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» 20/10/2017 11:21:56 AM What are you talking about; you play the moral high-ground but you must know that one in e.....
» 19/10/2017 9:07:20 PM While I support euthanasia, I agree with the author that depression that results from havi.....
» 28/09/2017 9:01:06 AM Men and women in a relationship are already (or at least should be) equal as persons, no m.....
» 22/12/2016 9:48:16 PM Gosh, shame that the all-powerful Abrahamic God and Jesus don't seem to lift a finger to p.....
» 6/12/2016 8:34:27 PM https://soundcloud.com/wheelercentre Danny, you are living in a fantasy world if you think.....
» 23/11/2016 1:13:37 PM I have a question for Greg too: What happens when those who care don't seem to care quite .....
» 31/08/2010 5:56:46 PM I don't know what the real point of this discussion is anymore. Yes addiction can be bad i.....
» 30/08/2010 12:31:56 PM "If Australians willingly gave up alcohol (and other drugs) and gambling then society.....
» 21/08/2010 2:14:20 PM Cornflower, You obviously haven't taken part in enough discussion about organ donation ei.....
» 21/08/2010 10:14:33 AM Hi CJ, nice to see that you're back! Belly, teeeheee we need some opponents in this discu.....
» 20/08/2010 5:56:58 PM Belly, Thanks for this topic. I think that organ donation should be an opt-out system rath.....
» 19/08/2010 4:32:45 PM Thank you Dotto; it is a very interesting topic to discuss what the evolutionary benefits .....
» 19/08/2010 10:42:03 AM Dotto, I see the point you were trying to make, thanks. I'm not going to go on more about .....
» 18/08/2010 12:10:48 PM "Same-Sex Marriage Debate Has Roots Going Back Centuries" http://tinyurl.com/38k.....
» 18/08/2010 8:55:44 AM Riz, I really loved your "10 reasons..." post! And diver dan's reasons for oppos.....
» 16/08/2010 10:19:18 AM "This is from the same happy bunch that claimed that it was self evident that the sun.....
» 15/08/2010 2:24:07 PM I fully agree, Cornflower. Live and let die! Sleep paralysis is a good example! This happe.....
» 15/08/2010 12:20:29 AM The author and AGiR et al also seem to forget about the high divorce rates. If marriage is.....
» 14/08/2010 11:50:56 PM What Foxy, Briar Rose and Johnny Rotten said! Above all, it is simply not true that heter.....
» 14/08/2010 11:05:39 PM Excellent article! The same question that was asked by JP popped into my head while I read.....
» 13/08/2010 8:28:19 PM Lol, McReal :) Proxy, Are dogs and children able to give informed consent, enter into a c.....
» 12/08/2010 4:11:41 PM Excellent posts, Pynchme. Well diver dan, you still haven't provided a logical reason as .....
» 12/08/2010 1:37:55 PM Houellebecq, >>I'd much rather the governmnet had let gay people marry, and leave a.....
» 12/08/2010 10:57:40 AM Hi Briar Rose, "The Act was deliberately amended by Howard to prevent gay marriage.&q.....
» 11/08/2010 8:21:46 PM Thank you, Jennifer Wilson! Don't forget that Argentina also legalised Same-sex marriage l.....
» 8/08/2010 4:55:56 PM PTY, "One can include into all educational programs such concepts as spirituality, e.....
» 2/08/2010 10:42:54 PM That's right, Foxy! One can't simply assume that someone did something terrible and then c.....
» 1/08/2010 7:57:27 PM That's a scary thought, Suze! Abbott will also aim to kill any progress made with euthana.....
» 1/08/2010 12:01:12 PM Foxy, you are so right! How come that nobody has paid attention to what Foxy said earlier.....
» 31/07/2010 10:21:14 AM Otokonoko, Severin explained exactly where I was coming from. Indeed, god helped himself. .....
» 30/07/2010 11:58:19 PM Lol, Runner. Who cares what Julia Gillard does in her own time in private? Besides, wasn'.....
» 28/07/2010 10:06:34 AM Runner, "Well isn't it amazing that you have suddenly become a believer in my God.&qu.....
» 27/07/2010 9:28:33 PM Agreed, Country Chris. Runner, "I take it you have no problem with a man having 5 wi.....
» 25/07/2010 4:49:17 PM “You are asking me to disagree with our Maker on what is right and wrong.” But Runner, no.....
» 25/07/2010 4:47:11 PM Runner, ”I don't consider not accepting same sex marriage as oppressing people who practi.....
» 24/07/2010 4:55:04 PM Runner, "Many people fight their natural urge to commit adultery or fornication. Some.....
» 24/07/2010 12:24:47 AM Runner,Pynchme, jason, Thank you for attempting to answer my question in depth. Runner, .....
» 22/07/2010 4:27:14 PM "...take the spikes off first..." Harrrr harrr,! Foxy, beautiful, clear and edi.....
» 21/07/2010 3:23:18 PM Thanks for your welcoming hugs, sinners :+) Yeah, no wonder that Jesus, being wise and al.....
» 20/07/2010 4:34:05 PM Foxy and Severin, don't hug too much or Leigh, Runner, Richie and AGiR will need extra oxy.....
» 13/07/2010 5:32:14 PM Runner "What a sick message we are sending out to an already confused youth." Ye.....
» 12/07/2010 8:18:54 PM Otokonoko, I second what Pelican said. Cornflower, "I do not see any reason to tra.....
» 12/07/2010 10:29:43 AM Gracias, Severin and CJ! May the Saints march on! Of course I should barack for the Swans.....
» 12/07/2010 7:49:28 AM Oh sob sob, we lost! Well Spain played better so they deserved it. Only a couple of minut.....
» 11/07/2010 4:38:41 PM Sev, you really know how to pick 'em :)) Muscles are always good! I recently discovered th.....
» 10/07/2010 11:05:13 PM Yeah the wriggling is entertaining, CJ. Phanto, "Why should those gay couples who wa.....
» 10/07/2010 7:47:50 PM Good question, Severin, but I doubt that you will receive an answer. CJ is right of cours.....
» 10/07/2010 10:16:04 AM Cornflower: "If you read the link provided by another poster you will find that homos.....
» 9/07/2010 11:04:02 PM Phanto, You simply don't get it. It doesn't matter whether people's reasons to get marrie.....
» 9/07/2010 7:49:05 PM Phanto et al, "If they were truly comfortable with their relationship they would not .....
» 8/07/2010 10:13:26 PM Thank you for your good luck wishes, Opi. I'm afraid we will need all the good luck we can.....
» 8/07/2010 9:57:23 PM Pantho, Comparing sister-sister marriage to same-sex marriage would be like comparing het.....
» 8/07/2010 8:30:59 PM Sorry, I forgot the paste the link to that quote. Wish there was an edit button! http://ti.....
» 8/07/2010 8:01:16 PM All Australians should have the same rights and protection. There should be equality under.....
» 7/07/2010 4:12:44 PM "I see Hyacinth Bucket doing strange things in the corner..." Mmwwoaaahahaha, I .....
» 7/07/2010 7:08:14 AM Go go go, olé olé olé! YAY my orange bracelet really works 'coz Oranje won 3-2! So next,.....
» 6/07/2010 3:10:03 PM Hehehe a mini 3rd world war with popping balloons and perhaps waterpistols sounds like fun.....
» 5/07/2010 11:24:31 PM Thank you Severin for supporting Oranje! And I agree with you regarding humour and the lac.....
» 5/07/2010 7:51:58 PM Fester, There is really no need to legislate for euthanasia and assisted suicide separatel.....
» 4/07/2010 1:41:36 AM What a wonderful and necessary article! Rexw, Don’t you think that people with depressio.....
» 3/07/2010 8:28:51 PM Benq, be grateful that the vuvuzelas were overpowering the sound of singing fans. I mean.......
» 3/07/2010 10:35:29 AM Those vids are hilarious, Pynchme and Cornflower! I too, am a big fan of the Chaser. So e.....
» 2/07/2010 11:46:15 PM "Haven't you got a scrum to watch?" Too funny! Must remember that one! Hehehehe.....
» 1/07/2010 11:01:17 PM I second that, King Hazza. I just wish that, in debates about abortion and euthanasia, pe.....
» 1/07/2010 12:51:49 PM Opi, lol, you spend so much time talking about it; are you sure that you never watch a gam.....
» 30/06/2010 11:32:03 PM That's right, King Hazza. Proxy it looks so uneducated if you talk about the killing of b.....
» 30/06/2010 1:23:54 PM Wow I’ve had quite a few posts to catch up on since I last posted. Thanks for sticking her.....
» 29/06/2010 11:09:01 PM Heya Opi! Yes there have been some appalling decisions made, haven't there? I feel for Eng.....
» 27/06/2010 8:40:55 PM YAY, this should be very interesting: Germany vs UK tonight. Olé! I will watch the repeat .....
» 27/06/2010 2:51:23 PM Hi JLDeland and Davidf, Medical staff would have, as far as I know, the right to be not in.....
» 27/06/2010 1:15:56 PM I agree, King Hazza, I’ll wait for some answers from Rhys while continueing talking to oth.....
» 26/06/2010 8:24:12 PM Hi Suzeonline, I value your contributions to this discussion as a medical professional. Pe.....
» 26/06/2010 9:50:27 AM Severin, welcome back to the world outside the naughty corner! Oh too funny re the nutcup......
» 26/06/2010 12:28:36 AM Euthanasia: If a person asks someone else to kill him/her, and that person kills the patie.....
» 26/06/2010 12:26:21 AM Hi Protagoras, I like your posts/opinion on abortion. I see what you mean about abortion i.....
» 25/06/2010 8:34:46 PM Ah thank you CJ. Oranje might be out next, anything can happen but it will all depend on w.....
» 25/06/2010 5:38:35 PM Loudmouth. I agree that it is weird that the religious are not more in favour of euthanasi.....
» 25/06/2010 5:37:48 PM Hi Severin, Exactly, this is why we MUST have legalised euthanasia in Australia. Forcing p.....
» 24/06/2010 8:49:00 PM Rhys, I wish you would have separated euthanasia from abortion and not discussed both issu.....
» 24/06/2010 8:47:00 PM Hi JL Deland, I agree- nobody should have the right to force anyone to suffer pain and los.....
» 23/06/2010 11:21:11 PM Loudmouth, "People in full possession of their faculties should have every right to t.....
» 23/06/2010 10:14:21 AM Leo et al, about wanting to see one peer-reviewed study... I found a very informative vi.....
» 23/06/2010 12:10:47 AM Also, my mother and uncle have both made arrangements for euthanasia while they are still .....
» 23/06/2010 12:06:00 AM Hi Loudmouth- Grayzie replied to your question to me perhaps better than I could have. Eut.....
» 22/06/2010 3:02:10 PM Author Rhys Jones comes across as someone who has never seriously looked at any of these i.....
» 21/06/2010 11:32:52 AM Hi beach bum, I envy you! "How can the weather bureau get it so wrong so often?".....
» 21/06/2010 10:14:58 AM Teee-heee severin! Maybe opi should take your pc away until you promise to behave in your .....
» 20/06/2010 11:41:57 PM Opi, if you want to deport fractelle, you'd have to lure her out of her very comfy naughty.....
» 20/06/2010 7:28:24 PM Squeers, the penalty was, in my opinion, justified but Harry Kewell shouldn't have been ha.....
» 20/06/2010 11:47:26 AM Hi all! I'm very pleased that Holland won again. The dead samurai didn't do too much damag.....
» 19/06/2010 9:29:10 PM Hehehe that's funny, Severin. "Maradona Does Sign Of The Cross 8 Times Before Match&q.....
» 18/06/2010 8:46:22 PM Opi, "Any sport that gets the kids off their backsides and exercising is a good thing.....
» 17/06/2010 9:31:56 PM Cornflower, I only watched parts of the game because I was in-and-out all night. My husban.....
» 17/06/2010 4:41:35 PM Opi, so funny, you deserve a tulip in your hair. Yes they do act sometimes, don't they? An.....
» 16/06/2010 5:29:31 PM Hehehe Opionated2... but if I have both my fingers in my ears, who will hold my orange jui.....
» 15/06/2010 11:05:31 PM I agree, AGIR. As I said, it is so much better to be able to hear the supporters cheer or .....
» 15/06/2010 8:40:15 PM Hehe good one, CF. The cornflowers I have in my vase are dried ones though and they are or.....
» 15/06/2010 4:31:10 PM A lot of positive contributions by Christians to Australian society would have been made D.....
» 15/06/2010 4:10:04 PM "'Fess up, you've been drinking the orange hooch again, admit it. Damned alcopops! N.....
» 15/06/2010 2:41:50 PM Foxy hiiii! There are some fantastic Muslim football players in the FIFA worldcup! http:/.....
» 15/06/2010 2:29:13 PM "I'm not exactly a sports fan, but I love the World Cup." CJ, same here. OLEEEE.....
» 7/06/2010 9:29:04 AM TTM and AiR, Although I hate the idea that there are religions that exclude people with a .....
» 6/06/2010 10:55:34 PM I totally agree with Wallace. Otokonoko, so true, that "larger religions own busines.....
» 30/05/2010 10:51:45 PM I see there is a need here for the equivalent of the European Gay Lesbian Sport Federation.....
» 30/05/2010 3:41:41 PM Atman, I totally agree. Extremely sad to think that our elderly would be denied medical c.....
» 30/05/2010 2:48:56 PM Continued... If wearing a burqa makes a moslimah feel devoted to her god, even though I p.....
» 30/05/2010 2:45:19 PM CF Re Chaplains, what Severin said. Thank you, Severin for seeing the connection. A blue c.....
» 29/05/2010 11:37:31 PM LOL, CJ :) Oh something else funny- did you see another use of Godwin's Law directed at yo.....
» 29/05/2010 2:43:46 PM Protagoras, Yeah I suppose it can be fun to mention Hitler in heated discussions. I don't .....
» 29/05/2010 1:24:01 PM Regarding the decriminalising of cannabis (and other 'soft' drugs), I totally agree with C.....
» 29/05/2010 12:37:40 PM DavidG, So true. Patients, who know that euthanasia is available whenever they need it, ha.....
