sense without a spiritual foundation. However, spirituality .....
» 12/08/2015 10:28:20 PM Dear Rehctub, Nothing will end this debate because what drives it is anger and hatred. Ev.....
» 12/08/2015 8:48:59 PM Dear Phanto, But is it reasonable to have a secular state bless personal relationships an.....
» 11/08/2015 9:55:25 PM Dear SM, That's all nice and well for those who want to and can use Uber. There is certai.....
» 11/08/2015 11:13:50 AM Dear Rhrosty, <<Equality in marriage would finally recognize in law the fact that t.....
» 11/08/2015 10:51:50 AM Dear Rehctub, The "commercial rego" is a minor technicality, costing a few doll.....
» 11/08/2015 10:10:23 AM Dear Rehctub, <<But at the end of the day this is as much about the moral issue>.....
» 11/08/2015 10:03:46 AM Don't meddle with the Marriage Act - REPEAL IT!.....
» 11/08/2015 9:54:59 AM "We put trust in our elected representatives to govern and spend our money in our bes.....
» 11/08/2015 9:45:14 AM 1. The human brain, unique as it is, is designed for the survival of the human race, not f.....
» 10/08/2015 6:36:02 PM Dear Joe, I also admire and support the Kurdish people and wish them to live in peace and.....
» 10/08/2015 5:03:15 PM Dear David, Certainly, nobody wants to find themselves in a place where the rules are mad.....
» 9/08/2015 10:50:24 PM Dear Rehctub, Better have those entitlements lull them to sleep and do not harm. Every da.....
» 9/08/2015 10:42:01 PM Dear Cherful, What you write is sadly true. Such churches have become part of the state .....
» 9/08/2015 10:27:43 PM Dear Rhrosty, So you find it acceptable for religious people to be taxed in order to prov.....
» 9/08/2015 10:09:19 PM The wrong question is being asked: It's not about "allowing uber to operate", i.....
» 8/08/2015 8:14:18 PM Dear Cherful, Religion is always about bringing oneself closer to God - not others. Reli.....
» 7/08/2015 2:22:24 PM Dear OnTheBeach, I accept your argument about teaching Islam, but how is this particular .....
» 7/08/2015 11:43:09 AM Worldliness is a personal insanity to be practiced privately - No sane or rational person .....
» 6/08/2015 6:42:14 PM While I feel sorry for him, I find it foolish to do what Assange did, to risk his life so .....
» 6/08/2015 1:34:08 PM Indeed, Critic: Australia is a continent, so it should focus on producing more and better.....
» 6/08/2015 12:52:57 PM Revolution in Australia, Aussieboy? No problem mate, but first you need certification, a .....
» 6/08/2015 12:24:03 PM The most effective method I know of to free the North-Korean people from their rule of ter.....
» 6/08/2015 8:58:01 AM "we could all feel that we, who are living now, had done something worthwhile in our .....
» 5/08/2015 11:36:53 PM Dear Dan, Even within science there exist seeming inconsistencies, such as between relati.....
» 5/08/2015 11:18:20 PM All Industrial-Relations laws and regulations, including minimum-wage and penalty-rates, s.....
» 5/08/2015 9:48:37 PM Dear Suse, Personally I have no inclination to swim in a shark-infested beach, in fact it.....
» 4/08/2015 10:09:14 PM Dear Suse, You mistake this to be a personal matter of mine. While I am personally comfo.....
» 4/08/2015 9:10:55 PM Dear Rehctub, Why should organised sports be an exception and be paid by those who are no.....
» 4/08/2015 8:54:11 PM Both the authors of this article and the book it reviews cannot be taken seriously because.....
» 4/08/2015 8:36:15 PM There is too much stress on gender and sexuality: society considers it over-important, unn.....
» 4/08/2015 2:26:39 PM Dear Dan, Certainly, the heavens (lit. "sky" or "there-water") are te.....
» 3/08/2015 1:00:39 PM It's all true, but how long will you keep depressing us, Alon, about those things which ar.....
» 3/08/2015 10:48:46 AM Equality does not exist in nature, but that aside I find it strange that the presumably-re.....
» 2/08/2015 6:19:19 PM There are no "authorities" because no contract was ever signed between that surf.....
» 31/07/2015 5:16:38 PM Not a new bank - a very old one!.....
» 30/07/2015 1:12:56 PM Dear David, I like your last reply to Peter, it's excellent. The sentence "You are .....
» 30/07/2015 12:23:31 PM Dear Tiffy, I find several faults in Ayn Rand's teachings and I have no clue who the othe.....
» 30/07/2015 9:28:54 AM "If infanticide is murder, as it is, abortion is murder. So abortion is not only mora.....
» 30/07/2015 2:30:25 AM Regardless of my personal views, whereby science is a spoiler of faith and should thus be .....
» 29/07/2015 10:36:16 PM Dear Tiffy, <<I'd like to encourage the young lady who wrote this to not be upset i.....
» 29/07/2015 10:04:54 PM Dear David, <<The driver is not part of the car>> Nor am I a part of my body.....
» 29/07/2015 10:19:49 AM Dear David, Our bodies are part of nature. It is only due to identifying ourselves with .....
» 29/07/2015 10:02:35 AM You may give up YOUR freedom, Amy, not mine and please do not include me in your stupid no.....
» 28/07/2015 11:42:49 PM I find this discussion about values fascinating! On the one hand, I agree that there are .....
» 27/07/2015 4:22:15 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<we can't scream abusive obscene invective from our front yard at pa.....
» 27/07/2015 6:45:39 AM There is no reason why a public (i.e. a group of people) should be forced to tolerate offe.....
» 26/07/2015 8:15:20 PM Somehow what started in the article as a moral discussion, has now deteriorated into legal.....
» 24/07/2015 5:33:30 PM Dear Peter, Being a Hindu by religion, teaching Christian ethics has not even crossed my .....
» 24/07/2015 12:44:42 PM What makes the destruction of bodies most times wrong - be they young or old, others' or o.....
» 22/07/2015 10:30:43 AM We are not responsible for the acts of God, nor for the acts of other men - but we are res.....
» 22/07/2015 10:13:02 AM With the world already exploding with the burden of humans, why should the public have to .....
» 21/07/2015 1:38:46 PM Dear Foyle, Yes, if parents are unable to pay for their own mistakes then their children .....
» 21/07/2015 10:20:47 AM "Public servants" receive each about 10 times as a welfare-recipient - and that .....
» 21/07/2015 9:47:41 AM Very much so, Paul - tax is the nature of the beast. We cannot refuse to pay taxes, but w.....
» 21/07/2015 1:50:49 AM Dear Aidan, People who are outside the protection of the law (if even there is any law) a.....
» 20/07/2015 7:27:30 PM Dear Aidan, Had there been no laws, then there couldn't also be any outlaws! But I do as.....
» 20/07/2015 6:23:50 PM What's so precious about free speech? What's so special and sacred about talking, loudly,.....
» 20/07/2015 3:39:31 PM Dear Pericles, Personally I am not a Christian and do not believe in the "young-eart.....
» 20/07/2015 3:01:57 PM Dear Aidan, I was not discussing the benefits or otherwise of having a state. Lets assum.....
» 20/07/2015 2:12:12 PM Dear Critic, The whole idea of democracy is ridiculous, as arbitrary as any other regime......
» 17/07/2015 12:39:45 PM If we find it acceptable that some people may control others against their will, then why .....
» 17/07/2015 12:35:19 PM Dear Banjo, Seeing how long it takes and how difficult it is for people to quit smoking a.....
» 16/07/2015 1:16:47 PM The author is obsessed with doing the impossible - to "save lives". If "li.....
» 16/07/2015 12:44:33 PM Dear Pericles, <<To reject the entire body of science involved, in favour of the si.....
» 16/07/2015 11:10:33 AM Religion is not about explaining the world, but about transcending that illusion as if the.....
» 16/07/2015 9:28:54 AM --- Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which t.....
» 14/07/2015 4:51:20 PM Dear Pericles, I don't think that Dan rejected thousands of other explanations - he simpl.....
» 14/07/2015 10:21:29 AM This discussion seems to revolve around the idea that "I think that he who approaches.....
» 14/07/2015 12:32:51 AM Dear Phanto, <<the government in a democracy is representative of a majority of the.....
» 13/07/2015 10:43:06 PM Sounds true and reasonable that "what they are really seeking is an affirmation from .....
» 13/07/2015 3:31:26 PM Aggrandising your profession, Patricia? Truly believing that "In the beginning the Me.....
» 13/07/2015 3:01:00 PM Dear Peter, <<We need to listen as well to the voice of the modern age, especially .....
» 13/07/2015 9:00:19 AM Dear David, Other than feeling miserable and desperate, I find it difficult to imagine or.....
» 12/07/2015 2:13:22 PM Dear David, Neither do I have a desire to commit crimes, nor do most people, but temptati.....
» 11/07/2015 11:55:34 PM (sorry, my last post was in the wrongly posted here - should have been in "Reasons fo.....
» 11/07/2015 11:53:55 PM The author acknowledges that this topic is highly emotional, but then tries to calm us dow.....
» 11/07/2015 11:49:34 PM The author acknowledges that this topic is highly emotional, but then tries to calm us dow.....
» 11/07/2015 10:46:40 PM "I am glad to say that emphasis on the afterlife is waning in most churches and in sc.....
» 10/07/2015 10:55:48 AM Dear Suse, <<If we don't, are we any better than the terrorist governments etc that.....
» 9/07/2015 7:59:51 PM We have way too many people employed in jobs that do no increase our overall happiness, so.....
» 9/07/2015 7:35:50 PM Dear Rhian, But why not receive the whole $1,600,000 rather than $1,440,000? Birds who f.....
» 9/07/2015 12:56:49 PM Dear BJelly, <<Australians have been subjected to an concerted propaganda campaign .....
» 8/07/2015 6:35:01 PM Dear Runner, There is no such "homosexual lobby". There are people out there, .....
» 8/07/2015 2:24:24 PM Dear Joe, <<Similarly, why the stage of payment to smugglers and getting on leaky b.....
» 8/07/2015 12:30:45 PM Excellent questions, Carz - thank you! <<The Kleins have not been asked to enter in.....
» 8/07/2015 11:29:43 AM I have warned the religious members in this forum time and again: No religious freedom is.....
» 8/07/2015 10:17:41 AM Network bandwidth is not an issue and should not be used as an excuse against working from.....
» 7/07/2015 5:31:25 PM Dear McCackie, <<I am proud that we no longer kill ongoing hundreds of people on th.....
» 7/07/2015 10:34:05 AM There is nothing to say about "national character" because there isn't and never.....
» 6/07/2015 3:16:50 PM Dear Runner, <<Personally I have lived a blessed life but realise that my grandchil.....
» 5/07/2015 2:13:51 PM Welcome Kaichen, There is some sense in your ideas. However, souls are not part of human.....
» 5/07/2015 9:51:52 AM It doesn't help to refer to every homosexual person as "gay" - only a minority m.....
» 4/07/2015 10:47:23 PM Dear Bazz, <<Yuyutsu, are there any references in Jewish histories to the attacks o.....
» 3/07/2015 5:24:00 PM Dear Hippie, What Spencer claims is not only that the Koran is not the words of Allah - b.....
» 3/07/2015 5:16:17 PM My candidate is Diogenes, the Greek. He never considered himself to be a hero, or in fact.....
» 3/07/2015 5:11:28 PM It's a certainty: it may happen sooner or it may happen later, but eventually humans will .....
» 3/07/2015 2:04:05 PM Dear Hippie, I base my view on the vast research of Robert Spencer. He has written severa.....
» 3/07/2015 1:30:16 PM Dear Hippie, Regarding your quote from Jerry Coyne: Whether the brain is deterministic o.....
» 3/07/2015 12:28:17 PM The naive author believes the Muslim terrorists as if the Koran and Hadith have anything t.....
» 2/07/2015 11:04:34 AM Dear Suse, <<I believe a human worked this out all by himself.>> How wonderf.....
» 2/07/2015 1:14:56 AM Dear Suse, Are you suggesting to do away with the superstitious law of gravity? Good luck.....
» 1/07/2015 10:03:04 AM Dear Craig, <<Funny that some seem not to want a rule of law at all.>> Why? .....
» 1/07/2015 9:46:32 AM It means nothing! There are people who like to assert themselves over others by force. Th.....
» 1/07/2015 12:05:54 AM Dear Foxy, 1. "Should older women be allowed to marry younger men?" Absolutely.....
» 30/06/2015 8:35:24 AM Dear LEGO, <<Yuyutsu from memory was always taking the humanitarian role>> I.....
» 30/06/2015 8:23:38 AM ...Or instead you could cool the earth - here is a way: tie a long rope between Jupiter an.....
» 30/06/2015 8:11:36 AM Dear Joe, <<I look forward to the day when I can buy Israeli goods in any store.>.....
» 29/06/2015 4:20:44 PM Regardless of the motivation behind, this labelling-requirement is good news for Europeans.....
» 29/06/2015 2:53:25 PM In a country like Australia where marriage has practically no legal/financial/custodial im.....
» 29/06/2015 2:00:30 PM Dear David F., <<I regard anyone who professes or practices a religious faith as re.....
» 29/06/2015 1:50:44 AM Dear BJelly, I think you are too optimistic: Suppose we do all know that children are ab.....
» 29/06/2015 12:39:55 AM But why do we need to know what they do over there in the detention centres? We can safely.....
» 28/06/2015 9:10:21 PM Dear David F., <<I don’t believe God ever said anything. The God in any religion is.....
» 28/06/2015 12:31:32 PM Dear David F., <<That is precisely the reason I find religion a dangerous and destr.....
» 26/06/2015 5:18:24 PM Dear Foxy, The questions (1) and its opposite (1a) are simply two different ways to ask t.....
» 26/06/2015 2:50:48 PM Dear SM, What kind of excuse is "It's not me - it's the guy with the patch on the ot.....
» 26/06/2015 2:29:18 PM Dear Foxy, Perhaps it may help you to decide if you note that there are two different que.....
» 26/06/2015 8:48:14 AM I agree with the author: Nothing gives me a right to know what other people are doing, in.....
» 25/06/2015 6:01:14 PM Whether you like them or not, why are the people in question called "asylum seekers&q.....
» 25/06/2015 4:42:51 PM Dear Hippie, <<The detainees that choose to go home are offered tax payer funded fl.....
» 25/06/2015 2:47:07 PM Yes, you seem to be onto something important here, Peter. According to Hinduism, life con.....
» 25/06/2015 1:15:51 AM Dear Hasbeen, How can they leave if their boats were taken away? At the moment they were .....
» 24/06/2015 9:49:45 PM Dear Jardine, Kellie indeed does the refugees a stupid disservice by speaking of their &q.....
» 24/06/2015 9:01:32 PM Does the author realise where the problem starts? It starts with the obligations of the r.....
» 24/06/2015 1:58:53 PM Dear David, You and the other David (Singer) must be good friends because you are both be.....
» 24/06/2015 1:06:38 PM Dear Pete, I know the middle east, thus Israel is and will remain armed to its teeth. Co.....
» 24/06/2015 11:00:05 AM Why bar the worst? I would bar the best and let the worst drink themselves to death!.....
» 24/06/2015 8:58:29 AM Dear Kactuz, One can have inner peace even if one's enemy does not want it. Nothing Isra.....
» 23/06/2015 3:07:55 PM Dear Brian, I never claimed that homosexuals have anything to do with this, or that they .....
» 23/06/2015 2:02:03 PM Dear Brian, I already answered your question, but you seem to ignore my answer. Do you k.....
» 22/06/2015 3:06:54 PM The question is wrong because the default is that people are allowed to do whatever they l.....
» 22/06/2015 2:19:33 PM Dear Craig, No doubt that population density creates new challenges that require modifica.....
» 22/06/2015 10:01:53 AM Thank you Alon, a true lover of Israel - may God strengthen you......
» 21/06/2015 10:12:41 PM Dear Craig, It is true that any right must have concomitant obligations, but how does it .....
» 21/06/2015 8:14:06 PM Dear Tony, <<These days slavery is just not illegal in Western civilisation: it is .....
» 20/06/2015 11:51:25 PM Dear Craig, You want to advance human rights... at the expense of other people's freedoms.....
» 19/06/2015 3:13:20 PM Dear Platt, For the time-being at least, the notion of sin is free of charge and for the .....
» 19/06/2015 12:45:26 PM What right has anyone to dictate what others may or may not purchase? If certain devices .....
» 19/06/2015 12:41:33 PM GET OUT OF MY LIFE, YOU BASTARDS! Whether I can see or not within my own dwelling, or eve.....
» 19/06/2015 12:20:09 PM The Green Line is Israel's border, to which it must return as the only way to save itself .....
» 18/06/2015 10:31:09 PM Dear Phanto, <<If the law is changed to include same-sex couples will same-sex hete.....
» 18/06/2015 1:36:27 PM Those who read my posts know that I oppose the presence of Australia's navy near Indonesia.....
» 18/06/2015 1:26:42 PM You can't strike terror unless people know about your crimes, hence the biggest terrorists.....
» 18/06/2015 12:57:15 PM Superannuation is a disaster. It is based on the assumption that ordinary working people .....
» 18/06/2015 12:07:53 PM Dear Brian, As far as I read and understand, nobody here believes or claims that permitti.....
» 18/06/2015 9:07:18 AM Any cause whatsoever can be sandwiched in De Gaulle. Had the author's teacher not requeste.....
» 17/06/2015 8:58:46 PM Dear Suse, If you sing in a choir or play in an orchestra, then you have very little free.....
» 17/06/2015 7:26:58 PM Dear Phanto, The city of Sodom, we are told, had a law: if you have a guest, then you mus.....
» 17/06/2015 3:59:56 PM Dear O Sung Wu, May I have a go at this tough, almost unfair question? "How would y.....
» 17/06/2015 3:38:57 PM Dear Phanto, <<I think you are saying that you should have the right to refuse serv.....
» 17/06/2015 2:52:07 PM Pretty deep, Xavier - but it goes even deeper: So citizenship is meant to safeguard human.....
» 17/06/2015 1:54:25 PM Thanks Plantagenet for this funny clip. So much effort to defend indefensible values. Th.....
» 17/06/2015 10:19:33 AM Dear Trevor, <<Anyone who asserts 'live as I think you should' might be bigoted. An.....
» 17/06/2015 12:43:36 AM Dear Phanto, Good, then we agree that we are discussing different problems. I am not ask.....
» 16/06/2015 8:45:16 PM Dear Phanto, EXACTLY. It LOOKS like I have another agenda, but actually I don't and unfor.....
» 16/06/2015 4:00:57 PM Dear Raycom, Do Catholic schools in Canada accept government funds? If so, then they dese.....
» 16/06/2015 2:42:25 PM "We'll all see the results and outcomes soon enough." Some Indonesian officials.....
» 16/06/2015 2:17:33 PM Dear Phanto, <<Well I think the problem I describe encompasses yours. If my problem.....
» 16/06/2015 9:13:55 AM Dear Peter, Are economics really more important than the suffering and harm done to flesh.....
» 15/06/2015 11:49:57 PM Dear Foxy, <<The law if after all the bedrock of our society today.>> Imposi.....
» 15/06/2015 11:15:41 PM Dear Rehctub, <<the queers don't want compromise they want us to change our ways to.....
» 15/06/2015 7:02:29 PM Dear Phanto, What you describe is an additional problem. Thanks for pointing that out, b.....
» 15/06/2015 6:07:57 PM Dear Craig, If I allow others to coerce others in my name, then I would have to live with.....
» 15/06/2015 1:27:22 PM Dear Craig, The idea as if some people (i.e. the state and those representing it) have a .....
» 15/06/2015 10:08:23 AM It becomes clearer that the problem is not same-sex marriage, but the anti-discrimination .....
» 15/06/2015 12:49:01 AM Dear Aidan, <<Yuyutsu, you seem to believe having people here with no legal status .....
» 14/06/2015 11:52:51 PM Dear Foxy, Sounds great: "nobody should be treated differently from anybody else bec.....
» 14/06/2015 11:19:10 PM Dear David, <<Religious faith breeds ignorance of science, history and philosophy.&.....
» 14/06/2015 6:41:39 PM Dear David, You are correct: <<Faith breeds ignorance.>> Indeed, faith bree.....
» 14/06/2015 5:35:58 PM Dear Aidan, <<Yuyutsu, economic migrants are unlikely to be after handouts, as the .....
» 14/06/2015 10:02:32 AM Dear Craig, I'm neither a Christian, nor opposing marriage equality, hence I'm probably n.....
» 14/06/2015 9:53:52 AM Dear Paul, Perhaps this slip-of-tongue of yours says it all: <<However I believe t.....
» 14/06/2015 9:26:06 AM Dear Craig, The harm is in expanding a government function. This means more public-servan.....
» 14/06/2015 1:03:04 AM Dear Pericles, <<Hardly the state of mind that would respond to a threat of "b.....
» 14/06/2015 12:43:21 AM Well, it is immoral to pay others to hurt and cheat. Relatively however, it is not as imm.....
» 14/06/2015 12:21:40 AM Thank you, Raycom, It is indeed my feeling that there is no authentic movement of homosex.....
» 13/06/2015 11:09:24 PM Dear David, Thank you for all your kind and interesting comments! While I agree with man.....
» 13/06/2015 10:14:24 PM Dear Pericles, I obviously cannot speak for Peter, but as to why "...insistence on t.....
» 12/06/2015 9:39:31 AM Dear Paul, <<the right for all working people, regardless of where they reside, to .....
» 12/06/2015 8:57:45 AM What a shame that the high court even accepted this case and that 3 high-court judges were.....
» 12/06/2015 12:58:23 AM Dear Collin, <<Clearly you have no concept of anything related to our industrial re.....
» 11/06/2015 11:15:14 PM Allah ybarek lak, Grateful!.....
» 11/06/2015 5:52:41 PM Asking Palestinians to recognise a Jewish state is too emotionally loaded, like showing re.....
» 11/06/2015 1:13:19 PM Please save us the medical details, Kerri: even if cannabis could produce the elixir of im.....
» 11/06/2015 12:42:18 PM Dear Rehctub, <<What happens if a church chooses not to marry them>> One pos.....
» 11/06/2015 12:03:08 PM Dear Critic, I wonder how much of your life was wasted watching ads, perhaps even months .....
» 11/06/2015 11:47:51 AM Dear David, This is why I was very careful to state that my gut-feeling (which has not ch.....
» 11/06/2015 1:27:28 AM Dear Tony, Like a cake without sugar (or other sweeteners), a garden without plants or a .....
» 10/06/2015 9:18:13 PM Dear David, I thought that this thread was about freedom of religion, not about homosexua.....
» 10/06/2015 6:39:19 PM I understand the desperation, Alon, but all the possible talking has already been futile -.....
» 10/06/2015 3:02:05 PM Dear Is Mise, Who ever claimed that the lot of those who serve the devil should be a happ.....
» 10/06/2015 12:22:01 PM What good can there be if even more people find jobs that contribute nothing to our overal.....
» 10/06/2015 10:32:09 AM Dear Runner, <<That obviously is the outcome that the god deniers want.>> Th.....
» 10/06/2015 10:30:38 AM "The gay rights lobby will do whatever it takes to legislate same-sex marriage, even .....
» 8/06/2015 12:46:45 PM Police are not there to protect you and me - they are there to serve their patrons, the go.....
» 5/06/2015 10:11:45 AM There is a lesson to learn from this gay uprising and bullying: as you sow, so shall you r.....
» 4/06/2015 1:50:22 PM Dear David, If one follows an entity such as the god of the Bible because they believe He.....
» 4/06/2015 9:28:49 AM "The irony of course is that in 2015 the major problem now facing many OECD governmen.....
» 4/06/2015 12:56:24 AM "If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear"... In 16th-century Engla.....
» 4/06/2015 12:40:47 AM Dear David, <<It is not my imagination that created God.>> True, but it is y.....
» 3/06/2015 11:56:03 PM Dear George, A hotelier is firstly an individual, only then a hotelier: it is wrong to co.....
» 3/06/2015 7:25:12 PM Dear Jay, Indeed, I know a number of homosexual people, none of which to the best of my k.....
» 3/06/2015 7:12:52 PM Dear David, <<Waste one's precious life in pursuit of an imaginary entity?>> .....
» 3/06/2015 2:01:33 PM Dear David, By "such practice" I referred to the discrimination of employers ag.....
» 3/06/2015 11:33:52 AM Dear David, <<I do not think homosexuals should be discriminated in employment wher.....
» 3/06/2015 10:56:34 AM How pathetic! People in their 60's, 70's and 80's, yet still haven't learned their lesson.....
» 2/06/2015 1:13:26 PM Dear Rhrosty, Had such a bill-of-rights as you propose been established, then it would se.....
» 2/06/2015 10:43:02 AM <<So being expected to do your job is 'bullying'?>> Certainly. Being expected.....
» 1/06/2015 6:56:06 PM Dear Planatgenet, Care to explain what the "problems" are and why fixing them s.....
» 1/06/2015 10:01:23 AM Salutations, I 100% agree!.....
» 31/05/2015 6:04:55 PM Dear Rhrosty, Your interest in helping the poor in poorer countries is commendable: God b.....
» 31/05/2015 5:15:53 PM Dear Shockadelic, Slavery has been around for millennia and was taken for granted. Only a.....
» 31/05/2015 10:14:35 AM "Nah ! I think I will keep the plastic." I won't have either!.....
» 31/05/2015 1:04:13 AM Dear Shockadelic, <<And we are such a society.>> Not so, because the vast ma.....
» 30/05/2015 9:08:42 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<We could relocate 80% of them into a ring around the outer suburbs&.....
» 30/05/2015 8:58:26 PM Dear Jonathan, <<Or are you hinting at a novel idea of treating ALL taxpayers the s.....
» 30/05/2015 7:49:10 PM Dear Ttbn, <<We have the LEGAL right to stop them before they get here. Morals are .....
» 29/05/2015 5:12:50 PM Dear Ttbn, <<useless people who expect to be provided with money, given housing, me.....
» 29/05/2015 2:25:05 PM Think about the Titanic: there were not enough life-boats, so those in life-boats pushed a.....
» 29/05/2015 11:20:29 AM Yes, I've also been saying this for ages. I'd go a step further: government should not in.....
» 29/05/2015 12:57:58 AM Dear Eric, All the more so - if Dawkins' book is just an analogy and the genes do not act.....
» 28/05/2015 4:56:37 PM Dear Julian, <<Who in this thread, or known about to anyone in this thread, is pers.....
» 28/05/2015 8:47:55 AM Dear Eric, As you say, it's all biology. Biology is driven by genes, which are selfish m.....
» 27/05/2015 8:15:44 PM It started with tattoos and piercings - apparently being born in the image of God is not e.....
» 27/05/2015 7:42:59 PM Dear Arjay, <<Join a group like the CEC who have a policy of Govt owned banks.>&.....
» 27/05/2015 7:30:35 PM Dear Julian, <<I'm puzzled about all the hoo-ha over recognition of same sex marria.....
» 27/05/2015 7:04:15 PM Dear Banjo, <<Well I disagree strongly with you.>> I can tolerate that. <.....
» 27/05/2015 2:15:31 PM Dear Cobber, <<"In fact, most homosexuals are not gays." What?>> M.....
» 27/05/2015 1:08:54 PM Dear Foxy, Nobody could hold, let alone follow, hard as they may try, those "Austral.....
» 27/05/2015 11:54:16 AM Dear Rhrosty, You are straying way off the topic: [off-topic] <<If it wasn't in G.....
» 27/05/2015 10:41:21 AM The day participation in society becomes voluntary, such society could dictate whatever la.....
» 27/05/2015 1:08:48 AM Dear Arjay, <<Get your head out of the sand.>> Why? Can you or I do anything.....
» 26/05/2015 5:49:06 PM Dear Arjay, <<Just remember, inflation gets created as debt by the banking system a.....
» 25/05/2015 2:05:16 PM The author has indeed a reason for alarm: "parents in Massachusetts have been denied.....
» 25/05/2015 1:33:08 PM What about inflation? Why not count it - it is a tax on savings! The government uses the .....
» 24/05/2015 11:34:57 PM Dear Jay, <<Of course it's the fault always lies with the child taking the drug, no.....
» 23/05/2015 9:46:57 PM Rubbish jobs are clean - after all someone has to remove the rubbish or disease would spre.....
» 23/05/2015 8:55:50 PM Dear Jay, <<Chinese international students dealing methamphetamine at our children'.....
» 23/05/2015 8:29:40 PM Dear Ttbn, The prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, was not an idiot - he was a saint and.....
» 22/05/2015 11:19:22 AM His Holiness acted wisely in the best interests of Israel and against the interests of its.....
» 22/05/2015 11:09:44 AM I think we can all agree that killing babies is immoral. But what has the state to do wit.....
» 22/05/2015 10:20:42 AM Well said, Valerie, This is the age-old advice - "Don't be selfish", but tellin.....
» 21/05/2015 9:51:53 PM Dear Jay, <<The damage done to the world by Islam in 1400 years of relentless hosti.....
» 21/05/2015 5:49:14 PM Dear George, <<Whatever Western philosophy school you approve of, it was probably i.....
» 21/05/2015 12:36:41 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Surely this power mad man, would get into bed with the devil>>.....
» 21/05/2015 1:35:44 AM Dear Thinkabit, You mentioned 4 properties of science which are to be similar to religion.....
» 20/05/2015 7:49:04 PM Dear Thinkabit, While the belief in science is irrational, that doesn't qualify it as a r.....
» 20/05/2015 7:27:19 PM Dear Graham Young, Following Banjo's comment, I like to say that I enjoy Peter's articles.....
» 20/05/2015 9:33:40 AM If ever Hippie's suggestion is accepted, whose cruelty knows no end, no Abbott would be ab.....
» 19/05/2015 4:08:26 PM Dear Hippie, <<Yuyutsu, why do you describe providing disciplined training that pot.....
» 19/05/2015 1:51:52 PM We can only pray that the Prince will grow up and wisen, realising that it's not right to .....
» 18/05/2015 6:00:00 PM Dear Ybgirp, "Cogito Ergo Sum" is in error: "I dance, therefore those leg.....
» 18/05/2015 5:22:47 PM The author has no right to call himself a "terrorist" or even mention that word .....
» 18/05/2015 2:17:25 PM Congratulations, Peter - this is a deep and great article. I fully agree......
» 18/05/2015 1:56:48 PM Dear Banjo, Obviously you know better than anyone what your calling is. Earlier I wrote:.....
» 18/05/2015 10:07:28 AM Dear OnTheBeach, <<However, you will have an open border and an open chequebook. Wo.....
» 18/05/2015 8:50:41 AM Thank you Alon for describing the sad situation in Israel as it is. However, saying that .....
» 17/05/2015 1:53:56 PM Dear Banjo, I am also inclined to agree with Camus. You are completely correct. Some peo.....
» 17/05/2015 12:11:32 AM Dear Banjo, What a beautiful story! Now that you realised that God does not exist, you a.....
» 16/05/2015 10:44:08 PM Thank you, Banjo, If indeed actions such as the burial of the dead were performed by the .....
» 16/05/2015 10:21:46 PM Above all, do no harm. Though commendable, no one should be required to sacrifice their e.....
» 15/05/2015 1:36:34 PM The title, “Man Is the Extension of Woman: Know the Ultimate Truth about Yourself” is misl.....
» 15/05/2015 1:27:39 PM Dear BJelly, <<but surely it shouldn't be illegal to report on government or corpor.....
» 15/05/2015 11:51:03 AM Dear BJelly, <<There is something that is worse than censoring opposing views and t.....
» 15/05/2015 10:11:34 AM Dear Pericles, <<Which is why any discussion with you is completely impossible.>.....
» 14/05/2015 7:48:21 PM ... Let me try to help you with your letter to Dan: <<What does the intellectual p.....
» 14/05/2015 7:48:16 PM Dear Pericles, Thank you - I realise that what I wrote requires much more elabouration if.....
» 14/05/2015 4:53:08 PM Late to this thread, I've read "The Pitchforks" - thank you David. I am not an .....
» 14/05/2015 4:13:37 PM Dear Phanto, It was never my intention to comment about your level of ability, but about .....
» 14/05/2015 1:51:43 PM Dear Phanto, The bone is indeed too large for either of us, but I have not swallowed this.....
» 14/05/2015 12:45:26 PM Dear Phanto, Thinkabit just took some of the words out of my mouth. (Thanks, Thinkabit!) .....
» 14/05/2015 11:29:31 AM Dear Hippie, <<If private owners refuse to rent to a party with a bad reputation th.....
» 14/05/2015 8:59:04 AM Dear Luca, Indeed most of them should, but not by the state or its government. Then what.....
» 14/05/2015 8:49:44 AM What is wrong, Luca, is the concept of penalty, rather than the details......
» 14/05/2015 8:37:37 AM Dear Luca, I agree, the borders to the continent of Australia should be open, but not the.....
» 14/05/2015 8:27:38 AM What is wrong about gay marriage, as proposed, Luca, is that it would expand a government .....
» 14/05/2015 12:24:20 AM So what's the problem with letting those people in, but without social rights or benefits?.....
» 13/05/2015 11:57:31 PM Yes, frugality is the key to dignity, towards stopping being a slave to the whims and dict.....
» 13/05/2015 9:00:15 PM Dear Pericles, Indeed, I probably wouldn't call the cave-man's desire to understand the b.....
» 12/05/2015 8:49:53 PM Dear Pericles, <<At least you are able to accept that "existence" substan.....
» 12/05/2015 4:16:19 PM Dear David, I don't know how the [so-called] Palestinians can be helped with their intern.....
» 12/05/2015 8:12:22 AM Dear Pericles, For me YOU SEEM to worship existence because you talk about it incessantly.....
» 11/05/2015 10:54:19 PM Dear O Sung Wu, If I may improve on your suggestion, perhaps people should be called to t.....
» 11/05/2015 7:06:41 PM Dear Pericles, Obviously, for worldly success, or even just survival, one needs some know.....