» 29/05/2010 10:04:37 AM Richie, Although I agree that one should not need the approval of society to kill oneself,.....
» 29/05/2010 12:37:25 AM Thanks Pelican, Hehehe, I remember that Cleese episode! I just thought it was funny beca.....
» 28/05/2010 11:03:29 PM There is a line between ‘keeping people alive’ and active, voluntary euthanasia. I am a .....
» 28/05/2010 8:21:43 AM CF I'm sure that all the child molesting priests had bare faces too. It's other body parts.....
» 27/05/2010 9:02:00 PM CF, Oh you might well be right, perhaps I’m taking the security risks too lightly. I’d be .....
» 26/05/2010 11:01:39 PM Hi CF, I agree with much you say, including “user pays” for the extra options. Re secula.....
» 26/05/2010 2:09:28 PM "6. Jury duty" Yep see 3. Otherwise, same fine should apply as for refusing jury.....
» 26/05/2010 2:04:12 PM Protagoras, Firstly, whether muslim women choose to wear a burqa for a cultural reason or .....
» 26/05/2010 11:10:04 AM How wrong was I that by suggesting that private cubicles would be the end of this ridiculo.....
» 25/05/2010 11:37:18 PM Hi there Protagaras, I think you are reading too much on that Jihad Watch site. Seriously,.....
» 25/05/2010 9:58:10 PM Pelican said, "...it would not matter to me either way, I would just prefer some priv.....
» 25/05/2010 7:24:01 PM “So for all those women who though that men did not look after their health, we so do.” He.....
» 24/05/2010 4:25:44 PM It's funny how some think that breast size has anything to do with milk produce. It's all .....
» 24/05/2010 2:50:10 PM Protagoras, What the? Muslims didn't denounce violence caused by extremists? If you googl.....
» 24/05/2010 12:23:44 PM Most excellent article and joke, Severin and Cornflower.How does the use of drugs and medi.....
» 22/05/2010 7:28:45 PM AR, Re the burqa bandits: criminals use all kinds of clothing, disguise and equipment to h.....
» 22/05/2010 12:37:30 PM So far, nobody has come up with a reasonable argument why the burqua should be banned. All.....
» 22/05/2010 10:39:07 AM Ah yes Belly, thanks for explaining. There are more than 6 BILLION people right now, and .....
» 21/05/2010 10:58:17 PM Good article; I agree with most of it. I admit that I still have to think about some thing.....
» 21/05/2010 2:55:30 PM Fully agreed, RObert and Severin. Yes Belly I think that we probably all would agree with.....
» 20/05/2010 3:12:39 PM CJ Morgan "...My father died a couple of years back. He thought he'd donated his bod.....
» 19/05/2010 2:37:04 PM Hehehe this thread is hilarious. So much ado about nothing. If I had to choose names to .....
» 19/05/2010 9:40:47 AM Hi RObert, yes I've only recently started posting again after having a long break. I felt .....
» 18/05/2010 4:32:44 PM Hi Hasbeen, "Celivia, I agree it is nobody's business what someone choooses to put in.....
» 18/05/2010 2:01:55 PM Hi RObert, interesting discussion. I would agree with testing for drugs at workplaces onl.....
» 17/05/2010 12:20:00 PM Oh well, at least it can be spelled in at least four different ways, unlike "John&quo.....
» 6/04/2010 11:52:38 PM What an excellent article, LE, thanks for spreading some sanity! I smiled when you wrote a.....
» 22/03/2010 10:13:30 PM No, no, Graham- the CONCEPT of suicide bombing comes from the holy books. Take the Bibl.....
» 22/03/2010 7:01:49 PM Well explained, Pelican. Severin, >>My suggestion for a card saying "You have .....
» 20/03/2010 3:05:35 PM What is all this about all Marxists being atheists? Just because Marx was the first to sep.....
» 17/03/2010 7:31:11 PM Theists are wrong when they say that atheism is a faith and that atheism is a religion or .....
» 16/03/2010 4:54:59 PM Yes Severin that’s right, but also: When Christians do good, it is because they have Chris.....
» 16/03/2010 12:31:53 PM "When atheists and agnostics come from a christian culture, they take the ethical pri.....
» 16/03/2010 11:20:16 AM I can't leave this discussion without saying that every time a Christian praises Alcoholic.....
» 15/03/2010 2:52:44 PM PS Hey Rowan, man, I noticed that you missed to mention 'MOTHER' Theresa. Why is that?.....
» 15/03/2010 2:50:00 PM Glad to learn that I have faith in a-homeopathy, a-astrology, a-faryism and atheism. Seri.....
» 10/03/2010 7:54:50 PM Mjpb, it's a good idea of Severin and Cornflower that you start a new discussion on circum.....
» 10/03/2010 1:45:39 PM SM "They did not recommend against the procedure which would have stripped it of medi.....
» 9/03/2010 8:26:19 AM Well said, Cornflower. "No national medical organization in the world recommends rou.....
» 5/03/2010 3:36:24 PM "Obviously you're a lights off in the bedroom kinda guy." ROFL! SM, Removal of .....
» 4/03/2010 9:39:39 PM Cornflower ”What is all of that about? It is as relevant to circumcision as circumcision i.....
» 4/03/2010 9:39:04 PM SM “the first few days has the least pain...” Yes, I agreed with that. But I want to mak.....
» 3/03/2010 7:55:56 PM mjpb "I have a friend who doesn’t believe in immunization and all kids are fine. I st.....
» 1/03/2010 8:32:07 AM Hi Shadow Minister, "Nearly all the bad outcomes were performed by drunken tribal eld.....
» 28/02/2010 11:24:55 AM HAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAA Severin, you sure know how to pick 'em! Sam Harris is cute indeed- if.....
» 27/02/2010 7:56:50 PM Wow Severin, good choice of topic- this discussion sure does make some forumites a little .....
» 27/02/2010 8:33:33 AM Severin oh puhlleassse can you match me too- wow I'm impressed, you should be a matchmaker.....
» 27/02/2010 8:26:54 AM Severin, Severin, doncha know it's a sin to encourage unhallowed discussions on sperm-wast.....
» 26/02/2010 6:48:23 PM Cornflower said "It was sneaky putting circumcision in with vaccination and fluoridat.....
» 25/02/2010 10:23:13 AM Hi mjpb, "However in both cases the potential medical benefits are clearly establishe.....
» 23/02/2010 9:18:57 PM I must've been under a rock because I didn't realise that the fluoridation conspiracy was .....
» 26/10/2009 1:09:54 PM Hi bushbasher, Yes it would be helpful if Humphries clarified his argument, I’m just tryin.....
» 24/10/2009 11:12:16 PM Also, the costs for services in the US are not transparent enough. This reduces freedom o.....
» 24/10/2009 11:10:15 PM Hi Bushbasher. I’d like to have a better understanding, too, why the US’ health insurance.....
» 23/10/2009 10:29:37 PM Hi JamesH: “Competition is about reducing costs, to improve profits.” Hmmm, there is trut.....
» 23/10/2009 10:19:55 PM Houellebecq: ” I haven't bothered to read all this, but really if it ends up like America .....
» 22/10/2009 1:41:40 PM Thank you for writing this rational article, John Humphrys. I have no idea why people woul.....
» 4/07/2009 2:06:53 PM Hi all- a little late but I've had no time to post lately. Just wanted to say that I have .....
» 19/01/2009 9:40:07 PM Hi all, I haven't had much time for OLO lately but thanks for that link to the Animal Part.....
» 14/01/2009 4:23:30 PM Ludwig, "I very strongly feel that instead of this silly sea kitten campaign, they sh.....
» 14/01/2009 1:39:17 PM I wish animal organisations like PETA would be more realistic. Next, we can't walk outside.....
» 11/01/2009 1:19:19 PM Hi Gibo, You seem to reason that homosexuality is an addiction because “The heart, in many.....
» 10/01/2009 2:16:01 PM Well said, Kipp, I can't agree more. Homosexual relationships harm no one and every relati.....
» 9/01/2009 10:25:47 PM Whether the Pope actually criticised homosexuality in this speech or not, his actions spea.....
» 9/01/2009 4:25:43 PM Damn, Houellebecq, am I in trouble? Col, The two Ronnies are hilarious. I like the “Fork.....
» 8/01/2009 2:45:58 PM Exammy, Oops, error. I said, "It would cost tax payers less overall if the tax on d.....
» 8/01/2009 2:39:58 PM Examinator says, "I don’t see the issue as taking responsibility for some one else bu.....
» 8/01/2009 12:28:25 PM Examinator reasons that some advertised products are a health hazard such as Coke and Macc.....
» 8/01/2009 12:21:26 PM Good point, Houellebecq, about the benefits. I think that if the (health) ‘risk’ of an ad.....
» 7/01/2009 7:22:32 AM CL, I think you are a little confused (again) because AGRonomist didn’t make the points ab.....
» 6/01/2009 1:54:29 PM Dickie and CL, There is no scientific link between asthma and vaccines or between autism a.....
» 6/01/2009 12:07:19 PM Hi Examinator, Great topic. Although I can agree with you that commercials can be quite a.....
» 4/01/2009 4:57:53 PM CL, “Just like when Bush ordered…” Who cares what Bush ordered- what would he know about N.....
» 3/01/2009 4:01:00 PM Some more New Year’s Resolutions: Bill Vaughan Youth is when you're allowed to stay up la.....
» 3/01/2009 2:37:15 PM PS ;+).....
» 3/01/2009 2:24:42 PM Happy New Year to all. That’s such a very cute New Year’s wish, Billie! Thank you, I’ve e.....
» 3/01/2009 10:02:41 AM Dickie, You said, “the incidence of autism was 1 in 10000 before the 70s Celivia. What is.....
» 2/01/2009 11:24:44 PM CL, I’m not claiming that there are never any side effects. Most drugs do have side effect.....
» 2/01/2009 8:21:24 PM Oh thanks for posting that, CJ. What a hero you are, Gibo, struggling with a scary spirit......
» 2/01/2009 3:46:45 PM Thank you, Col. I'll have to think about what you're saying for a while. I feel I'm kind.....
» 1/01/2009 9:53:52 PM Yes pretty please Gibo, I missed that story. Did you actually fight with demons? Sheesh, t.....
» 1/01/2009 9:34:57 PM Dickie, Don’t be so quick to call that expert, Warthaug, an idiot. He is merely refuting t.....
» 31/12/2008 10:06:25 AM Houellebecq and Col, I admit that I’m a bit emotional about people losing their home but n.....
» 30/12/2008 7:53:09 PM Hi Gibo, I think you are right to be concerned about your friend’s health when she has bee.....
» 30/12/2008 2:47:09 PM True, a bargain is only a bargain when you need something and can wait for the sales. All .....
» 30/12/2008 8:05:11 AM Hi Dickie, Well, like Sajo, I was puzzled, too, why you said that many doctors don’t vacci.....
» 29/12/2008 9:08:49 PM LOL Poly, You must be really in love because aren't you supposed to be against same-sex m.....
» 29/12/2008 10:46:48 AM Let this video by an expert refresh your memory, Stoller. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=.....
» 28/12/2008 11:16:03 PM Dickie, Flu vaccine. You’re correct to say that the effectiveness of the flu vaccine can.....
» 24/12/2008 3:21:33 PM Great article and some very good replies e.g. by CJ. Oh dear, Despite having had a few gl.....
» 24/12/2008 2:59:44 PM Such lovely and balanced posts, Trickerdee. I find myself agreeing with so much you said. .....
» 24/12/2008 2:29:25 PM I’ve agreed with the author in the past on the ‘Cholesterol Screening for Children’ topic,.....
» 18/12/2008 9:31:16 PM Agronomist, thanks for that link, it's very good and exactly what I was looking for to sho.....
» 18/12/2008 8:48:55 PM Hi Nicky, So much for free speech/expression. If people see no evil and hear no evil, then.....
» 18/12/2008 8:21:53 PM "Sheesh, Celivia, you didn't think I was actually going to wear that, did you? That s.....
» 17/12/2008 10:35:42 AM Ah EFTfnc, So everyone who's not deluded is a bore? You must be talking about the dangero.....
» 16/12/2008 10:26:02 PM Hehe Bronny, You’ll be easy to recognize in that bullet-proof hat. I hope it won’t be too.....
» 16/12/2008 7:47:18 PM Hehe Arthur, some people believe almost EVERYTHING they read. All these scaremongering st.....
» 16/12/2008 8:31:01 AM Great fun, Pelican! Foxy I'm delighted to have been invited to your party, I hope the par.....
» 15/12/2008 8:56:10 PM Great post, Amjay. What does God say about variety, Gibo? I mean, according to the religi.....
» 15/12/2008 3:34:51 PM Spikey, it works like this: Teach little kiddies nonsense, if they play up, cane them. OK.....
» 15/12/2008 1:37:11 PM I have always been opposed to caning and I'm glad that there's been enough research on the.....
» 14/12/2008 6:57:55 PM RObert= headhunter of Christians! LOL now I’ve heard it all. Gibo, seriously, RObert just.....
» 14/12/2008 9:48:17 AM Correction, the 2nd sentence should read: "...I don't think getting the chopping boa.....
» 14/12/2008 9:45:59 AM Heeheeheeh Fractelle, I thought that it was hilarious. Snip-snip, chop-chop! But besides .....
» 13/12/2008 9:54:18 PM OK OUG, I’m going to do one more post and will leave you to it. There are others who can .....
» 13/12/2008 4:13:04 PM OUG, Quite a few species have been observed that are in the process of speciating: theref.....
» 13/12/2008 4:09:17 PM Hi, OUG “isnt provable” Science NEVER generates absolute proof. As I said, “proof” is a ma.....
» 12/12/2008 10:16:49 PM OUG, You want ‘proof’ that one species can turn into another, but have you considered tha.....
» 12/12/2008 1:13:41 PM Heehee rstuart that's right. I like your line of thoughts. Her child would be far safer if.....
» 12/12/2008 11:27:27 AM Tsk! What's next? Concerns that paedophiles might spot children during scenic helicopter f.....
» 9/12/2008 7:51:20 PM SPKOUT, I too, would like to thank you for your beautiful post. As you see, it is necessar.....