» 11/05/2015 1:58:18 PM Some love Israel, some hate it, but why does the author so bitterly hates the poor kingdom.....
» 11/05/2015 10:43:02 AM Dear O Sung Wu, You are contradicting yourself: If they depend on the government for the.....
» 10/05/2015 10:52:16 PM Dear Pericles, <<But only in the sense that you do not dislike deists, that you wou.....
» 10/05/2015 6:27:11 PM Dear Warmair, Let me assure you that party politics is the last thing I care about. What .....
» 10/05/2015 5:50:27 PM Dear Pete, There are no national rights above and beyond the sum of rights which the indi.....
» 10/05/2015 2:26:43 PM Dear Pete, "International law", as the name suggests, is based on agreements be.....
» 10/05/2015 2:06:07 PM Dear Warmair, <<If I believed in prayers,then my prayers would be for the world to .....
» 10/05/2015 12:40:45 AM If indeed global warming occurs, along with such effects as less rain, then the simple and.....
» 10/05/2015 12:32:19 AM Dear Jonathan, I don't think that Plantagenet (Pete) was querying my comment, rather he a.....
» 9/05/2015 8:16:37 PM Dear Pericles, I am not anti-deist! I believe that Deism is wonderful and at times even .....
» 8/05/2015 3:48:26 PM Had there been a "social contract", had that legendary bird actually existed, th.....
» 8/05/2015 1:31:00 PM Dear Pericles, There is value in making doors attractive - clean them, paint them, orname.....
» 8/05/2015 12:10:35 PM Dear Pete, Certainly not the UN or any other organisation has a right to determine where .....
» 8/05/2015 11:34:40 AM A society has every right to impose whatever conditions it asks for membership - including.....
» 7/05/2015 10:19:16 PM Neither is it fun to be awake in your car, constantly watching the bumper ahead with blear.....
» 7/05/2015 10:09:00 PM Keeping people in prison is way too expensive for the ordinary tax payer - they sin but we.....
» 7/05/2015 6:11:12 PM Dear Tony, You did not relate to my statement: the world cannot be harmed even if all hum.....
» 7/05/2015 2:29:17 PM Dear Tony, <<There is absolute certainty that our profligate use of energy is reall.....
» 7/05/2015 9:05:28 AM Just as fashion is worn for pride and vanity, desiring to impress others in one's extravag.....
» 6/05/2015 3:12:19 PM Abolish superannuation - it was wrong to begin with! Give people their money back to save.....
» 5/05/2015 9:36:52 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Third paragraph starts with Ukraine nationalism. Which seems to att.....
» 5/05/2015 9:19:46 PM Very true, Runner: "actually its obvious Cobber that women and men who are enslaved .....
» 5/05/2015 9:11:58 PM Dear Pericles, <<I simply cannot get my head around the thought processes that lead.....
» 5/05/2015 3:35:47 PM Dear Rhrosty, Obviously, the people of Ukraine need to do what it takes in order to prote.....
» 5/05/2015 9:19:32 AM "Australians have all the benefits of an ultimately stable and transparent democratic.....
» 4/05/2015 12:50:29 PM So the author believes that the way to prevent Muslim radicalization is to infect young Mu.....
» 4/05/2015 12:28:49 AM Dear Is Mise, <<They are allowed by law to live together and to enjoy all the benef.....
» 3/05/2015 7:35:41 AM Dear Runner, Interesting you mentioned the High Priests: When the temple in Jerusalem ex.....
» 1/05/2015 11:50:37 AM Dear Paul, <<Yuyutsu, gay marriage is recognised as legal in New Zealand.>> .....
» 1/05/2015 8:45:29 AM Dear Paul, Any reason your friends had their wedding in New-Zealand? Surely they could d.....
» 30/04/2015 6:46:39 PM Had capital gains been taxed just like any other income, nobody would have thought of nega.....
» 30/04/2015 1:15:33 PM "twisted nationalism" is like "bad evil" - a superfluous adjective. T.....
» 30/04/2015 12:54:19 PM Dear David, This cursed land was also previously held by Egypt, the Canaanites, the Jews,.....
» 30/04/2015 10:19:48 AM Dear Suse, <<Forcing women wanting abortions to continue with unwanted pregnancies .....
» 29/04/2015 11:34:32 PM Dear David, What kind of a doctor tells their patient, "well you once had cholera, s.....
» 29/04/2015 8:50:59 PM Dear Paul, <<Then an atheist hair dresser could refuse a haircut to a priest.>&g.....
» 29/04/2015 9:02:47 AM Dear Paul, Forcing another to work for you against their will, let alone against their co.....
» 28/04/2015 2:08:20 PM "Overzealous regulation by government has ripped out the soul of 'Western society'.&q.....
» 28/04/2015 12:34:19 PM Nothing should be compulsory......
» 27/04/2015 10:10:42 PM Dear Cobber, <<Only a monster would try to save the monkey's.>> Merriam-Webs.....
» 27/04/2015 3:55:27 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you for the article. It ends with the unanswered question: "Why is.....
» 27/04/2015 12:56:57 PM There are, unfortunately, thugs everywhere who are opportunistically drawn to violence. Be.....
» 27/04/2015 12:02:10 PM Dear Philip, You are very right! The article, as written, did not entice me in the least.....
» 27/04/2015 10:35:46 AM Judging by the number of times the author mentions the word 'social'/'society', including .....
» 27/04/2015 9:11:53 AM Dear Ezhil, I believe that competitive sports are used by governments to direct the frust.....
» 26/04/2015 9:59:24 PM Dear Aidan, Few people were of the stature of Arjuna: he was well accomplished and was co.....
» 25/04/2015 7:58:55 PM Dear Aidan, That quote was from Shri Krishna, God incarnate. His friend and disciple, Ar.....
» 24/04/2015 8:19:51 AM When it comes to China, there are only two words to say: FREE TIBET!.....
» 23/04/2015 7:07:39 PM Dear OnTheBeach, Based on what you describe, you can probably substantiate that aborigine.....
» 23/04/2015 4:49:25 PM Dear Ttbn, To answer your question, we need to get to the root of what welfare payments a.....
» 23/04/2015 2:58:41 PM Dear Ttbn, Living in the stone age has both advantages and disadvantages. Naturally, the.....
» 23/04/2015 11:54:29 AM Should all those casinos by the beach be washed with salt water, all will be well. Initia.....
» 23/04/2015 11:18:30 AM Yes, beyond the disagreement about facts there is another deeper disagreement about values.....
» 22/04/2015 7:38:49 PM Dear Warmair, It is indeed interesting how the same material can be read in so many diffe.....
» 22/04/2015 7:07:27 PM Dear Sarah, I appreciate that you enjoy living in a multicultural society, that's nice an.....
» 22/04/2015 4:37:10 PM Dear Ttbn, The use of scientific, forensic and archaeological materials, including not on.....
» 22/04/2015 2:03:13 PM There is no place for comparison, because we are all born with different duties - some mus.....
» 22/04/2015 12:10:33 PM Dear Warmair, The article attempts to describe not God, but life in Australia, where peop.....
» 22/04/2015 11:51:09 AM Dear Ttbn, Please leave Muhammad, peace be upon him, out of this: his memory is yet anoth.....
» 21/04/2015 9:31:10 PM Dear Pericles, As English is a living language, it contains many anomalies which people s.....
» 21/04/2015 9:14:44 PM Well Mikk, couldn't resist: When Goebbels arrived at the pearly gates, St. Peter told him.....
» 21/04/2015 8:23:45 PM Dear Suse, <<as they were expanding their 'empire', but the Aboriginals of today ar.....
» 21/04/2015 7:54:38 PM Dear Aidan, Have you ever seen anyone falling down the chimney, yet remaining clean and t.....
» 21/04/2015 6:42:23 PM Dear Sarah, Thank you for your response. I am glad to hear that you do not hate other peo.....
» 20/04/2015 8:52:46 AM Yes, God created common-sense, packed it in a sand-bag with a small hole so it will drip d.....
» 20/04/2015 8:24:48 AM Don't send your teachers, doctors and social-workers to remote communities, but to be fair.....
» 19/04/2015 1:27:23 PM Dear Pericles, <<As an atheist, I could far better understand deism if there were o.....
» 18/04/2015 7:51:59 PM Dear LEGO, Thank you for your reply - much appreciated! I still see no reply from Sarah .....
» 18/04/2015 7:26:56 PM Dear Is Mise, <<I would add, ascertaining their political ideology, followers of th.....
» 17/04/2015 5:56:13 PM Sure Pete, I sincerely hope those coalitions will do better, though looking at the clumsin.....
» 17/04/2015 5:34:20 PM Dear OnTheTeach, I read here an article that is full of hate and I see replies that are a.....
» 17/04/2015 3:00:47 PM Dear Pete, But what are those 104,668 personnel instructed to do? We know from previous .....
» 17/04/2015 2:10:48 PM Dear LEGO, 1. "TAT" was defined by the author as "Tony Abbott Types"......
» 17/04/2015 10:20:03 AM Dear Taswegian, While the CO2 story is a bad hoax, non-renewable still means non-renewabl.....
» 17/04/2015 10:01:38 AM Dear LEGO, May I address to you the same question as I addressed Sarah in my first post: .....
» 17/04/2015 8:59:49 AM Yes Aidan, if the managers of the national currency were benevolent, omniscient, omniprese.....
» 16/04/2015 8:11:19 PM Dear Tally, The chances of Earth becoming uninhabitable during the lifetime of anyone we .....
» 16/04/2015 7:23:02 PM Dear Philip, The model you are relating to is the current model, where immigrants receive.....
» 16/04/2015 6:10:29 PM But who asked you to fund them, Banjo, or to provide for them? Let those who want to come.....
» 16/04/2015 6:01:04 PM Greer is 76, why should she be worried about the earth becoming uninhabitable? I also won.....
» 16/04/2015 3:45:29 PM Dear David, <<I know what I would be doing - negotiating with Israel on the future .....
» 16/04/2015 2:34:38 PM Of course, local currencies are great for people, but are also a disaster for governments,.....
» 16/04/2015 2:16:24 PM What would happen, Critic, should a war breaks between Australia and the Kingdom of Heaven.....
» 16/04/2015 1:44:11 PM Did you get a chance to meet Ron Hubbard, Evaggelos? You and him could be great friends -.....
» 16/04/2015 1:20:34 PM Paradise and growth are mutually exclusive. One is in paradise when they are content with.....
» 15/04/2015 10:37:07 PM <<Muslims live by the Koran; is there need to say more?>> Yes, Muhammad, peac.....
» 15/04/2015 12:06:26 PM Dear Nana, <<We never hear complaints from Budhists, or Hindus , only Muslims.>&.....
» 15/04/2015 9:55:50 AM The "Australian identity", presumably by 98% of the Australian population, scare.....
» 15/04/2015 9:30:32 AM Dear Pogi, First, I'm sorry for my ambiguous statement -"The problem with pornograph.....
» 15/04/2015 7:01:04 AM I won't side with this or the other in this ever-stupid class-war. What I observe is that.....
» 14/04/2015 6:23:32 PM How can one speak of 'progress' when there is no agreement whatsoever which way is forward.....
» 14/04/2015 6:07:09 PM Why must faith conform with the empirical? 'Empirical' means "pertaining to or deriv.....
» 14/04/2015 3:21:36 PM Would you believe anyone who claims that their calling is to serve the devil? Has anyone .....
» 13/04/2015 9:00:32 PM Dear Suse, I think that the current pope is less materialistic than the average one and t.....
» 13/04/2015 11:41:37 AM Pogi is correct on several counts: One CAN function normally without spirituality. Whethe.....
» 13/04/2015 10:49:21 AM Yes, South Australia should stop selling its soul for the welfare-money from other states......
» 13/04/2015 10:26:31 AM Dear Cobber, "Allowing" people to choose how to die is as sinister as denying t.....
» 12/04/2015 10:54:03 PM Dear David, Jordan is an island of sanity in the middle east. Jordanians are wonderful an.....
» 10/04/2015 12:46:23 PM "When we're awake to this spiritual nature of ourselves and others, the need to objec.....
» 10/04/2015 9:24:37 AM Why divest? Because fossil fuels have recently become politically-incorrect and anyone inv.....
» 8/04/2015 1:03:16 PM Well, I was never a big fan of negotiations: Netanyahu stated correctly that there is no h.....
» 8/04/2015 12:28:48 PM Dear Craig, We would be in luck if that was the whole problem. Even if we had democracy .....
» 7/04/2015 7:37:17 PM Dear Craig, <<Unfortunately, your response shows how successful the process of teac.....
» 7/04/2015 2:01:23 PM Dear Craig, When two teams play a sport they may seem to see it as a zero-sum game, but b.....
» 7/04/2015 10:53:35 AM Dear Arjay, Yes, but why blame private banks? I believe it is the government which creat.....
» 7/04/2015 10:01:15 AM Indeed, the lion should become vegetarian, all animals must be equal, earthquakes must giv.....
» 7/04/2015 12:47:08 AM Genesis 29: 16) Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name.....
» 5/04/2015 6:25:43 PM There is nothing wrong with unions: let those who want to use their services do so, but do.....
» 4/04/2015 7:48:40 PM Dear Tristan, So are you saying that tax should not be cut, so if I paid it already throu.....
» 3/04/2015 4:18:11 PM A fair wage is whatever is agreed between two people, where one is happy to perform certai.....
» 3/04/2015 3:47:13 PM Why worry about children? If one needs to lick the government's arse, requesting their app.....
» 3/04/2015 3:34:05 PM May I ask a question please: What do they mean by "removing dividend imputation".....
» 3/04/2015 3:16:10 PM I agree with Valley Guy: God bless those who play sports, but the problem is all that pas.....
» 3/04/2015 3:06:08 PM Dear Dan, In the Song of Songs [2:14], the lover says: "My dove in the clefts of the.....
» 3/04/2015 1:20:07 PM Dear Dan, You say that you have existed for some decades. At the start of those decades,.....
» 3/04/2015 12:07:22 PM "Australians today are in desperate search for a messiah." We are all in desper.....
» 2/04/2015 6:19:03 PM Dear Dan, Yes, existence is a limitation. Apart from the obvious inability of anything e.....
» 2/04/2015 7:55:17 AM Dear Craig, <<This thread has become a perfect illustration of why it's pointless t.....
» 1/04/2015 1:08:55 PM Dear AJP, Craig related to organisations which "have often been more about secular p.....
» 1/04/2015 9:06:57 AM Dear Dan, I appreciate and learn from the profound spiritual content of many of the bibli.....
» 31/03/2015 9:21:07 AM Dear Dan, What other God could there be? Surely God, "Christian" or otherwise,.....
» 31/03/2015 1:56:27 AM "but there is little doubt that the world can feed its present population." Tru.....
» 31/03/2015 1:39:10 AM Dear Dan, I do not believe that God is a person, thus writing or wanting anything (that w.....
» 30/03/2015 10:12:29 PM Dear Dan, I have not claimed as if the Sabbath is a human construct or that it is not a g.....
» 30/03/2015 5:01:36 PM Dear George, I have little to add because you summed the situation very well: <<I .....
» 25/03/2015 1:18:47 PM Such a split would be good for us - thus bad for the political class: why on earth would t.....
» 25/03/2015 11:41:59 AM Dear Wolly, America (USA) is hardly an example for anything - it's a mad place, obsessed .....
» 24/03/2015 11:27:59 PM The question is why is it not allowed in Australia to have truly private medicine. The so.....
» 23/03/2015 10:06:12 PM I already related to this issue here: http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article.....
» 23/03/2015 1:05:05 PM Thank you Peter, I especially appreciate your last statement: "My aim is to show tha.....
» 23/03/2015 11:55:27 AM "Young people should not be forced to live in nursing homes because there is nowhere .....
» 22/03/2015 11:44:17 PM Dear Raycom, The gay-marriage brigade cares not for gay people, but uses them as a hammer.....
» 22/03/2015 5:37:16 PM Dear Nathan, What you say is well and good - therefore the solution is to remove this arb.....
» 22/03/2015 11:47:53 AM Dear Dane and Tree, I would go along with the principle "It would be good for Israel.....
» 22/03/2015 6:34:32 AM Yes, whistle-blowers too have weaknesses. Mordechai Vaanunu, who disclosed Israel's nucle.....
» 22/03/2015 5:59:22 AM Dear Nathan, This "age of majority" thing is just one shameful excuse to contro.....
» 19/03/2015 7:32:46 PM Thank you, Rehctub, I sincerely hope that indeed this health system will not be sustained.....
» 19/03/2015 2:26:01 PM Dear David, <<I thought it was the ballot box - not the womb - that produced Netany.....
» 18/03/2015 11:42:08 PM Such heart-breaking agony, Mark-John. Please pray for the souls of the children of Israel.....
» 18/03/2015 2:34:37 PM Another 4 years of crying. But it was expected because Netanyahu (just like Hamas) is pro.....
» 17/03/2015 8:09:50 AM The Philippines are full of talented, trained and caring young people who are eager to go .....
» 17/03/2015 7:39:15 AM Dear Faustino, It is true that Buddhism as we know it somewhat diverted from the original.....
» 16/03/2015 3:44:50 PM "Freedom of speech is the paramount freedom" No, it is not, it is practically u.....
» 16/03/2015 12:54:59 PM Dear Old Man, Kellie is no fool and when you as a proud owner of a bank note mention Zimb.....
» 15/03/2015 6:18:08 AM Well said LEGO, but it's a bit over the top: what works are not the guns, but the BELIEF t.....
» 13/03/2015 6:31:26 PM No end to evil. Such a monetary system already exists - in prisons. So now that Big Brot.....
» 13/03/2015 8:40:18 AM Buddhism is a religion - a great religion: there is no need to be apologetic about it. Re.....
» 12/03/2015 1:23:23 PM Widespread carrying of guns may not make a community safer, but the RIGHT to carry a gun w.....
» 10/03/2015 5:46:27 PM It's a small step in the right direction, but it begs the question - why have superannuati.....
» 10/03/2015 3:07:37 PM Dear David, <<S. 116 prevents banning any religion.>> But it's an empty stat.....
» 10/03/2015 1:53:17 PM We need a dictator. Let's face it: the ruling political class has the guns and no matter .....
» 8/03/2015 11:51:26 AM Dear Suse, That suicide is a sin has nothing to do with the bible as the bible in fact do.....
» 8/03/2015 2:08:53 AM Dear Suse, Yes, the current practice is that where VE is legal it is carried out by docto.....
» 6/03/2015 12:59:59 PM Dear Is Mise, <<Then what is the ultimate penalty?>> It differs from one per.....
» 6/03/2015 12:44:47 PM Such naivety on behalf of the author - does he truly believe that even in the case of war,.....
» 6/03/2015 12:28:55 PM When Sam Harris claims that "you are not in control of your mind", maybe he is c.....
» 6/03/2015 10:42:57 AM Charlie Hebdo and the West ARE guilty of doing wrong things, not anywhere bad enough to wa.....
» 6/03/2015 9:43:49 AM Dear Is Mise, <<If the ultimate penalty, death, is not a deterrent then no punishme.....
» 6/03/2015 2:17:02 AM Dear Suse, The bible does not say "Thou shalt not kill" but rather "Thou s.....
» 6/03/2015 1:49:57 AM Dear Nathan, Not only is there a double standard - there are in fact multiple standards. .....
» 5/03/2015 11:02:43 AM "...those who decided, directly or indirectly, to invest in a bank that made the wron.....
» 5/03/2015 7:45:00 AM <<A person suffering from angelism may be described as, "Being like god in one'.....
» 4/03/2015 11:40:42 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Not all religions are religious, some are just controlling cults or.....
» 4/03/2015 7:51:17 AM "Imagine if a religious leader stood on the streets of Sydney and openly called for t.....
» 3/03/2015 8:01:03 AM As usual, well said Alon, but the numbers do not bode well......
» 1/03/2015 2:31:21 PM Dear Hippie, The pervasiveness of an evil does not make it right. Further, while others d.....
» 1/03/2015 8:44:36 AM Dear Bazz, " They did agree to the rules when they came. Most have even sworn a lega.....
» 1/03/2015 1:15:54 AM In card games, when the opponent places a '2' on the table, the best practice is to drop a.....
» 1/03/2015 1:01:58 AM Dear Foxy, Interesting analysis by Adams. I understand and share your passion against fo.....
» 1/03/2015 1:01:53 AM Dear Bazz, <<When the first people came they made their rules as by majority....>.....
» 27/02/2015 7:05:43 PM Dear Foxy, <<living in this country hopefully young girls will grow up to realise t.....
» 27/02/2015 6:14:22 PM Dear Joe, <<in a democracy, yes, there IS one society,>> With due respect, y.....
» 27/02/2015 4:26:47 PM Dear Foyle, <<One proper role for the government of any democracy is to look after .....
» 27/02/2015 4:26:41 PM Dear Kirby, There is no reason why one "deserves" to be in Australia more than .....
» 27/02/2015 12:21:24 PM Dear Hasbeen, 1. I'm not a Muslim and never been one. 2. I don't support parents treating.....
» 27/02/2015 8:11:40 AM Dear Banjo, What business of yours is it what other people do with THEIR daughters?.....
» 15/02/2015 4:01:10 AM Dear George, <<Do you mean to say that the pursuit of science, with the ensuing tec.....
» 13/02/2015 11:58:07 PM I'm very short of time these days, but I try my best to follow this fascinating thread and.....
» 10/02/2015 2:03:24 AM Those who desire to know about the world ought to use science. Peter Sellick mentions tha.....
» 27/01/2015 6:16:28 PM Dear Hippie, <<There is no doubt the country has some serious problems>> A c.....
» 26/01/2015 8:43:07 PM Dear Killarney, <<No, women's 'ongoing and legitimate socio-economic grievances' ar.....
» 26/01/2015 3:26:40 PM What a storm in a teacup: Men like to see women's breasts because as boys they were not a.....
» 25/01/2015 1:24:00 AM Dear Craig, <<Hands up all the people on this forum who either arrived as refugees .....
» 23/01/2015 5:50:27 PM Dear David, <<To end the threat to their own existence as sovereign States posed by.....
» 23/01/2015 2:50:18 PM Dear Phanto, If you beat someone physically, they normally experience it as pain - unless.....
» 23/01/2015 1:18:01 PM Why have it at all? Let people take holidays when THEY want......
» 23/01/2015 10:03:00 AM Dear LEGO, In order to have Muslims stop marrying 11 year-old girls, telling them that Mu.....
» 23/01/2015 12:54:51 AM Dear Phanto, <<speech of itself cannot hurt anyone. Unless you can prove that it is.....
» 22/01/2015 11:25:15 PM Australia is a pirate state, hijacking boats on the high seas then locking up their passen.....
» 22/01/2015 11:09:24 PM Dear Rhys, <<What about animal rights vegans who find the fact that their neighbour.....
» 22/01/2015 1:03:56 AM Dear Nathan, <<If we send a message that people feel they have a "right" .....
» 21/01/2015 9:41:01 PM I just can't understand what's that big deal about freedom of speech: We are not free to .....
» 21/01/2015 1:31:05 PM Dear Allah, 13 out of the 72 virgins I received are ugly, 5 have freckles, 4 are lame, 15.....
» 21/01/2015 9:24:32 AM I need to agree with David Singer - all up to the point towards the end where he suggests,.....
» 20/01/2015 11:20:38 PM Dear David, <<Israel offered the PLO sovereignty in more than 90%>> Concerni.....
» 20/01/2015 3:36:52 PM Dear Halduell, <<I am surprised that no publication has yet published the CH cartoo.....
» 20/01/2015 1:53:34 PM There is no reason why speech should be more free than any other action. One should be ab.....
» 19/01/2015 7:53:01 PM Dear Nathan, <<I don't want chemists deciding what amounts of medication I take, as.....
» 19/01/2015 2:03:31 PM Excellent, thank you Alon!.....
» 19/01/2015 1:48:56 PM Dear Nathan, <<What ever happened to the principle, like innocent until proven guil.....
» 19/01/2015 10:02:11 AM <<In any case there has got to be regulation to safeguard against tribal practices.&.....
» 18/01/2015 5:29:57 PM Dear Poirot, I was not suggesting or recommending that one SHOULD poison oneself, certain.....
» 18/01/2015 2:04:20 PM Dear Poirot, <<Do you believe that people with no training in the areas of medicine.....
» 18/01/2015 1:20:38 AM Dear Rehctub, Poirot asked: "Just what do you mean by "proactive"?" .....
» 18/01/2015 1:10:10 AM The answer is 'Yes', but I hesitate because as soon as we say that something "should&.....
» 17/01/2015 10:12:52 PM Dear Suse, <<they neglected to realise that there ARE many patients who do only wan.....
» 16/01/2015 4:57:03 PM Dear Joe, <<But not if you want to stay on welfare all your life. Do we as a societ.....
» 16/01/2015 4:48:48 PM I opened this thread with excitement: "Oh, here is another who wants to dismantle the.....
» 16/01/2015 4:12:33 PM Dear Josephus, Thank you for answering Suse for me. I agree in general, however it is no.....
» 16/01/2015 2:49:49 PM Perfect, David: <<Considering the flaws in the Westminster good government under it.....
» 16/01/2015 2:37:24 PM We don't need more guns in practice, but ownership of guns for self-defence should not be .....
» 16/01/2015 2:11:23 PM Why this article at all? Is anything of the sort on the cards? Has anyone actually suggest.....
» 16/01/2015 1:45:23 PM Dear Phanto, <<Emotional security does not come from these things but from an overw.....
» 16/01/2015 9:05:34 AM Dear Banjo, The Bastille has no physical presence in Australia, but it seems that many Au.....
» 16/01/2015 12:02:28 AM Well to begin with, I don't drink. I also don't watch any sports, I don't have a televisio.....
» 15/01/2015 6:28:22 PM Dear Crowie, Very wise, I completely agree. I just want to add that it's not possible to.....
» 15/01/2015 6:02:35 PM Dear Foxy, Rehctub asked about how things OUGHT to be, in the future: "should not fo.....
» 15/01/2015 4:13:23 PM Dear Foxy, Rehctub asked a moral question (to which I have no clear answer so I did not r.....
» 15/01/2015 2:54:32 PM Dear Aidan, <<You assume that bludging is what most people want to do. In reality i.....
» 15/01/2015 10:47:59 AM Abbas may not be deserving, I agree - but the people of Israel do deserve to be rid of the.....
» 14/01/2015 5:56:50 PM Dear McCackie, <<Stand up strong to Muslim murderers and they quail>> Stand .....
» 14/01/2015 5:19:28 PM Dear SteeleRedux, <<The letters the so called 'Sheikh' sent the families of Austral.....
» 14/01/2015 12:47:40 PM Great article, thank you! There may indeed be no worthy negotiating partner, but even so .....
» 14/01/2015 12:36:37 PM Dear Paul, I very much agree with you about the need to not further alienate moderate Isl.....
» 14/01/2015 11:03:49 AM What's my solution? As for those already conceived, promises must be kept, but let the st.....
» 14/01/2015 9:32:11 AM Dear Poirot, Indifference is the attitude of the best fighters, not the motive - which sh.....
» 14/01/2015 8:52:09 AM Dear Banjo, I am yet to see Australians charging the Bastille - that's unless they had a .....
» 14/01/2015 8:36:56 AM Dear Kactuz, <<It would depend on what is being mocked, wouldn't it?>> Regar.....
» 13/01/2015 11:14:57 PM Dear LEGO, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do." These are not the words of Jes.....
» 13/01/2015 10:15:22 PM Dear Poirot, 'sin' means missing the target - and the target is God. Any commission or o.....
» 13/01/2015 9:40:25 PM Dear SteeleRedux, One should be allowed absolute free speech to those who are willing to .....
» 13/01/2015 9:19:08 PM Dear O Sung Wu, I have read the Satanic Verses by Rushdie, I'm sorry I did - reflecting o.....
» 13/01/2015 8:52:17 PM Dear OnTheBeach, <<Cartoonists should be able to offend without being butchered. T.....
» 13/01/2015 8:26:28 PM Dear Jay, <<If one has to be afraid of one's God then the God must not be a good Go.....
» 13/01/2015 6:45:54 PM Dear Poirot, Yes of course, but that is not the topic as well as completely uncontroversi.....
» 13/01/2015 4:38:37 PM The first verse of the first Psalm is: Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with .....
» 12/01/2015 11:34:35 PM Dear Ponde, <<Why don't we have an honesty system for Income tax as well.>> .....
» 12/01/2015 1:53:39 PM Free Trade Agreements are wrong because they bind even future generations which may not ag.....
» 12/01/2015 5:49:13 AM So much for the uncontested freedom of speech, I wish you all were as keen about other fre.....
» 11/01/2015 9:53:52 AM Dear David, In the world of facts, "whoever fears God will stand forever" is in.....
» 11/01/2015 12:30:40 AM Dear David, <<I think none of us are completely rational. However, I think a belief.....
» 9/01/2015 4:17:51 PM I also want to be allowed to lay a small minefield in my front lawn. Not that I would eve.....
» 9/01/2015 3:57:04 PM Well said, Houellebecq, thank you! Enjoy your own life, your peace and quiet while attend.....
» 9/01/2015 10:37:37 AM We are all diagnosed with cancer or the equivalent. A few decades earlier or later makes n.....
» 8/01/2015 11:32:41 PM Dear Foxy, <<Languages are intimately linked to the essentially humanistic cultural.....
» 8/01/2015 7:19:42 PM Welcome, Pixenal, <<May I remind you that we are animals too.>> No, if we we.....
» 6/01/2015 4:26:47 PM I agree with Jardine, but aren't we too optimistic? As the government finds that there is.....
» 6/01/2015 3:04:11 PM Dear Foxy, <<Australian school children would be required to learn an Asian languag.....
» 5/01/2015 8:07:37 PM Dear Josephus, <<Such religious organisations are not more than stand over men to d.....
» 5/01/2015 7:08:50 PM Dear Josephus, Advertisers don't do it because they like people, but because they like th.....
» 5/01/2015 4:25:37 PM Dear Bazz, You are very fortunate to have spoken with King Hussein - he was one person I .....
» 5/01/2015 4:15:31 PM Happy new year, Foxy, Important or not, I oppose any compulsion - including the very dema.....
» 5/01/2015 1:29:34 PM (...continued) The caste system degenerated into strict and enforced social boundaries wh.....
» 5/01/2015 1:12:04 PM Dear Marko, I am no expert in these matters, but if what you describe is correct, than th.....
» 5/01/2015 1:01:18 PM Dear Bazz, <<I am confused, if Jordan, the undisputed holder of the west bank ceded.....
» 5/01/2015 12:56:55 PM Dear Onthebeach, <<The general non-Muslim community is entitled to protest at the a.....
» 5/01/2015 9:47:21 AM Dear Joe, In India there is a term for such families as you describe: they are called 'Sh.....
» 4/01/2015 11:59:07 PM Dear Joe, <<If you have to ask what 'neglect' is, then you would never know.>>.....
» 4/01/2015 11:18:27 PM Dear SM, <<the subsequent peace treaty of 1994 by which Jordan (previous owner of t.....
» 4/01/2015 10:35:51 PM Dear Nathan, I am saying "unless" because it is none of my business whether or .....
» 4/01/2015 10:14:33 PM Dear Josephus, In Australia, it is not an offence to write "Kosher" or "Ha.....
» 4/01/2015 6:11:13 PM Why would a secular government want to prevent suicides? Believing that we are mere bodie.....
» 4/01/2015 5:07:01 PM Dear Wolly, There was no question of denying medical services from anyone who has no mone.....
» 4/01/2015 2:02:00 PM Dear Nathan, Yes, smoking is damaging to the human body and that smoke damages others who.....
» 4/01/2015 1:38:21 PM Dear David, I agree that government should not support natural therapies. However, at the.....
» 4/01/2015 1:17:42 PM Dear Nathan, <<Smoking is not a two way street - it hurts others - and there is no .....
» 4/01/2015 1:11:31 PM (...continued) <<surely the aim should be to get them out of it as soon as possible.....
» 4/01/2015 1:11:23 PM Dear Joe, <<Surely any moves to reduce child neglect...>> Please go no furth.....
» 4/01/2015 8:44:29 AM Dear LEGO, <<It costs too much money to differentiate between parasites and people .....
» 4/01/2015 12:57:20 AM Dear Bazz, The reason Jews split their kitchens is that it is forbidden to them to combin.....
» 4/01/2015 12:05:27 AM Dear David, My personal view is that the tax-payer should not fund schools at all. Period.....
» 3/01/2015 11:22:20 PM Dear Nathan, My original statement to which you referred was: "Anyone should be able.....
» 3/01/2015 11:13:48 PM Dear Killarney, <<It's my belief that the welfare spending budget could be virtuall.....
» 3/01/2015 10:43:21 PM (...continued) <<if you really want to destroy the conditions where civilisation ca.....
» 3/01/2015 10:43:17 PM Dear Aidan, <<my logic would acknowledge that war has much too high a cost for it t.....
» 2/01/2015 7:20:47 PM Dear Bazz, "Unclean" is not necessary about physical cleanliness, or about the .....
» 2/01/2015 6:08:55 PM Dear Bazz, <<Actually Yuyutsu it had everything to do with health.>> That's .....
» 2/01/2015 5:58:08 PM Dear Steele, <<I never thought I would be glad to see Australia out of the Security.....
» 2/01/2015 5:30:08 PM Since the topic is so touchy, lets begin with allowing good people to have weapons in thei.....
» 2/01/2015 5:14:59 PM Dear Josephus, <<Food produced and sold in Australia has to meet quality health sta.....
» 2/01/2015 1:51:31 PM It is wrong to cut off support to children that were already conceived on the promise of w.....
» 2/01/2015 12:48:54 PM Neither the author nor the legislators have a clue about what religion is - nor would I ex.....
» 2/01/2015 8:57:12 AM Dear George, <<Exactly, because Christianity rejected ”worship of physical beauty”,.....
» 2/01/2015 8:31:22 AM Dear Is Mise, <<The people that you mention were not indoctrinated from a Sacred Te.....
» 2/01/2015 12:35:00 AM Dear Aidan, <<Governments have the power because the people have given it to them.&.....
» 1/01/2015 11:52:17 PM Dear Nathan, Certainly, prevention is better than cure. Therefore, don't smoke. I believ.....
» 1/01/2015 10:22:51 PM Dear George, <<I wrote ‘Christians’ to indicate that not only modern science as suc.....
» 1/01/2015 9:49:43 PM Dear Aidan, <<Because it occurs in Australia. If it occurred in Denmark than it wou.....
» 1/01/2015 9:27:09 PM Dear Aidan, I'm not really keen on democracy, but since you asked, let me explain why Aus.....
» 1/01/2015 7:48:18 PM It is none of anybody's business whether, what and how other parents teach their children,.....
» 1/01/2015 5:36:57 PM Dear Nathan, <<You "assume" that smoking really only affects the individu.....
» 1/01/2015 10:55:04 AM A great business opportunity would be to sell [futuristic] bulk licenses to sin. It would .....
» 1/01/2015 9:31:44 AM I totally agree with Phanto, so I have nothing else to add, except: Dear Rehctub and Suse.....
» 1/01/2015 8:58:25 AM Emotionally, I say "kill them all!", but unfortunately I cannot find a consisten.....
» 31/12/2014 12:41:14 PM Dear Suse, The original biblical commandment is "Thou shalt not murder". No ide.....
» 30/12/2014 11:18:36 PM Dear O Sung Wu, <<And even a perfectly normal, reasonable, and law-abiding individu.....
» 30/12/2014 1:04:06 PM Dear Aidan, <<I am an Australian citizen and have a right to free speech.>> .....
» 30/12/2014 12:02:54 PM Dear Paul, Practically anything that we do has an impact, pro's and con's, on our health .....
» 30/12/2014 7:53:58 AM Dear Paul, Having identified yourself as a member of the Greens who allegedly oppose the .....
» 29/12/2014 11:31:00 PM Dear Aidan, <<I think raw milk cheesemaking should be permitted, but strictly licen.....
» 29/12/2014 11:15:24 PM Dear Ponder, I applaud diversity. What I do not applaud is a policy dictated from above .....
» 29/12/2014 10:34:40 PM Dear Foxy, I wish you success in your resolution and a happy new year. Taking care of yo.....
» 29/12/2014 8:51:59 PM Dear O Sung Wu, For most of us, hunting is immoral. But is this the topic? Are you here .....
» 29/12/2014 8:35:07 PM Aren't you ashamed, Dr. Ozdowski, to live off money stolen by government from ordinary wor.....
» 29/12/2014 8:04:00 PM Dear George, Being religious is not black or white, but a gradual progress. One spends ye.....
» 29/12/2014 7:45:17 AM Dear George, <<The parable about the two sides of a coin was given as a warning aga.....
» 28/12/2014 7:23:31 PM Dear Craig, You seem to assert that science and religion are similar and complementary, t.....
» 26/12/2014 11:48:22 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<People who are afraid of honest men having a gun are really too res.....
» 26/12/2014 11:36:19 AM Dear Rhrosty, Sorry, but I find it quite hard to understand the syntax/grammar of your wr.....
» 25/12/2014 11:04:54 PM Dear Misanthrope, <<Only ONLY army air force navy and police people need to have a .....
» 24/12/2014 4:35:08 PM Excellent point, R0bert. In the past I advocated for dual-registrations, where for a smal.....
» 24/12/2014 3:42:45 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Yes, without the fine tuning we would not exist!>> With or w.....
» 24/12/2014 1:07:08 PM Each action produces a reaction, so if someone created this world, then that action of cre.....
» 23/12/2014 7:53:40 PM Dear Foxy, So beautiful, so precise, so true, I had tears in my eyes reading this! I sta.....
» 22/12/2014 2:06:42 PM Dear Marcio, <<To me, the whole issue of having public holidays is as simple as ens.....
» 21/12/2014 2:43:40 PM Dear Jay, <<How do you decide who's an asset and who's a liability if there's no in.....
» 21/12/2014 12:12:27 PM Dear Hippie, <<Just cut off their dole payments for life, if convicted>> But.....
» 21/12/2014 8:20:57 AM Dear SPQR, <<Betya it would NOT get past the phalanx of (tax payer funded) human ri.....
» 19/12/2014 6:02:11 PM Dear Hasbeen, Of course almost every worker would be glad to have as many holidays as the.....
» 19/12/2014 10:14:46 AM Dear Killarney, <<However, national holidays do enforce a sense of what a culture v.....
» 18/12/2014 10:03:00 PM Dear Rehctub, In retrospect we know that Monis was not a terrorist, just an ordinary dera.....
» 18/12/2014 9:50:43 PM Dear Banjo, The latest event in Sydney was not an act of terrorism. Nevertheless, your qu.....
» 18/12/2014 9:32:43 PM Dear Killarney, <<Would anyone dare to ask such an offensive question about Anzac D.....
» 18/12/2014 9:23:56 PM Dear Jay, Hitler is a different case because he lived in our times, he was recorded and f.....
» 18/12/2014 7:08:56 PM Dear Kactuz, <<Tell me, do you think there are things in the Quran that contribute .....
» 18/12/2014 2:05:56 PM Dear Kactuz, <<Actually, the problem is less that of a lone lunatic than of a large.....
» 18/12/2014 7:30:21 AM It's all part of collectivising social-engineering, attempting to create the illusion of a.....
» 17/12/2014 8:30:19 AM Yes, keep crying "Wolf", trying to impress us that "we have saved you from .....
» 16/12/2014 1:01:48 PM Dear Aidan, <<This surprises me. It seems to be a bad law, so how did it get throug.....
» 16/12/2014 7:32:14 AM Indeed, it is time for Tasmania to declare its independence and be free from those and oth.....
» 16/12/2014 12:22:26 AM Dear David, <<The plain and obvious truth is "There is no God".>> .....
» 15/12/2014 4:16:34 PM Dear Plantagenet, <<about the only comfort is that at least Australia doesn't have .....
» 15/12/2014 9:18:11 AM Great article, thanks. The lesson is clear: don't base you life on existence - or mess up.....
» 15/12/2014 8:47:09 AM "increase ones chance of death"? ? ? If you are referring to the chance of your.....
» 12/12/2014 1:07:23 PM The only function of a CBD is to block the traffic: more so if Adelaide is indeed a fly-in.....
» 11/12/2014 7:26:13 PM Dear Daffy, Thank you for the links: I have read and understood. However, you can't just.....
» 11/12/2014 12:46:51 PM Dear Daffy, <<Its "creator"-God being the invention/projection of an esse.....
» 11/12/2014 11:45:31 AM What is common to all those projects is that only few benefit. The Sydney Opera House hav.....
» 11/12/2014 11:16:37 AM Government has no authority to fund universities and colleges of any kind with tax-money s.....
» 11/12/2014 10:39:03 AM Since the media are all no-gooders, why not just close it all down and have the journalist.....
» 11/12/2014 6:36:55 AM Dear Roses, <<My grandson had a small cut on his forehead stitched and the bill was.....
» 10/12/2014 10:46:49 PM Had there been no entertainment and no news around, would that be what you choose to spend.....
» 9/12/2014 12:41:46 PM Dear Dane, <<The destruction of the Second Temple has long been interpreted as Gods.....
» 9/12/2014 12:16:42 PM I have just one advice for you, Jack: If you are indeed a Bush party, then change that 'N.....
» 8/12/2014 1:35:53 PM Dear Bagsyl, <<Parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed becaus.....
» 7/12/2014 5:38:32 PM Dear Peter, <<The greatest cartel still allowed to act as such, is the Legal Cartel.....
» 7/12/2014 3:24:25 AM Dear SteeleRedux, So flogging is barbaric alright, but what do you suggest in its place? .....
» 5/12/2014 5:42:45 PM Dear David, You are correct, it is I who prefer Lambie and Clive over Abbott and Shorten,.....
» 5/12/2014 3:41:03 PM Dear David, <<As inadequate as Abbott and Shorten are I prefer either of them to La.....
» 5/12/2014 11:30:21 AM Dear Paul, <<That does not justify any goodness in the stick. I would accept prison.....
» 5/12/2014 11:07:19 AM That government is evil does not mean that developers are any better. Why not simply allo.....
» 5/12/2014 10:07:45 AM Nobody should have any rights. Rather, our freedom should not be robbed to begin with. I.....
» 5/12/2014 9:57:37 AM Dear OnTheBeach, <<Think of the savings if the Australian Senate was towed to the c.....
» 5/12/2014 9:36:16 AM >> lest the world leave Australia behind << I do pray for that to happen, as .....
» 4/12/2014 6:00:59 AM Dear Paul, <<As a civil libertarian and member of Amnesty International I deplore a.....
» 3/12/2014 8:29:22 PM Dear Bren, <<The right or otherwise to choose was not the main issue. Instead I was.....
» 3/12/2014 8:07:42 PM Dear Jayb, <<The problem is they are doing us harm. Trying to change our Culture to.....
» 3/12/2014 1:48:49 PM Dear Bren, <<Once you sanction the abortion of some classes of disabled unborn chil.....
» 3/12/2014 12:54:33 PM Dear Is Mise, <<What we don't need is people who follow an anti-Democratic politica.....
» 3/12/2014 7:47:20 AM Dear Pesky Boy, Humans have been blessed with four faculties, using which they can reach .....
» 2/12/2014 9:50:58 PM Dear Banjo, <<Diversity is not the end aimed for, it should be integration and cohe.....
» 2/12/2014 3:36:48 PM Dear DarthSeditous, <<Wouldn't it be better to accept this and strive for the intro.....
» 2/12/2014 9:32:28 AM Dear Josephus, Regarding those two criminals, I already responded at the top of this thre.....
» 2/12/2014 7:03:22 AM Dear Hippie, <<Ultimately the people in Yuyutsu's visionary world will fall victim .....
» 1/12/2014 10:55:55 PM Dear Josepus, <<Persons who disrespect our laws should loose their citizenship and .....
» 1/12/2014 5:44:30 PM Dear J P C, <<Sadly few of the antis really understand the science>> What's .....
» 1/12/2014 12:02:48 AM (...continued) We must, however, differentiate between law-enforcement and self-defence: .....
» 1/12/2014 12:02:32 AM Enforcement of laws is wrong, always wrong, if it hurts other(s) who never consented to be.....
» 30/11/2014 5:44:27 PM Dear David, <<I am afraid the Palestinian Arabs have well and truly missed the boat.....
» 30/11/2014 8:07:27 AM Dear Is Mise, <<Ten Commandments?>> For your interest, even if you accept th.....
» 30/11/2014 7:31:09 AM What a great article. Thanks! The author pinpoints why the territorial-based nation-state.....
» 29/11/2014 11:09:49 PM Switzerland has an excellent policy, allowing assisted-suicide for whatever reason and by .....
» 28/11/2014 7:19:09 PM Unfortunately I cannot say "Good on them" because they are, likely, ordinary cri.....
» 28/11/2014 6:04:06 PM Dear Rhrosty, You used the term "officially sanctioned murder", but first, murd.....
» 28/11/2014 4:33:51 PM Thank you for clarifying, Killarney......
» 28/11/2014 4:08:38 PM Dear Hasbeen, Ants will remain on this earth long after the human race is gone. The earth.....
» 28/11/2014 11:51:09 AM Dear Shockadelic, Nathan is right - we have been hijacking the original discussion for qu.....
» 28/11/2014 10:54:07 AM <<Lego that's a fantastic post.>> I second this. Still, I do not agree with .....
» 28/11/2014 10:33:23 AM Dear Grateful, Please allow me to be upfront: I have a great interest in restoring and e.....
» 28/11/2014 1:38:30 AM Dear Killarney, <<Frankly, I'd like nothing better than for both these addled belie.....
» 27/11/2014 9:31:19 PM Dear Conservative, Whatever your reason for not wishing to continue this discussion, I th.....
» 27/11/2014 1:40:00 PM (...continued) <<No, but then they'd hang me.>> Dangerous beasts that are in.....
» 27/11/2014 1:39:45 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<I thought we couldn't "block" people's free movement?.....
» 27/11/2014 11:17:27 AM Dear Ateday, <<Regardless of who or what they are and how they get here the last th.....
» 27/11/2014 7:42:15 AM Let them all lie, but to each other: lock them all in Canberra and throw the keys to the p.....
» 26/11/2014 11:14:26 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Where is *my* choice in having my neighbourhood/workplace/count.....
» 26/11/2014 11:14:22 PM Dear Hippie, <<yet they arrive with nothing and have no support network.>> N.....
» 26/11/2014 7:21:22 PM How cruel, Patrick! Why do you want so many people to lose their jobs? Currently, any id.....
» 26/11/2014 7:09:51 PM Great article, Peter - just perfect! Dear Rhrosty, <<Even so, I believe we should .....
» 26/11/2014 6:36:12 PM "There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it." That's.....
» 25/11/2014 2:55:47 PM Dear Divergence, <<All the land in Australia belongs to private individuals... You .....
» 25/11/2014 2:37:48 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<It is a commonly accepted principle in international law/ethics.....
» 25/11/2014 12:25:00 AM Dear Divergence, <<You and Yuyutsu are assuming that there is no problem if there i.....
» 24/11/2014 11:03:52 PM Dear Squeers, <<Yuyutsu, When atheism does manifest as hatred for theism, I suspect.....
» 24/11/2014 1:52:39 PM I just wonder: Do LEGO and Grateful agree on the FACTS, such as whether or not Muhammad k.....
» 24/11/2014 12:37:05 PM Dear Squeers, <<I'm happy to accept that some people simply don't believe in God an.....
» 24/11/2014 11:14:26 AM Dear Shockadelic, <<Our culture could be the worst in world history and we'd still .....
» 24/11/2014 10:04:46 AM Regarding the statement "the time of simple faith is long gone and we've created our .....
» 23/11/2014 12:42:04 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<We have a right to exist as a distinct people>> It is no.....
» 22/11/2014 10:29:45 PM Dear Peter, <<You talk about belief as if it is something we screw up our nerve and.....
» 21/11/2014 3:27:41 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<Rhrosty, Yuyutsu it matters not a damn what you think Mohammed was,.....
» 21/11/2014 12:22:26 PM Dear Mac, <<never forget that Mohammed was a murdering bandit leader and his follow.....
» 21/11/2014 11:52:07 AM Dear Peter, <<We live in a different time in which "nature" has, through .....
» 21/11/2014 11:07:13 AM I clicked on this discussion because the topic sounded interesting, but then I was disappo.....
» 21/11/2014 9:33:48 AM Thank you Valerie for this great article. My personal theory is that Muhammad himself was.....
» 21/11/2014 1:18:05 AM Dear Plantagenet, <<Instead of being locked up years ago>> But how could any.....
» 20/11/2014 10:21:01 PM Dear Plantagenet, <<The person in question is a private citizen, not above British .....
» 20/11/2014 11:06:33 AM Dear Josephus, <<The only message others have of you is how you have lived as the p.....
» 20/11/2014 1:39:15 AM Dear Julian, It is unwise to underestimate the enemy: the core-settlers are armed, well t.....
» 19/11/2014 11:42:44 PM Dear Josephus, <<Essentially you are not your DNA or your body it is only the carri.....
» 19/11/2014 10:10:12 AM Dear Bruce, <<the search for/belief in a higher purpose has led to most of the suff.....
» 19/11/2014 9:42:24 AM Dear O Sung Wu, This question is impossible to answer because it asserts an untruth. We .....
» 19/11/2014 9:17:51 AM How is it possible, I wonder, that Julian was unable to escape for all those years. Surely.....
» 18/11/2014 12:30:31 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<What did you suppose would happen as thousands of rockets, (Gaza's .....
» 18/11/2014 12:19:07 PM "No one in their right mind can suggest that Israel should withdraw from the West Ban.....
» 18/11/2014 1:25:27 AM Dear OnTheBeach, Yes, it is OK by me, hopefully Nathan could contribute his own ideas the.....
» 18/11/2014 12:06:57 AM Dear Onthebeach, <<If you want to be a vegetarian I don't think that any here would.....
» 17/11/2014 11:07:42 PM Dear Critic, <<Now that the mining boom is over (and even then the budget surplus w.....
» 17/11/2014 10:27:23 PM Dear Nathan, Perhaps you are confusing me for someone else? Because I never said or impli.....
» 17/11/2014 12:40:16 PM Dear Arjay, The links you provided are already interpretations of something that presumab.....
» 17/11/2014 1:40:18 AM Dear Bob, <<We can't disprove the existence of God>> Yes we can and I've lea.....
» 17/11/2014 12:20:11 AM Dear Nathan, You told ConservativeHippie that: "You once again, take on the "we.....
» 14/11/2014 5:30:29 PM Thank you, Constance, I also loved Father Samir's analysis. Dear O Sung Wu, I was under.....
» 14/11/2014 4:45:14 PM (...continued) <<If I say that I travelled back in time, then you would assess that.....
» 14/11/2014 4:45:01 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<you're claiming that there is some other realm/dimension/level/p.....
» 13/11/2014 9:24:36 PM For most of the 20th century, a family could live well on one salary. Now even two salarie.....
» 13/11/2014 7:56:54 AM Thank you, Jay, for the link to the interview with Sufi Sheikh Imran Hosein, It is long a.....
» 13/11/2014 12:54:47 AM (...continued) <<That would not be straying from the subject.>> If the subje.....
» 13/11/2014 12:54:44 AM Dear AJ Philips, I lost the thread long ago and have no idea why we are discussing this i.....
» 12/11/2014 9:49:52 PM Dear Poirot, Nothing is weak about farmers doing the good old and proper thing - that's i.....
» 12/11/2014 8:06:57 PM (...continued) <<I am also not forcing you to be here.>> Not exactly, becaus.....
» 12/11/2014 8:06:51 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<So why can’t you just say what you meant if you weren’t trying t.....
» 12/11/2014 4:54:05 PM (...continued) <<If you don’t want to fulfill that obligation, or state that you ca.....
» 12/11/2014 4:54:02 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<You have left this open-ended and ambiguous>> Here we go .....
» 12/11/2014 11:36:04 AM (...continued) <<How is this religious path any different from any other self-help .....
» 12/11/2014 11:35:50 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<If that were the case, then no two people would be able to commu.....
» 11/11/2014 4:55:04 PM (...continued) <<Then it still exists.>> Your mind, that is. Fine, but your .....
» 11/11/2014 4:55:01 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<The mind CAN be a "liar">> Here I suspect an ax.....
» 11/11/2014 11:57:23 AM Dear Poirot, I fully agree, but the argument of sustainability is somewhat weak and I've .....
» 11/11/2014 8:07:59 AM Dear Barry, I just want to check whether you indeed mean what you wrote, because it sound.....
» 10/11/2014 6:03:15 PM (...continued) <<The first is justified... because something here is doing some sor.....
» 10/11/2014 6:03:10 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<I meant here on OLO.>> ("How do you determine what ne.....
» 8/11/2014 11:24:56 PM (...continued) For example, if one picks a microphone and says "1-2-3, 1-2-3", .....
» 8/11/2014 11:24:52 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<then why are you still here trying to prove that you don’t?>&.....
» 7/11/2014 1:16:14 PM (...continued) <<The conundrum for you is that fact that your claims, regarding the.....
» 7/11/2014 1:16:10 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<Your suggestion that the burden of proof only applies if you exp.....
» 7/11/2014 11:07:44 AM <<There is no attempt in any of the surveys to ascertain whether the experts regard .....
» 7/11/2014 9:04:49 AM This issue of fortune is too important than to be used as a political attack on ownership,.....
» 7/11/2014 2:11:42 AM (...continued) <<You don’t have to be here.>> Strawman: I didn't claim that .....
» 7/11/2014 2:11:39 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<Yes, and in doing so, you were implicitly claiming THAT you knew.....
» 6/11/2014 7:40:16 PM (...continued) <<I, on the other hand, DO know how to respond>> You know how.....
» 6/11/2014 7:40:12 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<In this “game” there is only one rule>> So many cross-ref.....
» 6/11/2014 3:15:58 PM <<Netanyahu subordinates it to his narrow ideological agenda>> What agenda? .....
» 6/11/2014 11:50:55 AM Excellent article, well-written. Even though I do not share the author's values such as p.....
» 6/11/2014 3:22:58 AM (...continued) <<Then why not present simple logical reasons not to instead?>>.....
» 6/11/2014 3:22:53 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<Epistemic: Relating to knowledge or to the degree of its validat.....
» 5/11/2014 11:44:40 PM I once found a couple of pieces of asbestos in my yard, so I placed them in a nylon bag an.....
» 5/11/2014 1:05:05 PM Dear Aidan, <<Do you really think anarchy is the situation with the least violence?.....
» 5/11/2014 4:55:16 AM (...continued) <<How do I know it’s not the intellectual property of those of other.....
» 5/11/2014 4:55:12 AM (...continued) <<But if that's not a goal of yours, then why claim to be defending .....
» 5/11/2014 4:55:07 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<No, it’s not: {pointing to Wikipedia's "Philosophic_burden_.....
» 4/11/2014 9:11:34 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<because you tried to portray my claims, regarding the burden of .....
» 4/11/2014 2:20:10 PM (...continued) <<No, it’s not, because rational discourse relies upon convention>.....
» 4/11/2014 2:20:02 PM Dear AJ Philips, Indeed I lost track long ago of why this discussion is going and all alo.....
» 4/11/2014 12:18:55 PM Dear Nathan, Nobody, male or female, should get a special parental leave, paid or otherwi.....
» 4/11/2014 11:54:07 AM "The whole of society benefits when children are educated. This is why governments at.....
» 3/11/2014 2:55:48 PM (...continued) <<Okay then, what are your protocols other than just that I sit back.....
» 3/11/2014 2:55:42 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<Okay, so Yuyutsu DOES believe in an afterlife, he/she just think.....
» 3/11/2014 12:44:59 PM Dear Ollie, <<I do not think the "thin edge of the wedge" argument should.....
» 3/11/2014 8:57:34 AM Dear Joe, <<If one of the main reasons for being religious is a belief in an afterl.....
» 2/11/2014 7:48:35 PM (...continued) <You still have your true-religion/false-religion premise to prove and .....
» 2/11/2014 7:48:31 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<If you claim, however, that there is a right way and a wrong way.....
» 2/11/2014 5:41:22 PM Dear Bazz, PGP is OK, but nothing is as good as writing your own encryption method. Theo.....
» 2/11/2014 5:18:23 PM Dear Suse, <<I don't see any harm in believing there is an invisible father-figure .....
» 2/11/2014 10:09:27 AM Dear Barry, "You cannot deal with socialists who support liberty" How else can.....
» 2/11/2014 9:49:50 AM Dear Jay, I was not referring to the internet, but since you mentioned it, any serious mi.....
» 1/11/2014 11:05:20 PM Dear Aidan, "Do you oppose the ability of the police to use reasonable force to enfo.....
» 1/11/2014 10:43:25 PM Dear Ollie, <<You are welcome to believe that islamic fundamentalism is not a threa.....
» 1/11/2014 10:19:34 PM Dear Suse, The only purpose we have in life is to re-unite with God. We are all on this r.....
» 31/10/2014 6:54:31 PM I have so much to say about this topic, but for shortage of time I'll only say this for no.....
» 31/10/2014 2:55:33 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<What we need to see here is action, not another talk feast>> .....
» 31/10/2014 1:34:03 PM Dear Daffy, <<Hardly any of the usual dreadfully sane Christian propaganda hacks ev.....
» 31/10/2014 11:16:15 AM Dear Arjay, <<If Ebola becomes a real problem in the USA, will this ban also apply .....
» 31/10/2014 10:10:43 AM Dear Peter, Materialism is the attitude of valuing the material world, considering it imp.....
» 31/10/2014 8:12:52 AM Dear LEGO, Religion is the internal/personal process, methods or path by which one comes .....
» 31/10/2014 1:04:27 AM (...continued) <<But “creed” doesn’t embody the institutional nature that seems to .....
» 31/10/2014 1:04:22 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<Oh, I’d be fascinated to learn more about this process you speak.....
» 30/10/2014 6:15:01 PM Dear Kactuz, I mostly agree, but you wrote a paragraph ending with "Bad choice of wo.....
» 30/10/2014 4:25:06 PM Dear AJ Philips, I do not need to prove what the religious process is because it's irrele.....
» 30/10/2014 12:07:33 PM Dear Pericles, <<Yet here we are, conversing on a forum, under the impression that .....
» 30/10/2014 8:12:12 AM Dear Poirot, I can only relate to what you write here, not to what you have in mind. So .....
» 30/10/2014 6:56:22 AM Dear LEGO, <<Wrong, Yuyutsu.>> Yes, but what is wrong is not what I am propo.....
» 29/10/2014 11:26:08 PM Dear AJ Philips, A Soviet joke goes: Igor: "Vladimir, hey stop, why are you running.....
» 29/10/2014 10:49:57 PM Dear Poirot, <<If I'm "YOU" (ME) - then you can obviously define me as so.....
» 29/10/2014 8:15:13 PM Dear LEGO, Thank you for your life story. However, this is not relevant to what I wrote,.....
» 29/10/2014 6:10:21 PM Dear LEGO, <<and she thinks that being nice to anybody who wants to barge into Aust.....
» 29/10/2014 12:32:27 PM Dear Aidan, <<I did mention that there were exceptions such as for the purpose of c.....
» 29/10/2014 10:58:55 AM Dear Poirot, <<Does my consciousness exist?>> I don't think that there is an.....
» 29/10/2014 8:40:03 AM Dear Pericles, <<On what logical grounds are you able to separate the workings of t.....
» 29/10/2014 2:17:19 AM 1. They travel in order to commit murder. 2. A state may only legitimately protect those w.....
» 29/10/2014 1:43:23 AM Dear Aidan, At present in Australia, if you refuse to talk or cooperate, they forcibly th.....
» 29/10/2014 1:30:47 AM Dear Nathan, Caring for and protecting the environment is your forte - metaphysics is not.....
» 29/10/2014 1:24:29 AM Dear Pericles, <<Why must we make such a distinction - what is your rationale for d.....
» 29/10/2014 12:52:45 AM Dear AJ Philips, Actually, God isn't a layer; everything; a concept; or a label. Never m.....
» 28/10/2014 5:25:10 PM Great article! Rabbi Gershom (960-1028 AD), decreed that a messenger may not open or read.....
» 28/10/2014 4:29:38 PM Dear Pericles, A distinction must be made between the contents of consciousness and the f.....
» 28/10/2014 3:36:48 PM Dear Aidan, <<Socialism can be implemented by normal democratic means.>> I k.....
» 28/10/2014 8:07:16 AM I must agree with Banjo: What we are aware (conscious) of in the world and perhaps even h.....
» 27/10/2014 1:59:33 PM Let me suggest that 'Materialism' is not the conviction that there is nothing but the mate.....
» 27/10/2014 1:14:36 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<Islamic extremists believe that strapping explosives...What's to.....
» 27/10/2014 8:18:43 AM Dear Is Mise, <<The same as animals that are a feral pest?>> Those who actua.....
» 26/10/2014 1:08:56 PM Dear Aidan, Feeling that these people should be hanged is not the same as actually wantin.....
» 26/10/2014 12:52:07 PM Dear LEGO, Actually, all I wrote in my last post is that refugees should not be treated w.....
» 26/10/2014 8:19:39 AM Dear Jardine, <<the definition of a successful outcome is not work, it’s want-satis.....
» 26/10/2014 6:37:13 AM Dear LEGO, <<having the entire third world arrive on Australia's doorstep and deman.....
» 26/10/2014 12:07:44 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<Your only way of getting around this is to claim that those who .....
» 25/10/2014 10:17:09 PM Dear Bjelly, There is absolutely nothing wrong if you, in combination with others that sh.....
» 24/10/2014 6:10:56 PM Dear Nathan, You assume that finding a meaning to life would change how we live - specifi.....
» 24/10/2014 5:41:43 PM Dear BJelly, Some of what you wrote is touching and I agree. We are certainly responsibl.....
» 24/10/2014 5:14:49 PM The question of net benefit is indeed very complex. Very few would argue against the gros.....
» 24/10/2014 1:58:02 PM (...continued) <<Well I do, and so do scientists and medical doctors.>> Plea.....
» 24/10/2014 1:57:58 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<No-one has stolen anything. Theft requires intent.>> Or r.....
» 24/10/2014 9:56:50 AM Dear AJ Philips, According to Wikipedia, "The etymological fallacy is a genetic fall.....
» 24/10/2014 8:51:40 AM Dear Pericles, <<If my "friend or lover" said anything of the sort to me,.....
» 23/10/2014 11:21:41 AM Dear David, <<Australia - also currently a member of the United Nations Security Co.....
» 22/10/2014 11:03:47 AM Suppose your friend or lover comes in front of you and instead of hugging them you say, &q.....
» 22/10/2014 8:14:23 AM Dear Hippie, <<Can you please explain what exactly that is supposed to mean>>.....
» 21/10/2014 3:52:11 PM Yes, SM, Our prayers are with the brave Kurds, who are saving themselves and stopping tha.....
» 21/10/2014 12:49:25 PM Dear Ybgirp, <<What are the REAL reasons you mention?>> Exactly those that y.....
» 21/10/2014 12:16:24 PM <<Contracts entered into by Labor, if valued like other Commonwealth contracts, lock.....
» 20/10/2014 4:58:59 PM Dear Ybgirp, <<Why are some people so desperate to deny>> When governments t.....
» 20/10/2014 4:45:32 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<but the fish wanted 180C>> No, I'm pretty sure they preferre.....
» 20/10/2014 4:33:58 PM <<Finally some commonsense on this ridiculous topic.Finally some commonsense on this.....
» 19/10/2014 5:47:33 PM Dear Joe, <<No, I don't envisage that happening either, too many internal contradic.....
» 19/10/2014 12:26:27 PM Dear Joe, <<So what can ameliorate the excesses of capitalism ? How can democracy b.....
» 19/10/2014 2:58:04 AM Dear LEGO and Kactuz, The source of "What have the Romans ever done for us" is .....
» 17/10/2014 3:34:05 PM Dear Jay, <<Islam holds the Koran to be incontrovertible>> Yes, if Islam wer.....
» 17/10/2014 11:40:08 AM Dear David, <<Who else should we blame?>> The ones who sell their political .....
» 17/10/2014 10:31:57 AM The author, an apologist for materialistic humanism, should indeed be thankful to Islam fo.....
» 17/10/2014 8:59:18 AM Dear Rhrosty, I was not going to comment about this topic of homelessness at this point (.....
» 16/10/2014 8:13:04 PM (...continued) What I am asking is for freedom from society. This doesn't mean that one .....
» 16/10/2014 8:13:01 PM Dear Barry, As you claim that you are not a social-democrat (socialist-yes, democrat-yes,.....
» 15/10/2014 11:18:21 PM Dear David, After a socialist revolution, I would regret that ebola hasn't taken me earli.....
» 15/10/2014 6:57:25 PM Dear Barry, I understand that you like Marxism. I also can name a few ideas that I like, .....
» 14/10/2014 10:10:26 PM Dear Killarney, Should I write down the list of things that people do in public space whi.....
» 14/10/2014 8:05:57 PM Dear Barry, <<JKJ, An example of private production is anything made by an individu.....
» 14/10/2014 5:10:17 PM Well said, Emma! The colonialist mentality of Western culture yet again raises its ugly h.....
» 11/10/2014 10:55:33 PM Dear Poirot, <<So man, in his realisation of his puniness amidst the natural world,.....
» 10/10/2014 1:11:50 PM What a treasure of wisdom, Foxy - Thank you for this link!.....
» 10/10/2014 12:52:37 PM Dear Poirot, <<How about " Why would you worship God when (according to you) G.....
» 10/10/2014 11:43:02 AM Dear Poirot, <<So you appear to be saying that our minds employ the concept of God .....
» 10/10/2014 10:20:33 AM Dear Bazz, I doubt that people actually read the Linux source-code nowadays as it gets lo.....
» 10/10/2014 9:56:39 AM Dear Poirot, Isn't the tooth-fairy a female? Creating concepts for our convenience canno.....
» 10/10/2014 8:10:00 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<Interesting point, though I'm not sure that it's very useful in .....
» 10/10/2014 1:54:12 AM Thank you Philip! Of course the NSA is a different story. I suppose they wouldn't need to.....
» 10/10/2014 12:17:13 AM Dear AJ Philips and Banjo, Regarding the definition of "atheist", it just occur.....
» 9/10/2014 11:59:19 PM Dear Philip, <<Yuyutsu - EULA is End User License Agreement, viruses, hackers etc d.....
» 8/10/2014 10:18:56 PM Dear Foxy, <<Theodicies can explain human problems in many ways.>> Yes, but .....
» 8/10/2014 6:53:46 PM Thank you for all the answers! I want to narrow down my question: From a technical point.....
» 8/10/2014 6:34:32 PM Dear Foxy, The reason is historical. At the time it was discovered that hemp makes stron.....
» 8/10/2014 3:40:17 PM Dear Bazz, <<Can anyone pick holes in that?>> Yes, Hitler lived in our times.....
» 8/10/2014 10:38:03 AM A question: Does the Microsoft EULA or privacy-statement allow them to spy on other compu.....
» 8/10/2014 10:29:15 AM Dear Jardine, <<In practice, given their mutual mindset, there is no solution but f.....
» 8/10/2014 9:17:07 AM Why bring up this stupid subject again and again? It's dead and buried!.....
» 7/10/2014 11:50:30 AM Dear Hippie, I was not aware that Sufis were persecuted: by ISIS perhaps - everything is .....
» 6/10/2014 11:31:01 PM (...continued) Recalling that similar hijacking of a spiritual master's teachings by thei.....
» 6/10/2014 11:30:58 PM Dear Hippie, <<Yuyutsu, you would make a terrible lawyer.>> Thank you, that'.....
» 6/10/2014 1:35:40 PM Dear Jayb, Just a tiny correction: <<Moses was a descendent of Joseph whose family.....
» 6/10/2014 12:48:54 PM Dear kactuz, You mentioned two alternatives, then concluded: "There is no middle gro.....