» 9/12/2008 4:03:36 PM AUG Have you watched any of the David Attenborough documentaries? I just LOVE his document.....
» 8/12/2008 10:16:50 PM Hi Ludwig, I enjoyed a great deal of schadenfreude while watching Judgment Day. What a tre.....
» 7/12/2008 3:18:57 PM LOL, even just TALKING about porn filters slows down loading of the page! It took a good 2.....
» 7/12/2008 2:35:21 PM Compulsory filters are a ludicrous idea as explained by AdamD and rstuart. Thanks for that.....
» 7/12/2008 8:49:38 AM "Judgment Day- Intelligent Design On Trial" tonight at 20:30 on SBS. Should be i.....
» 5/12/2008 3:41:50 PM Very well said, Romany. Hi Poly: "aAAh CJ... so it's not only 'Christians' who have.....
» 4/12/2008 1:55:02 PM The abortion joke is hilarious, Veronika! Now wait for a pro-lifer’s thread to post it the.....
» 4/12/2008 8:39:19 AM Yuyutsu, Steven asked, "However let's assume, for the sake of argument only, that suc.....
» 4/12/2008 7:26:25 AM Cornflower et al “…they would be advocating change to the anti-discrimination laws.” The .....
» 3/12/2008 12:48:02 PM I, too, would second -no third- what TRTL said. I hope at that Truthnow will take the tr.....
» 2/12/2008 7:26:38 PM Hi Foxy, what a lovely surprise to find a thread like this. And some wonderful stories alr.....
» 2/12/2008 3:56:23 PM God is a non-entity because it's non-existent. If I imagine a god for the sake of the di.....
» 1/12/2008 1:13:18 PM eftfnc EFT fits in well with all the other metaphysical New Age mumbo-jumbo......
» 30/11/2008 4:04:53 PM Veronika, LOL. I hadn't refreshed the page so I wasn't aware that you posted a joke alrea.....
» 30/11/2008 4:01:03 PM DVD, have you heard this one? Q: How many anti-feminist men does it take to change a ligh.....
» 30/11/2008 11:14:13 AM Yeah, David N & David F, the term “atheist” is not ideal, mainly because not believing in.....
» 30/11/2008 9:18:29 AM Hi David, Yes, great to see that you're getting so much publicity. I came across this art.....
» 29/11/2008 1:26:34 PM Pelican said, "This article could have easily been written from another point of view.....
» 27/11/2008 9:12:52 PM I'm with TRTL and Pericles on graffiti in cities. Councils could probably save time and mo.....
» 24/11/2008 12:32:24 PM Yeah, Foxy, I think that OTUG (one troll under god) does display some trollish behaviour. .....
» 23/11/2008 5:43:11 PM OUG, "[but i been studying evolution process for 30 years" As someone who's been.....
» 21/11/2008 10:37:49 PM Oly, “Then again, if humanity is made in God's image, and humans are primates…” Tee-heeee.....
» 21/11/2008 9:45:58 PM I must've cut off the last letter of the link, here it is again: http://shopping.drdino.c.....
» 21/11/2008 9:38:26 PM Hi OUG, At first, I didn’t want to post on your thread, because as Fractelle and Foxy said.....
» 21/11/2008 2:08:16 PM Hi Poly, I finally had the time to read through this thread, not sure if I can continue to.....
» 20/11/2008 3:56:28 PM Hi Poly, Believe in or not, Punk Shui really exists. Such a shame, because I was deluded i.....
» 19/11/2008 8:10:57 PM Thank you, Foxy, I had fun, too! :) OUG, “a valid science has a begining “ The evolution .....
» 19/11/2008 12:16:55 PM “The last post was a technique I use to demonstrate facts without a context. While factual.....
» 18/11/2008 9:05:54 AM I vaguely remember that some people from the party attempted to help me get home but none .....
» 18/11/2008 9:01:24 AM Great topic, Examinator and such wonderful posts! I half-covered my eyes reading Romany’s .....
» 17/11/2008 9:12:04 PM Examinator, Well explained to Runner that abiogenesis is not part of the evolution theory;.....
» 17/11/2008 12:48:13 PM Gimmy, I’ll have a look on your website, thanks. Wobbles, Great point about the new age .....
» 17/11/2008 12:40:32 PM Poly, Those are great and clever quotes- not bad for a priest. I agree with you about pro.....
» 16/11/2008 5:55:23 PM Hi Spikey, I'm not really taking part in this discussion due to lack of time but this arti.....
» 16/11/2008 4:14:21 PM Poly, Christian feng shui sounds like a fun idea- there might be a market for it :) What .....
» 15/11/2008 11:19:05 PM Hi Poly, Nice to see you have a good sense of humour despite your injuries! My husband do.....
» 15/11/2008 10:46:33 PM OUG,. Fractelle said, “It is when a person believes in something that has no evidence at .....
» 15/11/2008 9:46:11 PM Bronwyn, I agree that in some cases, digestive tract cleansing can have (verifiable) heal.....
» 15/11/2008 3:41:33 PM Yabby, I second what Pelican said to you. Great post. Pelican, I’m very curious about you.....
» 14/11/2008 10:28:08 PM I lied- one more post today. Yabby, Interesting. I suppose –at least for me personally- .....
» 14/11/2008 9:36:55 PM Foxy (white witch, LOL!) Yes meditation is one of the things I’ve been exploring as well, .....
» 14/11/2008 9:35:56 PM Pericles, Scrying over pressed silk, no wonder it didn’t work! Next time try scrying ove.....
» 14/11/2008 3:34:53 PM “New Age” is an umbrella, a vague collection of belief systems. Some of these beliefs can .....
» 14/11/2008 11:07:32 AM "I wouldn't put one on my car in the US, you would probably find your car defaced pre.....
» 14/11/2008 8:23:18 AM "‘Atheism – Celebrate reason!’" I like that! This short slogan would look great .....
» 12/11/2008 8:48:40 AM Pegasus, Agreed, prayer should have no place in the government. God is irrelevant in gover.....
» 11/11/2008 8:34:16 AM Oliver, Your question is excellent. I really don't understand why a god, who supposedly i.....
» 10/11/2008 9:28:42 PM Refreshing article! Also great posts as usual by Kipp, SJ, Oliver, CJ et al. Runner, “Se.....
» 10/11/2008 8:24:59 PM Another emotive rant by Sellick. Have you ever thought about the suicides committed becau.....
» 8/11/2008 8:34:00 AM AJ Philips, “I think it's more important that religion publicly get's the message that the.....
» 6/11/2008 8:47:33 PM Yes this is fantastic news, Yabby and there is reason to believe that there are going to b.....
» 6/11/2008 1:55:00 PM RObert, >>"training on the subject from really on-fire for Jesus, Holy Spirit-.....
» 6/11/2008 1:37:22 PM Hi David, Like CJ, I’d like to say thanks for explaining the restrictions on the wording .....
» 6/11/2008 6:28:51 AM "You just don't want to understand." Déjà vu! Well said, Foxy......
» 4/11/2008 9:42:34 PM That's very funny, Foxy! I'd love to see slogans like that on buses, just for some humour......
» 4/11/2008 9:15:13 PM Although I think that the London bus slogan is a fun idea because apparently there are so .....
» 3/11/2008 8:39:41 AM CJ, “I've mostly stayed out of this silly thread out of humanitarian tolerance for people .....
» 2/11/2008 5:48:32 PM Henriette, Much can be done to reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies: comprehensive .....
» 2/11/2008 4:10:17 PM Fractelle, I can’t wait for the rest of the article! Foxy, Well put, I agree with you. I.....
» 1/11/2008 11:01:21 PM Richie, "God condenms nobody " Nah, he just drowns them all in a flood when he f.....
» 31/10/2008 9:32:14 PM Gibo et al, Human Interest said, "Christians do not need to be convinced that Jesus.....
» 31/10/2008 6:44:01 PM Actually, there should not be a possibility to opt-out of sex education at all if we're se.....
» 31/10/2008 3:50:09 PM Hi Henriette, You said: "Are there not specialised clinics where the staff know, befo.....
» 30/10/2008 3:22:21 PM Well... the topic is not about whether abortion is right or wrong, ethical or unethical. .....
» 30/10/2008 3:08:42 PM Oliver, "Like it or not, there are primates on both sides of the ape enclosures at t.....
» 30/10/2008 8:31:03 AM Thank you, Fractelle. Pericles: “But just for the record, there is no "scientific is.....
» 29/10/2008 10:17:55 PM Oh Yabby, the Noah's Ark story is one of my favourites! It is just so impossible that I fi.....
» 29/10/2008 9:50:15 PM What an excellent article. Good posts, too, from the 2 previous posters. While I am Dutch.....
» 29/10/2008 3:22:11 PM Pericles said, "The answer ultimately is not to withdraw these privileges piecemeal,.....
» 29/10/2008 8:58:45 AM RObert, “Gibo - which version of the Genesis account do you mean?” Yes Gibo means the lite.....
» 28/10/2008 10:08:35 PM Runner said, “good riddance to all the unrepentant evil doers who are self righteous enoug.....
» 28/10/2008 7:48:40 AM I’m going to ignore the nonsense Cook utters (e.g. the 20.000 ‘children’ who die every yea.....
» 27/10/2008 1:36:37 PM Hi Gibo, Scientists are into the business of explaining observations, I doubt they would w.....
» 27/10/2008 10:19:54 AM Thank you, Dickie, I'm really glad that I'm aware of these facts now......
» 27/10/2008 10:16:15 AM Well said, CJ, That's a relief! The article you linked to clarifies the facts. I admit tha.....
» 27/10/2008 10:01:30 AM CJ, "I'd suggest that our elected representatives recite some kind of secular oath th.....
» 27/10/2008 7:59:11 AM Justice for kids (JFK) Firstly, I don’t dispute that the family court doesn’t always thoro.....
» 26/10/2008 10:01:00 PM Hi Polycarp, “…what he did was only morally reprehensible…” That’s only a matter of the o.....
» 24/10/2008 9:31:21 PM Pelican said, "Isn't this issue more about manners and generosity of spirit rather t.....
» 24/10/2008 8:31:03 PM That's very worrying, Dickie, thanks for this information. I didn't even realise that Aust.....
» 24/10/2008 12:25:56 PM Hmmm, it would probably be a discussion that could fit into the Satire category. I may or .....
» 24/10/2008 11:38:37 AM No problem, I completed your survey......
» 22/10/2008 10:08:06 PM Jolanda, I must say that I agree with posters such as Bronwyn and PALE. Sometimes it's jus.....
» 22/10/2008 8:50:44 PM What a shame that this discussion amounts to nothing. It could've been an interesting deba.....
» 22/10/2008 2:38:11 PM "My own impression is that the "S" in PAS has been debunked, it's not a men.....
» 22/10/2008 1:34:25 PM RObert, "A link was provided to an abstract on the MRA website of an article looking.....
» 20/10/2008 8:56:39 PM Polycarp, “Fractelle for whom I hold hope” I almost envy Fractelle. “They are protesting .....
» 19/10/2008 6:16:35 PM The Private Messaging option could be enabled or disabled by every individual OLO member. .....
» 19/10/2008 3:51:56 PM This is the time I wish there was an edit button option after posting a comment, accessibl.....
» 19/10/2008 3:40:55 PM I also believe that: * Parents are not the only ones in children’s’ environments that are .....
» 19/10/2008 3:37:23 PM Anonymum et al, For clarity, I’m not denying that the cases you present are true. It’s tra.....
» 19/10/2008 10:46:38 AM That's such a beautiful poem, Foxy, it think I will keep it. That means something, because.....
» 17/10/2008 10:25:35 PM CJ, thanks, that's ever so funny! I wasn't sure whether he'd ever admitted the name chang.....
» 17/10/2008 10:01:38 PM continued I feel more relaxed now than when I started this debate. There have been too m.....
» 17/10/2008 9:51:14 PM Romany, Beautifully said and inspiring, too, that one doesn’t have to be brave to be able.....
» 17/10/2008 5:35:31 PM Polycarp, I did address the issue when I said, "Either no state land should be suppli.....
» 17/10/2008 3:28:41 PM OK one more thing, Anonymum you said, "...simply stating the truth needs to be ackno.....
» 17/10/2008 11:15:56 AM Thank you, RObert, and well said, Anansi. I decided not to post on this thread anymore ei.....
» 16/10/2008 1:49:43 PM Either no state land should be supplied for any religious purpose, or state land should be.....
» 15/10/2008 10:17:40 PM Hi anonymum I had a look on your website and to be honest and risking sounding negative, .....
» 15/10/2008 9:18:31 PM RObert, you got what I meant and I never realised that I could sort by most recent post. M.....
» 15/10/2008 4:45:57 PM A few of my own suggestions: I’d like to suggest an edit button To enable posters to have.....
» 15/10/2008 4:43:34 PM Suggestions others have made: A coloured background to intra-Forum quotes: Fantastic ide.....
» 14/10/2008 9:59:07 PM I accept that some people need to raise their voice when angry or frustrated although the .....
» 14/10/2008 9:52:49 PM Romany, what a brave woman you are! I shuddered reading your story. I’m so glad that your .....
» 14/10/2008 11:10:06 AM Philo, If Bill Henson acted illegally, then why isn’t he in jail? You can’t make such judg.....
» 14/10/2008 11:08:38 AM Hi Polycarp, Don’t forget that the principal of the school also has a great reputation and.....
» 13/10/2008 9:21:14 PM Bill Henson has a great reputation of being a trustworthy, respectable and very talented, .....
» 13/10/2008 7:05:12 PM Hi everyone, I had to go away for a while and found a zillion email alerts in my inbox whe.....
» 6/10/2008 10:38:05 PM Hilarious topic. Einstein also said that religion is childish and primitive. In my very h.....
» 6/10/2008 3:15:15 PM Well...I'm sure most of us have now heard of the Australian Defense Force being allowed by.....
» 4/10/2008 1:01:10 AM Fantastic posts, Anansi, Fractelle, Pynchme. Fractelle asks RObert what it is that he wan.....
» 2/10/2008 8:58:47 AM “…regardless of who is more likely seriously injured.” I disagree with this part of the s.....