» 6/10/2014 11:01:54 AM Dear Banjo, Yes, FGM is abuse no matter how you look at it. (and so is MGM) As individua.....
» 6/10/2014 10:09:34 AM When one regrets a promise they made, the honest thing to do is to ask those to whom the p.....
» 6/10/2014 8:54:27 AM Dear May, <<Are you admitting with this that you may be either partially wrong, or .....
» 6/10/2014 1:03:23 AM Dear May, No definition can be accurate - language is limited and pales to describe reali.....
» 5/10/2014 11:30:36 PM Dear May, <<Yuyustu, what is your definition of the word "god"?>> .....
» 5/10/2014 7:47:50 PM Dear Foxy, Thank you. I couldn't say it better. You wrote that "Some form of religi.....
» 5/10/2014 12:58:54 PM Dear Foxy, <<I would define religion as a system of communally shared beliefs and r.....
» 5/10/2014 10:13:52 AM Dear May, <<In a free, modern and democratic society every person has the absolute .....
» 5/10/2014 1:40:06 AM Dear Alan, I am not saying that there are no differences between the two major parties, b.....
» 5/10/2014 12:58:46 AM (...continued) <<your passive support...If you belonged to a political party or a s.....
» 5/10/2014 12:58:42 AM (...continued) <<So my question remains unanswered.>> By now, I find it hard.....
» 5/10/2014 12:58:39 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<your narrowing of the definition of religion>> I was not .....
» 4/10/2014 9:21:36 PM Dear Alan, <<The differences in policies, Yuyutsu, do seem fairly significant, espe.....
» 3/10/2014 9:01:08 AM The mutiny of the sheep - I'd like to see that day: Bah Bah, we shall no longer eat grass......
» 3/10/2014 8:30:27 AM Yes, the war is going to be long because too many are interested in its continuation. Obvi.....
» 2/10/2014 8:05:24 PM Dear May, It's becoming too long and tedious, so allow me to go back to the basics and re.....
» 2/10/2014 5:37:21 PM Dear Joe, The same questions are bugging me too. I wish I had the answers! If we had the.....
» 2/10/2014 4:14:35 PM (...continued) <<That’s why I figured you re-define religion.>> It's been ma.....
» 2/10/2014 4:14:26 PM Dear AJ Philips, I am happy to take your advice and henceforth call organised-systems-of-.....
» 2/10/2014 2:26:56 PM Dear Poirot, The graph shows only 34 countries - but the overall number is much bigger, s.....
» 1/10/2014 9:48:31 PM Dear Dane, I didn't claim that "Islam is a religion of peace". In fact, I just .....
» 1/10/2014 7:16:31 PM Dear Dane, <<If 1 billion Muslims believe Mohammed said something and are willing t.....
» 1/10/2014 7:03:30 PM (...continued) <<What relevance do other people’s brains have?>> The point w.....
» 1/10/2014 7:03:25 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<But you have still given me no reason to accept that your unders.....
» 1/10/2014 7:03:13 PM Dear May, You made a heap of assumptions in your last post, all unfounded: <<If th.....
» 1/10/2014 4:39:09 PM Dear Jardine, <<People benefit society more by avoiding and evading tax than they d.....
» 1/10/2014 12:58:07 PM Dear Runner, "One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.&.....
» 1/10/2014 11:22:09 AM Of course, debt is like heroin - those who embark on that road can never stop. No wonder .....
» 1/10/2014 9:15:13 AM Dear Dane, << Are you saying the Koran is not the word of God through his prophet M.....
» 1/10/2014 8:38:19 AM Dear May, <<No gods/god exist. That's factual reality.>> OK, OK, and the sun.....
» 1/10/2014 12:21:10 AM Dear Rehctub, <<many large corporations are already questioning their reasons for d.....
» 1/10/2014 12:11:40 AM Dear May, <<No gods exist.>> Indeed, and I thank God for that morning and ev.....
» 1/10/2014 12:05:37 AM Dear Bazz, <<I do not think that moslems will change as they believe the Koran has .....
» 30/09/2014 11:57:40 PM All this talk of "rights" make me sick: "human rights", "woman's.....
» 30/09/2014 11:27:43 PM Dear Hippie, <<Islam by its very nature is stuck, it cannot evolve or change becaus.....
» 30/09/2014 10:53:01 PM (...continued) <<how did you rule out any of the above rational explanations for re.....
» 30/09/2014 10:52:57 PM Dear AJ Philips, I take back the "dishonest" part: you are not acting dishonest.....
» 30/09/2014 10:17:34 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<How do you know I’ve had no experience of what you describe?>.....
» 29/09/2014 8:00:28 PM Dear A.J. Philips, Sorry, but how can I possibly describe something you have no experienc.....
» 29/09/2014 5:41:40 PM Dear Hippie, My comment to you was of a general nature, not particularly about Islam. Ob.....
» 29/09/2014 5:03:24 PM Dear May, <<Here's the proof with Jesus' own words, Rev 2:22.23>> The book o.....
» 29/09/2014 1:48:33 PM Dear May, Did Jesus seek power and domination? No, he didn't! What you describe are soc.....
» 29/09/2014 10:47:00 AM WARNING! Don't open the link above (Luton) - at least don't follow the links on that page.....
» 28/09/2014 9:55:31 PM Dear Rehctub, It feels nice to be agreed with, but no, I don't think that any work-relate.....
» 28/09/2014 12:58:10 AM Dear Rehctub, <<Yuyutsu, are you aware that a business owner is not allowed to clai.....
» 26/09/2014 6:21:38 PM Dear Julian, <<Howard disarmed all owners of many types of gun simultaneously>&g.....
» 26/09/2014 11:16:08 AM OK, and thanks for the good intentions, but why this language? Implicit is that governmen.....
» 25/09/2014 10:54:38 PM Dear Julian, Parents, grandparents and heroes, as well as the food, the earth, the water .....
» 25/09/2014 3:59:19 PM Dear Ojnab, I have read this view of yours before and while I do not agree, for the purpo.....
» 25/09/2014 10:45:16 AM One should not be arrested for standing in the street and lying. Yet the "Universal .....
» 25/09/2014 9:57:33 AM Indeed, it is so unfair and sad that in Australia, true and reasonable work expenses for o.....
» 25/09/2014 9:19:16 AM When a restaurant is really good, customers want to return, again and again - so how about.....
» 24/09/2014 12:24:03 PM It is relatively so much cheaper and easier to stop ebola while it is still in Africa. PE.....
» 24/09/2014 10:11:26 AM Dear Jardine, <<I like people.>> Sure, but why do they need to come here all.....
» 24/09/2014 9:46:58 AM The state, which is supposed to protect us, is in fact aiding and abetting violent crimes .....
» 24/09/2014 9:19:11 AM Too many people. Will it stop nicely?.....
» 23/09/2014 2:04:52 PM -> Australia’s secular National Anthem is being undermined <- How wonderful! How re.....
» 23/09/2014 12:16:57 PM Religion is always peaceful. Religion leads us to realising the common ground, that essenc.....
» 23/09/2014 10:38:22 AM When I was a child, they had these chewing-gum packs with picture-cards inside. The pictur.....
» 21/09/2014 1:07:35 PM Dear Joe, <<a state has precisely that 'Good Samaritan' obligation>> But not.....
» 20/09/2014 11:08:36 PM (...continued) <<You raise an interesting point: that we can opt out of the protect.....
» 20/09/2014 11:08:30 PM Dear Matthew, I have no objection for those who want to be protected by the state to cont.....
» 16/09/2014 1:21:30 AM Dear Joe, You say you are an atheist, but if indeed you want nothing to do with God, just.....
» 15/09/2014 4:35:46 AM To capture my soul, music needs to be elevating, it needs to be directed at God, or at lea.....
» 14/09/2014 11:16:07 PM Dear Joe, I was hoping not to digress into issues of morality and religion in this partic.....
» 12/09/2014 5:46:38 PM Dear Joe, <<We - all three of us - are FOR suicide, pure and simple, agreed ?>&g.....
» 12/09/2014 10:48:44 AM Dear Ojnab, <<so have compassion for the people who wish to die by Voluntary Euthan.....
» 11/09/2014 5:42:36 PM Dear Hippie, I am well aware of the reality, the sad reality, in which an organised crimi.....
» 11/09/2014 4:52:51 PM Dear Joe, The state as it stands, perhaps all states - but that makes no difference, is a.....
» 11/09/2014 3:45:09 PM There are hosts of Filipinos and Filipinas, all well-mannered, educated and eager to fly o.....
» 11/09/2014 3:23:28 PM Dear Joe, <<So a blanket right to be involved in someone else's death is not likely.....
» 10/09/2014 8:09:08 PM Dear Hippie, <<We have intruders trying to illegally access our borders.>> Y.....
» 10/09/2014 8:09:04 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<After all we are the ones who settled it, tamed it, fought for it, .....
» 10/09/2014 12:10:52 PM Dear Bruce, <<No one has yet offered a single valid reason for Australia to accept .....
» 10/09/2014 11:56:14 AM Yes, Falk's reply is idiotic, but Israel is a special case because its own leaders actuall.....
» 10/09/2014 11:26:23 AM The language of the article is misleading: <<If we're arguing for a 'right-to-die'&.....
» 10/09/2014 8:12:15 AM Dear DreamOn, The situation you describe is inevitable so long as the slime in Canberra b.....
» 9/09/2014 11:34:47 PM Dear Joe, The only legitimate source of power of a state, is the sum of legitimate powers.....
» 9/09/2014 7:18:23 PM Dear Bren, <<If we close the offshore detention centres, be prepared for a renewed .....
» 9/09/2014 6:30:31 PM Dear Joe, <<Perhaps what may seem to be a 'moral act' to one person... may seem to .....
» 8/09/2014 11:22:30 PM Dear Bren, <<The author seems to advocate extreme libertarianism to the point that .....
» 8/09/2014 5:11:20 PM Dear Jardine, <<Yes, I thought Ludwig would be delighted at the prospect of thousan.....
» 8/09/2014 4:59:02 PM Dear Bren, <<How many people would support the assisted suicide of a distraught jil.....
» 8/09/2014 1:22:33 PM Dear Runner, I am pretty convinced that David does not advocate killing either the unborn.....
» 8/09/2014 9:34:06 AM =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 2014: Dr Walter Starck has a PhD in marine science inclu.....
» 8/09/2014 9:04:52 AM Absolutely so! Thank you, David!.....
» 8/09/2014 8:57:03 AM Those who watch TV, allowing ads to penetrate their own home, contaminating their own cast.....
» 7/09/2014 5:09:49 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<if they had not stuck that artificial stent in the artery in my hea.....
» 7/09/2014 4:54:39 PM Yes, Ludwig has a point: it is good to have 2 billion people less on this planet. In fact,.....
» 7/09/2014 2:40:53 PM Dear Jardine, You provided several evolutionary advantages for faking religion, which is .....
» 7/09/2014 11:07:58 AM Dear Jardine, If Gibbons is correct, then this is fantastic, then what is known today as .....
» 5/09/2014 11:32:51 AM Dear Jardine, I sincerely hope that you are right about Muhammad being illiterate and tha.....
» 5/09/2014 11:09:13 AM The debate over energy storage utterly misses the point: We already have plenty of effici.....
» 5/09/2014 10:51:13 AM Dear Jon, <<Because they don't bloody well work.>> That's all relative to wh.....
» 4/09/2014 6:47:34 AM OK, I filled the form. Frankly, I can't see any connection between the questions and cult.....
» 3/09/2014 8:07:16 PM <<He has said he does not want naval or customs personnel to have to look into the f.....
» 3/09/2014 7:38:05 PM Dear Yvonne, <<I'm not altogether sure where legalizing euthanasia differs from reg.....
» 3/09/2014 6:50:57 PM Dear Jardine, About the claim that Muhammad was illiterate, see: http://radicaltruth.net/.....
» 3/09/2014 1:03:22 PM Dear Jardine, But given the horrors that go on in northern Iraq, I do believe you would s.....
» 3/09/2014 12:39:51 PM Thank you Graham for this accurate presentation. This should be a reminder for those of u.....
» 3/09/2014 11:17:10 AM Dear Yvonne, I AM writing straight on the topic, which is "Time for euthanasia to be.....
» 2/09/2014 4:42:28 PM Dear Yvonne, <<We must have this debate. We must demand legislation that creates cl.....
» 2/09/2014 2:26:55 PM Dear Julian, AS EQUALS - that would be fabulous! But of course it's a dream, it cannot h.....
» 31/08/2014 8:00:58 PM Dear LEGO, <<I prefer to think in terms of reality and logic, not superstitious mys.....
» 31/08/2014 7:39:25 PM Dear Rhrosty, We agree that taking one's own life (with or without the help of others) is.....
» 31/08/2014 9:09:47 AM Dear LEGO, What you are describing is a social issue, not a religious one: Do you in fac.....
» 30/08/2014 11:32:22 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<As someone who believes in reincarnation, and a time and a place fo.....
» 29/08/2014 4:10:50 PM Thanks for clarifying your question, Imajulianutter: The fact that some Jews/Israelis do .....
» 28/08/2014 10:22:46 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<J.K.J. Comparing being required to vote, with being caged and raped.....
» 28/08/2014 4:35:59 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<Mate that is exactly what the Nazis said ... and did.>>.....
» 28/08/2014 3:47:46 PM Dear Jayb, <<Personally I'm for a bit of Religious Cleansing>> I wonder how .....
» 28/08/2014 12:17:33 PM Dear Jardine, I fully agree, but why specifically object to "restrict other people's.....
» 28/08/2014 11:37:32 AM Dear Jardine, I agree with most you write, but I have a problem with the following: <.....
» 28/08/2014 9:04:17 AM Dear Imajulianutter, <<I am quite justified in calling him a liar.>> That wo.....
» 28/08/2014 5:03:51 AM Dear Iamjulianutter, <<'I condemn all violence and vengeance.'>> Condemnatio.....
» 27/08/2014 5:02:12 PM Dear Wolly, It's not shameful to be the victims of theft, it's only shameful to steal you.....
» 26/08/2014 11:31:25 PM Those who have no shame may still steal our tax-money for their medical services. If you .....
» 26/08/2014 5:50:16 PM Dear Jay, <<If you believe in equality you're a Liberal,>> No, you may well .....
» 26/08/2014 9:14:06 AM Dear Avw, Indeed, the purpose of Israel's continued presence in the West Bank is due to s.....
» 25/08/2014 8:50:25 PM Dear LEGO, It may well be that A billion people want to kill me because they (stupidly) b.....
» 25/08/2014 9:20:52 AM Dear Foxy, <<There are still not enough female MPs in our Parliament.>> Nor .....
» 24/08/2014 12:55:16 AM Dear LEGO, You assume that people in general and Muslims in particular, are rational bein.....
» 22/08/2014 9:48:44 AM Dear Ozzie, <<Just more examples of why Australia does not need immigrants. We shou.....
» 21/08/2014 3:03:57 AM Dear LEGO, You say: <<Everything I see now about Muslims conforms to the stereotyp.....
» 18/08/2014 3:10:34 PM Dear LEGO, Obviously the issues around the message of Islam are in contention among sever.....
» 17/08/2014 8:36:12 AM Dear LEGO, <<All religions think that their particular religion is the one and only.....
» 15/08/2014 1:58:56 PM Dear Kactuz, One may believe the Koran, but still be moral. Anger comes out of attachmen.....
» 15/08/2014 11:17:27 AM Definitely, Ponder: Every person is entirely responsible for his own thoughts, words, and.....
» 15/08/2014 9:26:20 AM The meek shall inherit the earth and psychiatrists shall inherit their wealth. Those who .....
» 14/08/2014 8:57:49 AM The biblical book of Esther begins with Queen Vashti refusing the king's commands to come .....
» 13/08/2014 3:06:35 PM Dear Is Mise, <<If we had nuclear weapons how would we stop the naval, infantry and.....
» 12/08/2014 6:48:30 PM Dear Arjay, Who cares HOW ISIS was created? The beast is now out of the bottle and do you.....
» 12/08/2014 4:10:04 PM Whatever people did or did not in the first half of the 20th century, there are now 7.9 mi.....
» 12/08/2014 3:08:35 PM Too little, Too late. We in Australia cannot expect more than this half-hearted American .....
» 11/08/2014 3:02:37 PM Who is to say that Updike was a Christian? A Christian is someone who follows in the foot.....
» 10/08/2014 2:43:47 PM Dear Shockadelic, Democracy; voting; majority; employment; unemployment; mono/multi-cultu.....
» 10/08/2014 7:39:10 AM Dear LEGO, <<We should not bring people into this country who can not contribute to.....
» 10/08/2014 7:28:14 AM Dear Stezza, <<This is important to understand, that religion has to change to keep.....
» 10/08/2014 2:00:16 AM Dear Shockadelic, <<You don't have to identify with that group personally.>> .....
» 8/08/2014 1:12:58 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<those who stay are implicitly giving their consent.>> So.....
» 7/08/2014 2:04:14 PM Dear Shockadelic, Although being agreed with feels nice, from the rest of your response I.....
» 6/08/2014 8:25:46 PM Despite all those ugly "must"s, Valerie has a point: Citizenship is a contract .....
» 6/08/2014 11:38:46 AM Great article. This just shows how absurd and evil the power of the state is, forcing its.....
» 6/08/2014 11:01:40 AM Dear Suse, <<It seems to me that the Israelis and the Palestinians have had this lo.....
» 5/08/2014 10:21:38 PM Dear Suse, <<most violence has been committed in the name of religion...so let's ba.....
» 5/08/2014 9:09:15 AM Dear Jon, As usual, religion is being blamed for the acts of the non-religious. When I w.....
» 3/08/2014 7:33:15 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<mate yutu and Leggo are proven cowards and liars. Neither wi.....
» 3/08/2014 9:45:39 AM Dear SteeleRedux, <<And where is the source saying this soldier was helping Palesti.....
» 2/08/2014 11:34:22 PM Dear SteeleRedux, <<Now I need to get this right, are you asking us to shed a tear .....
» 1/08/2014 5:08:33 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<We in Australia do not fear the religion of our neighbours.&.....
» 1/08/2014 1:18:21 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<We could do worse than to invite them to do just that, in a largely.....
» 1/08/2014 12:44:47 PM Here is a face: St. sergeant Matan Gotlib was killed two days ago by a bomb that was place.....
» 31/07/2014 3:18:25 PM Nobody can legalise same-sex marriage, try hard as they can - because it is ALREADY legal!.....
» 31/07/2014 3:05:10 PM Thanks - but no thanks! I do not aspire to greatness - I am not a megalomaniac. There on.....
» 31/07/2014 2:13:19 PM Dear Julian, So lets suppose that the Australian aboriginals offered resistance to the fa.....
» 30/07/2014 7:19:52 PM Dear Julian, Yes, I do have an open account with Zionism, the Jewish settlers, the occupa.....
» 30/07/2014 1:52:46 PM Dear Mikk, <<The murderous response from the zionists>> The response you ref.....
» 30/07/2014 11:45:23 AM Dear Joe, As I wrote, some fine details may need to be looked at, such as the case of dep.....
» 30/07/2014 10:15:14 AM Dear Joe, I do not wish to draw any such line: all human laws are artificial, hence any l.....
» 30/07/2014 12:53:45 AM Dear Raycom, <<Regrettably, Christopher Pyne has succumbed to the bullying of the h.....
» 30/07/2014 12:32:14 AM Dear Julian, <<All we need to do is pick a side.>> If I were living in Gaza,.....
» 29/07/2014 11:23:18 PM Dear Joe, <<Can we differentiate between suicide, and 'assisted death', and what mi.....
» 29/07/2014 2:58:19 PM Dear Tombee, <<We cannot help them all.>> Of course we cannot and nobody is .....
» 29/07/2014 7:04:37 AM Better send all politicians flying first class non-stop with their whole extended families.....
» 29/07/2014 12:09:55 AM Dear Imajulianutter, <<How can you abhor Israel's institutionalised intolerance yu,.....
» 28/07/2014 11:11:01 PM Dear Mac, The ultimate aim of the faithful is to unite with God. Anyone who has other ai.....
» 28/07/2014 4:53:21 PM Dear Arjay, I agree that what is going on in the financial markets is wrong and immoral. .....
» 28/07/2014 4:40:30 PM Dear Jayb, <<They don't?>> Some do, some more than others - and to that exte.....
» 28/07/2014 3:44:23 PM Dear Helga, It is true that religion has much to do with self-control, but it has nothing.....
» 28/07/2014 2:40:39 PM Suicide is, more often than not, a sin - because it is usually done with a selfish motive......
» 27/07/2014 2:40:31 PM Dear Foxy, <<Dear otb, Well said! Bravo!>> Indeed, and a Bravo to George too.....
» 27/07/2014 2:32:56 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<You show a total disregsrd for the foundation of western soc.....
» 27/07/2014 2:32:36 AM Dear David, It is very sad that you do not know yourself. Since your body was born, ever.....
» 26/07/2014 11:59:35 PM Dear David, Your body and your mind are entities, perhaps one entity perhaps not, it does.....
» 26/07/2014 10:36:19 PM Dear David, This is all so, but what has this unexpected lesson in biology to do with our.....
» 26/07/2014 9:09:40 PM Dear David, <<The mind does not survive the death of the body.>> Quite possi.....
» 26/07/2014 8:49:34 PM Dear ConservativeHippie, <<Tough talking from a declared anarchist.>> This i.....
» 25/07/2014 1:59:42 PM Dear Imajulianutter, I do not support atrocities and hatred. I care not for Palestinians.....
» 25/07/2014 12:20:37 PM Dear David, <<I have no illusions of there being a God or me being that imaginary e.....
» 25/07/2014 11:09:40 AM No Arjay, we cannot rely on the USA to protect us indefinitely - that's why we need to hav.....
» 25/07/2014 2:01:09 AM Dear David, You are rightly stating that happiness would not be recognised without sorrow.....
» 24/07/2014 7:24:07 PM Dear David F., <<There is no evidence for anything existing other than this physica.....
» 24/07/2014 3:36:47 PM Dear Imajulianutter, I am sadly aware that there are some Jews in Israel (and America) wh.....
» 24/07/2014 1:45:49 PM Dear SPQR, Everything which exists is temporary. Had God existed, then He too would be mo.....
» 24/07/2014 12:37:12 PM Dear SteeleRedux, <<2 civilians (though if they are on militarty age in Israel they.....
» 24/07/2014 1:08:52 AM Dear Suse, <<We have to have laws.>> Some laws are legitimate, others are no.....
» 23/07/2014 3:30:02 PM Neither living nor dying is rational......
» 23/07/2014 2:10:50 PM Dear Suse, Of course in the ultimate sense no government can protect one's life - but the.....
» 23/07/2014 1:49:10 AM Dear Suse, <<or are too scared of changes in medical law like this.>> What h.....
» 23/07/2014 1:11:23 AM Dear Dan, I never suggested that God would lie, is whimsical or irrelevant (it's rather t.....
» 22/07/2014 6:39:00 PM Dear SM, <<How many of the 1200 were drowned in your name?>> People drowned .....
» 22/07/2014 6:23:20 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<I wonder at your agenda. Is it appeasement?>> My agen.....
» 22/07/2014 5:07:35 PM Zionists and anti-Zionists play football against each other - but the ball are the ordinar.....
» 22/07/2014 4:25:17 PM I agree with Ludwig: The idea about the necessity for shifting away from our dependence o.....
» 22/07/2014 3:59:20 PM The question whether people have the right to XYZ is all wrong - the real question is what.....
» 22/07/2014 8:47:11 AM Not in my name either. The act of forcibly picking up people at sea and locking them up i.....
» 20/07/2014 1:06:00 AM Cursed be the situation where we need family-names in the first place: it just shows that .....
» 18/07/2014 4:46:32 PM Dear Dan, I also am driven to tears when I sing Handel's "Since by man came death&qu.....
» 16/07/2014 8:15:49 PM Dear Dan, Whether Darwin's evolution theory is correct or not is merely a scientific ques.....
» 15/07/2014 7:56:22 PM Dear Dan, Please excuse me for delaying my response. I find it difficult to answer you wi.....
» 14/07/2014 10:57:30 PM Dear Matthew, I think you have misunderstood: That millions are playing cat-and-mouse wi.....
» 14/07/2014 9:05:43 AM Yes, marriage is a private matter and the state should not be in the business of defining .....
» 13/07/2014 4:45:42 PM Dear Dan, Such questions as to whether or not the bible relates to the same physical univ.....
» 13/07/2014 8:45:50 AM Thank you for this good article, Peter. Excuse me, but some churches are made of idiots. .....
» 13/07/2014 8:15:44 AM Dear Dan, Evolution only speaks about our bodies. It makes no reference to us, it makes n.....
» 13/07/2014 1:28:27 AM It IS possible to keep growing and growing and growing. Technology can probably keep it al.....
» 12/07/2014 10:12:13 PM Dear Dan, Animal instincts in themselves aren't a sin, just a fact - but obeying those in.....
» 9/07/2014 8:23:45 PM Dear Mattthew, <<Yuyutsu – I am very disappointed to find even you making remarks l.....
» 7/07/2014 2:49:00 PM Dear Nathan, <<but what people don't realise is that currently we have a "medi.....
» 6/07/2014 10:06:42 PM Dear Banjo, As long as you live, you serve - like it or not, you cannot help it. The que.....
» 6/07/2014 9:36:25 PM Definitely not. My health is my own business. I don't want anyone tracking me and I shop .....
» 6/07/2014 3:56:24 PM Dear Fenzink, Yes, it is harder today to get a job - so "thank" your government.....
» 6/07/2014 5:01:59 AM Dear Dan, The original commandment is literally "Thou shalt love the Lord your God w.....
» 4/07/2014 9:00:27 PM <<We may be of many faiths but we are Australians first so shouldn't be ruled by rel.....
» 4/07/2014 5:53:58 PM Dear Dan, When one bases one's faith on material or historical facts, one plays on the de.....
» 4/07/2014 12:35:59 AM Dear Dan, I never implied for a moment as if you lost your faith. I will stop here, not .....
» 3/07/2014 3:37:10 PM This story of "social contract" brings to mind the story of the wolf and the lam.....
» 3/07/2014 6:58:08 AM Unashamedly, the author treats children (other than his own) as objects, as "human ca.....
» 3/07/2014 5:46:48 AM Dear Dan, I understand that it is very difficult to look outside the square and step out .....
» 3/07/2014 4:39:50 AM Dear Bazz, <<I think we might well be seeing a battle for power between the most fa.....
» 2/07/2014 4:31:39 PM Dear Dan, It is useless to try to understand the bible through a modern mindset. If the .....
» 2/07/2014 8:39:17 AM Dear Diver Dan, <<...Is "who cares" too strong a word?>> Yes. Rea.....
» 2/07/2014 8:18:19 AM <<Israel could be Jordan's lifeline in preventing this happening.>> Israel SH.....
» 2/07/2014 7:49:07 AM Dear Banjo, <<Why then do we need religion to “detach ourselves from this world” ? .....
» 1/07/2014 9:48:08 PM Dear Dan, <<The key to understanding anything comes from understanding its origin, .....
» 1/07/2014 1:24:28 PM Godzilla cannot be placed back in its cage - because it never was caged in the first place.....
» 1/07/2014 1:52:34 AM Dear Dan. <<Every worldview or faith, even the secular, needs a good creation myth......
» 27/06/2014 9:46:25 PM Dear Foxy, <<a country where the citizens choose to ignore the laws descends into c.....
» 27/06/2014 7:00:43 PM Dear SM, <<At 18 they become adults, and the issues of child support and custody di.....
» 27/06/2014 6:38:52 PM Dear Individual, <<What really gets to me is that the racists are always calling fo.....
» 27/06/2014 4:23:09 PM Nothing happens at the age of 18. Just imagine: do youths who move to a different time-zo.....
» 27/06/2014 2:49:40 PM Beautiful article, Bernard. I agree, but take it a step further: <<At the most fun.....
» 27/06/2014 2:28:11 PM As stated by Macedonian Advocacy, There is definitely no room in Australia for racism, int.....
» 26/06/2014 3:26:27 PM Dear Matthew, This article is about why religion is to be tolerated. If we allow anyone t.....
» 25/06/2014 7:54:17 PM Dear Jardine, <<The problem with explaining the existence of religion in terms of r.....
» 25/06/2014 7:32:35 PM Dear Matthew, <<Why do you conclude that IF I do not have a belief in God and certa.....
» 25/06/2014 5:00:17 PM Dear Matthew, As for "WHY IS ANYONE BOTHERING TO ENTERTAIN THIS NOTION AT ALL?".....
» 24/06/2014 3:43:58 PM Dear Foxy, <<Although religion is a universal social institution, it takes a multit.....
» 24/06/2014 9:01:26 AM In other words, one doesn't need to die in order to arrive in hell......
» 24/06/2014 8:47:09 AM The biblical prophets were independent of the regime and risked their lives telling kings .....
» 20/06/2014 3:43:07 PM Dear Nathan, The question should be "COULD religion be taught in public schools?&quo.....
» 19/06/2014 5:47:00 PM A secular state, especially such that reveres objective evidence, is by definition totally.....
» 18/06/2014 4:40:45 AM I completely agree with everyone so far (Asclepius, individual, David F., Individual, Arja.....
» 18/06/2014 4:13:04 AM Dear Johara, You describe yourself as "a wife, a mother who juggles the responsibili.....
» 12/06/2014 12:07:38 PM Dear SM, <<Is it my imagination, or do the past and present Labor leaders look like.....
» 12/06/2014 8:55:43 AM "the longer one works, the longer one lives." Surely alcohol is even better: it.....
» 12/06/2014 12:17:53 AM Dear Jay, <<It's progressives like you and Yuyutsu and Foxy who are the problem>.....
» 11/06/2014 11:42:38 PM It's all relative, Gadfly: A Catholic father came to know that his daughter has come to n.....
» 11/06/2014 7:07:11 PM Thank you Foxy, it was a moving clip. I haven't watched this as I wouldn't allow a TV in .....
» 11/06/2014 6:52:15 PM Dear Joe, It's one thing for the police to do its job and another for reporters to gossip.....
» 11/06/2014 6:43:18 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<be damn careful to take a few bucks out of it on a regular basis.&g.....
» 11/06/2014 12:18:16 PM Neither terrorists nor the "security sector" could be successful without their f.....
» 11/06/2014 10:18:05 AM Thank you Peter. While modernity with its digital age is today's plague, the whole of the.....
» 10/06/2014 9:13:38 PM Dear Fester, <<You would be insane to choose exile under such conditions, and insan.....
» 10/06/2014 6:22:52 PM The only context where the arbitrary age of '18' means anything, is within the Western cul.....
» 9/06/2014 11:17:41 PM Dear Individual, <<You have obviously not been at the receiving end of criminals.&g.....
» 9/06/2014 5:54:51 PM Dear Individual, <<They are criminals, stop treating them better than their victims.....
» 9/06/2014 4:41:45 PM Dear Rehctub, <<until they turn up at the emergency department and EXPECT free medi.....
» 9/06/2014 1:44:56 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<One can teach themselves from books and attending STOLEN lectures!?.....
» 9/06/2014 12:54:23 AM Dear Fester, <<So calorie restriction on the inside is a serious human rights viola.....
» 8/06/2014 9:01:36 PM When I was small I was told: "If you don't eat your soup, I'll call the police, then .....
» 7/06/2014 11:34:55 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Yuyutsu, population increase "by womb" has been decli.....
» 7/06/2014 10:51:12 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<She said she had never intended going to work, & earning to repay h.....
» 7/06/2014 10:22:21 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<It's not them who grant rights but those who elect them.>> S.....
» 6/06/2014 4:47:12 PM Thanks you, Hasbeen, <<When they needed them they paid, & would again, only when th.....
» 6/06/2014 4:22:08 PM Dear OnTheBeach, I understand Nathan's initial post, but I agree only partially. Given t.....
» 6/06/2014 1:56:21 PM Dear Rhorsty, Decriminalise - definitely. Moralise - not. While governments must not int.....
» 6/06/2014 11:45:18 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<Yuyutsu no amount of rationalizing can ever justify anyone making a.....
» 6/06/2014 11:04:04 AM Dear Rhrosty, The highest a donkey can think is "maybe my master will not hit me tod.....
» 6/06/2014 10:15:33 AM You shouldn't need a degree in engineering in order to be an engineer. If universities ch.....
» 6/06/2014 9:55:03 AM <<Human rights are entitlements that nations have collectively agreed>> There.....
» 6/06/2014 2:50:49 AM (...continued) Sorry, but I grew up with a mother who was exactly in that situation, wher.....
» 6/06/2014 2:50:42 AM Dear Saltpetre, Heaven and earth are two extremes - it doesn't need to be all black or wh.....
» 6/06/2014 12:44:45 AM Dear Divergence, <<Back in the real world, the Australian Academy of Science recomm.....
» 6/06/2014 12:29:33 AM Dear Hasbeen, Yes, your Western civilisation, or at least many aspects thereof which I fi.....
» 5/06/2014 6:51:57 PM (...continued) 5) Dole-lifestyle is better than slavery-lifestyle, where people need to w.....
» 5/06/2014 6:51:52 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<Unemployment benefits as you seem to fail to understand, are not me.....
» 4/06/2014 6:54:38 PM Dear Poirot, I don't find it interesting to stand with a tape-measure and tell exactly wh.....
» 4/06/2014 9:31:48 AM Dear Poirot, <<This govt gets itself elected with a tsunami of lies>> But of.....
» 3/06/2014 11:53:01 PM Dear Pete, <<'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.'>> According t.....
» 3/06/2014 9:37:36 PM Dear Yvonne, <<I personally enjoyed the protest on Q&A. It was good to see Jones at.....
» 3/06/2014 9:30:58 AM Excellent, Nathan: Your friends from the WWF managed to convince me that I am a bad perso.....
» 3/06/2014 12:48:50 AM My prayers go out to Meriam. No religion could do this to her - only irreligion. Evil peo.....
» 3/06/2014 12:19:47 AM Thank you Pete, I did for the first time post first on an "Article Discussion"......
» 2/06/2014 11:58:16 PM Here is yet another example how laws are the wrong tool to produce morality. No matter how.....
» 2/06/2014 6:48:42 PM Dear Saltpetre, <<We need more jobs, and we need more people fit to take up those j.....
» 2/06/2014 3:33:43 PM Dear Pete, <<To comment first takes skill, character, charisma and of course good l.....
» 2/06/2014 10:15:58 AM Dear Residents Roundtables, <<That is what changes policy, if necessary, by changin.....
» 2/06/2014 2:29:51 AM <<test for comment thread working>> I often wonder why I never saw an OLO art.....
» 2/06/2014 1:56:35 AM Quoting from http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/stories-from-chelm (the town.....
» 2/06/2014 1:27:39 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<Yuyutsu you are training those kids to believe that stealing is a g.....
» 1/06/2014 11:19:57 PM Dear Nhoj, It's so simple: If you want to have a right to protest, then you need permiss.....
» 1/06/2014 9:53:18 PM Dear Nhoj, <<thanks Yuyu for confirming, with your dictionary definitions, that a r.....
» 1/06/2014 7:54:04 PM Today I found that someone entered my car and took the small change that was there. This .....
» 1/06/2014 4:38:52 AM Dear Nhoj, <<A "right" does NOT require "permission".>> .....
» 31/05/2014 11:57:03 PM Dear Foxy, <<was forced to park next to a monster of a vehicle (RV).>> Reall.....
» 31/05/2014 11:27:50 PM Dear Nhoj, <<The "real" question is whether or not people have the right .....
» 31/05/2014 8:41:00 PM Dear Foxy, In the final episode of "The Prisoner" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki.....
» 27/05/2014 12:16:08 PM Macedonian Advocacy is correct in writing: <<Voters always get the politicians they.....
» 27/05/2014 4:29:57 AM Dear Bagsyl, On the one hand you start by stating, "I agree with Bernard.", the.....
» 25/05/2014 11:40:43 AM Dear LEGO, <<Armoured divisions are not "obsolete." Where on Earth you go.....
» 25/05/2014 12:03:25 AM (...continued) <<Of course, this is what the Arabs are doing now.>> Are you .....
» 25/05/2014 12:03:19 AM Dear LEGO, <<The Golan in particular has given them room to manoeuvre their armoure.....
» 23/05/2014 5:24:43 PM Dear LEGO, <<You seem to think that if Israel returns to it's 1967 borders, that th.....
» 23/05/2014 1:59:26 PM Secular governments have no authority to assume themselves as our moral guardians. Matters.....
» 23/05/2014 1:15:41 AM (...continued) <<Your seem to be suggesting that the Israelis should hand back the .....
» 23/05/2014 1:15:38 AM Dear LEGO, <<What I can't figure out, is why you think that they are wrong for the .....
» 22/05/2014 2:21:28 PM Dear LEGO, <<People like yourself think that war can be solved by identifying who i.....
» 21/05/2014 7:22:40 PM Dear Divergence, <<If something will lead to the collapse of a society, with possib.....
» 21/05/2014 11:32:52 AM Dear Divergence, <<This appears very close to a Cornucopian optimist point of view......
» 21/05/2014 10:42:04 AM Dear Producer, I congratulate you on your hypothesis. Hopefully you will also be able to .....
» 21/05/2014 9:54:07 AM Dear Foyle, <<Human nature is more geared to co-operation than it is to tough compe.....
» 20/05/2014 5:55:28 PM Dear Divergence, <<You and Pericles seem to think that Australia has this enormous .....
» 20/05/2014 5:12:09 PM Dear David, <<Oh, vanity! Have you no shame? Your pride in your distortion of my w.....
» 20/05/2014 1:04:53 PM Penalty rates are good and proper: these are an attempt to mitigate the assault of moderni.....
» 20/05/2014 9:04:32 AM Dear SM, <<Given the above and the existing budget problems, one cannot seriously c.....
» 20/05/2014 5:22:58 AM Dear Nathan, <<We had a large amount of taxpayers funds spent to build school facil.....
» 20/05/2014 4:46:22 AM Dear David, I apologise. I misrepresented your intention. Nevertheless, your original st.....
» 19/05/2014 7:05:21 PM Dear David, Thank you for pointing out the story of Peter Kennedy. I never heard about hi.....
» 19/05/2014 1:48:26 PM Dear Ludwig, I agree that not a cent should go towards immigration. But so many dollars a.....
» 19/05/2014 9:43:56 AM Lucky you, Nathan, When you are young you just find the time for everything......
» 19/05/2014 1:11:00 AM Dear Ludwig, <<No one seems to be interested!>> The reason I am not interest.....
» 19/05/2014 12:09:39 AM Dear Suse, I was actually hoping that Clive, hearing that there's a discussion about him .....
» 18/05/2014 7:29:42 PM Deqr Nhoj, <<Yuyu, I'm so glad to see that we are both ideologically and politicall.....
» 18/05/2014 12:39:11 PM Dearest Suse? Or should I now call you Clive? Congratulations. I wasn't aware that sex-ch.....
» 18/05/2014 12:24:28 PM Dear David, <<A world where nobody bothered about god in any way would have diveste.....
» 18/05/2014 2:43:08 AM Dear Mr. Palmer, I hear that you want to be Australia's next prime-minister. I only have.....
» 18/05/2014 2:34:07 AM Cruelty is the name of the game. It knows no limits... ... unless, none of it is true. I.....
» 18/05/2014 1:36:17 AM (...continued) <<Eliminating human sexuality would eliminate humans>> Let al.....
» 18/05/2014 1:36:09 AM Dear David, Thank you for correcting my English. <<Your definition of religion: “W.....
» 17/05/2014 7:38:15 PM Dear David, Who am I to judge whether Gandhi was a Hindu or Martin Luther King a Christia.....
» 16/05/2014 5:25:09 PM Dear David, <<Religion has very little to do with non-violence>> Non-violenc.....
» 16/05/2014 4:34:06 PM Dear David, <<Considering the encouragement of violence in many different religions.....
» 15/05/2014 2:47:06 PM Dear OnTheBeach, <<Shouldn't diversity be challenging the slackers who find it diff.....
» 15/05/2014 1:59:50 PM Dear Nathan, <<We must eat a healthier diet.>> Why? Isn't death an option? .....
» 15/05/2014 1:42:44 PM Dear JP, <<how can you move further away from everything/God/yourself?>> Fro.....
» 15/05/2014 12:05:25 AM Dear Killarney, <<A country that forces people to keep working after the age of 65,.....
» 14/05/2014 11:38:29 PM <<is laziness rewarded by welfare handouts in today's society?>> It currently.....
» 14/05/2014 7:41:13 PM Dear JP, <<In an atheistic universe (I’m not inferring that you are an atheist as I.....
» 14/05/2014 6:49:06 PM << (2)Imposed a Medicare $7 *TAX* >> Regardless of items (1) and (3), this is.....
» 14/05/2014 10:31:35 AM Dear JP, <<Shadow Minister – you claim that “the cornerstone of this debate is the .....
» 14/05/2014 1:41:06 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<Yuyutsu if you don't like our laws & taxation, you are quite welcom.....
» 13/05/2014 9:27:03 PM Dear Producer, <<Yuyutsu proportional representation is not a poor man’s choice. Th.....
» 13/05/2014 8:13:04 PM Dear LEGO, I am not particularly interested in the topic of racism, nor is it the origina.....
» 13/05/2014 7:36:08 PM Dear Producer, <<I believe (to borrow a phrase) that there should be no taxation wi.....
» 13/05/2014 6:43:09 PM Dear Divergence, <<It is worth pointing out that not even all the early Christians .....
» 13/05/2014 5:08:45 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<Do you still believe in deuteronomy 22?>> Did I ever?.....
» 13/05/2014 12:41:20 PM Given the dire circumstances, the debt levy on its own would be justified, as to begin wit.....
» 13/05/2014 9:19:33 AM Indeed, Ateday, It seems that the author is envious of those who are not as deeply bogged.....
» 12/05/2014 11:11:21 PM Dear Kevin, The problem with government begins and ends with the fact that it is a non-vo.....
» 12/05/2014 4:55:02 PM Thank you Canary for helping to get our priorities right: Life is all about our relations.....
» 11/05/2014 11:13:05 PM Dear David, <<All governments are human governments regardless of where they claim .....
» 11/05/2014 8:36:49 PM Dear David, <<The state does not decide what is right and wrong. It decides what is.....
» 11/05/2014 8:06:40 PM Dear Nhoj, Of course there is a difference between MGM and FGM, the latter being more dis.....
» 11/05/2014 3:03:48 PM Dear LEGO, I think for myself. Any correlation between my thoughts and those of "tre.....
» 11/05/2014 2:19:37 PM Dear Paul, You have very good and established arguments regarding the fate of the human r.....
» 11/05/2014 2:03:16 PM Dear Nhoj, <<David f, you have no objection to male genital mutilation?>> I'.....
» 11/05/2014 1:41:41 PM Dear Jay, <<That's Nationalism my friend.>> Are you a medical doctor? For y.....
» 10/05/2014 11:25:36 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Speaking of identification, why should I consider an immigrant .....
» 10/05/2014 10:16:16 PM Dear Pericles, <<If you think about it, instead of instinctively pounding your keyb.....
» 10/05/2014 9:41:29 PM I support the desire of the people of eastern Ukraine for independence. I hope they remai.....
» 10/05/2014 8:47:48 PM Dear LEGO, Enough has been said about the immorality of Arabs/Palestinians/Muslims. That'.....
» 9/05/2014 1:28:34 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Empathy for all sentient beings is admirable. Identification is not. .....
» 9/05/2014 1:08:48 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<We could even grow food in the Sahara, using just sea water.>>.....
» 9/05/2014 12:30:14 PM Dear Pericles, <<Show me a mother who has elected to be one for patriotic, "do.....
» 9/05/2014 11:36:53 AM I was about to write the same, but ChrisPer was ahead of me, so I second him!.....
» 9/05/2014 11:06:31 AM Most of the listed measures to eliminate Australia's debt are positive and well appreciate.....
» 9/05/2014 10:44:26 AM Dear Nathan, <<So why still do so many people not eat organic food?>> You ar.....
» 9/05/2014 10:08:18 AM Dear LEGO, << "The history of the world, Reveals a simple plan, He takes who h.....
» 8/05/2014 9:50:09 PM Dear Banjo, <<It therefore seems logical to me that religion is an ideology.>>.....
» 8/05/2014 1:53:58 PM One of my relatives is homosexual - but he never considered himself as 'gay': he never too.....
» 8/05/2014 1:13:30 PM Quite true, Babette, for those who were already encouraged under former governments to hav.....
» 7/05/2014 3:48:02 PM Thank you Peter for another excellent and beautiful article. Keep up the good work! <&.....
» 7/05/2014 11:41:12 AM I support neither nations nor a planetary nation - democratic or otherwise. Yes, there ne.....
» 6/05/2014 7:53:48 PM Dear Rhian, Good, but just a word of caution: <<Free speech is a fundamentally lib.....
» 6/05/2014 2:07:06 PM What a dangerous and crazy proposition: a "right to be heard"? What's next if s.....
» 5/05/2014 2:13:37 PM Obviously it's not the libertarian thing to add government services or to extend existing .....
» 4/05/2014 4:49:00 AM Hear hear, naughty boys and girls - if you misbehave, then Julia will be back! <<Sh.....
» 2/05/2014 5:32:18 PM Dear JBSH, <<My answer is a most definite yes. It seems the government, and the Dep.....
» 2/05/2014 1:07:49 PM Dear Hasbeen, I can't see how you deduce that I support either Muslims or homosexuals: al.....
» 2/05/2014 10:22:02 AM <We need to unite Australians, not divide them.> YOU have such perverse need, or ra.....
» 2/05/2014 9:07:48 AM (( "It is contrary to etiquette to yawn in the presence of a king," the monarch.....
» 30/04/2014 9:42:31 AM Sounds good: we need to keep the idol of economy in check, to have a real life instead of .....
» 29/04/2014 2:24:07 PM Dear Foxy, I was looking at this question from a broader perspective: Identity is a prob.....
» 28/04/2014 10:59:29 PM Dear Foxy, <<I'd better quit and not ramble on.>> Please don't - all you wro.....
» 28/04/2014 6:11:08 PM Dear Ojnab, <<Yes! Yuyutsu the Royal family are dictators>> Have they ordere.....
» 28/04/2014 2:49:19 PM Dear Foxy, <<I'd be interested to hear your views on the subject.>> <<.....
» 28/04/2014 2:15:51 PM Dear Saltpetre, I was exactly referring the law requiring one to wear a pot on their head.....
» 28/04/2014 2:06:39 PM Dear Nhoj, You call me "radically right wing" just as others on this very topic.....
» 28/04/2014 1:22:08 PM How shallow to attribute the preference for monarchy to some silly celebrity-worship when .....
» 28/04/2014 10:15:32 AM Dear Nhoj, You may be a saint, but Jesus taught us to turn OUR OWN other cheek, not that .....
» 28/04/2014 9:42:37 AM Dear Nathan, When I'm out without the car, I don't leave the car keys at home - they are .....
» 27/04/2014 8:23:04 PM Dear Foxy, <<The world is becoming a single marketplace, where ...>> There y.....
» 25/04/2014 12:04:36 PM Dear Rehctub, <<Yuyutsu, what I am saying is that employer contribution super, not .....
» 25/04/2014 2:01:39 AM Dear Rehctub, <<I do Yuyutsu, stop allowing the punters to gamble with our super an.....
» 24/04/2014 6:13:19 PM Dear Nathan, I am not willing to throw away my outer private vehicle before my inner one .....
» 23/04/2014 4:35:40 PM This is not madness - this is deliberate cruelty! The ones who matter most, are treated l.....
» 23/04/2014 4:16:52 PM Dear Aussieboy, Yes, there is pollution and the reason is the excessive number of humans .....
» 23/04/2014 4:02:40 PM Dear Bazz, <<People will be forced onto their own resources and everything will bec.....
» 23/04/2014 3:26:08 PM Dear Aussie Boy and David G., An overwhelming reason to stop (or at least reduce) burning.....
» 22/04/2014 7:43:27 PM Raising the pension age would not improve productivity. Instead, it will: 1. Force even o.....
» 22/04/2014 7:12:30 PM Dear Rhrosty, What excellent questions: <<If God is all powerful, and everywhere p.....
» 22/04/2014 2:11:22 PM Dear Pericles, Do you wish to rob the poor man's lamb? The two dinosaur parties already .....
» 22/04/2014 12:32:18 AM Dear Shockadelic, Thank you for your support. So after a long detour we are now back 360.....
» 21/04/2014 8:16:59 PM Dear Pericles, Worship of God is indeed the best form of leisure, but it was unwise on th.....
» 20/04/2014 9:33:22 PM Dear Shockadelic, Nothing prevents people of different societies from having various leve.....
» 20/04/2014 2:34:09 PM Dear David, The binding of believers together into what Buddhism calls 'Sangha' is a powe.....
» 20/04/2014 1:06:07 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<You can't go anywhere at all without encountering a "socie.....
» 20/04/2014 12:22:28 PM Bob Day may be slightly better than the rest (in fact I think he is), but even the best of.....
» 20/04/2014 10:26:05 AM Dear Rehctub, <<running a business is about running a business, not managing the pe.....
» 20/04/2014 4:00:53 AM Dear SteeleRedux, The last poster you mentioned actually reads as follows: [ "I wil.....
» 19/04/2014 10:08:08 PM Dear David, Running a search on 'barbaric', the first result that came up was: [ bar·bar.....
» 19/04/2014 8:14:41 PM Well said, Killarney, I couldn't have said it better. Now we're just left to wonder when.....
» 19/04/2014 7:59:53 PM Dear David, <<Nonsense repeated remains nonsense.>> By claiming that "B.....
» 18/04/2014 5:24:38 PM Dear David, Religion is the process of coming closer to God - social bonds and allegiance.....
» 18/04/2014 4:30:42 PM Dear Hasbeen, The purpose of penalty rates should be to compensate real people for real s.....
» 18/04/2014 11:06:54 AM This is an excellent response, David! Just a slight correction if I may: <<It is t.....
» 18/04/2014 10:18:57 AM Dear SPQR, Regarding your second point, you can't eat the cake and have it too: If you w.....
» 18/04/2014 9:46:32 AM Dear Rehctub, <<As for other religions who wish to celebrate days other than our re.....
» 18/04/2014 9:20:08 AM Thank you, Justine, Let us remember that having to work for money is only an accident, th.....
» 17/04/2014 9:25:50 PM (...continued) <<Where controversial laws are made, there is no end to the public r.....
» 17/04/2014 9:25:46 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Then why are they here? You don't move half way around the plan.....
» 17/04/2014 2:47:44 PM God bless you, Laura. I am proud of your courage and compassion. I am not familiar with .....
» 17/04/2014 1:49:10 PM (...continued) So maturity age, Banjo, depends on culture and aspirations, as well as ind.....
» 17/04/2014 1:49:08 PM Dear Banjo, I am happy to relate to questions of morality, good and evil, but before we s.....
» 17/04/2014 1:54:29 AM Dear Jottikii, Nothing new about the Left accusing me of being a Rightist and the Right a.....
» 16/04/2014 11:14:14 AM Dear Rehctub, <<Yuyutsu, this is Australia mate and, as it appears all are welcome .....
» 16/04/2014 10:14:38 AM Good morning Paul, I am glad about your comfortable personal situation - then you must be.....
» 16/04/2014 1:09:25 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<Oh, & get rid of all those "people of other cultural/religious.....
» 15/04/2014 5:57:19 PM This topic is not really about inheritance tax, but about tax-avoidance - so weed out thos.....
» 15/04/2014 5:47:33 PM Dear 579, <<I can't see what religion has got to do with it.>> Good observat.....
» 15/04/2014 12:42:36 PM It is sad to see how the discussion about individual freedoms is hijacked by this tired le.....
» 13/04/2014 7:51:25 PM Dear Nathan, <<Yes 'Yuyutsu' they put their life on the line - but would I have wan.....
» 11/04/2014 2:40:05 PM Dear Peter, Nobody can ever reduce Christ to an idea. People may have this or that idea .....
» 10/04/2014 6:14:49 PM Dear Rhian, I believe that Christianity can renew itself and adjust its theology accordin.....
» 10/04/2014 5:46:40 PM Dear OnTheBeach, <<Fair enough, but what about the direct and indirect costs to the.....
» 10/04/2014 3:33:51 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<Perhaps he does not consider our whole society is a victim, when th.....
» 10/04/2014 1:50:56 PM Thank you Peter for this excellent, clear and superb exposition! The final step beyond mo.....
» 10/04/2014 12:46:05 PM Dear Banjo, <<There are many, many cultural practices that we currently do not allo.....
» 10/04/2014 9:10:41 AM Dear Banjo, <<I have asked pro MC posters here just what other alien practices shou.....
» 9/04/2014 1:03:01 PM Looks like the author isn't truly concerned about racism and such, but uses its non-preval.....
» 9/04/2014 9:06:32 AM Have a safe journey, Jayb, <<When the first person dies naturally then the others e.....
» 9/04/2014 3:51:46 AM Dear Matthew, In the case of "4 men in a boat" I would agree with Kant that no .....
» 8/04/2014 9:15:36 AM If one is to expect equality, then why only between humans? <<I am diminished when .....
» 7/04/2014 2:28:10 PM Seventeen is way too old to ask young people not to have sex - by then you may as well giv.....
» 7/04/2014 10:33:37 AM Anything goes so long as you don't try to tell us that drugs are good. Drugs are drugs ar.....
» 4/04/2014 6:14:24 PM Dear Jay, <<The social contract is between the state and the people,>> Excus.....
» 4/04/2014 2:56:17 PM Dear Zoe, It is very sad indeed that you were prevented from leaving the country for 20 m.....
» 4/04/2014 11:50:32 AM It is outrageous that the government should keep records about our sex-organs in the first.....
» 3/04/2014 2:07:38 PM Dear OnTheBeach, The Australian electoral system is designed to keep ordinary people out,.....
» 3/04/2014 12:23:52 PM Dear Crackcup, <<Every individual should at least follow the ongoing proceedings of.....
» 2/04/2014 1:18:19 PM Dear Kellie, There are plenty of serious reasons to worry about food security, as well as.....
» 2/04/2014 12:27:41 AM Dear David, <<I have to disagree with all of you.>> I wonder where's the nee.....
» 1/04/2014 12:48:35 PM Thank you David, I completely agree, but even you wrote the word "we" 9 times, .....
» 1/04/2014 6:00:06 AM Dear Matthew, You say that you agree that utilitarian morality is wrong: it certainly is......
» 31/03/2014 10:14:23 PM Dear Ojnab, You should know very well that sexual abuse is not part of any religion. In f.....
» 31/03/2014 5:36:09 PM Dear Ojnab, <<I really cannot come,to terms with the stuipidy of people who believe.....
» 31/03/2014 7:05:33 AM Dear SteeleRedux, The foreigner DID indeed impart new information: If there was only one.....
» 30/03/2014 10:02:35 PM Some may like Abbott's policies, but it doesn't imply that it was the voters' wish. In th.....
» 30/03/2014 6:57:05 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Those followers were indeed a bunch of idiots and it wasn't their guru'.....
» 30/03/2014 2:11:49 PM Dear Other David (VK3AUU), If God were an illusion, would you also say that an illusion c.....
» 29/03/2014 11:29:43 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Thanks for the clip - it's the classical game-theory "prisoner-dil.....
» 28/03/2014 6:18:54 PM A bit of personal perspective: <<Population growth has the potential to get us thin.....
» 28/03/2014 5:15:08 PM Dear SteelRedux, <<In that case the split would be 96 to the head BR, 2 to the thir.....
» 28/03/2014 2:55:18 PM Indeed George, an excellent, balanced and comprehensible article: thank you Max! Now to t.....
» 28/03/2014 1:17:55 PM My mistake: with a positive but 10% or less chance to catch a cold, the third-ranking bush.....
» 28/03/2014 11:57:48 AM I had another look at this model, with interesting finds: Suppose, everything else being .....
» 28/03/2014 12:34:58 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<How anyone, with even half a brain, can not look at the world & und.....
» 27/03/2014 11:21:52 PM Dear Pat, <<Interesting article, I think it shows how abortion defines western civi.....
» 27/03/2014 5:46:55 PM Dear David, <<There are non-theistic religions such as Buddhism which do not have t.....
» 27/03/2014 4:15:51 PM Dear Jon, We're on the same boat because access to moral-high-ground is reserved for thos.....
» 27/03/2014 7:06:55 AM Dear SM, That's wonderful news, the boats have been stopped, so Abbott fulfilled his prom.....
» 26/03/2014 12:53:34 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Thanks for the game, I had a look, bookmarked it and may play it when I.....
» 26/03/2014 12:12:46 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<The boats have stopped.>> Or perhaps they just got sm.....
» 26/03/2014 9:35:31 AM Dear Jon, You wrote to Peter: <<Never mind that it's revealing new and exciting wa.....
» 26/03/2014 12:07:30 AM Dear SteelRedux, Mathematical game theory is fascinating - situations often result in a &.....
» 25/03/2014 9:39:12 PM Dear SteeleRedux, I checked your puzzle and the result is correct. So the question is, &.....
» 25/03/2014 7:34:41 PM Dear David, If I believed for a moment that your article lacks a hidden agenda (to distra.....
» 25/03/2014 5:35:19 PM Dear Yvonne, Certainly, I agree that questioning others and especially those in authority.....
» 25/03/2014 4:31:35 PM Thank you for another great article, Peter. Proverbs 26:27 says: "Whoever digs a pit.....
» 24/03/2014 5:24:59 PM Dear Yvonne, I only comment about the analogy, not about refugee policy: <<The ana.....
» 24/03/2014 3:28:37 PM What a terrible analogy! Forget about the boat-people or however else you wish to name th.....
» 24/03/2014 2:03:53 PM Dear David, No David, I don't hate your people, who deserve pity rather than hate, especi.....
» 23/03/2014 7:57:18 PM Dear David, You misquote me as saying that I didn't give a damn about 5.5 billion anonymo.....
» 23/03/2014 9:55:48 AM Dear David, Yet more lawyer's tricks to try to get more information about my family, so i.....
» 21/03/2014 4:45:47 PM Dear Plantagenet, <<I hereby express concern for the children in Syria>> I n.....
» 21/03/2014 1:21:23 PM Dear David, I rather have 5.5 billion anonymous children die, than have even ONE of the c.....
» 21/03/2014 10:20:57 AM Dear David, The papers are full of stories about bad things happening to good people. If .....
» 20/03/2014 10:55:54 AM Dear David, <<Not one of you is prepared to acknowledge the UNICEF Report and the h.....
» 19/03/2014 7:19:40 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<I, on the other hand, can be positively defined>> I beg t.....
» 19/03/2014 6:35:08 PM Dear David, <<I am weary of our interchange so will stop.>> Thank you for th.....
» 19/03/2014 4:32:05 PM Dear David, Let's first take law-enforcement out of the equation: as it stands, almost an.....
» 19/03/2014 1:44:08 PM You would really be healthier and better off staying home, going to bed at 10pm with a nic.....
» 19/03/2014 1:04:49 PM Dear Banjo, Please don't worry: the mind cannot be transported anywhere, let alone beyond.....
» 19/03/2014 1:04:44 PM Dear AJ Philips, That God cannot be defined in positive terms, is a limitation of humans,.....
» 19/03/2014 11:32:11 AM Dear David, I can understand the case for corporations: since they asked for the benefits.....
» 19/03/2014 10:23:21 AM Surely there must be a different level of expectation from simple Ishmaelites than from th.....
» 18/03/2014 6:56:21 PM Dear David, This was in reply to your claim that: "When you deny a person employment.....
» 18/03/2014 5:43:48 PM Dear David, Most people spend their money on things they believe will make them happy. W.....
» 18/03/2014 4:33:41 PM Dear Natalie, I feel distressed to hear your story. It's just so cruel. For the last day.....
» 18/03/2014 4:14:03 PM Dear David, <<However, that is one of the risks of a free society...If we ban speec.....
» 18/03/2014 1:33:37 PM Dear Ojnab, Human birth is indeed a big and rare prize, also a big responsibility - so pl.....
» 18/03/2014 12:45:53 PM Dear George, It is not possible to define God in any positive terms, because any such att.....
» 18/03/2014 2:00:37 AM Dear George, Certainly, we don't discard the concept of set, nor forget about God: we jus.....
» 18/03/2014 12:11:30 AM Dear Wolly, That's because the so-called "private" insurance is not private at .....
» 17/03/2014 11:55:00 PM I think we can all agree that insulting others is wrong, that we should try to avoid it. .....
» 17/03/2014 11:32:40 PM Dear Ojnab, <<none of us know if a God exists or not, and never will>> I thi.....
» 17/03/2014 1:45:48 PM Dear Snake, Indeed something more creative should be done instead of locking up people an.....
» 17/03/2014 12:51:56 PM Dear Banjo, <<What does it take to be a Christian?>> To know thyself. Once y.....
» 16/03/2014 7:40:33 PM But is it right to make us keep feeding Cowan and his jailers for the rest of his life fro.....
» 16/03/2014 7:25:35 PM Dear Jon, Pain is not required - only the preparedness to endure it if required. All suf.....
» 16/03/2014 4:59:25 PM Dear Individual, <<You're just lucky that in all probability there is no God>>.....
» 16/03/2014 1:57:33 PM Dear Jon, A Christian is a follower of Christ. That has nothing to do with belief, but ra.....
» 16/03/2014 1:00:40 PM Dear Saltpetre, You should read my words within context: The question of hierarchy was f.....
» 16/03/2014 8:55:01 AM Dear Rehctub, I definitely support the removal of compulsory voting, yet I will continue .....
» 16/03/2014 2:21:13 AM Thank you George for this beautiful reference! I think that première naïveté is becoming .....
» 16/03/2014 1:58:00 AM Dear Jottiikii, Buddhism is certainly a religion, or at least it once was, as the Buddha .....
» 15/03/2014 10:19:03 PM Dear Individual, <<Why does God need religious hierarchy>> He doesn't. What .....
» 14/03/2014 4:12:48 PM Dear Individual, <<What has being religious...with believing in a supernatural powe.....
» 14/03/2014 12:35:23 PM This mockery is utterly disgusting, Rhrosty. Tony has already made up his mind: he will n.....
» 14/03/2014 9:48:06 AM My hat off to Tony. Sexuality does nor deserve to be a defining factor or made a big deal.....
» 14/03/2014 9:15:39 AM Dear 579, <<We do not need a gigantic paid parental scheme>> We don't need A.....
» 14/03/2014 8:48:10 AM This is a well-written reminder for Christians, but what have you to offer those who are n.....
» 14/03/2014 8:28:28 AM Dear Rehctub, Why would it be sad if Abbott needs to give up his position? The only sens.....
» 14/03/2014 12:15:09 AM Dear Tony, Yes, but also: I compartmentalise therefore I am. I circumstantiate therefore.....
» 13/03/2014 11:11:41 PM Dear Ojnab, Since we both agree that God does not exist, I presume you would agree that H.....
» 13/03/2014 5:46:54 PM Dear Individual, <<It is pointless & a no-win situation to argue with religious peo.....
» 13/03/2014 5:34:02 PM Exactly Philip, Now you understand how much Jordanians "like" to have the Pales.....
» 13/03/2014 5:04:00 PM Dear Ojnab, <<When all the religious people on OLO can tell me>> I'll do my .....
» 13/03/2014 4:39:49 PM Dear Halduell, Perhaps we just found an even more effective solution - maybe Singer shoul.....
» 13/03/2014 3:40:42 PM "Jordan's King Abdullah needs to step up to the plate - and Obama must not let him re.....
» 13/03/2014 3:12:02 PM "Freedom from religion" entails freedom from life, freedom from the journey back.....
» 13/03/2014 11:22:41 AM Dear Paul, <<I find it incongruous that the "leader" of a political party.....
» 13/03/2014 10:59:25 AM <<If humans are nothing more than the sum total of unguided evolutionary forces>&.....
» 13/03/2014 12:45:31 AM Why should growth be an imperative? So long as we want to grow, we are not happy with wha.....
» 12/03/2014 6:47:11 PM Dear Mustard, Good stuff, but I'm not sure what it has to do with OUG not finding himself.....
» 12/03/2014 1:09:03 PM Dear Yebiga, You should look at nationalism/patriotism as a disease, a hereditary infecti.....
» 12/03/2014 1:04:40 AM In general that's a great idea, however: 1) In the long term there won't be anyone to exp.....
» 11/03/2014 2:07:36 PM Dear OUG, <<its sad i cant prove im me/>> May I recommend you this movie: ht.....
» 11/03/2014 1:42:49 PM Yet another intruder who wishes to dictate to us what we supposedly want and how we should.....
» 11/03/2014 1:22:40 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<What we need to do is excise South Australia from the Commonwealth......
» 11/03/2014 11:12:08 AM Dear Robert, Obviously you live in a remote area which had no internet service before. No.....
» 11/03/2014 8:05:45 AM Dear Killarney, For generations most people didn't need to see the inside of a bank. Inst.....
» 10/03/2014 9:56:23 PM Dear Ant, <<Yuyutsu, you expect us to believe that climate scientists of various na.....
» 10/03/2014 7:35:35 PM Dear Sonofgloin, You only confirm what I wrote, that anyone who is able should stay away .....
» 10/03/2014 5:07:54 PM Dear Ant, Since climate change is caused by the Department of Meteorology and CSIRO, the .....
» 10/03/2014 12:20:35 PM Dear SM, You should not treat those guys as incompetent fools: <<To make it worse,.....
» 10/03/2014 11:08:17 AM Well said - May God bless you and all farming families......
» 10/03/2014 10:39:13 AM <<While the over 65s constitute 14% of the population (and the fastest growing demog.....
» 10/03/2014 10:05:19 AM Dear Paul, <<Individual agreements are no more than a ruse to reducing wages and co.....
» 10/03/2014 9:35:58 AM Dear SM, <<What is lacking from this "bleeding heart" is any sympathy for.....
» 10/03/2014 8:57:57 AM Dear Poirot, Thank you for bringing this article about Julie Bishop and China: I was not .....
» 10/03/2014 1:40:42 AM Dear Philip, I don't know myself what is the agreement between IMF and Ukraine: if indeed.....
» 9/03/2014 9:06:47 PM Dear Mustard, <<But what they don't accept and agree to, is having their money mani.....
» 9/03/2014 6:38:11 PM Dear Paul, <<I am a paid up member of The Greens, one of the few on here willing to.....
» 9/03/2014 6:13:51 PM Dear Sonofgloin, Are you suggesting that Crimeans should sell their freedom for 30 pieces.....
» 9/03/2014 9:15:40 AM <<This implies that the majority of Australians are beyond the pale when it comes to.....
» 7/03/2014 5:46:18 PM Dear R0bert, Now it takes wisdom to differentiate between one's duty and one's desires an.....
» 7/03/2014 5:00:03 PM Dear R0bert, <<A bleeding heart in my view is someone who acts from a very blinkere.....
» 4/03/2014 11:29:26 PM Dear Aussieboy, <<most bosses/employers are greedy money hungry pigs that if it was.....
» 4/03/2014 6:37:22 PM Dear Aussieboy, You write that you were employed by a company - in that case, what I wrot.....
» 4/03/2014 5:58:44 PM Dear Aussieboy, <<And if we do drop penalty rates who benefits Harvey Norman and bi.....
» 4/03/2014 5:53:24 PM Dear Runner, Mr. Abbott may be a chicken, but the root of the problem is the absurd power.....
» 4/03/2014 3:13:04 PM Dear David, Around 1967, Israel was practically facing the Soviet Union, a formidable pow.....
» 3/03/2014 11:26:09 PM Dear David, <<What is your view? If the PLO persist with this policy - how do you .....
» 3/03/2014 5:01:56 PM Dear David, As I said, I am not going to disclose any more information about my family. H.....