» 2/10/2008 8:57:22 AM Fractelle, Good on you for speaking out about the DV you had to endure, I can only imagine.....
» 1/10/2008 4:29:08 PM Antiseptic, Romany is correct to say that children are victims of domestic violence, too......
» 1/10/2008 11:29:35 AM Hi all, Just a quick post after reading most of the comments. I can't promise to post here.....
» 29/09/2008 4:29:04 PM I must be really have a thorough understanding of this ‘atheist fundamentalist’ thing beca.....
» 27/09/2008 12:45:56 AM Hi Stickman, I see your point about the causes of premature births. Emotion Yes intuiti.....
» 26/09/2008 11:38:13 PM Yeah that sounds perfect, CJ! Heehee anansi, I hope my children are only joking when they.....
» 26/09/2008 4:31:59 PM I thought almost everyone tried pot. I think I personally know only 3 or 4 people who have.....
» 26/09/2008 4:07:11 PM Interesting posts, everyone! To answer the question: As an atheist, I'm happy to wait for.....
» 24/09/2008 12:02:28 AM Stickman, “Most of us though, rightly or wrongly, value human life above all other for rea.....
» 22/09/2008 11:05:08 PM Hi Stickman “we will never agree on this issue” I usually find the process of debating ju.....
» 22/09/2008 11:04:18 AM I've always found the Australian rental system very unfair. There should be fairer guideli.....
» 22/09/2008 8:36:28 AM "Hopefully, openly discriminatory outfits like Porky's Brethren will lose their prefe.....
» 21/09/2008 11:02:19 PM Hi Col, Quite profound! I totally agree with you that abortion should be a woman’s choice .....
» 21/09/2008 10:41:34 AM Hi PALE I like the Australian culture, too, but think it’s unrealistic to believe that cul.....
» 21/09/2008 12:29:28 AM Stickman, Yeah I don’t know why I bothered with Runner- just some entertainment, I guess. .....
» 20/09/2008 10:08:38 AM Poly said, “There are many 'not for profit' secular organizations and charities are allowe.....
» 20/09/2008 12:40:45 AM Efranke, I think that accepting multiculturalism doesn’t necessarily mean that we have to .....
» 19/09/2008 8:46:15 PM PALE, I agree that it’s unacceptable that animals are being slaughtered in a cruel way dur.....
» 18/09/2008 10:51:48 PM PALE There’s nothing wrong with “real”Australians, whatever your definition of “real” mig.....
» 18/09/2008 10:49:14 PM Efranke, Haven’t we seen problems with monocultural societies, too? For any difficulties.....
» 17/09/2008 10:55:16 PM Exactly Jason, If Runner refuses to use the correct terms, then communication becomes unc.....
» 17/09/2008 10:23:54 PM Oh I do love multiculturalism, which provides a lot of variety and interest to an otherwis.....
» 17/09/2008 9:05:11 PM Foxy, I hope you'll have a wonderful break and be back all refreshed and relaxed. Here I .....
» 16/09/2008 4:29:24 PM For example, by opening a gay bar where no heterosexuals would be welcome, who’d be more d.....
» 16/09/2008 4:28:57 PM Hi RObert, Good points and I understand what you’re saying about the phrasing. I ‘m strug.....
» 16/09/2008 2:24:17 PM Runner, I do feel emotion when I think of the outlook of all those unwanted children who a.....
» 14/09/2008 9:41:18 PM Johnj, Agree with your last post, and also, a good point in the last paragraph of your pre.....
» 14/09/2008 4:34:24 PM Excellent posts, Fractelle, Veronika and Foxy. Heeeheee Veronika, ‘homosexuality’ sure is.....
» 13/09/2008 6:44:53 PM And who brainwashed you, HRS?.....
» 13/09/2008 4:54:29 PM Just a quicky. Anyone know whether David van Gend is a proponent of comprehensive sex edu.....
» 13/09/2008 4:22:11 PM RObert, I think that needs to be interpreted in context. Until the day that homosexual pe.....
» 13/09/2008 4:20:00 PM Polycarp, I’m not out to slur Christians just for being Christians, otherwise I’d be afte.....
» 12/09/2008 10:56:52 PM “All religious organisations that satisfy the legal definition of religion in Australia ar.....
» 12/09/2008 10:55:44 PM Polycarp, You said: “.. been married to one women for 29 yrs :)” Hmmm. If I were mistaken.....
» 12/09/2008 12:12:23 AM Polycarp, It’s easy to tell others how to behave or what to believe; it is far more diffic.....
» 12/09/2008 12:09:05 AM Yeah well said, Spikey. I re-read the article. “religious groups in Victoria are allowed .....
» 11/09/2008 2:59:05 PM Well said, chainsmoker. Thanks for your honest answer to one of my questions, runner. I c.....
» 11/09/2008 9:11:30 AM Spot on, CJ, Fractelle and Pericles, it’s the homophobes that are being mocked because the.....
» 10/09/2008 1:04:52 PM My word, Fractelle! Oh it's very possible that the crucifixion went a little bit wrong, C.....
» 9/09/2008 10:55:35 PM CJ, Yep, quite possible that Jesus was gay. Anything is more likely than the so-called 'mi.....
» 9/09/2008 10:03:01 PM So, if I understand you correctly, Polycarp, the one and only reason you disapprove of hom.....
» 8/09/2008 11:16:03 PM Hi Col, I have also enjoyed the discussion despite disagreements. I’m not going to attemp.....
» 7/09/2008 12:21:37 AM CJ, “What evidence does palimpsest have that viewing fictional graphics hurts anybody” I’m.....
» 6/09/2008 1:20:53 AM ”The illicit drugs will continue…” Yes but the illegal market will shrink so that it’s mor.....
» 6/09/2008 1:10:39 AM "The problem is, you might be happy with more out of control idiots roaming and drivi.....
» 6/09/2008 1:06:42 AM “increase in street violence since licensed drinking times were extended.” Good point. Is.....
» 5/09/2008 3:21:08 PM What Veronika and CJ Morgan said. If people are not allowed to express their thoughts the.....
» 3/09/2008 7:45:07 PM Hi FG, Very much agree with Fractelle's list as well, except perhaps for font colours if t.....
» 1/09/2008 10:50:09 PM Fractelle, Yes, this is probably the only situation when animals are treated more humane t.....
» 1/09/2008 9:22:24 AM Yeah well, this is exactly why I stopped posting on (or even reading) the animal welfare t.....
» 31/08/2008 10:53:50 PM Foxydude, Not everyone can take their own life at any time they want. Some people, like t.....
» 31/08/2008 10:44:39 PM Usually when I read an article about euthanasia I feel despair, sadness, irritation and im.....
» 31/08/2008 3:54:40 PM And http://www.minvws.nl/en/themes/drugs/default.asp "Drug policy in the Netherlands.....
» 31/08/2008 3:52:47 PM Col, “If you legalize other drugs (heroin, cocaine, amphetamines cannabis etc) you will se.....
» 30/08/2008 7:31:22 PM Cruella de Vil, that is......
» 30/08/2008 7:22:52 PM Oh no, too much information! 'coz now I’m stuck with an image of Col having his way with .....
» 30/08/2008 3:51:21 PM Yabby, I totally agree with Nicky and Bronwyn here. You said, "I also accept reality.....
» 29/08/2008 8:24:19 AM I did it again- cut off the last number, here's the complete one: http://www.irinnews.org/.....
» 29/08/2008 8:17:28 AM Great article, CJ, it shows that the ‘war on drugs’ is not about saving lives at all. Pr.....
» 28/08/2008 10:16:49 PM Besides, I find CP absurd; sellers of legal drugs are contributing no less to ill health a.....
» 28/08/2008 10:12:07 PM Col, I think that you’re stereotyping drug users and I agree with Nicky that many have res.....
» 26/08/2008 10:16:09 PM I don’t have more problems with sheepskin than with meat. Isn’t sheepskin just a byproduct.....
» 26/08/2008 3:33:06 PM I reminded you that even the communist party in China wasn’t able to get rid of the drug p.....
» 26/08/2008 3:30:59 PM Fractelle, Yes I have expressed my stance on capital punishment, mainly in Col’s thread a.....
» 26/08/2008 1:16:05 PM Sorry I accidentally cut off the last number of the link I gave, here's the correct one- I.....
» 25/08/2008 9:45:57 PM Thank you Nicky for this most needed thread to raise awareness. Sometimes life can be hec.....
» 25/08/2008 2:16:51 PM PALE, thanks. While decriminalisation is better than no change at all, I’d rather see dru.....
» 24/08/2008 11:37:40 PM It’s not that I condone everything Big Pharma does but I’m more sceptical about the anti v.....
» 23/08/2008 4:15:52 PM Philo, “Drugs as recreation or abuse are used by persons who see no value or higher purpos.....
» 23/08/2008 4:12:34 PM Fractelle, Thanks for discussing some points from that govt site, I’ve been wanting to com.....
» 22/08/2008 10:17:10 PM Col, I figure that if something, anything, is not legally for sale, and there is a demand.....
» 21/08/2008 9:33:26 AM Pale, thanks for your reply. I was going to leave the thread because I had to resort to re.....
» 18/08/2008 11:07:41 PM But, drug abusers are not the only ones creating costs for society; an unnecessary crimina.....
» 18/08/2008 11:04:33 PM PALE, Thanks, interesting story. Do you know the name of that island? I’m curious to find .....
» 17/08/2008 12:59:21 AM Great thread, Fractelle. Yes a spell checker would come in handy, Rob. I also agree with.....
» 16/08/2008 3:36:37 PM I second that, Jason......
» 16/08/2008 2:48:34 PM Col, “popping ecstasy is no different to any other illegal act” I just want to point out t.....
» 16/08/2008 10:38:18 AM Polycarp, thanks for your reply. To be honest, I really don't care what Peter said or wha.....
» 16/08/2008 10:20:50 AM Antiseptic, A friend attended an ecstasy party (Netherlands) with about 30-35 people prese.....
» 16/08/2008 12:07:23 AM “not to seek beauty through shallow external symbols like jewellery etc..” Does that inclu.....
» 15/08/2008 10:43:34 PM Col, I understand that you are mainly worried about the social costs of drug legalisation .....
» 15/08/2008 9:11:59 PM golly gosh.....
» 14/08/2008 9:58:25 AM DD "you must always include responsibilities whenever you say rights" I agree. .....
» 14/08/2008 8:25:45 AM Jason, I agree that same sex relationships should have the exact same rights as heterosexu.....
» 13/08/2008 11:21:08 PM Thank you, Pelican, I see what you mean and I will look at your links when I get more time.....
» 13/08/2008 11:17:12 PM Col, Good point about gambling as an addiction, at least you made me think about it. I wo.....
» 13/08/2008 10:07:11 AM Pelican, Are illegal manufacturers of alcohol and tobacco undercutting the price of these .....
» 13/08/2008 10:02:06 AM Col, As a Libertarian, what would you say is wrong with the Libertarian view that the war.....
» 11/08/2008 8:32:38 PM Thanks, Fractelle, *blushes*. ”A very complex issue and deserves sincere debate.” Exactly.....
» 11/08/2008 12:57:07 PM Hi Ludwig, Some interesting replies from the above posters. My moniker somewhat resembles.....
» 11/08/2008 10:40:45 AM Interesting article, Antiseptic. I’d agree that police would find it easier to cope with .....
» 9/08/2008 5:30:55 PM Legalisation of drugs is not the perfect answer but banning drugs creates more problems. .....
» 9/08/2008 1:41:46 PM Thanks for this discussion, Col. i thought that the discussion had come to an end as well,.....
» 7/08/2008 8:46:55 PM Sorry for appearing very ignorant, but I'm getting confused. With these new de facto law.....
» 6/08/2008 10:35:30 PM Usual Suspect, Well said, you read my mind. Ted, I understand what you are saying, and .....
» 6/08/2008 8:21:10 AM Usual Suspect, thanks for this, I hadn’t read about this yet. I agree with US, antiseptic.....
» 5/08/2008 2:48:14 PM Oops, I forgot to include the link. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/5230006.s.....
» 5/08/2008 2:45:57 PM ROFL… a Dalek :) I’m pleased to see that most posters, including Col, agree with the auth.....
» 4/08/2008 2:45:56 PM Col, Why do you believe that it should be the State’s business what individuals choose to.....
» 3/08/2008 8:09:34 PM Individual, I’m glad to know that you approve of medicinal cannabis. “ANYthing is bad if.....
» 2/08/2008 10:37:34 PM Individual, If you are so concerned about people’s functionality in society, then let me r.....
» 2/08/2008 5:44:14 PM Fractelle, I too, find it very frustrating that a potentially profitable and environmenta.....
» 1/08/2008 8:12:30 PM You’re quite right, Examinator, that there already are pills based on THC. The brand name .....
» 1/08/2008 4:23:56 PM An excellent article, Sandra. Is the AMA’s paranoia about pot caused by deprivation of can.....
» 31/07/2008 5:46:02 PM Well said, Ludwig. Valerie, that’s a wonderful article, I totally agree with you. I have .....
» 30/07/2008 2:50:35 PM OK, I just want to take a step back and look at Col’s initial question, “If we assume th.....
» 29/07/2008 10:01:01 PM Banjo, I meant to say that it’s worse to rape and kill a child than to rape it and let it .....
» 28/07/2008 4:31:09 PM HRS, Abortion is a simple procedure if done in the first term of pregnancy. The safest an.....
» 28/07/2008 4:10:23 PM Col, I agree that killers should be prosecuted and punished. Nobody who’s responsible for.....
» 27/07/2008 1:08:09 PM CJ, These tiny condoms with the small print come boxed with a magnifying glass. Fractelle.....
» 26/07/2008 1:59:40 PM HRS, that article is by Robert E. Rector (Erector- hmmm misleading name). I’d already disc.....
» 26/07/2008 10:10:59 AM ““industry activity” … Your theory is along way from what is practically possible” You cou.....
» 25/07/2008 4:19:07 PM Well said, RObert and Shadow Minster. HRS, ” It is now much safer to be a fetus in a test.....
» 24/07/2008 3:00:14 PM Oh RObert, you’re too funny! Bugger, Fractelle, there goes our plan to pickpocket from ROb.....
» 23/07/2008 4:26:21 PM TRTL Excellent reasons for opposing the death penalty, I fully agree. “consider the countr.....
» 23/07/2008 2:04:17 PM Iwonder, Still spreading the breastcancer myth? At best, it’s bad science, at worst, a l.....
» 23/07/2008 2:01:56 PM Excellent posts, everybody from the feminist conspiracy club! Fractelle, I had a good la.....
» 22/07/2008 2:21:28 PM Really interesting. Coincidentally, a couple of weeks ago I bought "Selling Sickness&.....
» 21/07/2008 4:03:01 PM Great points, Fractelle. I’d find it quite creepy to have an executioner as a neighbour. .....
» 19/07/2008 4:40:01 PM Interesting topic, Col! “So who thinks what?” I’d like to discuss the death penalty pers.....
» 19/07/2008 1:51:51 PM Veronika, I think I should abort myself from this discussion, too :) *Celivia rolls her e.....
» 19/07/2008 12:35:29 AM Col, Heeeheee glad that you enjoyed SW’s post, too. Veronika and her article answered you.....
» 18/07/2008 9:24:08 AM CJ, perhaps he learned his lessons from a dominatrix. HRS, don’t let the word “gory” sca.....
» 17/07/2008 10:11:45 AM Stuart, I don’t know what’s funnier, your post or HRS taking the bait. Iwonder Such emoti.....
» 16/07/2008 10:52:51 AM Lititia, "... thus those of us who are not christians should not have christian value.....
» 15/07/2008 2:12:46 PM Democritus, glad you agree with me that abstinence-only sex education is completely worthl.....
» 14/07/2008 1:10:12 PM Lititia, well said! The Religious Right should spend their time on helping the many unwant.....
» 13/07/2008 4:35:56 PM HRS, ” I didn’t think the Pope had much to do with Australian laws.” The pope does have s.....
» 13/07/2008 12:58:40 PM LOL HRS, Have you ever been inside an abortion clinic? Most offer a large range of servi.....
» 12/07/2008 4:24:57 PM Sorry people, I posted the above on the wrong abortion thread, I've let Graham Young know .....
» 12/07/2008 4:18:07 PM HRS Aha; I hope that Lititia will spill, too :) Yep, I’m pretty sure that sex ed and affo.....
» 11/07/2008 2:47:10 PM Bravo, Brian, I think your article is a fresh breath after I've been posting on David Palm.....
» 11/07/2008 8:51:11 AM Hi HRS I’m not sure whether you’ve read all of our comments or just Lititia’s, but we’ve d.....
» 8/07/2008 11:05:37 PM “why change the conditions of life and death that have been in existence and accepted for .....
» 8/07/2008 11:02:49 PM Bronwyn and David, I’ve found no evidence that euthanasia laws will result in worsening o.....
» 8/07/2008 10:25:36 PM Good questions, Yvonne. I’ve always wondered why it would be more sinful for African sold.....
» 8/07/2008 5:18:27 PM Iwonder, Yes there are risks involved with abortion, but breast cancer is not one of them......
» 7/07/2008 11:04:59 PM “I understand we probably can't take the matter any further on this thread.” David, we can.....
» 7/07/2008 10:16:45 PM David, you said, “Celivia, in our submission to the LRC we listed better sex education as.....
» 4/07/2008 9:12:06 PM Well, David Palmer, If you care so much about the women who have to deal with an unwanted .....
» 4/07/2008 3:30:53 PM Great link, Gusi, I will store it. David, Yvonne's link shows that 20% of the Australian.....
» 2/07/2008 9:52:29 PM Runner, The vast majority of doctors are ethical, well-trained, caring and responsible pe.....
» 1/07/2008 10:02:29 AM Hi Bronwyn, Thanks for addressing a point that hasn’t been discussed yet. It’s very import.....
» 30/06/2008 10:31:53 PM Very well said, Yvonne. Opponents of euthanasia should understand that when euthanasia is.....
» 29/06/2008 5:35:34 PM Choice, I had a look at your website, it's great. How unacceptable that in the case of th.....
» 28/06/2008 10:28:43 AM Well said, gushi and examinator. I think we can conclude that our collective comments on .....
» 27/06/2008 11:53:03 PM I have really enjoyed *almost* everyone’s very clever comments. Even though many may sound.....
» 27/06/2008 4:29:18 PM US, I’m not saying that women are being discriminated against when men enjoy their persuit.....
» 26/06/2008 6:39:47 PM Hi David Palmer, long time no see since your abortion article :) Do you think it is more.....
» 25/06/2008 3:34:09 PM US, Neither my husband nor I switched on the TV in the daytime when at home with the kids.....
» 25/06/2008 2:29:25 PM Stickman, Thanks; I defined “therapeutic” differently. I agree that there are downsides of.....
» 23/06/2008 3:09:12 PM Hi HRS “that it is better to kill girls in the womb rather than have them born into what y.....
» 23/06/2008 1:28:31 PM Steel, “Men aren't asking for discriminatory laws.” Firstly, applying your logic to race.....
» 23/06/2008 9:39:38 AM Fully agree with you, Boaz David, well said. Age is not important in the face of love. S.....
» 22/06/2008 10:31:43 PM Hi Stickman, Yes we don’t disagree all that much. “How can you possible deny that there a.....
» 22/06/2008 5:03:54 PM TRTL Thanks for your balanced view. You made me giggle when you pointed out these contradi.....
» 22/06/2008 12:11:01 PM Well said, Antonios and Yvonne. The disgruntled boys in this discussion should do some ho.....
» 21/06/2008 12:02:49 AM HRS “Members of the feminist cult…” I wouldn’t know about that, have never belonged to a .....
» 20/06/2008 9:02:03 AM A very perspicacious analogy, Yvonne! If the author had been writing about plastic surger.....
» 19/06/2008 5:23:28 PM HRS, “…have no objection to using one male to artificially inseminate thousands of women…”.....
» 18/06/2008 4:11:52 PM HRS, In your first post you said, “… misinformation, suppression of information… play a pa.....
» 18/06/2008 8:43:42 AM HRS, You seem to be surprised a lot. Perhaps you’ll also find it surprising that your arg.....
» 17/06/2008 1:49:14 PM Hi Peony, Yes it is quite amazing that they finally noticed- but not until they became co.....
» 16/06/2008 11:08:07 PM "fear of giving birth to a feminist?" Ohhh funny, Yvonne :) Stickman, “You don'.....
» 15/06/2008 11:12:52 AM The most important issue to deal with is that there is a real problem of inequality betwee.....
» 15/06/2008 11:11:51 AM I can imagine that women in these countries want to rescue their daughters from having to .....
» 13/06/2008 10:25:11 PM Great posts, Yvonne, Fractelle and Haralambos. I am not familiar with 'the Virtues Projec.....
» 11/06/2008 3:11:41 PM Australia neither needs to be a Socialist nor a Libertarian State, it needs to be a caring.....
» 11/06/2008 3:06:14 PM UsualSuspect, “feminists … it's best for them to have the man working full time and the mo.....
» 11/06/2008 1:10:09 PM Fractelle, “You can actually test it; see how many smiles you get back when walking down t.....
» 10/06/2008 11:00:57 PM Hi Haralambos, I also like meditation and relaxation, have done several courses. It has a.....
» 10/06/2008 2:41:55 PM Haralambos, “…being there for someone is a normal human response. But how often does this .....
» 9/06/2008 2:26:08 PM BR, what kind of law are you picturing that would protect women from that? At the risk of .....
» 8/06/2008 10:45:46 PM Thank you, Antonios, you are too kind. I only wish I had the skills to work for the Human.....
» 7/06/2008 4:17:17 PM Nicky, Glad you could find the time to reply. I’m happy to agree on the idea of people ma.....
» 7/06/2008 4:11:43 PM Antonios, you are correct that the word ‘socialism’ has different meanings. I think that .....
» 5/06/2008 9:05:58 PM Pericles, You have shown good reasons to bin that particular news poll. But the invalidity.....
» 5/06/2008 10:27:14 AM Steel, you mention sport but my question is why, if being verbally aggressive is so normal.....
» 5/06/2008 9:10:54 AM Hi, Romany, Vanilla, Yvonne and Fractelle :) Vanilla, you sound like an ideal language te.....
» 4/06/2008 2:46:15 PM While anger is a normal emotion, and frustration can sometimes cause stressed people to lo.....
» 4/06/2008 10:54:02 AM A very Troethful article, Judith, you make absolute sense. Like CJ Morgan, I think that .....
» 3/06/2008 10:44:40 PM Pericles, you said, “The reason they don't do this is because they know how the Australian.....
» 3/06/2008 10:41:35 PM Antonios, No I’m not from your area, I live in Sydney. As you know, I agree with you on .....
» 2/06/2008 2:57:23 PM Col, Women should not have to miss out on their wages because, married or not, it still ma.....
» 2/06/2008 2:51:34 PM Hi PALE and Rehctub, “…woman who have never worked or pauid tax in their lives to apply fo.....
» 2/06/2008 11:51:04 AM It doesn’t matter what a woman looks like, feminine or otherwise. In fact, one doesn’t h.....
» 1/06/2008 11:20:19 AM Paid maternity leave keeps women linked to the workforce and doesn’t force women to become.....
» 1/06/2008 11:15:31 AM Nicky, That must’ve been very rewarding work. It's a real shame on the Howard government f.....
» 31/05/2008 10:50:13 PM Yvonne, yes I was very lucky with my English teacher. I have forgotten almost all of the F.....
» 30/05/2008 10:58:04 PM Col, your daughters turned out to be lovely, responsible women because they came from a l.....
» 30/05/2008 10:52:21 PM Antonios, I’m sorry to hear about your health problems. Hopefully, with today’s OH&S, thi.....
» 30/05/2008 7:39:16 AM "Theres an interesting article over in the other section " Thank Romany, I'll re.....
» 29/05/2008 9:41:11 PM There are many great ideas here from other posters. Foxy, that story about your dad's note.....
» 28/05/2008 4:27:29 PM Obiviously, I made a mistake in my calculations, I previously based my calculations on 6 m.....
» 28/05/2008 4:14:00 PM Not only people on high wages desire to raise a family and can be excellent parents Denyin.....
» 28/05/2008 4:09:13 PM Nicky, I agree with much you are saying. I try not to think about the dreadful things tha.....
» 27/05/2008 12:10:03 PM It is some kind of savings plan with a very high earning interest rate and one is allowed .....
» 27/05/2008 12:05:48 PM Hi Antonios and Col I realise that I’m popping up very late into the debate but I noticed .....
» 25/05/2008 3:20:46 PM Vanilla, My photograph, as a naked two year old, stood on my parents’ mantel shelf for ma.....
» 21/05/2008 11:05:59 PM Hi Foxy, I hadn't refreshed the page for ages and hadn't noticed your post. Where I live.....
» 21/05/2008 10:55:38 PM Awww Cuphandle, I wish the culling of kangaroos wasn’t necessary but like the RSPCA I relu.....
» 18/05/2008 1:08:44 AM Well, the real cause is that there are too many flat earth deniers. "Just remember t.....
» 17/05/2008 6:51:26 PM Thank you, Tina, I successfully sent the email this time. I think that one of your email .....
» 17/05/2008 2:44:40 PM Dear Tina, I tried to contact you by email to offer some help but your email address is no.....
» 17/05/2008 2:08:56 PM Gibo, are there any reliable statistics on the success rate of AA? I'm asking because I r.....
» 15/05/2008 8:46:22 AM Hi, CJ We are using some kind of Ad Blocking and Pop-up Window Blocking software that elim.....
» 8/05/2008 11:39:39 PM I DO love the things one can do with money and that money can increase options, but I woul.....
» 8/05/2008 11:32:06 PM Hi, CR I find it hard to merely talk about simplifying tax because, I automatically antic.....
» 6/05/2008 3:10:29 PM What an excellent post, RObert I couldn't agree more. I'm sure that your son feels listen.....
» 6/05/2008 9:00:23 AM CR, sorry for the late reply, I’ve been busy. My emotions are irrelevant- it is merely a .....
» 4/05/2008 4:18:31 PM I occasionally have watched the BB series and probably will continue to watch it occasiona.....
» 4/05/2008 2:05:50 PM Even under the leadership of Margaret Thatcher -and I agree that she has done a lot of goo.....
» 4/05/2008 2:01:17 PM Fractelle, Thank you, like I said I'm not at all an expert, just expressing my view wheth.....
» 2/05/2008 11:52:43 PM “Do not “level” them with tax disincentives.” While you may prefer to SEE a forest with tr.....
» 2/05/2008 11:47:08 PM CR “You seem to miss my point, whilst draconian taxation can achieve “equality of outcome”.....
» 1/05/2008 5:16:28 PM And thank YOU, Fractelle, for this enjoyable, delightful discussion. I love all of the con.....
» 1/05/2008 4:31:46 PM ” A “special case” is merely a bad case being dressed up, for whatever reason to appeal, e.....
» 1/05/2008 4:29:56 PM Fractelle, You have made excellent points. You demonstrated that higher taxes are associa.....
» 30/04/2008 3:09:36 PM Nice one, Graham Young, for approving this blog. Gibo this is no attack on your writing o.....
» 30/04/2008 11:24:10 AM CR “People know best what is best for themselves, not government.” True, in ordinairy circ.....
» 30/04/2008 11:16:24 AM Pelican, ” why taxes are expended on what are essentially 'interests' and 'hobbies' ….” A.....
» 29/04/2008 10:34:17 AM PS I wonder why Graham Young approved of this thread. Not all threads get approval and th.....
» 29/04/2008 10:27:56 AM "I was wondering when the other shoe would drop." That's too funny, I was wonder.....
» 28/04/2008 8:15:29 PM Securing a reasonably clean environment is even more important than securing financial fre.....
» 28/04/2008 8:07:57 PM Hi CR, Your daughter has done very well for herself and the best time to start investing i.....
» 28/04/2008 8:47:19 AM Oops, I forgot to add the link to that speech: http://tinyurl.com/5ruw8a.....
» 27/04/2008 10:51:45 PM Pelican, “I am no expert on this but thought that a fairer taxation system might also be .....