» 3/03/2014 1:52:16 PM Dear David, My family asks me how I can sleep at night with all those fires in Australia......
» 2/03/2014 9:03:04 PM Dear Jayb, I wonder why Western culture overemphasises the importance of life (in the bio.....
» 2/03/2014 6:06:55 PM Dear Extropian, <<Are you suggesting that the phenomenon of LIFE is not a legitimat.....
» 1/03/2014 11:49:27 PM All honest politicians have a purple tail and wings that fly them to the moon......
» 1/03/2014 11:41:11 PM It's nothing to do with money: if I were to describe the Qantas' quality of service on the.....
» 28/02/2014 4:20:40 PM Dear David, My family (who now by-the-way consider themselves atheists), lived in Israel .....
» 28/02/2014 3:15:06 PM Dear David G., <<Why do we, in Australia, have to be subjected to pro-Israel, Anti-.....
» 28/02/2014 2:24:47 PM <<Noted futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts that by 2029 computers will be a.....
» 27/02/2014 4:55:49 PM <<the emotions that animals seldom suffer – greed, hatred, anger, envy.>> But.....
» 27/02/2014 3:51:42 PM Dear Extropian, <<Are self-replicating molecules alive or is their activity caused .....
» 27/02/2014 11:08:47 AM Dear Michael, <<It is not possible to create classes of citizens, some of whom have.....
» 27/02/2014 8:15:02 AM First, I agree with Jayb - not much remains to be said afterwards. As for the child's age.....
» 27/02/2014 12:46:57 AM Dear David, As you just demonstrated by the Kashmir example, you don't need to be a Jew i.....
» 26/02/2014 7:44:18 PM Dear David, <<Why do your family - who I assume are "ordinary Israelis" -.....
» 26/02/2014 5:47:38 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<Is it fair they are funding Ali's irresponsibility?>> .....
» 26/02/2014 10:48:41 AM Dear Shadow Minister, <<I assume that you are happy for other parents to take the r.....
» 26/02/2014 8:33:13 AM But Imajulianutter, You didn't consider the possibility that Ali married an Australian Mi.....
» 26/02/2014 12:39:18 AM Dear David, I am a Hindu. I visit my family in Israel at least every year. I will not d.....
» 25/02/2014 6:16:02 PM Dear Shadow Minister, <<Any person using rational instead of emotion will see that .....
» 25/02/2014 4:46:34 PM Dear David, <<Oops sorry - I forgot you are probably among the mindless people who .....
» 25/02/2014 11:34:56 AM Dear Yebiga, Not so fast, conversion takes time and the 30th of February has not yet arri.....
» 25/02/2014 12:32:00 AM The root of the problem and source of cruelty is that the state of Australia hogs this who.....
» 24/02/2014 11:56:50 PM Dear SteeleRedux, It's difficult to discuss the matter without taking into account ALL as.....
» 24/02/2014 2:09:59 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Let's first get Mary Mallon out of the way: People's actions against he.....
» 23/02/2014 4:56:19 PM Dear David, <<Every word said in this conflict - both by Jews and Arabs - are inten.....
» 23/02/2014 12:58:20 PM Dear Phanto, <<If religion is everything they claim it to be they would not feel th.....
» 23/02/2014 2:51:19 AM 70 patients were refused treatment while lawyers discuss paperwork-formalities. This shou.....
» 23/02/2014 2:32:23 AM Dear SteeleRedux, <<Is this movement driven mainly by discredited fears>> I .....
» 21/02/2014 12:57:47 PM The real question is why such photos and stories of murder (and other crime) are published.....
» 21/02/2014 12:15:52 AM Dear Yebiga, <<On this subject the relevant citation is Exodus Chapter 24: 30 to 33.....
» 20/02/2014 10:44:24 PM Dear Suse, <<However, if the perpetrators don't have weapons, and are just there to.....
» 20/02/2014 12:21:22 PM Dear Yebiga, Please read Genesis chapter 34 before being so hasty......
» 20/02/2014 12:00:36 PM The first chapter of Genesis along with the first 3 verses of the second, were intended as.....
» 20/02/2014 10:53:51 AM Dear Suse, <<Obviously I am closer to the truth than all the rednecks on this threa.....
» 20/02/2014 7:37:12 AM <<Where do you suggest we put those people ?>> Back in their boats. The Aust.....
» 20/02/2014 1:28:35 AM Dear Suse, I don't want to shoot anyone dead - only to have them think that I could......
» 20/02/2014 12:51:10 AM Dear Suse, The chances are quite slim that a poke of a finger or a kick to the leg would .....
» 19/02/2014 12:46:56 AM We should be shocked that universities are funded by our tax money. The rest of the detai.....
» 19/02/2014 12:39:06 AM Parents must have the freedom not to vaccinate their children, but so should doctors have .....
» 19/02/2014 12:31:38 AM The law should withdraw its protection for 5 minutes from anyone who initiates unprovoked .....
» 18/02/2014 11:46:43 PM Dear David, <<in Area "C" is very small - but strategically important for.....
» 18/02/2014 8:18:16 PM Dear Is Mise, <<Just where did I say that?>> Indeed I did not quote you lite.....
» 18/02/2014 1:33:05 PM Dear Belly, Jesus never said or implied that you should not take responsibility for your .....
» 18/02/2014 10:59:58 AM Dear David, So here is one thing we agree on: - No agreement is possible with the PLO. .....
» 18/02/2014 10:18:37 AM Dear Is Mise, Currently there are Western children who are convinced and attracted by Isl.....
» 18/02/2014 9:09:48 AM Dear Is Mise, Thanks for this impressive clip. But it produces only one side. It portra.....
» 18/02/2014 8:12:13 AM Dear Yebiga, When peaceful people are attacked by madmen, unprovoked, they may use whatev.....
» 17/02/2014 5:02:10 PM Dear David, Are you so naive to believe in a piece of paper, or is it instead that you re.....
» 17/02/2014 1:03:10 PM That's where Western culture leads. Thread after thread here panics about the threat of M.....
» 16/02/2014 2:54:43 PM Dear David, <<Some Jews reply on Saturdays - some don't.>> Some Jews take th.....
» 16/02/2014 1:54:15 PM Dear Foxy, <<many of you seem to think that there's few differences between the two.....
» 15/02/2014 11:32:32 PM Not much difference - they both believe that they have a right to order us around. In nam.....
» 15/02/2014 11:13:45 PM Dear Belly, Obviously it is not possible to be suffering at the hands of non-existant God.....
» 14/02/2014 6:42:14 PM Dear John, What made the city of Sodom a symbol of sinfulness? Nowadays, most people wou.....
» 14/02/2014 3:23:16 PM Dear Belly, It would add to the credibility of your arguments if you refer to that partic.....
» 14/02/2014 1:40:02 PM Dear Yebiga, Had the Old Testament indeed been directly dictated to Moses by God, as some.....
» 14/02/2014 12:54:29 PM Dear OnTheBeach, Surely each living being has duties, but there is no basis to claim that.....
» 14/02/2014 10:29:59 AM Dear OnTheBeach, <<I don't agree with your ideal.>> Which is well appreciate.....
» 14/02/2014 1:36:56 AM Dear Yebiga, We have just discussed this issue on Singer's previous topic, yet I am disap.....
» 13/02/2014 11:06:37 PM Dear OnTheBeach, Thank you for your concerns. Be assured that I am very happy in my pers.....
» 13/02/2014 3:49:13 PM Dear Belly, The issues discussed here are matters of principle, going well beyond the Mus.....
» 13/02/2014 12:47:12 PM What an Orwellian declaration: "it is the lamp that shows that freedom lives" .....
» 13/02/2014 9:44:07 AM Dear Bazz, <<It is otherwise known as anarchy.>> The freedom not to be ruled.....
» 13/02/2014 9:30:46 AM Several commentators here love Israel, which is great, but can't they see that the occupat.....
» 13/02/2014 1:56:38 AM Dear Josephus, The idea of "one Law for all people" was a progressive one for i.....
» 12/02/2014 10:49:08 PM Dear Banjo, <<Those persons elected...>> This assumes that the group's const.....
» 12/02/2014 7:20:29 PM Dear Is Mise, The problem is, that in the general case (other than new citizens and those.....
» 12/02/2014 6:58:53 PM Dear Joe, Please bear in mind that even if global warming is occurring and EVEN if it is .....
» 12/02/2014 6:47:41 PM (...continued) The question of whether to allow others their cultural expressions is misl.....
» 12/02/2014 6:47:37 PM Dear Banjo, <<Maybe you will tell us just who has a right to practice the culture o.....
» 12/02/2014 3:47:59 PM Dear Bazz, Now I am really surprised: Do you actually believe that the Koran was written.....
» 12/02/2014 2:34:58 PM Dear Belly, If after due rational consideration, having consulted all your experts and so.....
» 12/02/2014 9:32:39 AM Dear Chris, <<I certainly didn't fight three wars to have a git like that live here.....
» 12/02/2014 12:09:22 AM Dear OnTheBeach, <<You did make the foul allegation that there was invasion at the .....
» 11/02/2014 5:17:46 PM Dear Yebiga, I also fully agree, just as you and your friends on the philosophy forum agr.....
» 11/02/2014 1:15:58 PM Dear Yebiga, We agree that patriotism is a mental illness. Regarding organised religion,.....
» 11/02/2014 10:48:39 AM Dear Yebiga, You are blaming innocent religion for someone else's crimes. Judaism was ne.....
» 10/02/2014 11:15:34 PM Dear Buzz, <<Huh, then why are you here ?>> Weren't you singing "We've .....
» 10/02/2014 6:00:33 PM Dear Bazz, <<Only the PC would be dopey enough not to.>> I have never been a.....
» 10/02/2014 12:28:32 PM Dear Belly, <<But if we confront the importation of a culture harming our own,>&.....
» 10/02/2014 2:44:24 AM What does Islam want? - To establish and enforce Islamic culture over any area it can con.....
» 6/02/2014 5:15:33 PM Perhaps the USA should show the way by becoming democratic itself, not just in name? Your.....
» 4/02/2014 6:40:51 PM The main point of this article is that western civilisation is not special. Yes, they all.....
» 4/02/2014 5:04:27 PM Dear SteeleRedux, <<Even if the report read exactly as Joe stated it do you really .....
» 3/02/2014 6:28:36 PM Dear SteeleRedux, Rebuttal? I totally agree with Joe! My reference to those who don't ca.....
» 3/02/2014 5:34:00 PM Who cares about facts - if you say it enough times, people will believe it to be true: thi.....
» 3/02/2014 3:08:00 PM Dear Josephus, Firstly, I don't have to buy processed fruit: we can always limit ourselve.....
» 3/02/2014 2:32:19 PM Dear Josephus, Why keep this rotten band-aid? I will never support these American poison.....
» 3/02/2014 2:19:32 PM Dear 579, <<It will leave a gigantic hole in the town without SPC.>> We don'.....
» 3/02/2014 1:50:17 PM Dear Bazz, So if the problem is just the high rental costs of the machinery, can't the fa.....
» 3/02/2014 8:29:32 AM Well said, but not general enough. One limitation of this article is that it does not off.....
» 3/02/2014 8:01:04 AM Thank you Bazz! I just wonder what prevents those farmers and employees from packing thei.....
» 1/02/2014 10:20:06 PM I'm afraid that my question has still not been answered: If I now, out of compassion, go .....
» 31/01/2014 7:06:52 PM Obviously no government has a moral right to take money away from us, taxpayers, and give .....
» 31/01/2014 6:38:07 PM Boycotting Coke is certainly the healthy choice. Why would anyone want to drink that black.....
» 31/01/2014 1:09:19 PM Dear Steven, <<And we ought to be up there with the best.>> Not if the price.....
» 30/01/2014 2:11:59 PM Can Australia learn from Israel? Anyone can learn from anyone else, but it needs to be se.....
» 30/01/2014 12:08:12 PM Dear Vivienne, <<Israel should have the right to retain their Zionist and Jewish id.....
» 28/01/2014 11:08:55 AM Beware of anything that comes out of Werner Erhard and his spiritual descendants: his meth.....
» 27/01/2014 4:15:33 PM Dear Runner, <<however their are so many loathers of western culture that unfortuna.....
» 27/01/2014 3:12:39 PM We find everywhere in nature that animals - mammals and birds that live in groups, have so.....
» 27/01/2014 12:48:37 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<It is yet another stupidity fostered by our greenie "mates&quo.....
» 26/01/2014 11:57:12 PM Should motorists tip off other drivers about these traps? Sure, as a scout that counts to.....
» 24/01/2014 7:10:19 PM Indeed, older people want to contribute to society, but it doesn't mean that they want to .....
» 24/01/2014 6:18:42 PM Thief!.....
» 23/01/2014 2:52:08 PM What were Australian navy vessels doing so far away, nearer to Indonesia, in the first pla.....
» 23/01/2014 12:53:57 PM Dear Individual, <<that bloke is even more of a dud thatn I thought.>> That'.....
» 23/01/2014 12:48:35 PM Dear Rechtub, <<The dole pays around $240 per week, FOR NOTHING.>> You and I.....
» 23/01/2014 11:47:09 AM Dear Mac, In answer to your questions: 1. A "Jewish State" is a state intended.....
» 22/01/2014 1:29:49 PM Given that at least half of those who "work" produce either nothing, or nothing .....
» 21/01/2014 12:59:14 PM Don't worry, Adam, nobody believes politicians. We already know that their only motive is .....
» 21/01/2014 11:54:34 AM Dear Spindoc, <<Go get ‘em Tony.>> Hasn't this Tony promised "direct ac.....
» 20/01/2014 8:03:43 PM Dear pelican, Attending church is indeed no proof that one is religious. Not attending ch.....
» 20/01/2014 6:21:13 PM Dear Is Mise, <<How about 'broadly acceptable'? But tolerated will do for the purpo.....
» 20/01/2014 5:25:03 PM Dear Runner, <<it amazes me how people keep saying that Abbott did not win the elec.....
» 20/01/2014 1:47:21 PM Dear Is Mise, <<It is acceptable to Jews>> It is not acceptable to Jews, onl.....
» 20/01/2014 1:21:14 PM From the Liberals' point-of-view, they played their cards well: As in many card games, kno.....
» 20/01/2014 12:09:08 PM It is quite understandable that the Greens decided to add a second policy to their agenda,.....
» 15/01/2014 12:38:23 PM It is well-known that some acupuncturists are better than others, with large variance. A s.....
» 15/01/2014 8:51:15 AM There should be no maternity payment - big or small. There are way too many people on thi.....
» 13/01/2014 1:46:57 PM The existing speed limit are designed for the worst scenario, involving young/inexperience.....
» 13/01/2014 12:44:33 PM <<What should we do about this?>> Nothing! Don't people also travel to Switz.....
» 12/01/2014 5:12:39 PM Dear David, <<Some think that 8 years in a coma was enough punishment. I don't!>.....
» 9/01/2014 9:06:03 PM Dear Tonyo, The Pentateuch is full of commandments to murder: of animals for sacrifice; o.....
» 9/01/2014 12:23:11 AM What percentage of ancient Greeks were philosophers, as opposed to the majority of people .....
» 8/01/2014 5:04:23 PM Dear Belly, <<Y you are an strange bloke! how did you ever in this days climate thi.....
» 8/01/2014 10:47:11 AM Dear Paul, In one paragraph you made at least 10 assumptions: 1. Jim is a boss. 2. Maria.....
» 8/01/2014 9:01:34 AM Dear Unwiley, Nothing is wrong with having this debate, but so long as it is common pract.....
» 8/01/2014 8:32:05 AM Dear Belly, Are you referring to Bernardi's statement that "Surely an employee shoul.....
» 7/01/2014 4:09:35 PM Thank you Grateful, I listened to the CD of Sheikh Nuh and found it true religion of the .....
» 6/01/2014 8:59:00 PM Here is an Israeli joke, well known in Israel: A professor developed a machine that lower.....
» 5/01/2014 3:47:18 PM I don't like this David Holmgren because he speaks out of fear and hate. The ideas of per.....
» 5/01/2014 3:08:50 PM Dear Individual, <<Only to people with no sense of resonsibility. Decent people vie.....
» 5/01/2014 11:28:14 AM Dear LEGO, <<How you can consider primitive barbarism as a preferable outcome to ad.....
» 5/01/2014 12:46:10 AM It would be nice, but we cannot afford the price. The most obvious example is Switzerland.....
» 4/01/2014 11:45:17 PM (...continued) If a person outside society commits a crime against others outside society.....
» 4/01/2014 11:45:12 PM Dear LEGO, <<You seem to be implying that it is "immoral" for the majorit.....
» 3/01/2014 12:43:49 PM Dear David, It is said that one morning a theist asked Buddha: "Is there a God?".....
» 3/01/2014 11:49:03 AM Thank you Murray, Buddhism is a great religion and it also has the healing effects that y.....
» 3/01/2014 9:40:18 AM Dear LEGO, <<in democracies, majority rules.>> I don't think there's a need .....
» 2/01/2014 5:45:35 PM "This lack of materialism is bad for us - how's the economy going to grow and out nat.....
» 2/01/2014 12:17:56 PM It is important to maintain the infrastructure and know-how of physical posting, so we are.....
» 1/01/2014 8:10:01 PM Dear Paul, Now here's the difference: believing in Noah's Ark doesn't hurt!.....
» 1/01/2014 3:51:50 PM Dear LEGO, <<Your first premise, implies that a government which prevents it's citi.....
» 1/01/2014 3:00:20 PM Dear Grateful, <<A belief in the Hell-fire would prevent this behaviour>> Ve.....
» 1/01/2014 11:01:47 AM Dear LEGO, <<If the aborigines got drunk then that was just too bad.>> That .....
» 1/01/2014 8:30:47 AM Dear Warmair, Why does it concern you?.....
» 31/12/2013 3:12:53 PM Dear Onthebeach, Good on you, excellent posts! Dear plantagenet, Please don't confuse b.....
» 31/12/2013 2:55:57 PM OK, after reading the article I find it indeed a storm in a tea-cup, at least the first pa.....
» 31/12/2013 1:43:04 PM Dear Aristocrat, I have not yet read this article - I will read it AFTER replying to you......
» 30/12/2013 2:37:46 PM Dear Jayb, <<Your claim is that only Christians can have knowledge of Right & Wrong.....
» 30/12/2013 1:22:33 PM Dear Canary, Amen. Thank you for your blessings. May God bless you too. Just one remark:.....
» 30/12/2013 12:19:52 PM <<These days, television is a substantial part of our lives.>> So was booze, .....
» 30/12/2013 11:35:56 AM Dear Jayb, <<Oh, BS. Most people I know who aren't religious in any way shape or fo.....
» 29/12/2013 5:44:03 PM Dear Suse, I sincerely hope that you are right about women in positions of power. I also .....
» 29/12/2013 5:00:44 PM Dear Jardine, You ignore the fact that Thailand has a "Sangha act (1928)", free.....
» 29/12/2013 10:04:43 AM Dear Jayb, I make no assumptions about atheists: Atheists, like everyone else, give for a.....
» 29/12/2013 7:48:08 AM Dear Jayb, Your approach to God seems to be a variant of qualified-monism (http://en.wiki.....
» 28/12/2013 10:55:51 PM Dear Phanto, <<You show great disrespect to fellow posters when you do this.>>.....
» 27/12/2013 12:18:30 PM Dear Phanto, Yes, speaking in absolute terms, God doesn't need anything. But speaking in.....
» 27/12/2013 10:00:51 AM Dear Phanto, When Christians do charity in expectation of heavenly rewards or fellowship,.....
» 25/12/2013 11:37:20 PM "In summary, there would be none of the innumerable benefits and blessings that have .....
» 25/12/2013 10:50:42 PM Israel's former prime-minister, Levy Eshkol, is best known for his phrase: "Yes, I kn.....
» 22/12/2013 3:31:33 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<If you are going to make extraordinary claims, then it is only c.....
» 22/12/2013 1:27:47 AM Dear AJ Philips, First, thanks for the link: It tells that in Awra Amba people are: 1) w.....
» 20/12/2013 6:09:39 PM Dear SPQR, Non-violence is the foundation of morality and morality is the foundation of r.....
» 20/12/2013 10:46:36 AM "As there was no law against group libel he had no alternative but to find against he.....
» 20/12/2013 8:51:22 AM Dear AJ-Philips, Sorry I couldn't address all your points properly: I'm really struggling.....
» 19/12/2013 11:12:22 PM Dear Danielle, You've hit the nail on its head: "I would hazard a guess that not ma.....
» 19/12/2013 9:58:39 PM Dear AJ Philips, <<So are you saying that anyone who can eliminate their mind and e.....
» 19/12/2013 3:45:03 PM I agree with David G. - excellent presentation (although I dispute that you had no choice .....
» 19/12/2013 2:53:58 PM Dear David, I agree with Danielle. That people pretend to be religious, or are themselve.....
» 19/12/2013 12:51:31 PM The religious discussion as to whether and when killing may ever possibly be right, should.....
» 18/12/2013 9:25:14 PM "So with no business case, the question remains of who stands to win by winding back .....
» 18/12/2013 7:08:35 PM Dear Tony, Would you call a mentally-ill parent who holds their child's hand against a ho.....
» 18/12/2013 9:26:33 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<This does nothing to get grateful around the problem of evil;>.....
» 18/12/2013 7:59:56 AM <<All welfare payments should be paid by way of a debit card.>> Preventing we.....
» 18/12/2013 1:11:37 AM Dear Grateful, Late to this thread, I have just read your posts and thoroughly enjoyed re.....
» 18/12/2013 12:06:32 AM Dear Killarney, <<creates a national work environment in which...>> That say.....
» 17/12/2013 5:40:02 PM Dear Pericles, <<Well, pardon me, but every single one of the vegetarians I know cl.....
» 17/12/2013 3:21:10 PM Dear David, Sadly, war IS normal. So if we want to give peace a chance, we must become s.....
» 17/12/2013 2:34:11 PM Count your blessings, David, For without wars and warmongers, no peace-activism would exi.....
» 16/12/2013 12:45:32 PM Dear Andrew, <<I don’t want to live in a nation where adults can be paid as little .....
» 15/12/2013 8:55:01 PM Dear Wobbles, Woe unto those who require evidence to support their belief. Why would any.....
» 14/12/2013 9:35:13 PM Dear Nancy, Your arguments are of an economic nature. As I said, I am not an economist, .....
» 13/12/2013 7:24:45 PM I am not an economist, so I make no presumption to tell whether or not the idea of lowerin.....
» 13/12/2013 6:27:01 PM Dear Phenologist, <<while atheists prefer to use reason, science and rational think.....
» 13/12/2013 7:11:44 AM Perfect, Otokonoko, I couldn't agree more and I couldn't say it any better......
» 12/12/2013 10:19:21 PM Dear Foyle, You are bursting into an open door: <<When religions held power we ath.....
» 12/12/2013 6:23:00 PM Dear Cohenite, I suspect that nothing can stop the hold of nature over humanity, but what.....
» 12/12/2013 4:38:58 PM Dear David, Evidence is only... evidence. It can tell you what is and isn't there, answer.....
» 12/12/2013 1:19:34 PM Qantas is failing because it is a bad company which doesn't care about its customers. Ins.....
» 11/12/2013 7:25:12 PM Dear SM, <<The elections determine the will / consent of the people.>> Havin.....
» 11/12/2013 4:27:02 PM What right have you to dictate that people cannot ride a bicycle without a helmet? If the.....
» 11/12/2013 2:19:41 PM Dear Belly, <<I understand Abbott won the right to govern>> No, he hasn't. .....
» 11/12/2013 2:13:20 PM Same as Otokonoko, I don't have anything to offer here apart from my appreciation......
» 11/12/2013 11:25:55 AM Dear Pericles, Of course I agree that there is no simplistic solution to all the problems.....
» 10/12/2013 12:16:22 AM Dear Jay, How confusing, because in the context of this thread, Jews were considered &quo.....
» 9/12/2013 3:03:28 PM Dear Jay, "Liberal Jews and Whites" Does this exception mean that while practi.....
» 9/12/2013 12:31:15 PM One wrong doesn't cancel another. While it is obviously wrong to serve your opponents bak.....
» 8/12/2013 11:23:44 AM Greetings Kilmouski, The "ALL OF US" was in the context of the last example, i......
» 8/12/2013 6:42:07 AM Dear Suse, You are right of course: although the majority of doctors who oppose abortions.....
» 8/12/2013 12:05:36 AM (...continued) * Harry is a potter. He spends his days making nice pots and places his de.....
» 8/12/2013 12:05:34 AM A few respondents believe that the ones to benefit from negative-income-tax are no-gooders.....
» 7/12/2013 9:01:26 PM Dear Killarney, You missed me completely: By 'cruel acts' I referred to the forcing of C.....
» 6/12/2013 2:43:10 PM Dear Suse, <<Who forces Doctors to abort babies? No-one.>>person Not with th.....
» 6/12/2013 1:52:48 PM Finally I can write again, probably my last post till Sunday: Dear Pericles, "A. Hi.....
» 6/12/2013 8:48:50 AM Dear Suse, If you truly seek women's freedom to abort, then the militant style of your wr.....
» 6/12/2013 1:27:24 AM Could we possibly design a system that combines the advantages of both the adversarial and.....
» 6/12/2013 1:16:24 AM Dear David, I didn't mention chemical weapons: they are only effective in localised assau.....
» 6/12/2013 12:25:32 AM Dear Shockadelic, It may be the case that governments don't need any special metaphysical.....
» 5/12/2013 7:53:33 PM Dear Joe, Each one of us deserves compensation for having a particular lifestyle imposed .....
» 5/12/2013 4:34:23 PM Good questions, Joe, <<Why should anyone get anything if they are able-bodied and t.....
» 5/12/2013 2:36:08 PM Dear David, As I conveyed to you time and again, these attitudes and behaviours have noth.....
» 5/12/2013 12:54:40 PM Dear Pericles, I make no presumption to solve the issue of fraud. But then I make no pres.....
» 5/12/2013 11:55:55 AM Dear David, <<"That which you hate being done unto you - do not do unto others.....
» 5/12/2013 11:32:47 AM Dear JP, The state doesn't make laws in order to make people more moral: it makes laws in.....
» 5/12/2013 8:28:13 AM Dear LEGO, Morality is based on one single principle propounded by Hillel: "That wh.....
» 5/12/2013 12:45:34 AM Dear Pericles, Sorry, indeed my grammar was ambiguous. What I meant was that since the m.....
» 4/12/2013 11:51:11 PM Dear LEGO, Only dyslectic people confuse 'Normal' for 'Moral'......
» 4/12/2013 11:42:20 PM Dear Shockadelic, It seems that we started to confuse two different issues: Since you re.....
» 4/12/2013 3:43:15 PM I agree with Hasbeen - it is not fair! Being in jail is such a horrible thing that I woul.....
» 4/12/2013 1:17:42 PM Dear Rehctub, You have every right to be upset about Gillard's wasting-spree, but Japan h.....
» 4/12/2013 12:40:48 PM Let alone the financial costs, if even one innocent person is saved the horrors of prison,.....
» 4/12/2013 11:37:46 AM Dear pericles, <<if he decided to wait for others to kill his breakfast for him?>.....
» 4/12/2013 10:37:50 AM Dear Foxy, While Israeli Arabs are wronged in several ways, it NEVER went as far as intim.....
» 4/12/2013 9:10:18 AM Dear Joe, <<Why should any able-bodied person NOT work ?>> First, I believe .....
» 4/12/2013 12:04:45 AM Dear Shockadelic, If you are able to base your morals on sympathy, well and good. But com.....
» 3/12/2013 11:31:21 PM Dear Rusty, At first glance, Douglas's concept seems too extreme and unworkable to me. My.....
» 3/12/2013 6:13:33 PM Dear Foxy, So it's a chicken-and-egg issue. No doubt that Palestinians as well as Arab I.....
» 3/12/2013 3:10:20 PM So long as car makers receive subsidies, they will continue not asking the ordinary people.....
» 3/12/2013 2:42:15 PM Dear David, <<I do however have serious issues with the people who currently live a.....
» 3/12/2013 12:33:50 PM I am all in support. I advocated such a system long ago, including over these pages, with.....
» 3/12/2013 7:23:50 AM Dear David, <<I would need a frontal lobotomy to stifle my rational mind, to enable.....
» 3/12/2013 1:01:03 AM Dear Shockadelic, <<Like, irreligious people shouldn't care less, right? They have .....
» 3/12/2013 12:33:34 AM Dear JP, The reason we don't murder isn't because we want to prevent deaths (everyone wil.....
» 2/12/2013 6:02:09 PM Dear David, <<the world is faced with the threat of a nuclear holocaust by those wh.....
» 2/12/2013 4:19:54 PM Dear David, <<No amount of Jewish lies hides Jewish evil.>> The vast majorit.....
» 2/12/2013 2:18:04 PM Dear Suse, <<I totally agree Yuyutsu. We certainly should not have legislation to f.....
» 2/12/2013 9:03:33 AM Dear Suse, <<Abortion is now, and always will be, freely available in Australia, so.....
» 1/12/2013 12:01:43 AM Dear Suse, <<The majority of our society feel the same as I do on choice for women&.....
» 29/11/2013 10:52:50 AM Dear Suse, In many traditional societies, a doctor is considered a holistic one-stop esta.....
» 29/11/2013 1:36:06 AM Dear Suse, I fail to understand your reluctance against professional honesty: What could .....
» 28/11/2013 11:34:34 AM Dear Martin, I'm afraid that I have to disagree with you on this one: <<Fact: you c.....
» 28/11/2013 3:56:04 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<This is why we only legislate according to that which is demonst.....
» 27/11/2013 8:38:49 PM Shooting in all directions, perhaps some bullets will hit the target, others will inflict .....
» 27/11/2013 6:29:00 PM God bless you, Canary, and may God bless us all. Seek not His help, but His blessing, so .....
» 27/11/2013 2:08:54 PM Dear AJ Philips, There's a fundamental disagreement between us, which is fine: Unlike yo.....
» 27/11/2013 11:20:11 AM Dear AJ Philips, <<...overridden by a doctor’s duty of care and obligation to at le.....
» 27/11/2013 10:01:29 AM Protest against public bodies is and should remain legitimate, but protest against individ.....
» 26/11/2013 5:02:24 PM Dear Rhian, <<In my view, one of those things is that the existence of people and t.....
» 25/11/2013 1:36:16 PM Little Johny was a bit forgetful, so he was advised to note down at bed-time where everyth.....
» 22/11/2013 4:02:25 PM Dear LEGO and Foyle, While I completely agree with you about the arrogance and inappropri.....
» 22/11/2013 12:17:13 PM Dear Darcy, I wish you a pleasant swim and walk/ride to Paris - you must be training hard.....
» 22/11/2013 11:46:02 AM Dear Paul, Your beloved Labor party lost this election, or at least did not receive my vo.....
» 22/11/2013 11:22:07 AM The only thing that could have made government any different to common criminal gangs is t.....
» 22/11/2013 10:37:25 AM I am glad that I won't need to pay for his stay in prison from my tax-money......
» 19/11/2013 12:50:39 PM How can the author possibly claim that freedom and fairness do not contradict? The most o.....
» 17/11/2013 10:04:19 AM Dear Shadow Minister, You mentioned two possibilities - I see more: one is to just contin.....
» 14/11/2013 10:41:05 PM I understand that some do not like the monarchy - but what about the alternative? The aut.....
» 13/11/2013 12:19:25 PM The freedom of speech includes the freedom not to speak!.....
» 13/11/2013 11:44:47 AM Dear LEGO, <<Modern criminologists know that nature and nurture play an important r.....
» 13/11/2013 10:48:33 AM Humans are unable to do justice - so they should not even try. The role of the law is to .....
» 7/11/2013 11:00:13 AM Dear Josephus, Perverts are a general problem and can be found anywhere, not just around .....
» 6/11/2013 8:24:12 AM Our dependence on America is a tragic reality. Once we develop our own nuclear and biologi.....
» 6/11/2013 8:13:13 AM Germany is well-placed to have this option because they don't have a taboo on nudity, so t.....
» 4/11/2013 10:50:38 AM <<In my opinion had Jordan not lost the West Bank and Egypt lost Gaza to Israel in t.....
» 31/10/2013 12:58:58 AM So, what we have here is a case of Saudi conspiracy to topple the good king of Jordan - ma.....
» 29/10/2013 4:19:39 PM Dear Sabra, Israel was prematurely stopped from completing its retaliatory operations in .....
» 29/10/2013 12:04:40 PM Dear Sabra, If Israel DOES want to give back all the territories, then why doesn't it do .....
» 29/10/2013 11:24:22 AM Dear Sabra, I know it's an unholy alliance, but if it helps to bring Israel back to its s.....
» 29/10/2013 7:20:47 AM Dear Banjo, My authority to live my life does not arise from this or that other person'(s.....
» 29/10/2013 12:07:25 AM Dear Peter, I know what you mean by the "better country", I try to live there m.....
» 28/10/2013 11:48:04 PM Dear Mobilepundits, <<social contract are very much useful and necessary for each a.....
» 28/10/2013 10:27:44 PM Dear Rhrosty, A bill of rights would be an insult. Essentially, it means that the state .....
» 28/10/2013 6:08:34 PM Likely no one can bring peace to the Middle-East. It needs to be accepted that war there w.....
» 25/10/2013 2:45:35 PM David F. is Correct: Humans are not genetically programmed to seek a meaning: humans are .....
» 24/10/2013 7:54:04 AM Dear James, <<In return that citizen expects certain things of those that govern: t.....
» 22/10/2013 1:46:47 PM Dear Graham, There are many tempting features possible, but the risk is that they clutter.....
» 22/10/2013 12:58:14 PM Dear Trevor, <<What if it is the land (permanent) which 'owns' the people (transien.....
» 22/10/2013 3:06:34 AM (...continued) For those who cannot/would-not follow even secondary-morality, there are l.....
» 22/10/2013 3:06:31 AM Dear Saltpetre, Anyone can act morally, but most don't want to. Humans and animals are n.....