» 27/04/2008 12:57:43 PM That was funnyyy, Foxy. Fractelle, are you talking about something like this?: http://ga.....
» 26/04/2008 10:38:19 AM Fractelle, why do you post such sinful pictures? I had to pull my straying eyeball out jus.....
» 26/04/2008 10:11:28 AM "I doubt that the accessories worn by Fractelle's Speedo Adonis would be very useful .....
» 26/04/2008 9:49:13 AM Gee Fractelle, what a hard choice! Speedos or Board Shorts? I suppose my preference depen.....
» 26/04/2008 12:23:59 AM BD, you asked, “do you agree or disagree with the proposition that we can assign moral jud.....
» 25/04/2008 4:37:49 PM Fractelle and Pelican, at the risk of being provocative I’m going to say that I used to t.....
» 25/04/2008 12:32:41 AM StG I sincerely feel for your partner and you and I can only try to imagine how terribly f.....
» 24/04/2008 8:39:31 AM StG, I am surprised that only 3 people found it worthwhile to express their views on such .....
» 23/04/2008 1:54:59 PM BD, “Here's how it works Celivia” Firstly, no child is perfect; if they were, no parenting.....
» 23/04/2008 1:51:18 PM US, “I didn't write the story” Sorry, I must’ve missed the “Author unknown” part of your f.....
» 22/04/2008 11:08:49 PM StG "Like junkies and drink drivers?." Drink drivers I agree, need to be locked.....
» 22/04/2008 10:32:11 PM Romany, You can be very proud of your son, that’s quite an achievement! US, “A boy is n.....
» 22/04/2008 4:29:24 PM Hi, BD, Your cute grand daughter seems to be at that age where she’s just starting to disc.....
» 22/04/2008 11:29:42 AM Hi StG, I have always been a proponent for the opt-out system because it saves many more .....
» 22/04/2008 10:58:29 AM Hi StG, I mostly agree with RObert’s and Antiseptic’s posts and I’ve said something simila.....
» 21/04/2008 1:56:32 PM Hi David f, “Since there a precedent for such legislation we could lobby to see it reinst.....
» 19/04/2008 11:32:25 PM Foxy, I don't have any helpful to say to you because the others have done an excellent job.....
» 19/04/2008 4:20:48 PM Chop the Chaplains! BD, my mission is not to give you a hard time and I try to be fair bu.....
» 17/04/2008 10:21:31 PM Hi, Palimpsest, drugs ARE being pursued in countries like Indonesia with the same enthusia.....
» 17/04/2008 1:45:05 PM David f, I fully agree with you. The chaplaincy program is a breach of the separation of .....
» 14/04/2008 10:49:52 PM Individual, a society should cater for all of its citizens in sickness or in health or el.....
» 12/04/2008 10:53:02 PM Ginx and CJ, I almost forgot to thank you for the tip. I’ve been pouring my leftover boili.....
» 12/04/2008 12:34:34 PM Hi Banjo, Perhaps it would help not to advertise drugs once they are decriminalized. Alcoh.....
» 12/04/2008 10:50:19 AM Palimset, you’re right about OHS but why does that make the above posts irrelevant? Nobody.....
» 11/04/2008 11:45:22 PM Hi Ruby, I just saw your fantastic article. Glad to see some sanity in the madhouse :) of .....
» 11/04/2008 4:41:46 PM Most of the public and the media get all frenzied about the odd illicit drug taken by a sp.....
» 10/04/2008 2:13:36 PM Vanilla, I read a study (in Dutch) where they did controlled trials on heroin addicts in .....
» 9/04/2008 10:38:18 PM Regulation and control of the drug market can and will save lives. As Vanilla and Yvonne s.....
» 8/04/2008 10:44:46 PM Considerthis, I second what Yvonne said. We need to look at the drug problem in a more pr.....
» 6/04/2008 4:29:45 PM Ginx, thank you, I will give the vinegar a go; will google to find out how it works since .....
» 4/04/2008 10:35:17 PM Hi Ginx, I didn’t know that diluted vinegar will come back up to strength. Intriguing! .....
» 1/04/2008 3:43:24 PM "I'll note all those things now :) and add them to my 'survivalist' to-do list :) *gr.....
» 1/04/2008 2:28:44 PM I think this thread was interesting and successful overall despite a little gender distrac.....
» 31/03/2008 10:19:28 PM Gibo what a good idea to create a thread on environmentally-friendly products. I have tak.....
» 31/03/2008 9:05:36 PM Hi BD, I really feel for the girl and the people who love her. I’ve wanted to reply earlie.....
» 31/03/2008 2:12:18 PM Hi Whitty I kind of understand where you are coming from when you say you reject “fluffy, .....
» 30/03/2008 9:09:07 PM Hi, Foxy, Some new-agers have indeed become new-age addicts on missions to help themselve.....
» 29/03/2008 2:20:25 PM Pelican, good point when you said, “I think most 21 year olds (regardless of religious bel.....
» 28/03/2008 8:06:02 AM Thank you for those links, freediver. I haven’t read all of the material but the discussio.....
» 27/03/2008 2:04:44 PM What do I think involves spirituality? My list is a personal one and in no way complete b.....
» 27/03/2008 2:02:30 PM Interesting topic, Fractelle and some fantastic reactions. Foxy “I did not want to distur.....
» 26/03/2008 9:57:22 AM I see what you mean, RObert. Indeed, if anyone had seriously made the Stalin comment I th.....
» 25/03/2008 9:50:51 PM Thank you, Ginx, that’s very nicely said. And yes, it’s the slippery slope arguments that.....
» 25/03/2008 4:39:47 PM Since I’ve dissed ‘Mother’ Teresa as a no-good Christian I thought I should come up with a.....
» 25/03/2008 1:08:01 PM I was just about to post that I understand where Fractelle is coming from, as I didn’t thi.....
» 23/03/2008 8:05:58 PM Sorry I cut off that link, this one should work: http://www.minvws.nl/en/folders/ibe/euth.....
» 23/03/2008 7:53:25 PM Fractelle, I wish you’d stay, too! I was shocked when the previous govt banned The Peacefu.....
» 22/03/2008 10:46:31 PM Foxy and Bronwyn, you have raised great questions. I have a link somewhere of an English .....
» 22/03/2008 10:41:52 PM Thank you for this topic, TRTL and for the wonderful sensitivity and compassion the three .....
» 22/03/2008 3:48:42 PM Easy Times, Thank you for that amazing video. After watching that I felt atomic! In the l.....
» 22/03/2008 2:16:17 PM I think that this will be my last post in this discussion. I really enjoyed all of your po.....
» 21/03/2008 10:35:26 PM Nah, Evolution, I am not into sex in toilets, I prefer a relaxed, sanitary and nice smelli.....
» 21/03/2008 7:29:28 PM “If you are gay, do it in doors and away from the public” Depends what you mean by “it”, .....
» 21/03/2008 2:31:22 PM Well said about animals, dickie, and I dare say that humans could learn a lot from animals.....
» 21/03/2008 12:40:22 PM Philo We cannot judge moral character based on belief or disbelief in God. If you do you a.....
» 20/03/2008 10:45:32 PM What kind of world would be more just, peaceful and moral: a world where sexual diversity.....
» 15/03/2008 4:54:55 PM "God being spirit I see God revealed in the reality of the universe of which you only.....
» 15/03/2008 3:51:52 PM Vanilla, I loved that discussion and will listen to it a 2nd time tomorow. My kids would'v.....
» 13/03/2008 9:58:51 PM Welcome back, foxy! I agree: much to learn we all still have. Re the supernatural experien.....
» 12/03/2008 10:30:00 PM Romany, I was gonna say the ‘doing my head in’ thing, too : ) Fractelle, I find science .....
» 12/03/2008 7:43:28 AM Gz, the evolution theory is about how existing life has developed; it makes no claims abou.....
» 11/03/2008 7:46:12 AM Kroy, you said, “According to theology…” Has theology actually ever said anything that ca.....
» 10/03/2008 2:11:34 PM Vanilla, I once came across an intriguing article about abiogenesis which, unfortunately,.....
» 9/03/2008 4:42:41 PM gz The theory of evolution does not struggle to explain evolution (2). In case you’ve forg.....
» 9/03/2008 3:46:49 PM I’m not sure why it matters whether or not science developed before or parallel with Chris.....
» 7/03/2008 9:53:59 PM mjpb, you said “I didn't have enough faith to remain an atheist.” Why do you view a lack.....
» 4/03/2008 9:52:47 PM Too funny, RObert! Sorry,,,can’t write for a few days, typing too slow, getting uaed to ne.....
» 3/03/2008 9:42:32 PM Philo, OK I could think of other, serious and unselfish ways of asking God to prove himsel.....
» 3/03/2008 1:25:13 PM CC “I prove a good point, no?” You are talking about Pascal’s Wager. But believing in a s.....
» 3/03/2008 1:19:15 PM BD “If you don’t ‘want to believe, you won’t” Yes I honesty would- if Jesus/God personall.....
» 2/03/2008 8:38:07 PM Nice story, Philo, but the fact that prayer sometimes seems to work is because prayer, for.....
» 1/03/2008 3:57:31 PM Robert, TRTL I have been doing some thinking on free speech but I’m constantly frustrated.....
» 1/03/2008 2:25:59 PM Philo said “Creationism makes man responsible for the maintenance and sustainability of hi.....
» 29/02/2008 3:18:20 PM No, I don't believe in the existence of any supernatural beings and I have never believed .....
» 25/02/2008 1:37:10 PM PALE: OK I get what you mean that sometimes people fail to see that live exports/animal w.....
» 24/02/2008 10:25:48 PM PALE should not expect special consideration or special treatment just because certain cri.....
» 24/02/2008 10:24:32 PM Dear Taryn, Glad we agree that it is a good idea to give people a choice and I can see yo.....
» 24/02/2008 2:37:46 PM TammyJo- “I do object to posters using the name of an organization to spout their opinions.....
» 23/02/2008 10:32:21 PM I have discovered this thread just now and would like to comment on the use of real names .....
» 15/02/2008 3:22:46 PM ”…all predators are cruel.” That’s true, freediver, but so what? People have hopefully evo.....
» 13/02/2008 9:28:15 PM Freediver I didn't realise that you wrote the info on that website; you have obviously don.....
» 13/02/2008 3:26:22 PM Just from a different angle.... Are men necessary? It depends... if the definition of 'ne.....
» 11/02/2008 9:43:28 AM ”Try thinking for yourself rather than copying and pasting any old rubbish.” Pot…kettle…bl.....
» 10/02/2008 4:15:10 PM ”It was probably 'someone's' cousin, best friend or fairy godmother too.” You can joke ab.....
» 9/02/2008 9:37:49 AM Queensland Senator Andrew Bartlett: ...“We have moral indignation being expressed by poli.....
» 8/02/2008 10:27:24 PM Thanks for that video, PALE. Whaling obviously is animal abuse and as cruel as clubbing b.....
» 8/02/2008 8:48:04 PM I never said that the calf was related to the killed female adult whale. And I don't care .....
» 8/02/2008 7:02:17 PM Thank you, cada, i rally enjoyed listening to that very interesting interview! Dr Nuland s.....
» 7/02/2008 9:18:57 PM Freediver, no pro-whaling argument matters to me; slaughtering whales is cruel and I don't.....
» 7/02/2008 3:08:59 PM Whaling is wrong because Japan undermines international efforts to protect whales. Japan .....
» 7/02/2008 6:38:37 AM While I agree that intensive farming is cruel and that other forms of animal cruelty in Au.....
» 4/02/2008 8:18:08 AM Goodthief, groups were important for the survival of the human species. If group members d.....
» 3/02/2008 1:33:25 PM Ludwig, I'm not 'cold' to your idea of policing, but like Tammy-Jo, I find that it's just .....
» 3/02/2008 12:49:37 PM As a child, when you did something that was seen as unacceptable, did your parents or teac.....
» 1/02/2008 10:45:04 PM Arjay, all homosexuals want is equal rights. that's all. Why should a group of people be d.....
» 1/02/2008 9:26:07 PM Ludwig, I'm getting angrier! What are the car insurance policies? Insurance companies do.....
» 1/02/2008 8:31:53 AM "Gee, I always thought Arjay was a repressed Gay!" I second that. I'd love to in.....
» 31/01/2008 9:09:11 AM Cada, interesting post. Dr Nuland, as far as I understand from a quick google, says it is.....
» 30/01/2008 10:31:19 AM Yes it frustrates me too. Why should we have to take extra risk on the road just because o.....
» 26/01/2008 7:45:12 PM Arjay there have been some studies which found that children raised by lesbian couples are.....
» 24/01/2008 10:13:25 PM Since every human being should be treated equally... and since homosexuality is in most p.....
» 12/01/2008 3:45:36 PM I’d have thought that the price of plastic bags is already calculated into the price of ou.....
» 12/01/2008 3:34:47 PM Belly, I do agree that every little bit we can do for the environment counts. But while f.....
» 11/01/2008 10:22:52 PM Animal abuse cruelty should be fully investigated and no reason, including religion, shoul.....
» 11/01/2008 7:11:28 PM I am worried more about the damage that is done to our wildlife by the littering of plasti.....
» 31/12/2007 12:04:16 PM Belly, I don't know much about dog breeds. Looking around me, almost all of my neighbours.....
» 29/12/2007 10:58:53 PM Thanks Opinionated, for your kind words. I have given your understanding of ‘open-mindedne.....
» 27/12/2007 7:39:44 PM David, I agree that there is no need for a set of instructions from a supernatural being. .....
» 23/12/2007 2:47:32 PM People need to understand that the Kirpan is just one of the symbols or the Sikh’s religio.....
» 21/12/2007 11:41:44 AM Thank you, thecat and all others, I've enjoyed reading your comments. Merry Christmas to .....
» 19/12/2007 5:04:22 PM Foxy, I loved your post, couldn't stop laughing. Your Gran is a wise and funny woman :) I .....
» 19/12/2007 8:48:09 AM "Turning into a "dumbed-down syndromer" Jack?" ROFL that made my day,.....
» 18/12/2007 8:45:41 AM Good post, RObert, and I'd fully agree if it wasn't for the fact that Sikhs are, as far as.....
» 12/12/2007 9:17:19 PM DB, you’re showing a picture of a sharp kirpan and I’d be very concerned if Sikhs demande.....
» 11/12/2007 10:04:11 AM Good point about the scouts- are they allowed to bring their knives to school though? I'v.....
» 10/12/2007 1:42:16 PM I am all for religious freedom and tolerance as long as religious beliefs, including relig.....
» 8/12/2007 3:42:50 PM Boaz. I agree with much you say about charity and I’m pleasantly surprised at your critici.....
» 6/12/2007 8:57:41 AM I don't trust any church or religious organisation to do the right thing with the donated .....
» 23/11/2007 8:52:44 PM CountryGal The lethal drugs that doctors, working in a functional, legal euthanasia system.....
» 21/11/2007 9:34:49 PM Yes palliative care is of uttermost importance. But the point of euthanasia is that while .....
» 21/11/2007 11:58:54 AM Hi Foxy, thanks for this discussion. I thought that perhaps this brochure might be of inte.....
» 16/11/2007 2:13:54 PM Ha, botheration, priceless! Next time I receive insults from a misogynist on OLO I'll kn.....
» 16/11/2007 1:48:42 PM Thank you, Col and everyone else. I'll move on to a different discussion also. I'll end wi.....
» 14/11/2007 2:25:55 PM Shocka, you seem to have developed quite a negative world view. Surely, many people are .....
» 13/11/2007 6:51:36 PM Well... I don't 'choose' this life style myself- I'm married with children. But I'd like .....
» 13/11/2007 2:22:33 PM Nah, I think that Phanto is from Iran; I've heard that there are no homosexuals there. Mw.....
» 12/11/2007 10:33:00 PM Shocka, fact is that sex-selective abortions target girl foetuses almost exclusively in (.....
» 11/11/2007 4:14:24 PM Gerrit, of course it takes two people to create a fertilised ovum. However, it takes just .....
» 11/11/2007 2:56:43 PM JPW “if you argue that homosexuals deserve fewer rights than heterosexuals then of course .....
» 9/11/2007 9:20:40 PM Good article, there is no valid reason why the law should continue to discriminate against.....
» 8/11/2007 9:36:12 AM Yes, Crumpethead, Gerrit (who uses his real identity to post) has been revealing more and .....
» 6/11/2007 7:31:27 AM Thanks, PALE- that sounds extremely cruel! Did any of you see this article? Labor seeks .....
» 25/10/2007 3:43:18 PM Shocka said, “I haven't *once* suggested banning abortion outright.” So what? You’re jus.....
» 21/10/2007 9:42:46 PM Obviously the debate has been 'won' by the people with the best arguments, which is the pr.....
» 12/10/2007 11:07:22 PM Martin, sorry I didn’t mean to ignore your comment; much of what I said to Gerrit applies .....
» 12/10/2007 10:04:05 PM Gerrit, you simply don’t accept homosexuality itself; use arguments why you are against i.....
» 11/10/2007 8:22:59 PM Shocka, both left and right brain hemispheres are important in our lives but they each hav.....
» 11/10/2007 12:56:24 PM Sorry people for jumping in; it’s about a month ago since I posted here due to lack of tim.....
» 8/10/2007 2:29:57 PM Gerrit, what a non-argument: a monkey cannot offer a human child the family it needs; chil.....
» 7/10/2007 10:56:40 PM >>Shocka, people like me are actually male<< Funny, Yabby! You, Col and other.....
» 4/10/2007 7:45:48 AM Shocka, >>The *only* viewpoints we ever hear about are the feminist and the Christia.....
» 3/10/2007 10:42:11 PM In Australia, homosexuals are: a) stoned to death b) have the exact same rights as heteros.....
» 2/10/2007 12:50:51 PM Thank you, Bilby, I just signed. This is a great new site and I've added it to my favourit.....
» 2/10/2007 12:36:34 PM Some questions to judge your morality: # Abortion should be/not be decriminalised because.....
» 26/09/2007 10:49:01 AM Shocka, you put a lot of effort into this post, and I think most people realise that there.....
» 26/09/2007 9:41:23 AM That’s true, wizofaus, that countries with the most liberal abortion laws have the lowest .....
» 23/09/2007 4:20:38 PM Shockadelic, On artificial wombs. I had a better scenario in mind, Shocka: A woman has an.....
» 23/09/2007 4:13:42 PM I must catch up! Shockadelic, “Women shouldn't be forced to raise unwanted children. Ado.....
» 22/09/2007 1:30:34 PM Ah RObert, you’re a true cyber genie! You’ve made some really good points; so has Cakers......
» 20/09/2007 4:33:18 PM Hi, rehctub, I see that this is your first post on OLO, welcome! Unfortunately, I won’t be.....
» 19/09/2007 9:18:44 AM Othello cat, that was hilarious ; ) Jolanda, One of the problems is that our kids are no.....
» 18/09/2007 10:09:16 PM This is a fantastic article, I agree with everything Mary Smith says. I’ve just come out.....
» 18/09/2007 1:03:27 PM Thank you. aqvarivs, I appreciate it. Great site, I hadn't discovered it yet. I had in mi.....
» 16/09/2007 2:56:05 PM Yes, Gerrit, I admire that woman as well, but I would have equally respected it if she had.....
» 15/09/2007 11:30:45 PM Shockadelic, >>Don't you mean: "That makes perfect sense, …." << No,.....
» 14/09/2007 4:04:51 PM Shockadelic, about our immigrant vs. embryo argument, you have reasonable points but I thi.....
» 13/09/2007 4:11:05 PM Technically, aqvarivs, you are correct about supersizing contraception. But people have e.....
» 13/09/2007 12:38:22 PM Gerrit, even if everyone would drive well-maintained cars and the roads were perfect, car .....
» 12/09/2007 3:23:07 PM Gerrit, I apologise for asking you an irrelevant question about contraception, I rushed my.....
» 11/09/2007 10:48:23 AM I simply couldn’t stay away any longer because the things said in the last few posts by Ge.....
» 6/09/2007 11:42:19 PM Aqva, ‘Don’t torture yourself, that’s my job.’ Noticed the quotation marks? That means th.....
» 6/09/2007 5:46:14 PM Don, Thank you, and well said. Aqva, Perhaps it’s you’d like to start your own general .....
» 5/09/2007 4:29:31 PM Both my children were the recipients of the Citizenship Award at the farewell at their pri.....
» 5/09/2007 4:23:46 PM Aqvarivs, Yabby explained very much what I was going to say to you in reply, e.g.: “Its h.....
» 4/09/2007 10:15:16 AM Yvonne, Sensible post, as usual! Gerrit, thanks. But aren’t the pre-natal costs the resp.....
» 3/09/2007 3:19:55 PM Hi, Gerrit. “For those who practice religion they have to recognise that “Jesus” was, so .....
» 3/09/2007 12:58:59 PM Well, thank you, Yabby. You're a rock in abortion debates, I thank you in the name of all.....
» 2/09/2007 11:34:01 PM David, we can be pleased that all prefer to see a reduction in abortion numbers. Thanks fo.....
» 1/09/2007 11:38:01 PM High Schoolers should learn about every contraception method available including abstinenc.....
» 1/09/2007 11:16:53 PM David, Thanks, you’ve made good points also. I see a difference between ‘imposing’ a vie.....
» 1/09/2007 12:27:27 PM Aime, thank you for your kind words. I, like many others, don't see the danger of legalis.....
» 31/08/2007 11:26:02 PM Gerrit, Humans differ from animals because their brain has evolved more than those of ani.....
» 31/08/2007 9:29:18 PM Hi, Aime and Cordine , you said, “Most insurance policies will not pay out for suicide an.....
» 31/08/2007 4:32:19 PM There was one post I loved by an aboriginal man in a previous abortion debate: He stated t.....
» 30/08/2007 1:35:58 PM Philo, the jails are full of Christians that did something immoral; other Christians state.....
» 30/08/2007 10:20:05 AM Gerrit, I still don’t understand why you are such a strong opponent of abortion while you.....
» 29/08/2007 11:27:05 PM Yabby, Strongly agree with you about the birth rate, and thanks for your interesting info.....
» 28/08/2007 10:04:59 PM "And you, Celivia, are 7. Is that for the seven who went to heaven?" Oh yes ybgi.....
» 28/08/2007 3:02:52 PM Gerrit, Agreed, adoption or giving the partner custody are options women can take into co.....
» 28/08/2007 2:50:01 PM Cuphandle, I feel for you. I assume that the pain is throughout your body- if it was your .....
» 28/08/2007 2:21:41 PM Yindin, what a wonderful and refreshing view, thank you. You made my day. People like you .....
» 28/08/2007 1:59:07 PM What a nutty article, Sellicks seems almost envious of Islam's martyrs- perhaps he can con.....
» 28/08/2007 10:32:58 AM Billie, thanks for your info on child poverty; it’s far too sad that, in a country that bo.....
» 27/08/2007 2:53:04 PM So we all want to see a reduction of abortions albeit for different reasons; and we all kn.....
» 26/08/2007 4:25:33 PM David, Unborn child or blastocyst/zygote/embryo/foetus? I prefer to use the technical ter.....
» 26/08/2007 12:00:50 PM Gerrit, I have no doubt that you’re a great support for your family, but the way you suppo.....
» 24/08/2007 11:10:56 PM Benedict XVI is finally, in slo-mo of course, realising that condoms might not be such a b.....
» 24/08/2007 10:59:58 PM Don, You said that the women you know don’t like abortion but accept it and I think that .....
» 23/08/2007 3:59:05 PM I don't have a great deal of time to fully take part in this debate but I follow it with i.....
» 23/08/2007 12:49:12 PM David, I can agree that an unsupported woman is more likely to opt for an abortion than a .....
» 23/08/2007 10:21:42 AM Aqvarivs, You spoke like a true automatically excommunicated Catholic. The only thing I c.....
» 21/08/2007 11:21:46 PM POINTS to use in this discussion: David P, With the Jesus example of cutting of hands Mar.....
» 20/08/2007 11:31:19 PM CJ, a scary thought indeed, and since the divorce rate of Christians is higher than that .....
» 19/08/2007 11:16:06 PM Aqvarivs, I believe that there is no shortage of whining men on OLO as Yvonne pointed out......
» 19/08/2007 1:23:56 PM Seems that there is a need for the invention and manufacturing of artificial wombs which t.....
» 19/08/2007 10:55:10 AM Just a question for PALE if you don't mind. I was under the impression that Halal slaught.....
» 18/08/2007 11:17:05 PM Thank you, David, for highlighting that with so many active Christians in our parliament, .....
» 18/08/2007 12:42:08 AM Mr Gerrit I’m feeling for your daughter that the abortion has caused her to be infertile......
» 17/08/2007 10:51:38 PM BD, I guess I didn't do proper research. At first, I thought you were not all that serious.....
» 17/08/2007 9:18:51 AM I don't have much time this morning to post, but thought I add an article here that shines.....
» 17/08/2007 12:06:45 AM “no sex outside marriage!” That’s a bit unrealistic, even my grandmother and almost all o.....
» 16/08/2007 11:56:00 PM Mr Gerrit, You seem to have a big and loving heart. I only hope that you showed love when .....
» 16/08/2007 8:13:07 PM Thank you, Atheist Foundation, I agree with the ten points on your interesting website. W.....
» 15/08/2007 2:35:22 PM PALE, I’m not aware of a reason for an apology- don’t worry about anything. BD Where yo.....
» 14/08/2007 10:35:27 PM Palmer is so desperate to show that abortion is immoral that he resorts to teaming with an.....
» 14/08/2007 1:46:13 PM Thanks, BD, I like discussing the issues as well and find this an interesting topic. mjpb.....
» 13/08/2007 11:22:03 PM Seether, exactly: countries with the most liberal abortion laws have the lowest abortion .....
» 13/08/2007 2:42:51 PM I agree with Desipis and CJ Morgan- good posts. Palmer sayd: >>Abortion is bad: the.....
» 12/08/2007 4:01:53 PM BD this is an interesting topic, and although I haven’t completely made up my mind about t.....
» 11/08/2007 3:40:49 PM Hi, BD >>Jesus said "I have come to fulfill the law" so does he need to sp.....
» 11/08/2007 2:49:11 PM Taryn, Thanks for that link, I will have a good look soon; my pc has been extraordinary s.....
» 9/08/2007 10:21:43 AM Yes, I do understand the context thing- but really, nothing in the Bible is crystal clear .....
» 9/08/2007 9:39:53 AM Jolanda, I’m glad that you would, at least partly, accept your children if they turn out t.....
» 9/08/2007 8:50:33 AM BD, I never said that I deny that there are some problems with the Koran (as there are wit.....
» 9/08/2007 12:31:58 AM Homosexual couples should have the exact same rights as heterosexual couples. Homosexualit.....
» 8/08/2007 10:59:00 PM The thing I am worried about is that Australians once more will blame the Muslims or Jews .....
» 8/08/2007 11:42:56 AM Freediver, "Is this meant to be an example of 'good' information? " Why, do you.....
» 8/08/2007 9:28:23 AM Freedriver, I agree that Peta are a bunch of extremists, as are a few other animal organi.....
» 8/08/2007 8:47:49 AM I believe that if the Koran should be open to reformation or revision then also should the.....
» 8/08/2007 8:40:34 AM BD, I’m glad that Christian schools teach about salvation etc; I hope they teach religious.....
» 7/08/2007 9:38:56 AM What we need as a modern country is a political party for the animals that will look after.....
» 7/08/2007 9:21:16 AM BD, because we (are supposed to) live in a secular state we should be neutral and not disc.....
» 6/08/2007 3:36:30 PM StG, why is it wrong to opt for the kindest form of slaughtering possible? It is not true.....
» 6/08/2007 1:17:52 PM Well... either the area is zoned for a school or not. Isn't it irrelevant what kind of sch.....
» 6/08/2007 12:47:03 PM Thank you, PF for this thread- I'm feeling quite ignorant because I didn't even realise th.....
» 5/08/2007 11:03:46 PM OK, let’s look at the philosophy that’s left after Thomas Jefferson cut all the supernatur.....