» 20/10/2013 11:05:48 PM Dear Saltpetre, Your argument clearly comes down to "might is right": <<.....
» 20/10/2013 6:10:27 PM Dear Saltpetre, I was looking at Bhutan as inspiration for something closer to an ideal s.....
» 16/10/2013 9:27:13 PM The environment will continue to change, but will somehow survive, the carbon-thing is a h.....
» 15/10/2013 9:51:26 PM That was no case of incompetency - the NBN was all a matter of ideology and when ideology .....
» 14/10/2013 2:34:20 PM Dear Jardine, I definitely wouldn't deny liberty. The principle of liberty is a very use.....
» 14/10/2013 10:40:40 AM Dear Ludwig, Please read what I just wrote to Jardine: much of it applies to you as well,.....
» 14/10/2013 9:37:58 AM Dear Jardine, If ownership isn't conferred, then there is nothing sacred and absolute abo.....
» 13/10/2013 7:36:25 AM Just because young, dark-skinned, Muslim immigrants of low I.Q. and low socio-economic bac.....
» 12/10/2013 10:04:40 PM Dear Jardine, <<You didn't say why "nothing on earth could confer that type of.....
» 11/10/2013 10:40:18 AM Dear Ludwig, You need not find yourself in a moral dilemma every time you drive. For one .....
» 11/10/2013 8:28:21 AM Dear Poirot, <<an economic calamity like none the world has ever seen.>> The.....
» 11/10/2013 12:11:25 AM Interference in genetically-derived objects, or in any other objects for that matter, is n.....
» 10/10/2013 11:14:12 PM There is no such thing as death. Hence no need to define something which does not exist. .....
» 10/10/2013 6:38:38 PM Dear Ludwig, Let's be accurate: The fact of an homicidal maniac owning a car is not in i.....
» 10/10/2013 2:52:09 PM (...continued) And that's why I don't place much value on 'rights', why I don't plead wit.....
» 10/10/2013 2:52:05 PM Dear Jardine, Earlier you wrote: "ownership denotes a right to use something to the .....
» 10/10/2013 7:51:17 AM The Christian teachings of the Jesuits tell people to donate their own money to the poor -.....
» 9/10/2013 7:55:49 PM Dear Ludwig, I am relieved that you do not equate law with morality! Can you also acknow.....
» 9/10/2013 7:09:55 PM Dear Jay, <<The conservatives are worried that Liberal values are under threat from.....
» 9/10/2013 4:55:58 PM Dear Belly, <<insisting taking action against the poorest is the way to a debt free.....
» 9/10/2013 1:28:05 PM Dear Julian, If we analyse our choices all the way down, they come from two and only two .....
» 9/10/2013 12:27:25 PM Dear Belly, Surely there is something more important than money: Suppose some dark angel.....
» 9/10/2013 11:58:48 AM Dear John, I do not have a mobile phone, never had, never will, as I believe it is immora.....
» 9/10/2013 11:28:36 AM Dear John, In other words, those who refuse to carry electronic pieces in their pockets (.....
» 9/10/2013 10:11:19 AM Dear Ludwig and Jardine, Your responses demonstrate that the word 'owner' is ambiguous. .....
» 8/10/2013 11:14:23 PM Dear Foxy, I happen to know that the quality of British health-care is so notoriously poo.....
» 8/10/2013 6:12:27 PM Dear Foxy, <<I've already explained earlier that most Americans would prefer a nati.....
» 8/10/2013 5:19:50 PM There is however one comfort in that regard - Death! I do hope to be already dead and bur.....
» 8/10/2013 4:28:25 PM Dear Ludwig, You claim that one's own land is not the right place for one to undertake il.....
» 8/10/2013 3:04:21 PM Dear Julian, It seems that you completely misunderstood what I wrote about the boers: the.....
» 8/10/2013 12:09:14 PM Dear Foxy, What do you mean by "SHOULD" in <<I also believe that people w.....
» 8/10/2013 11:21:28 AM The results of a survey published yesterday may be relevant to this thread: 48.9% of Jewi.....
» 8/10/2013 8:21:59 AM Dear Julian, Pope Francis recently said: "I see the church as a field hospital after.....
» 7/10/2013 9:30:57 PM Thank you Jardine, This debate is extremely fascinating. Still from the sidelines, I not.....
» 7/10/2013 2:21:45 PM Dear Bazz, Only the most poor cannot pay their medical bills (and even then, their outsta.....
» 7/10/2013 1:13:44 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<I wonder how our welfare society will react to the Chinese take ove.....
» 7/10/2013 12:58:08 PM Dear Julian and James, If you set more reasonable goals, then you may one day see them ac.....
» 7/10/2013 11:49:08 AM Dear Bazz, <<Frankly, I do not understand why the US Republicans have an objection .....
» 7/10/2013 10:53:37 AM Thank you Ludwig, I now eagerly await Jardine's response, so I'll keep to the sidelines f.....
» 7/10/2013 1:05:41 AM Dear Peter, I am not a Christian, but long before I even knew much about Christianity, in.....
» 7/10/2013 12:28:38 AM Dear Shockadelic, I agree that if 520 different states will be miniature copies of what w.....
» 6/10/2013 11:54:45 PM Dear Jardine and Ludwig, <<"Pick an issue, and I’ll tell you my point of balan.....
» 6/10/2013 11:34:29 PM Dear Belly, Obamacare would force American citizens to purchase something (health-insuran.....
» 6/10/2013 9:26:05 PM Dear Saltpetre, <<It is about social cohesion and happiness... about maintaining re.....
» 6/10/2013 12:40:42 PM Dear Rhrosty, If Palestinians can remain peaceful model citizens for say 10-20 years, inc.....
» 4/10/2013 5:09:00 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<It is not even very nice water. The tides roar through the area, sw.....
» 4/10/2013 3:51:39 PM Dear James, <<Israel has ignored UN Resolution 242 (this is for you Yuyutsu) requir.....
» 4/10/2013 1:05:41 PM Dear Halduell, First, it is common-sense that if a sector of the population systematicall.....
» 4/10/2013 12:18:30 PM Dear Rhrosty, When trying to give Palestinians a good advice, you must be assuming that t.....
» 4/10/2013 9:23:01 AM Dear Joe, <<All sides seem to want access to all of the state, so why not?>> .....
» 4/10/2013 12:14:01 AM The question, Julian, is whether any of what you call a 'religious cult' is indeed religio.....
» 3/10/2013 2:53:22 PM Dear Pericles, <<No need to go to the trouble of inventing a new country, Yuyutsu.&.....
» 3/10/2013 9:00:11 AM Excellent, good on them! The smaller the country/state, the more options one has to find .....
» 2/10/2013 7:10:20 PM Dear Halduell, Having children as a way to "save" humanity is like the ostrich .....
» 2/10/2013 12:32:24 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Our very survival relies on universal cooperation!>> I must .....
» 2/10/2013 11:50:09 AM (Oops, my mistake, that is the fourth commandment, not the third).....
» 2/10/2013 11:49:01 AM Dear Lyn, The third commandment is "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God.....
» 2/10/2013 9:52:01 AM Humanity will NOT survive. It may take one day for humanity to be extinct, or it may take.....
» 2/10/2013 1:15:55 AM Dear Suse, Of course - why on earth should I not be OK with gay marriage? What I'm not O.....
» 1/10/2013 11:12:46 PM Dear Suse, <<Can't the churches just marry heterosexual people, like they always ha.....
» 1/10/2013 10:01:12 PM Dear Onthebeach, <<Both parties were shown the door by voters.>> Certainly s.....
» 1/10/2013 12:04:20 PM Dear Suse, <<no one has ever actually seen any god>> Thank God for that: a g.....
» 30/09/2013 7:46:11 PM Dear Bob, Your examples demonstrate how we overemphasise sexuality where it should not ha.....
» 30/09/2013 4:17:28 PM Separation of church and state is a requisite for freedom of religion, for the prevention .....
» 30/09/2013 2:42:19 PM Dear Aristocrat, I was not suggesting a split between the body and the mind: just as you .....
» 30/09/2013 1:29:29 PM Dear Aristocrat, <<The other important point is that how do you teach history witho.....
» 30/09/2013 12:10:23 PM Dear Arjay, <<No mention of Israel's chemicals or 200+ nukes.>> That's corre.....
» 30/09/2013 10:41:12 AM "Policy-makers have always utilised the national history curriculum as an instrument .....
» 30/09/2013 10:08:07 AM How would you feel being employed by someone whose only reason to employ you is to avoid c.....
» 30/09/2013 12:29:25 AM Why such a long and repetitious title for this discussion? Any one of those two words woul.....
» 30/09/2013 12:22:26 AM Dear Zoe, Please do not blame 'religion' for the sins of organisations that misrepresent .....
» 30/09/2013 12:05:19 AM Dear Zoe, I wish you both and your son the best in your marriage, please do not consider .....
» 29/09/2013 7:51:01 PM Dear Zoe, <<Current law says that marriage is between a man and a woman. That's the.....
» 29/09/2013 3:14:17 PM Dear Zoe, <<There are many people, some straight, some gay, who, under current law,.....
» 27/09/2013 12:55:21 PM We are not talking about ideals here, right? If we were, then schools would teach their st.....
» 26/09/2013 9:33:13 PM <<As mentioned, I believe that Yuyutsu has outed himself and put himself out of all .....
» 26/09/2013 7:01:45 PM Dear Sadler, I have supported Israel's right to defend itself neither once nor twice over.....
» 26/09/2013 3:55:13 PM The issue of porn is a red herring: What this Australia Post employee did was using his e.....
» 26/09/2013 12:53:11 PM Dear Sadler, But of course Israel needs to defend itself, which it does, and of course th.....
» 25/09/2013 12:59:14 AM Dear Sadler, Both Jews and Palestinians are guilty of violence. One's guilt cannot be exc.....
» 24/09/2013 6:24:00 PM Dear Graham, <<The "happiness capital of the world" Bhutan comes in at nu.....
» 24/09/2013 5:43:04 PM Dear Kipp, <<it only becomes a marriage after the church ceremony, when the officia.....
» 24/09/2013 12:51:33 PM Dear David G., <<Plundering is for barbarians, not for civilized, caring, thinking .....
» 23/09/2013 11:53:33 PM Palestinians of East-Jerusalem are permanent residents of Israel. This implies that they .....
» 23/09/2013 4:16:06 PM Dear Jardine, <<Why should some people, who practise safe sex, have their income st.....
» 23/09/2013 4:37:10 AM Dear LEGO, The people who wrote the bible were ignorant of the things that are important .....
» 22/09/2013 10:07:08 PM Sorry Individual, but following my experience with white ants I can say that neither Abbot.....
» 22/09/2013 2:03:04 PM If you want a local car industry, then you should buy a local car to support it. And if y.....
» 20/09/2013 3:43:09 PM Dear Bren, <<Many bisexual or homosexual people indeed do get married in the conven.....
» 20/09/2013 2:52:37 PM Dear Is Mise, <<So that vulnerable girls under the age of consent are not forced in.....
» 20/09/2013 2:19:55 PM I couldn't agree more. Thanks for this article! Dear Jon J., <<since that's not go.....
» 20/09/2013 1:39:59 PM All true, but why focus specifically on sex workers? Most of us that are employed are pro.....
» 20/09/2013 12:35:51 PM Great article indeed. It is a celebration to see this variety of new faces in parliament .....
» 20/09/2013 9:54:19 AM Dear LEGO, The bible does not claim that the world was created in 7 days - only that the .....
» 19/09/2013 11:44:36 PM Dear Tony, " >>no human has a right to pursue and satisfy whatever makes them .....
» 19/09/2013 3:49:06 PM Dear Rhian, Gay people are ALREADY free to marry people of their own sex. I have no prob.....
» 19/09/2013 3:16:33 PM Dear Rhian, <<society, and more particularly government, should not interfere with .....
» 19/09/2013 12:48:35 PM Dear Rhrosty, <<Every human being extant on the planet has certain basic rights.>.....
» 18/09/2013 1:03:30 PM Why put thieves in jail? Obviously they are a great asset to the economy, forcing those pe.....
» 17/09/2013 12:31:07 PM Dear LEGO, After losing 25,000 soldiers in 14 hours in the battle of Eylau, Napoleon repl.....
» 16/09/2013 3:45:34 PM Dear David G., <<Whose interests are being served here, you may ask yourself? Israe.....
» 14/09/2013 9:08:26 PM "The LDP supports the legalisation of use, cultivation, processing, possession, trans.....
» 11/09/2013 3:48:59 PM Dear Shaggy Dog,, <<Our current senate is dysfunctional, would deleting it really m.....
» 11/09/2013 2:14:22 PM Dear Pericles, <<One thing you can guarantee though. Nobody will actually consider .....
» 11/09/2013 11:53:37 AM Dear Pericles, <<Personally, I find one under god's commentary on Peter Sellick's a.....
» 10/09/2013 9:20:13 PM The number of preferences must not be limited so long as the preferences are made by the v.....
» 8/09/2013 8:31:49 PM Dear Jay, It is no secret that I would like to reduce government interference in our live.....
» 8/09/2013 12:19:22 PM Dear Jay, <<I gave my proposal for resolving the issue in the last post, abolish th.....
» 6/09/2013 12:21:32 PM Dear Pat, Correct. This election is NOT a referendum. It's about 1000 other things, for m.....
» 6/09/2013 11:39:45 AM Dear McReal, << 1 Peter 2:18-25 (NIV) 18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit you.....
» 6/09/2013 8:24:31 AM Same-sex marriage should go to those same-sex people who want to marry. Actually not. The.....
» 27/08/2013 6:48:11 PM Dear Platypus, <<i submit myself to the country's law because Bible teaches me to s.....
» 27/08/2013 5:51:46 PM Dear David, <<Krishna, the Indian god, was also was born of a Virgin (Devaki) and i.....
» 24/08/2013 10:31:47 PM Dear David, Earlier you wrote that my definition of religion "is just unreasonable&q.....
» 23/08/2013 8:06:56 AM Dear David, George certainly gives me the impression of a religious man. We can agree on .....
» 23/08/2013 7:47:10 AM Dear Chris, <<Now Yuyutsu if it is your desire to suffer the be my guest>> N.....
» 23/08/2013 1:38:15 AM Dear David, Would you believe politicians who promise heaven-on-earth if elected? Then w.....
» 22/08/2013 10:42:29 PM Dear Chris, <<All religion is about sex.>> Religion is about God. Having se.....
» 22/08/2013 10:37:54 PM Dear Chris, <<I don't know where you live but try living where I do in Cairns where.....
» 22/08/2013 10:19:08 PM Dear David, I just happened to discover that this old thread is still alive. I enjoyed sk.....
» 22/08/2013 12:09:11 PM Dear Banjo, <<Few opinions expressed about late abortions. Maybe the question is ju.....
» 20/08/2013 8:35:44 PM Dear Chris, I will make the necessary enquiries. Your Spartan values are not appreciated.....
» 20/08/2013 7:52:19 PM Dear Chris, This news about schools no longer being compulsory is like Manna from heaven!.....
» 20/08/2013 7:42:59 PM Dear Lexi, <<it's neither self-evidently a human being nor self-evidently just tiss.....
» 20/08/2013 5:53:48 PM Dear Houellebecq, <<Or private schooling?>> Yes, for some people private sch.....
» 20/08/2013 5:30:24 PM Can we all agree that nobody should be paid from public-purse for their expensive hobby? .....
» 20/08/2013 4:37:35 PM Dear Rhian, I am not a believer in rights - I believe in freedom: Freedom is God-given, w.....
» 20/08/2013 2:58:28 PM "Do we believe in the sanctity of human life?" No. Why should we? What's sacr.....
» 20/08/2013 2:17:08 PM "I am still not getting what I want" The bear and the rabbit found a lantern, r.....
» 19/08/2013 12:13:09 PM Dear Platypus, <<those who want to be in (b), let them stay in peace and quiet in g.....
» 16/08/2013 2:28:00 PM <<Constant questioning of the mandate and legitimacy of political representation has.....
» 16/08/2013 11:27:17 AM Dear Antiseptic, No, I was not referring to you, I was referring to Peter's general state.....
» 16/08/2013 1:31:52 AM Dear Peter, <<While I can preach to a congregation writing for the unchurched is es.....
» 15/08/2013 2:50:47 PM <<...its invitation to us all to create a society that is more in tune with the gene.....
» 15/08/2013 11:55:47 AM Dear Jon, <<I'm particularly amused, for instance, when someone finishes up an arti.....
» 15/08/2013 6:31:50 AM Dear Beaucoupbob, Defending one's culture is a poor excuse for developing nationalism - i.....
» 14/08/2013 2:53:26 PM Dear Antiseptic, <<Yuyutsu, our "divinity" is simply our best possible mo.....
» 14/08/2013 12:41:55 AM I am certainly not a Christian theologian, but I enjoy Peter's articles, written mostly in.....
» 13/08/2013 9:14:45 PM Dear Antiseptic, I stand corrected: Jesus was not fond of social institutions, rather tha.....
» 13/08/2013 6:57:17 PM Hasbeen is right! <<History tells us that it is not pride, but diversity that comes.....
» 13/08/2013 3:26:57 PM Dear Antiseptic, <<If the church has a purpose it is to create a moral backdrop and.....
» 13/08/2013 2:45:12 AM Dear Daffy, <<And no, it is now impossible to find the Living Divine Reality via th.....
» 12/08/2013 4:29:36 PM Dear Suse, <<I believe that back in ancient times, humans believed in gods like 'Mo.....
» 12/08/2013 3:02:56 PM Cheap propaganda! Young people should especially be careful what they are wishing for. Ar.....
» 12/08/2013 11:11:43 AM Dear Jon, I like your account of Pickwickian: it's the language of love. Suppose you cal.....
» 12/08/2013 9:32:55 AM Dear Peter, <<I find myself completely disinterested in the current round of argume.....
» 9/08/2013 1:58:49 PM Dear Halduell, The analogy of frying ants with a magnifying glass was not mine, but John .....
» 9/08/2013 1:31:57 PM Shamefully, as a child I was torturing ants with a magnifying glass. Now I have no right .....
» 9/08/2013 11:54:14 AM A record breaker in the art of typing many words without saying anything. Not a word why .....
» 7/08/2013 1:42:52 PM Dear Onthebeach, <<One of the very difficult problems confronting modern society is.....
» 7/08/2013 1:24:59 PM We should keep praying for Julian's safety and freedom. As for being elected, Assange is .....
» 6/08/2013 4:34:31 PM Dear Runner, The world is full of people who claim to be religious, but are not, as well .....
» 6/08/2013 12:55:14 AM Dear David G., <<I remember it well from my Church days when I was a serious believ.....
» 5/08/2013 3:36:14 PM Dear David G., <<While so many people are wasting time discussing theo-babble, the .....
» 5/08/2013 1:46:18 PM Dear LEGO, The mistake of the Aquarian movement was in assuming that all flowers can blos.....
» 5/08/2013 1:18:07 AM Excellent answer, LEGO: Our genes, indeed, have no interest in our own welfare, but are p.....
» 4/08/2013 2:52:41 PM Dear Poirot, <<According to you, in days gone by, we're already God, as is every&qu.....
» 4/08/2013 2:14:08 PM Dear Antiseptic, It saddens me to see you here like that, torn and trapped by a pack of w.....
» 4/08/2013 2:43:21 AM Dear Lexi, <<There are legal procedures that need to be followed, applications need.....
» 4/08/2013 2:01:31 AM Dear Emperor, There is no need for nationalistic feelings - all you need is practical com.....
» 3/08/2013 10:49:01 PM Dear Jay, <<That's not true, my nation was founded on Liberal and social democratic.....
» 2/08/2013 5:44:41 PM Dear Divine_msn, <<Nobody in their right mind would wish to erode the sense of nati.....
» 2/08/2013 2:59:59 PM Each and every day is a good day for quitting patriotism. Just grow up and leave such infa.....
» 2/08/2013 2:18:51 AM Dear Chris, <<If I went into another room and got my gun, loaded it and shot the of.....
» 1/08/2013 7:06:41 PM Thank you Robert for this beautiful article. I used to chew paper in classroom out of she.....
» 1/08/2013 6:02:21 PM "He (Hawking) is claiming that scientific knowledge is the only important knowledge.&.....
» 1/08/2013 5:04:57 PM Dear Individual, <<Yes quite a number of prisoners should not be in prison. So why .....
» 1/08/2013 2:35:59 AM Conditions in Australian prisons are already worse than average, globally. Some wrong ass.....
» 22/07/2013 3:00:46 PM Dear David, <<Therefore if my belief is a valid one no scientists are completely ra.....
» 22/07/2013 8:06:49 AM Dear LEGO, <<Both you and George Virsik have now posted articles directed at me whi.....
» 22/07/2013 2:10:51 AM So long as the electoral system remains as it is, politicians should nominate their own sa.....
» 21/07/2013 8:16:46 PM Dear LEGO, <<Yuyutsu, if a God created the universe, what was he (she?) doing befor.....
» 21/07/2013 8:20:40 AM I like the idea of working, for clarity's sake, with the simple Yanomamo model rather than.....
» 19/07/2013 3:44:35 AM Dear David, It would be nice indeed if Peter joins this discussion. As a religious person.....
» 16/07/2013 5:24:07 PM Dear David, That humankind spends most of its time slaving away for their genes is not a .....
» 16/07/2013 1:00:43 AM Dear Cherful, Your observations are excellent! Our free will can only do that much - at .....
» 15/07/2013 7:17:14 AM Dear Banjo, <<Yeah, Rudd is doing a Gillard. 'there will be no carbon tax under the.....
» 15/07/2013 6:39:27 AM First I commend George's response: Peter, you have beautiful ideas which I thoroughly enj.....
» 24/06/2013 12:26:27 PM Dear Joe, <<A bit late for that now, I'm afraid :(>> It is unfortunate but u.....
» 24/06/2013 11:53:01 AM Dear Individual, Australian jails may perhaps hardly be a deterrent for an evil mind, but.....
» 23/06/2013 7:38:55 PM Dear Rehctub, <<They were given a choice, ranging from chicken, beef, pork, lamb, s.....
» 23/06/2013 12:13:38 AM Yes, it costs far too much for us, taxpayers, to keep all those jails going. Further, jail.....
» 15/06/2013 11:08:05 PM Dear George, <<Well, I described explicitly the two fundamental worldview alternati.....
» 14/06/2013 12:07:36 PM Dear David, <<The U.S. is rapidly imposing 1984 on our world of 2013>> Surel.....
» 12/06/2013 1:39:40 PM Dear SM, <<the assumption is that eventually every premises will be connected by fi.....
» 12/06/2013 12:24:23 PM Dear Pericles, <<I'll just back away, slowly...>> And I thank you for freein.....
» 11/06/2013 4:27:29 PM Dear Banjo, <<It also means that your goal in life is to become one with God, or, p.....
» 10/06/2013 7:55:15 PM Dear AJ Philips, Your questions were addressed to George, but I cannot resist answering: .....
» 10/06/2013 11:52:53 AM Dear Banjo, So much for the tyranny of language: belief and faith are two completely diff.....
» 10/06/2013 10:32:44 AM Dear Cheryl, I could not understand the following: <<Not only have Betty and Bob b.....
» 10/06/2013 3:02:22 AM Dear Banjo, Yes, Yuyutsu was a moral warrior in the Mahabharata. There is a view that th.....
» 9/06/2013 10:07:03 PM Indeed, as Divergence stated, there is nothing sinister about older people seeking peace a.....
» 9/06/2013 8:50:49 PM Dear Praxidice, <<I've always believed laws are made to be broken, after all its on.....
» 8/06/2013 11:36:14 PM ISPs in Australia charge for volume, not for speed. This means that if you have a higher .....
» 8/06/2013 11:16:51 PM Dear Banjo, <<I do not wish to hurt your feelings, Yuyutsu, but" loving a God .....
» 8/06/2013 9:51:23 PM Dear Rehctub, <<Again, i have no problem with people wanting to consume raw milk, s.....
» 7/06/2013 12:21:12 AM Dear Banjo, A Jewish scripture (http://www.hillel.org/jewish/textstudies/pirkei_avot/pa_c.....
» 6/06/2013 4:05:25 PM Dear George, <<Beyond whose doubt, yours or mine? If mine then it would not be I an.....
» 5/06/2013 12:44:32 PM (...continued, sorry Suse, I reached my message-limit) In the first category, one just co.....
» 5/06/2013 2:11:35 AM Dear Suse, Excellent questions! <<Yuyitsu, I looked up 'believe' in Wikipedia, and.....
» 5/06/2013 12:00:04 AM Dear Banjo, I do not doubt for a moment that belief is necessary for human survival and m.....
» 4/06/2013 9:08:25 PM Dear Lexi, <<This should not be about casting blame, but about fixing the problem a.....
» 4/06/2013 8:49:11 PM Dear Banjo, <<Actually, the problem is not a lack of belief, but a lack of somethin.....
» 4/06/2013 12:30:28 PM Dear Poirot, <<I'm not a Christian, but I'm interested in why people believe -what .....
» 4/06/2013 1:58:57 AM Thank heavens for asbestos! If that's going to be the thing to stop the NBN, Hallelujah! .....
» 4/06/2013 12:41:58 AM Dear AJ Philips, As one who aspires to deserve the title 'religious', I tend to agree wit.....
» 3/06/2013 1:08:40 PM Dear Pelican, <<If the reverse had happened and gambling Ads had been allowed to st.....
» 3/06/2013 11:53:57 AM Thank you, Antiseptic, for the information and nice observations. Thank you, Praxidice: .....
» 3/06/2013 2:08:38 AM Dear Antiseptic, You refer to a story where a young girl supposedly abused an adult negro.....
» 3/06/2013 1:51:40 AM Dear David, <<In the cases I mentioned - "female genital mutilation, genocide,.....
» 2/06/2013 7:27:03 PM Dear Praxidice, I have no personal interest in the hippy lifestyle. In fact, I see them (.....
» 2/06/2013 12:30:06 PM Dear LEGO, Well I made it quite clear that I do not approve of churches enforcing their m.....
» 2/06/2013 8:38:47 AM Dear LEGO, Churches have a moral authority to make rules because they are (today) a volun.....
» 2/06/2013 1:53:36 AM Dear Daffy, Thank you so much for these references! Despite its limitations, we must not.....
» 1/06/2013 11:48:54 PM Dear David, <<You wrote: "protecting viewpoints and dissenting opinions is che.....
» 31/05/2013 5:14:38 PM Dear David, <<Democracy in my opinion includes the protection of the minority from .....
» 31/05/2013 4:05:16 PM Dear Mac, <<You're begging the question by assuming the state is an enemy, where di.....
» 31/05/2013 2:26:01 PM Dear David, <<We disagree. I think separation of religion and state is a requisite .....
» 31/05/2013 1:59:45 PM Dear Jardine, Your comparison is a gem - I hate to add anything after that. But I must d.....
» 31/05/2013 12:31:15 PM Dear David, When Israel declares itself a 'Jewish state' it never referred to religion, b.....
» 31/05/2013 9:19:45 AM <<Just to be difficult, I'll argue that there is a GINORMOUS difference between chri.....
» 30/05/2013 11:40:22 AM Dear Lexi, <<We're talking about changes that should be made to the Marriage Act as.....
» 29/05/2013 8:34:14 PM Dear Lexi, "Federal legislation should not seek to privilege particular parts of our.....
» 28/05/2013 7:23:50 PM <<then appropriate legislation is warranted.>> Yes, I agree. The appropriate.....
» 28/05/2013 6:48:34 PM Dear Lexi, And I want an official and legal piece of paper stating that I am the most won.....
» 28/05/2013 12:21:42 AM <<anyone that can't see that adopting the Christian Judea ethic made the West great .....
» 27/05/2013 2:07:49 PM Dear Lexi, Thank you for your warm greetings. With great relief, we received advice that.....
» 25/05/2013 9:33:06 PM Dear Lexi, Thank you for the information, I am looking into the law and intend to receive.....
» 24/05/2013 3:50:49 PM Dear Lexi, Repeating the same words three times doesn't help to clarify, so I can underst.....
» 24/05/2013 3:08:33 PM Dear Poirot, <<I suppose it's for exactly the same reason as that enjoyed by hetero.....
» 24/05/2013 2:29:49 PM Dear Lexi, Do you care to explain in what way(s) existing legislation restricts the funda.....
» 24/05/2013 2:19:35 PM Dear Saltpetre, <<They strengthen 'the Temple' against the ravages of invasion by f.....
» 24/05/2013 12:41:29 PM Dear Suse, <<Are you suggesting it is only the Godless atheists who vaccinate their.....
» 24/05/2013 11:20:44 AM Dear Lexi, <<state regulation of marriage is unable to ensure the fundamentals of a.....
» 23/05/2013 10:11:18 PM It is theft. The best way to combat this phenomena, I believe, is to make it technologica.....
» 23/05/2013 5:57:48 PM Dear Belly, <<Both sides claiming rights, I think they important rights belong to t.....
» 23/05/2013 2:24:54 PM Dear SM, <<Everyone has the right to keep their children safe by isolating them fro.....
» 23/05/2013 1:14:44 PM Dear Poirot, <<Let's not get too pedantic about which "poisons" we introd.....
» 23/05/2013 11:50:28 AM Dear David, You ask me: <<What are you going to be doing as you while away your en.....
» 23/05/2013 3:33:08 AM Dear David, I like your response and tend to agree, accept with <<We are all going .....
» 23/05/2013 2:19:04 AM Dear Chris, <<Yes the state has the legal right to force Immunization on the popula.....
» 22/05/2013 1:31:47 PM Dear Banjo, It is surprising that you so oppose drugs in drivers but have no problem givi.....
» 22/05/2013 11:51:38 AM Dear Praxidice, <<We register all marriages that take place in Queensland. A marria.....
» 22/05/2013 10:44:43 AM Dear Praxidice, I am not aware of any law in Australia that requires a priest to report t.....
» 22/05/2013 9:04:29 AM "It ought to be made clear that I believe that marriage is fundamentally between a ma.....
» 22/05/2013 12:44:44 AM What's the big deal about the 'human status'? Murder is immoral and should be condemned, .....
» 21/05/2013 11:43:32 PM Dear Belly, <<it is proposed all Children,*bar those of moral? objectors* be banned.....
» 18/05/2013 8:23:08 PM Thank you David F. for your excellent replies and observations. Wouldn't it be time for M.....
» 16/05/2013 1:45:04 PM Discussing the anti-abortion stance in terms of the "modern" idea of 'the right .....
» 16/05/2013 12:02:21 PM Dear David, <<In philosophy, the theory of materialism holds that the only thing th.....
» 15/05/2013 3:05:03 PM <<dirty medical instruments, and cats roaming the premises.>> In Latin Americ.....
» 15/05/2013 11:47:58 AM Dear Chris, <<I would love to give it all up but "fear is the key">>.....
» 15/05/2013 9:46:21 AM Dear Chris, I wouldn't go as far as Ayn Rand as I really feel that she was too extreme. I.....
» 14/05/2013 11:47:19 PM Dear Chris, So why do you have any dealings with Medicare to begin with? What makes it r.....
» 14/05/2013 11:17:02 PM But why must it be China or the USA? If both are wrong and corrupt, then we should have n.....
» 14/05/2013 3:02:56 AM Dear Hasbeen, First, the Jewish issue is not to be confused with immigration: Most Austra.....
» 13/05/2013 3:04:14 PM Dear Belly, There are two separate issues here: One is about preventing serious crimes. .....
» 13/05/2013 11:40:45 AM Dear SM, <<If I take a photo of a public building, I don't need your permission to .....
» 13/05/2013 3:45:28 AM Dear David F., I never advocated any religious or ethnic coercion, expulsion or the like......
» 10/05/2013 9:41:09 AM Phew, economics are so complicated! I'm glad I never had to study any of this! Indeed I h.....
» 10/05/2013 2:20:38 AM Dear David F., <<All one has to do wherever one is to observe the Sabbath without t.....
» 9/05/2013 6:19:58 PM Dear Csteele, <<I note Stephen Hawking's announcement that he is boycotting what ha.....
» 9/05/2013 2:22:11 PM Dear Siller, <<Those who want the cameras turned off or removed must have something.....
» 9/05/2013 2:00:37 PM Dear Csteele, I writhe in agony upon reading such stories. I feel so helpless about it. .....
» 9/05/2013 1:25:50 PM Dear SM, <<No one is going spend the money to view the thousands of hours of footag.....
» 9/05/2013 12:27:45 PM If two consenting people want to make a deal between them, who on earth has a right to den.....
» 9/05/2013 2:47:03 AM Thank you Julian, I am happy with your answer. I have read Shlomo Sand. Yes, he falsifie.....
» 9/05/2013 1:18:26 AM Dear Julian, <<Rehclub's comment was not relevant to either the earlier thread or t.....
» 9/05/2013 12:21:06 AM Just a quick note - 1800 numbers are free on Skype, but I think you need to have Skype cre.....
» 8/05/2013 3:55:48 PM Dear Julian, It's just slightly off-topic, but you stated: <<People of Jewish ances.....
» 8/05/2013 1:17:37 PM Perhaps instead of constantly disputing as we usually do, we should rather concentrate on .....
» 8/05/2013 12:56:43 AM <<We were told Skype could only be used if the person on the other end also had Skyp.....
» 7/05/2013 11:29:13 PM I keep Telstra for emergency and for receiving calls, but I normally make my calls with Sk.....
» 7/05/2013 11:19:21 PM Yes, the only antidote to materialism is spirituality. Without spirituality, one may prete.....
» 7/05/2013 9:13:52 PM While it may be a problem for the Western world, Israel has no particular problem with Sun.....
» 6/05/2013 6:51:56 PM Dear Sonofgloin, <<CCTV is ok except in the suburbs.>> What then about out i.....
» 6/05/2013 2:29:00 AM Conservatism is not necessarily born of religion. Often it is born of trying to imitate re.....
» 5/05/2013 8:06:28 PM Absolutely correct, Rehctub, to the best of my knowledge there are no Jewish aboriginals. .....
» 5/05/2013 7:33:56 PM Dear Trevor, <<"According to Judaism, activating an electrical current is equi.....
» 5/05/2013 2:23:20 PM Dear Lexi, Thank you for bringing me up to the facts. I was indeed under the impression t.....
» 5/05/2013 12:58:05 PM Dear Belly, There is one aspect about those cameras not yet mentioned: They prevent ortho.....
» 5/05/2013 11:50:26 AM Dear Producer, I do accept the fact that my phone service over copper wires is provided u.....
» 5/05/2013 12:58:53 AM Dear Producer, I will stay out of the debate whether or not productivism is a form of com.....
» 2/05/2013 4:54:13 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<I grant you the right to do what ever you like with your earnings, .....
» 2/05/2013 1:49:04 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<Others who want a hand out should ask, nicely, accept the decision .....
» 30/04/2013 10:24:24 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<Well Yuyutsu, sounds like you are an expert in methods of avoiding .....
» 30/04/2013 4:21:09 PM Dear Individual, <<Well, that'll make them salespeople then won't it ? For that the.....
» 30/04/2013 3:38:09 PM Dear David, Do we in fact disagree that if we are to have some kind of "law and orde.....
» 30/04/2013 3:02:52 PM <<Sorry, I don't trust the LNP, which has been dragged along kicking and screaming t.....
» 30/04/2013 5:53:17 AM Dear David, I was referring to an ideal rather than to our historical past, which we all .....
» 30/04/2013 2:04:41 AM Dear Philip, <<Yuyutsu - No problem, give them food stamps.>> So they will e.....
» 30/04/2013 1:10:19 AM Dear David, I am not surprised that you don't want to be ruled by either religion or roya.....
» 29/04/2013 7:12:17 PM Dear Philip, <<Make the bludgers WORK FOR THE DOLE, no work no money.>> And .....
» 29/04/2013 4:37:50 PM Dear David, <<I agree with you that the state should not reign supreme. However, th.....
» 29/04/2013 12:30:28 PM <<The FTTN plan is far smarter, more efficient, and does not saddle the taxpayer wit.....
» 29/04/2013 10:53:53 AM Dear Rehctub, <<I say, you come here, you accept our ways, or you leave. It really .....
» 29/04/2013 9:30:52 AM BTW, for those who think that quarantining of welfare dollars is the answer - it could onl.....
» 29/04/2013 12:35:13 AM Dear Luciferase, <<Over time, all node-to-premises copper will have to be replaced .....
» 28/04/2013 9:57:13 PM Talking about bludgers, so many "public servants" grab a salary over 10 times mo.....
» 28/04/2013 7:00:14 PM <<Why is damn America more important than the rest of the world to us?>> Beca.....
» 28/04/2013 6:35:19 PM Dear Rehctub, <<laws that were introduced to protect (mainly) young lives.>> .....
» 28/04/2013 6:19:35 PM Dear Producer, <<The analogue system was switched off during the Howard government .....
» 27/04/2013 9:59:31 PM Dear Producer, If a small company in WA is able to offer a service that requires a copper.....
» 26/04/2013 5:53:15 PM Dear Producer, <<If you do this you will find there is very little difference betwe.....
» 26/04/2013 12:42:12 PM Dear Producer, <<Yuyutsu & Shadow Minister - The reason the production line for car.....
» 25/04/2013 10:44:54 PM A great point, AJ Philips: <<Let's grant that a god (your god, even) exists. So wha.....
» 25/04/2013 3:25:07 PM Dear Producer, <<Expanding one house at a time is inefficient, super expensive and .....
» 25/04/2013 10:36:54 AM Dear Foyle, <<Religion is usually considered to be belief that a supernatural being.....
» 25/04/2013 1:05:51 AM Interesting facts, Brian, but facts no values produce. Experiencing the divine can occur .....
» 24/04/2013 10:10:23 PM Dear Rehctub, <<As I have said many times over, everyones welcome, just leave your .....
» 24/04/2013 9:37:29 PM Dear Luciferase, I will leave the economic aspect of the discussion to others who are kno.....
» 24/04/2013 4:57:56 PM Perhaps I should convert to Sikhism so I get a chance to ride a bicycle before I die (on t.....
» 24/04/2013 1:49:22 PM Although there is also a financial aspect (which is of less concern to me), the most 'Chin.....
» 23/04/2013 7:07:55 PM Dear Rehctub, <<Yuyutsu, I think y may have the wrong thread.>> Doesn't Labo.....
» 23/04/2013 6:32:16 PM I am with Kenny. It is not for politicians-sake that I bid to keep the states, but for th.....
» 23/04/2013 6:17:05 PM Dear Rechtub, Wouldn't you do the same in their place? If you were given a blank cheque .....
» 22/04/2013 3:34:52 PM An elderly couple whom I know had their home invaded and searched by police because the in.....
» 19/04/2013 12:52:21 PM Dear Suse, <<I doubt there is anything more romantic than a marriage ceremony>&g.....
» 19/04/2013 11:41:14 AM Dear Robert, Please do not be so optimistic - China has no interest getting into such mes.....
» 19/04/2013 9:06:50 AM Dear Josephus, <<births and deaths was developed in Western society by the Romans t.....
» 18/04/2013 8:59:45 PM I say, take North Koreans out of their misery. A life like theirs is not worth living. Th.....
» 18/04/2013 3:29:57 PM The only jurisdiction where marriages are made, is ... Heaven! As that's where marriages .....
» 18/04/2013 1:17:13 PM Dear Csteele, I know that it is practically impossible to avoid companies that advertise,.....
» 18/04/2013 12:00:24 AM I second Producer. Today I was looking for something and my friend said "oh, I just .....
» 17/04/2013 8:45:53 AM Dear George, I don't deny the common feeling that we seem to exist, but this is, just as .....
» 16/04/2013 12:35:56 PM Dear George, There is nothing you should apologise for: I have no objections to Christian.....
» 16/04/2013 3:37:08 AM Dear Saltpetre, IF there is such a creator, and that's a big IF which theoretically scien.....
» 16/04/2013 1:12:49 AM Dear George, <<According to my understanding of ‘existence’ you exist, however I do.....
» 15/04/2013 2:33:36 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<What motivates people is the desire to eat. First & foremost, this .....
» 15/04/2013 10:56:58 AM Dear Saltpetre, <<and let the devil take the hindmost?>> Why then not let Go.....
» 14/04/2013 5:01:23 PM For a crocodile, 'progress' consists of all animals (humans included) standing in line on .....
» 14/04/2013 4:21:18 PM Dear George, <<Well, as mentioned in another post, we have apparently different und.....
» 14/04/2013 3:44:13 PM Diseases are also said to 'progress'......
» 14/04/2013 7:56:07 AM Dear George, While some atheists may view the religious process as placebo, I consider it.....
» 14/04/2013 12:31:49 AM Thank you Tony, I was just about to mention Bhutan's GNH myself, but you were first! As I.....
» 14/04/2013 12:00:51 AM Dear George, Thank you very much for your explanation. I think that diminishing the impo.....
» 13/04/2013 11:21:55 PM Dear Banjo, As I have just happened to read today in a commentary on the Narada Bhakti Su.....
» 12/04/2013 1:09:19 PM Dear Banjo, <<I think you are referring to "the idea of god">> 'Ha.....
» 12/04/2013 2:16:39 AM Dear Banjo, <<Only someone who believes in a god or gods could "hate" him.....
» 11/04/2013 1:48:56 PM Dear Peter, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (chapter 1, verse 33) prescribe: By cultivating.....
» 11/04/2013 11:54:42 AM Dear George, It seems that you and David agree that: <<In my opinion, if there is .....
» 10/04/2013 6:32:18 PM Announcing a major reform in Singapore: Convicted criminals who receive corporal punishme.....
» 10/04/2013 12:22:46 PM Dear David, <<Other than procreation, humans have no other purpose, just like every.....
» 10/04/2013 11:26:38 AM Indeed the purpose of life is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. Dear Yuri, I agree w.....
» 9/04/2013 12:59:50 PM Dear David, <<Any object that exists or that one can conceive of is an entity.>&.....
» 9/04/2013 1:41:51 AM Dear David, <<The above is nonsense. One cannot be one step away from an entity tha.....
» 8/04/2013 4:26:21 PM Dear David, <<People’s morality should be no business of the state.>> We are.....
» 8/04/2013 2:55:09 PM Dear David, <<When you mention that religion has a higher level of morality than th.....
» 8/04/2013 12:05:49 PM Dear David, <<I don’t want the Pope to follow the teachings of Jesus which in this .....
» 8/04/2013 12:23:06 AM Dear David, In Matthew 5:29-30, Jesus said: "If your right eye causes you to stumbl.....
» 7/04/2013 11:20:24 AM Dear Josephus, <<We are the State>> Please speak for yourself: I know who an.....
» 6/04/2013 9:13:20 PM Dear Josephus, <<You are misrepresenting the point of marriage; the fact is you mar.....
» 5/04/2013 2:09:29 PM Dear Onthebeach, <<For any married person who believes that marriage has no meaning.....
» 5/04/2013 11:17:54 AM Dear Lexi, <<Not everyone wants a de-facto relationship.>> Fair enough, so p.....
» 5/04/2013 9:27:06 AM Dear Arjay, <<Yuyutsu the West is no longer the leader in democracy or freedom.>.....
» 4/04/2013 9:26:11 PM Dear Arjay, <<China, Russia Syria, Nth Korea and Iran are not our enemies.>> .....
» 4/04/2013 1:02:19 PM You too, Brutus? It is natural when Julia of Labor enjoys licking the backside of that co.....
» 4/04/2013 12:51:19 PM Thanks Lexi, I fully support! Get government out of our life - about 90% of legislation s.....
» 1/04/2013 6:26:53 PM Dear Individual, My suggestion has no tax breaks - it's a flat tax of say 30%. If the in.....
» 1/04/2013 5:06:01 PM Dear David G., <<Yuyutsu, the link between extreme nationalism and religious extrem.....
» 1/04/2013 1:58:30 PM Dear Individual, <<that's all fine but you're still evading the main gist of the qu.....
» 31/03/2013 10:34:44 PM Dear Individual, <<What do you suggest should be done to get everyone to pull their.....
» 31/03/2013 6:34:34 PM Dear Individual, <<Guidance is akin with discipline, if it is not sought it has to .....
» 31/03/2013 6:12:27 PM Dear David G., <<Singer, given that you are a man whose mind is a captive of his re.....
» 31/03/2013 1:25:07 PM Dear Individual, <<If you were to look up the word broken you'd find it's meaning t.....
» 31/03/2013 12:59:04 PM <<Now this has come about because governments have sifted the burden of welfare, fro.....
» 31/03/2013 12:47:31 AM Dear Rehctub, <<Exports, or should I say, mining exports are the reason we enjoy th.....
» 29/03/2013 6:30:07 PM Dear Mac, Thanks for your comment! <<Of course that's not true, some are, of cours.....
» 29/03/2013 6:13:52 PM Dear Rechtub, <<Personally, I'm getting tired of saying, I told you so, but, I told.....
» 29/03/2013 5:54:39 PM <<His highly significant use of this keyword on 21 March at the Jerusalem Internatio.....
» 29/03/2013 4:03:55 PM Dear Rehctub, Jay has a point: It's impolite to say bad things about the dead. Let's jus.....
» 29/03/2013 1:58:40 PM Dear Individual, <<Do you really believe education is the problem solver?>> .....
» 29/03/2013 9:36:23 AM Dear Crackcup, <<How dare you refer to Australian Servicemen as "the worst scu.....
» 29/03/2013 8:36:40 AM Dear Banjo, <<No. But it seems you are claiming that Jesus spent "a lifetime o.....
» 29/03/2013 12:19:57 AM Dear Banjo, Since you addressed me, may I ask what your point is? Are you claiming that .....
» 28/03/2013 6:18:15 PM Dear David F., I saw recent documentaries showing that young ultra-orthodox Jews admire s.....
» 28/03/2013 5:48:20 PM Dear Individual, <<Are you ready to support a stranger like we've supported you thu.....
» 28/03/2013 2:42:18 PM Dear Hasbeen, I admit I know not about the Australian armed services. I also admit that I.....
» 28/03/2013 12:51:52 PM Dear Individual, <<Studies are always fresh>> Sciences, when not touched for.....
» 28/03/2013 1:08:15 AM If there is one issue for which religion is shunned, which carries people away from God an.....
» 28/03/2013 12:02:52 AM Dear Chris, <<I am not a Jew but I think we need to look at the Israeli system. Eve.....
» 27/03/2013 8:50:56 PM Dear Crackcup, I take that as a legitimate provocation rather than a serious suggestion. .....
» 27/03/2013 5:30:49 PM Dear George, <<So your guru is apparently Swami Vivekananda whose roots are obvious.....
» 27/03/2013 3:12:10 PM Dear Individual, <<Why the twisting of my words ? For what reason ?>> Becaus.....
» 27/03/2013 9:17:40 AM Dear Banjo, I can envision Mahatma Gandhi giving a young person who wants to change the w.....
» 26/03/2013 10:23:46 PM Dear Individual, <<if your idea of preventing a very serious situation get a lot wo.....
» 26/03/2013 6:30:12 PM Dear David (AFA), Sorry you take the inquisition analogy personally. It is not how you ar.....
» 26/03/2013 2:59:52 PM Dear Individual, <<We are not allowed to dock them because we would be branded a ce.....
» 26/03/2013 11:18:43 AM Dear Banjo, Everything that exists is an object and every object is limited. God is not. .....
» 26/03/2013 7:40:07 AM Dear Individual, <<who don't even acknowledge you as you say good morning to them a.....
» 25/03/2013 11:55:28 PM Dear David (AFA), <<If religion expects to influence politics and the lives of ever.....
» 25/03/2013 5:59:38 PM Dear Banjo, <<but as the existence of "God" is a question of faith,>&g.....
» 25/03/2013 5:59:35 PM Dear Peter, <<When theology was barred from our universities>> Is that true?.....
» 25/03/2013 2:22:54 PM Dear Danielle, <<The world is wonderful and beautiful place. Just look at nature in.....
» 25/03/2013 10:51:59 AM Dear Hasbeen, <<I am a great believer in people doing their own thing, in their own.....
» 25/03/2013 1:54:51 AM Dear David (AFA), The choice to pay importance to objective existence, is itself subjecti.....
» 24/03/2013 9:29:14 PM Dear Hasbeen, Sorry, I was not aware that St. Vincent de Paul and Anglicare are heavily s.....
» 24/03/2013 7:37:40 PM Dear Crackcup, It is not clear from your post whether what you object to is: 1) Young peo.....
» 24/03/2013 5:17:42 PM Dear Pericles, The choice of etymology for 'religion' depends on one's attitude towards r.....
» 24/03/2013 4:05:13 PM (...continued) While religion often consists of conscious efforts to come closer to God, .....
» 24/03/2013 4:05:08 PM Dear David (AFA), Sorry for the delay. It was my mistake to use and take-for-granted the.....
» 22/03/2013 1:56:35 PM Dear Mhaze, <<I think you'll find that when Yuyutsu refereed to " people who h.....
» 22/03/2013 7:55:49 AM Dear Banjo, <<May I suggest that you see yourself as a lonesome cowboy riding acros.....
» 21/03/2013 11:37:38 PM But why should superannuation be considered "sacred" in contrast with other pers.....
» 21/03/2013 6:31:50 PM Dear Pericles, <<Not necessarily. Gott mit uns, and all that.>> "Gott m.....
» 21/03/2013 4:04:47 PM Dear Pericles, <<The fact that we are all fully aware of what the word religion mea.....
» 20/03/2013 8:13:52 PM Dear Mhaze, Yes, there are many haters of God, here and elsewhere. It all starts with peo.....
» 20/03/2013 4:15:55 PM Yes Belly, the Cypriot parliament along with Russia did their best to stop an act of insan.....
» 20/03/2013 3:55:33 PM Dear Pericles, <<We are all of us attached to this world by the thinnest of threads.....
» 20/03/2013 11:21:17 AM <<Nothing can justify hereditary succession beyond sentiment and tradition.>> .....
» 20/03/2013 10:30:57 AM Let the one who never sinned cast the first stone......
» 20/03/2013 8:13:22 AM Thank you for the news, Belly, but the damage is already done and money in the bank will n.....
» 20/03/2013 7:58:51 AM The world doesn't impress me and I'm constantly trying to understand its appeal to the mil.....
» 20/03/2013 1:31:50 AM Dear David (Atheist Foundation), <<it would be the height of arrogance to expect th.....
» 19/03/2013 7:07:02 PM Dear Pericles, Some good points: It is not that "THE RESULT IS that the universe co.....
» 19/03/2013 2:22:28 PM Dear David, What intelligent being would invest all it can in building sand castles? Thi.....
» 19/03/2013 12:27:41 PM Dear Banjo, <<If, however, your objective is not so much to express the same opinio.....
» 18/03/2013 3:52:40 PM Two lions meet. Asks one lion: how come you are so fat and healthy while I am so skinny a.....
» 15/03/2013 6:26:14 PM Dear Daffy, One should indeed take full responsibility for one's presence and actions in .....
» 15/03/2013 1:11:53 PM Dear Sam, Who cares what this or that Roman emperor said or did? Both the Jewish and Pale.....
» 15/03/2013 7:49:36 AM Dear David G., <<Looking through the comments thus far reveals that few people are .....
» 14/03/2013 6:36:00 PM Oops, I just discovered that my home, which I inherited from my grand-grandparents, expand.....
» 14/03/2013 3:31:13 PM What's worse than finding a terrorist in your sock? --- - Finding two terrorists in both.....
» 14/03/2013 10:27:18 AM Dear Snake, Your attitude is correct, but harassing people with junk-mail is not the answ.....
» 13/03/2013 9:49:35 PM <<increase taxes, so that the dole can be increased, so recipients of the new start .....
» 13/03/2013 5:06:45 PM Dear Saltpetre, I did not suggest that one should not interact with others: between being.....
» 12/03/2013 3:49:24 PM <<One can only shake one's head in amazement that Mr Ross actually believes this is .....
» 12/03/2013 2:04:43 PM Dear Saltpetre, <<but as a nation...also serves to enhance our international reputa.....
» 12/03/2013 1:12:52 PM Dear Landrights4all, <<but as something that might officially recognize what is alr.....
» 11/03/2013 7:53:57 PM Dear Landrights4all, The original topic is "our fragile liberty", where the aut.....
» 11/03/2013 1:45:00 PM Dear Landrights4all, I thought we were over this, but you keep making references to the e.....
» 10/03/2013 3:17:59 PM Dear Saltpetre, The one property that distinguishes governments from all other groupings .....
» 10/03/2013 1:46:07 PM Dear Landrights4all, There is no shame or stigma in compensation, how much more so when E.....
» 10/03/2013 10:18:09 AM Dear Saltpetre, Wonder why the article doesn't describe in a word what that money does? S.....
» 10/03/2013 3:35:47 AM <<society prospers and flourishes best when women are properly valued for their insi.....
» 9/03/2013 11:25:39 PM Dear Landrights4all, I see that so much transpired here while I was away, so I can't catc.....
» 8/03/2013 5:09:40 PM Dear MMS, Disagreeing with someone does not amount to mocking them. I believe that Austr.....
» 8/03/2013 7:48:34 AM Dear Landrights4all, You are confusing between liberty and rights. The difference being t.....
» 7/03/2013 6:22:59 PM Dear Landrights4all, So it's not space, water, air and sunlight that you are after - thes.....
» 7/03/2013 3:26:16 PM Dear Landrights4all, I agreed that in general, people should have the opportunity to acce.....
» 7/03/2013 1:19:37 PM Dear Landrights4all, I understand that it may be tiresome, but if you believe it's import.....
» 7/03/2013 6:50:46 AM Dear Halduell, <<Not true! Fear has become our governments sock in trade. They reac.....
» 6/03/2013 11:05:39 PM The author adds insult to injury by claiming that: "we were forced into a position o.....
» 6/03/2013 6:13:47 PM First, the destruction of forests is indeed a problem, so is the reduction in oxygen level.....
» 6/03/2013 12:36:50 PM Dear Foyle, Ignorance of the world, through indifference to its temporal phenomena and su.....
» 5/03/2013 2:50:46 PM Dear Landrights4all, Thank you. I will not go into numbers, firstly because I cannot read.....
» 5/03/2013 1:18:28 PM Dear Landrights4all, Your idea of a "birthright" to land puzzles me. Unless we.....
» 4/03/2013 11:22:24 PM Dear Rechtub, Just wanted to draw your attention to one spelling/typographic error of you.....
» 4/03/2013 9:47:53 AM Dear Lexi, <<Durkheim believed that the origins of religion were social>> If.....
» 3/03/2013 3:13:46 AM Dear Saltpetre, I absolutely agree with Jardine that ‘social relations should be based on.....
» 1/03/2013 7:05:17 PM Dear Jardine, <<Therefore you shouldn’t call on people who don’t consent to submit .....
» 1/03/2013 3:24:20 PM Dear Landrights4all, <<However the laws of society are, at their best, like the tea.....
» 28/02/2013 2:59:39 PM Excellent questions, Landrights4all, The answer is that there are no rights in nature, ne.....
» 28/02/2013 12:49:25 PM Dear Landrights4all, <<If I have a right to life, surely...>> Well, apparent.....
» 27/02/2013 4:00:55 PM It is with thorough delight that I read this article, deep and subtle - How beautiful are .....
» 27/02/2013 9:17:45 AM Dear Don, What many single mothers did, the moment they heard about the new decree, was t.....
» 27/02/2013 12:13:32 AM Dear Saltpetre, I am aware that your questions are addressed to Jardine, but there are a .....
» 26/02/2013 5:21:46 PM Dear Cohenite, <<Generally, I think if you clowns admire islam so much then you sho.....
» 26/02/2013 3:02:13 PM Sooner or later a Muslim nuclear bomb will explode somewhere in the Western world. Followi.....
» 25/02/2013 5:39:18 PM Tempting - but no thanks! Accepting a bill of rights from the state, would imply that the.....
» 25/02/2013 2:21:39 PM Dear Imajulianutter, Most people who call themselves Yuyutsu, being an Indian name, never.....
» 25/02/2013 8:51:32 AM Dear R0bert, When I was 6 I walked every day to school and back, on my own. It was about .....
» 25/02/2013 12:58:32 AM <<Julia Gillard has just realised that she now has so much spare time on her hands t.....
» 24/02/2013 10:37:24 PM Dear Jardine, <<Your reasoning is right up until, but excluding, the idea that usin.....
» 24/02/2013 10:00:41 PM Dear Jon, <<Prove God exists, and you have a case.>> What's that got to do w.....
» 24/02/2013 12:38:19 PM Dear Hasbeen, You consider this hair-splitting, but the one who robs off the wages of the.....
» 24/02/2013 11:50:10 AM (...continued) <<Similarly, any noxious practice against our morals and way of life.....
» 24/02/2013 11:50:07 AM Dear Onthebeach, <<Religion/culture/tradition cannot be separated in some cases and.....
» 24/02/2013 1:23:31 AM Circumcision on its own, as a physical worldly act, is bad - but the intention is far more.....
» 22/02/2013 7:02:43 PM Dear Imajulianutter, <<2. Palestinians are not Arab, and not all Arabs threaten Isr.....
» 22/02/2013 6:23:37 PM Dear Hasbeen, <<I am not however in favor of them assuming some god given right to .....
» 22/02/2013 2:35:01 PM <<After 3 years on parenting payment aid should be terminated, & the child surrender.....
» 21/02/2013 4:21:50 PM Dear Marilyn, <<What is the point of secure borders for squatters and illegal migra.....
» 21/02/2013 4:07:57 PM Unfortunately, promises must be kept. If at the time a child was conceived the government.....
» 21/02/2013 10:56:48 AM Dear James, I fully support Israel having secure borders, including a strong fence around.....
» 21/02/2013 7:19:42 AM Dear Paul, <<He is a Zionist just like his gentile father, a proud Jew and a proud .....
» 20/02/2013 10:44:30 PM Dear Rhian, I must assume that your family is also in Australia, but what would you do if.....
» 19/02/2013 12:23:16 AM Dear Geoff, First you addressed a personal question to SF: <<Oh by the way SF, per.....
» 15/02/2013 11:20:04 AM Dear Geoff, Do Australian’s really need these blinkered, biased and unfriendly fruit-cake.....
» 14/02/2013 11:32:42 PM Dear SF, <<What on earth are you talking about?>> I was referring to a blank.....
» 14/02/2013 10:06:26 PM Deqar Arjay, <<All religions are about control of human populations by a few elites.....
» 14/02/2013 7:31:53 PM Just to correct some sloppy details: <<Jewish people observing the day are required.....
» 14/02/2013 2:35:51 PM "They will pay for the sins of their parent's generation." And the sin of the b.....
» 13/02/2013 7:44:54 AM Dear Belly, <<I can not believe the thought land owners are the ones who should ben.....
» 13/02/2013 3:17:57 AM Royalties should not belong either to the federal or state governments - royalties should .....
» 8/02/2013 8:11:56 AM "What the World Needs Now is"? Excuse me, the world has no needs - the world is.....
» 7/02/2013 10:35:12 PM "The equality of all humans should be one of the most fundamental principles embedded.....
» 5/02/2013 5:45:51 PM Dear David, <<So I should unconditionally love someone or something that might not .....
» 5/02/2013 10:48:31 AM I long for the day when animals need to give their consent to being used in farming - made.....
» 5/02/2013 12:41:00 AM Dear Steven, <<I do not know whether there exists some being or entity that could b.....
» 30/01/2013 11:09:04 PM It is most insensitive of Julia to call an elections on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, .....
» 30/01/2013 12:04:56 AM <<Yuyutsu, it may be technically possible for millions of people to vote on everythi.....
» 28/01/2013 9:39:15 PM Dear Shockadelic, I am no nationalist, but in practical terms, from the little I could re.....
» 27/01/2013 2:29:11 PM Dear Roger, It is insulting to call yourselves "The FREE thinkers Party" as if .....
» 25/01/2013 7:04:50 PM Dear Shockadelic, I have no joy talking with you as your argument is based neither on pri.....
» 24/01/2013 6:31:23 PM Dear Julian, <<Ethnocentrism a.k.a. racism is an evil if injustice is an evil.>&.....
» 23/01/2013 9:49:07 PM Dear Everett, <<your comments show that you are filled with ill will to Jews as suc.....
» 23/01/2013 8:46:17 PM Dear Everett, I think that you missed the main thrust of my words to Julian, the tone of .....
» 23/01/2013 2:38:58 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Mission impossible, in your case.>> It isn't one's duty .....
» 23/01/2013 1:52:21 PM Dear Julian, <<There are overwhelming scientific, historical, moral reasons why the.....
» 23/01/2013 11:36:19 AM Dear Julian, <<An ethnocratic state is one that is constructed for a global ethnic .....
» 22/01/2013 10:55:02 PM That such a discussion is even necessary in this day and age, is a shame. Do we still need.....
» 22/01/2013 11:29:00 AM The Hebrew University is a bastion of peace-loving/anti-occupation, a thorn in Israel's go.....
» 21/01/2013 2:34:33 PM Dear Shockadelic, Please allow me to skip the topic of immigration as I am not really int.....
» 20/01/2013 12:37:11 PM (...continued) <<No Australian “way of life” is imposed.>> You are so used t.....
» 20/01/2013 12:37:09 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<Did Australians "consent" to their “bundling” with a .....
» 17/01/2013 3:30:09 PM In today's headline: >>Upper Nazareth mayor: No Arab school here as long as I am in.....
» 17/01/2013 2:17:50 PM Dear Runner, <<Yeah lets just take taxes from Christians and fund killing babies, p.....
» 16/01/2013 1:02:57 AM Dear Shockaelic, <<What exactly is your philosophy, Yuyutsu? Nihilist individualis.....
» 15/01/2013 4:52:22 PM Dear Sonofgloin, <<It is fireworks........not a mission statement>> Firework.....
» 15/01/2013 3:28:09 PM Dear David, So the human mind, full of itself, has universally "proven" that it.....
» 15/01/2013 1:20:00 PM Dear David, <<Religion is demonstrably intolerant of women, lesbians, gays, stem-ce.....
» 14/01/2013 11:15:48 PM Dear Shockadelic, <<A large population means any extremist tendencies can be counte.....
» 14/01/2013 11:09:39 AM <<And if so, what, please, has the last 50 years of fratricidal kerfuffle been for?&.....
» 14/01/2013 10:53:04 AM Dear Shockaholic, I happen to agree with Lance, perhaps out of different reasons: smaller.....
» 13/01/2013 8:30:03 PM Dear David F., <<However, I do not see why people who believe they have a religious.....
» 13/01/2013 2:37:26 AM Dear David F., <<You are still confused. Religion is simply no business of a secula.....
» 11/01/2013 1:48:47 PM Dear David, <<Or would you bear guilt for putting the ideas into his head?>> .....
» 11/01/2013 9:55:54 AM Dear David & David, <<You stated that Jesus never lied. How can you possibly know t.....
» 11/01/2013 9:12:33 AM Dear George, Sorry I have not made it clear enough: Given that both convictions are mora.....
» 10/01/2013 5:22:59 PM Dear Bazz, <<after all that is why we pay them>> Really? do we have a choice.....
» 10/01/2013 4:41:30 PM “We do want our fellow citizens to respect our deeply held conviction that the absence of .....
» 9/01/2013 12:15:17 AM Dear Worldwatcher, Perhaps we would like it to be different, but as it stands, a politici.....
» 8/01/2013 8:51:11 PM <<although I remain shocked that even some people who have been in jail for up to a .....
» 8/01/2013 7:21:22 PM Dear Suse, <<What surprised me most was the fact you could have been imprisoned as .....
» 8/01/2013 5:37:22 PM {{So what was Moussa hoping to achieve by his petulance in Petra? Clearly he is very frust.....
» 8/01/2013 11:31:07 AM Hi Ban, I don't know whether you are knowledgeable in Jewish religious law, but your ques.....
» 7/01/2013 9:52:19 AM Dear Bazz, <<Both Federal & State governments will become largely irrelevant.>&g.....
» 6/01/2013 5:10:02 PM Any form of regime is fine, democratic or otherwise, so long as it is voluntary, so long a.....
» 6/01/2013 2:19:12 PM Just two points: 1. The 1900 British preamble means nothing: if we don't observe it, then.....
» 4/01/2013 7:35:41 PM Dear Foyle, <<People don't own their children, they have borrowed each child from t.....
» 3/01/2013 3:42:47 PM Dear Pericles, <<Do you suppose that such a lack of awareness is common amongst tho.....
» 2/01/2013 11:51:29 PM <<These words count far more than photos>> This is not just a photo - these a.....
» 2/01/2013 9:28:19 PM <<1. There are no 1967 borders - only armistice lines> <<Is anyone prepare.....
» 2/01/2013 2:39:01 PM Dear Runner, I agree with your last post. What worries me though, is your lack of intere.....
» 2/01/2013 12:23:14 PM <<So long as someone else remembers her, she will continue to exist>> But why.....
» 2/01/2013 11:38:11 AM Dear McReal, <<Religions do receive public money by way of grants; and tax exemptio.....
» 2/01/2013 10:12:59 AM It's not even a question of religion: Any individual or truly-private body should be able.....
» 1/01/2013 8:07:00 PM Dear Runner, <<Certainly the philosophy of many of the pagan tribes and indigeneous.....
» 1/01/2013 3:42:05 PM If eating animals is moral, then so is eating humans. One who eats meat may refuse to pra.....
» 30/12/2012 8:13:49 PM Dear SF, <<Israels and Israeli Arabs are equal in Israel>> (I presume you mea.....
» 30/12/2012 12:59:08 PM Dear Arjay, <<It is about time OLO posted some articles by Norman Finkelstein or Na.....
» 28/12/2012 7:45:52 PM Dear Csteele, Nobody, especially no elderly person, was forced to leave Hong Kong because.....
» 28/12/2012 4:14:18 PM Dear Julian, <<*DEMOCRACY - a secular, non-racist democratic state from the Mediter.....
» 28/12/2012 12:15:43 PM Dear Belly, Gs know nothing about God, they are just a bunch of hyenas come to suck our b.....
» 28/12/2012 6:31:49 AM Dear Belly, <<government would be reluctant to kick the legs out from under Gods, a.....
» 27/12/2012 12:44:42 PM Dear Belly, <<Y God, every one of them is a story=men invented God.>> Ancien.....
» 27/12/2012 10:06:32 AM Dear Belly, You have not answered my questions regarding what you mean in your dream that.....
» 26/12/2012 11:50:17 PM Dear Belly, <<in Nigeria yesterday, bigoted followers of a middle ages God slaughte.....
» 26/12/2012 2:48:37 PM Dear Pericles, It's simple: 1. In our ultimate true nature we are the same, and therefor.....
» 26/12/2012 5:28:38 AM Dear Belly, <<Now you are I am sure, well aware of my intention that humanity be on.....
» 26/12/2012 2:56:16 AM Dear Belly, <<Is a wish that *ALL humanity be one* wrong?>> All humanity is .....
» 25/12/2012 10:02:36 AM Glad to know Prompete, and Merry Christmas to you!.....
» 25/12/2012 9:36:04 AM Dear Belly, <<May I too say I am unsure how any follower of any God, can be comfort.....
» 24/12/2012 8:03:29 PM The criticism against the Salvation Army is not about helping the refugees in Nauru and el.....
» 21/12/2012 3:30:51 PM <<Could the private sector have offered it cheaper and faster?>> All I care i.....
» 21/12/2012 12:54:26 AM <<Should all house break - ins result in the death penalty by firing squad after no .....
» 19/12/2012 3:18:00 PM Dear Sonofgloin, <<My mum who is 88 and in good physical condition for her age aske.....
» 18/12/2012 5:59:08 PM Dear Sonofgloin, <<The term atheist is a logical nonsense, as is the term theist. H.....
» 18/12/2012 7:37:15 AM Shame, shame on them, consorting with government, accepting their bribes of tainted money,.....
» 17/12/2012 9:30:28 AM