» 3/08/2007 4:12:18 PM Rhian, “I have one parial reservation - the proviso that practices are permitted “provided.....
» 2/08/2007 9:20:04 PM Jellyback, thanks. I agree with anti-abortionists that human life begins at fertilisation......
» 2/08/2007 9:00:14 AM Ena (and others), I love most of the Brussels Declaration values. I wonder what believers .....
» 1/08/2007 8:15:34 AM MickV, "Believing in miracles may not be easy or rational for a materialist, but beli.....
» 31/07/2007 10:48:56 PM People, I truly enjoyed reading all of your posts and much of what I was going to say has .....
» 31/07/2007 10:24:23 PM Johnny Rotten, I agree- contraception for both men and women should be easily obtainable .....
» 29/07/2007 11:15:29 PM Jellyback, “Can it be proved that human beings possess a soul?- or is it just a matter of.....
» 29/07/2007 4:56:35 PM Indeed, there are no accurate or reliable data on abortion numbers in Australia. Although.....
» 28/07/2007 4:42:29 PM Yvonne- nice to see you again on yet another abortion thread : ) Yvonne is correct- if an.....
» 28/07/2007 12:00:49 AM What an excellent article; I totally agree with the author. The idea of chaplains in schoo.....
» 24/07/2007 1:38:04 PM I wonder why these men, who die for other men and not for God, blindly believe their relig.....
» 24/07/2007 11:03:17 AM Philo, thank you for explaining. My mother was raised a Catholic and although she later be.....
» 23/07/2007 2:01:38 PM About near death experiences, these experiences can be artificially induced by stimulating.....
» 23/07/2007 1:56:28 PM Interesting topic! The only afterlife we can be sure of is that eventually, we will all be.....
» 23/07/2007 12:09:15 PM Lol, Spanky, I personally don’t know anyone who’d fit this type of nagging women. The fac.....
» 22/07/2007 12:26:12 PM Spanky, is there even any evidence that women ‘nag’ more than men? Perhaps, if a woman ha.....
» 17/07/2007 12:11:39 PM Runner, is there even any evidence that there is a link between pornography and sex crimes.....
» 17/07/2007 10:44:49 AM Greg Barns says that the chance of sex offenders reoffending is low, and assuming that thi.....
» 13/07/2007 11:38:04 PM TR I loved reading that ABC transcript. When I was eight years old I read a book in which.....
» 8/07/2007 12:31:26 PM Then there came a time that my daughter got very bored in the non-scripture class because .....
» 8/07/2007 12:30:01 PM I regret not having seen this article sooner but still want to say that I agree mostly wit.....
» 6/07/2007 10:46:05 PM Dan, good post. I’m only learning about things in the NT and will take your view into acc.....
» 6/07/2007 10:21:16 PM “You will find extremists on both sides of the debate” Exactly, and that's why I respect .....
» 5/07/2007 10:35:53 AM Steel, Dickie is correct, of course (chemical) castration only applies to paedophiles who.....
» 5/07/2007 9:43:35 AM Dan, Thanks for the reply. As discussed before, some of the other States have higher inci.....
» 4/07/2007 10:06:26 PM Bazz, Even if it is unclean, what does it matter to YOU? If you were a public sevant wou.....
» 4/07/2007 8:57:05 PM Or: F. Jesus never existed (he could've been someone's imaginary friend). Lol, Yabby- if.....
» 4/07/2007 2:01:32 PM Bazz, what's unclean about homosexuality; there are condoms for protection and there is t.....
» 3/07/2007 9:21:32 AM I think all Ayaan wants is religious freedom. There is no religious freedom in Islam. Mos.....
» 1/07/2007 3:29:43 PM Dan, I don’t understand why else Howard is targeting the Northern Territory aboriginals wh.....
» 30/06/2007 4:05:01 PM There's an interesting article by Peter Botsman http://www.workingpapers.com.au/publishedp.....
» 28/06/2007 1:15:52 PM I have no problems with Redding’s stance persé, as an individual. To me, all faith is made.....
» 27/06/2007 1:14:46 PM Steve, Interesting article. I will try, as another atheist, to have a go. I doubt that .....
» 23/06/2007 11:26:27 PM Aqvarivs, Are you saying you don’t want to donate your organs to immoral people unless the.....
» 23/06/2007 4:50:33 PM Oh, PeterD I never used the expression “unborn babies”. So much for honesty. Embryos and f.....
» 22/06/2007 9:55:22 PM B. concerns about costs for the tax payers. The author would refute this argument; he said.....
» 22/06/2007 9:50:39 PM Intriguing story, Johni. I wonder if Jim Cameron agreed to become a donor himself after he.....
» 20/06/2007 10:53:46 PM Hehe, Yabby, hilarious! Noah and his little helpers rushed to visit all the different con.....
» 20/06/2007 2:31:03 PM Stickman, My mother wasn’t a donor because she thought she’d be too old to be a donor unti.....
» 19/06/2007 8:07:34 PM Good article that hopefully will motivate its readers to become donors, if they’re not alr.....
» 18/06/2007 11:27:06 AM PeterD, The difference between human beings (including sleeping drunks and little Chinese .....
» 18/06/2007 11:08:03 AM Danielle, I am very impressed with your posts, you sound like a very open-minded person- .....
» 16/06/2007 4:09:29 PM Aqvarivs, you have already been automatically excommunicated because you have said that y.....
» 15/06/2007 1:09:52 AM Yvonne, :) That's a scary thought! Aqvarius, Thanks for explaining. Even though I don’t.....
» 14/06/2007 3:10:20 PM Aqvarius, from your link: “Federal Government frontbencher Ross Cameron … proposing finan.....
» 13/06/2007 10:34:50 PM Good article, Mirko. I agree that the Dutch Big Donor Show should be praised for being so .....
» 13/06/2007 11:33:06 AM Danielle, There’s so much fire and brimstone flying around that I’m happy if someone want.....
» 13/06/2007 11:04:12 AM Like Saintfletcher, I had trouble with the "Why?" I think that if we go back to.....
» 12/06/2007 2:53:39 PM Aqvarivs, There seems to be an increasing number of men who’d agree that contraception sh.....
» 11/06/2007 3:24:23 PM Thanks Yvonne, I sometimes read that paper as well, but had never noticed the online forum.....
» 10/06/2007 11:42:49 PM Aqvarivs, like Yabby, I am struggling to understand your logic of the cut-off line. Just .....
» 9/06/2007 4:26:44 PM Aqvarivs, Bugsy is correct- it has been argued by anti-choicers throughout this debate th.....
» 8/06/2007 11:58:49 PM Thank you, Yvonne :) I enjoy your comments in the abortion conundrum discussion and it's .....
» 8/06/2007 10:41:57 PM Goodthief, the reason I wanted to show and discuss these bible quotes was (on my mission t.....
» 8/06/2007 4:06:15 PM Yabby, “So I think its more then that, they want control of peoples lives.” I, too, had t.....
» 7/06/2007 2:33:34 PM Well said, Bugsy! Aqvarivs, “ Surely you don't actually expect any religion to champion .....
» 7/06/2007 9:52:56 AM 50,000+ New donors registered since the show. At the moment in the Netherlands, everyone .....
» 5/06/2007 8:34:03 PM Goodchief, “Do you accept that it is a human being whom it was necessary to kill, to save.....
» 4/06/2007 10:40:16 PM He then announced that this game was a hoax and that there was no real winner- that it wou.....
» 4/06/2007 10:33:13 PM At the show, the audience was introduced to the donor, then, one by one, the donor and aud.....
» 4/06/2007 10:28:25 PM I absolutely loved it! It was a program dedicated to the founder of that TV channel who ha.....
» 4/06/2007 9:18:30 PM My main concern is that religious leaders with much influence (for example Ratzinger) must.....
» 4/06/2007 3:33:04 PM Yvonne, “Those who call themselves pro-lifers are not pro-choice, they are anti-choice an.....
» 3/06/2007 4:49:47 PM Excellent points, Danielle. Aqvarivs, no worries, in debates, we cannot expect everyone t.....
» 2/06/2007 4:40:38 PM Robert, Thanks for those priceless links! Aqvarivs Men do not foot the entire bill- both.....
» 2/06/2007 2:27:11 PM Thank you, Col. Mick V, my purpose is to ask the religious to back up their claim that a.....
» 1/06/2007 8:47:05 AM Danielle, I’m absolutely horrified; I assumed that there would be ‘some’ deaths and some .....
» 31/05/2007 12:22:16 PM Aqvarivs, I find it a shame that you feel that financial responsibility for one's own chi.....
» 30/05/2007 11:23:15 PM Aqvarivs, I’m with Yvonne on this and I’m sure that most women in healthy relationships w.....
» 30/05/2007 9:41:01 AM RObert, you are pretty good at getting into the heads of fundies : ) I wish they’d take t.....
» 29/05/2007 4:06:35 PM If pro-lifers use the argument that a zygote is a ‘potential human being’ and therefore sh.....
» 29/05/2007 12:07:59 AM Yvonne, coincidentally, I am also from The Netherlands! Must comment on your’ envy’ concl.....
» 27/05/2007 5:08:01 PM Steven, I agree with what you are saying and thought your post was originally thought out,.....
» 27/05/2007 4:48:19 PM Yabby gives a hint: “Yet in reality, we see huge wealth, billions of $ of real estate, hel.....
» 27/05/2007 4:21:55 PM Aqvarivs, I have no issue with men; I have an issue with people who want to impose their b.....
» 25/05/2007 11:56:59 PM Aqvarivs, “…if mens only choice is to pay then men should be left out of the equation…” B.....
» 25/05/2007 11:46:04 PM Yvonne :) I agree, and I’ve never been able to “get” why anti abortionist brigades don’t p.....
» 25/05/2007 11:13:46 AM Well said, K£vin, nice to see you're posting here! I found an ABC transcript, an intervie.....
» 24/05/2007 11:42:27 PM Yvonne, thanks. I think that we were saying the same thing about BOTH partners responsibi.....
» 24/05/2007 11:24:46 PM RObert, thanks for enlightening me- I will accept that you know more about this system th.....
» 23/05/2007 10:49:50 PM Yvonne, Sorry if I appear to repeat some of your post, I hadn’t refreshed the page yet. L.....
» 23/05/2007 9:16:08 PM Foyle, I too wonder how many prolifers open their doors to foster children. Accusing wom.....
» 22/05/2007 4:06:44 PM Thank you, Yabby and CR! RObert and aqvarivs, while I can see your point of view from a m.....
» 21/05/2007 3:31:26 PM Aqvarivs, ” Men should be removed from the equation and laws passed that reflect child bir.....
» 21/05/2007 3:08:57 PM Runner, When pro-lifers refer to the embryo or foetus as ‘baby’, this is done for emotive .....
» 20/05/2007 12:17:49 AM Yabby, thanks for explaining. Perhaps Ratzinger believes that only Catholics go to heaven.....
» 19/05/2007 4:52:24 PM Religions should not interfere with the freedom of others. Why is it that anti-abortion ca.....
» 19/05/2007 4:42:02 PM Many great posts and a wonderful debate! Abbott shows, with his anti-choice crusade, that.....
» 16/05/2007 2:58:09 PM They are saying that Ratzinger has not threatened to excommunicate the politicians, that h.....
» 16/05/2007 2:51:55 PM Hi Yabby, long time no see, glad you joined the discussion. Agree about the misuse of reli.....
» 15/05/2007 3:58:37 PM Runner, I see your point, but I am not sure that I agree that the nature of humans is bas.....
» 15/05/2007 3:57:28 PM RObert, I mentioned Christopher Pyne because like Abbott he is a Catholic also. Even thou.....
» 15/05/2007 1:02:46 PM Good idea, Lesley and also GY thanks for your wonderful suggestion. There have been a few.....
» 14/05/2007 1:09:35 PM Well said, Chainsmoker. Runner, countries with the most liberal abortion laws have the lo.....
» 13/05/2007 3:47:09 PM RaggedtyAnnie, Separation of Church and State, this does not necessarily mean that the Chu.....
» 11/05/2007 4:11:46 PM RObert, this is a very interesting topic, thank you. “The man who should have been the Po.....
» 9/05/2007 11:32:56 AM Jolanda, good topic. I, too, want to focus on the bribing of kids by food companies. It is.....
» 8/05/2007 11:32:37 PM Thank you, Rex. I agree that this suicide drug should be available- but I am not very opt.....
» 8/05/2007 2:31:02 PM I agree with Leslie Cannold that the loopholes that allow services to engage in misleading.....
» 26/04/2007 3:00:11 PM RObert, I also would rather see ALL forms of abuse to be targeted equally. Preferably, the.....
» 25/04/2007 10:53:33 PM KJ JR has a good point. Panty-hose has a function, neck ties are worn for dodgy reasons :+.....
» 25/04/2007 4:30:45 PM Ranier, “I see these rights to declare as rights that belong to the beings they are in th.....
» 24/04/2007 11:03:38 PM Interesting history about ties, JHH, thanks. TRTL, yes I agree with you about the import.....
» 23/04/2007 3:26:43 PM Michael2, thank you for this discussion. Coincidentally, I received the link to this prog.....
» 23/04/2007 2:00:32 PM JR, thanks for that information about the hygiene risk of wearing ties. I can imagine tha.....
» 22/04/2007 12:30:51 AM Obviously, Ireland wasn’t looking forward to contact with her dad because it wouldn’t have.....
» 21/04/2007 4:10:41 PM I once dated a man with a tie Who told me a shocking lie I grabbed hold of the knot And.....
» 20/04/2007 10:23:37 AM RObert, Yes, I too feel the frustration that the government often gets it wrong and then t.....
» 19/04/2007 4:14:23 PM RObert, what an excellent article! I am glad that it addressed smoking in cars with childr.....
» 18/04/2007 3:01:58 PM Excellent article. I must say, I don't have that much to add because what most of you said.....
» 18/04/2007 12:31:39 PM Johnny Rotten, thank you for bringing up Religion as a form of abuse. I was keeping the s.....
» 18/04/2007 12:23:51 PM Ranier, RObert, excuse my ignorance but I wonder how these foster families are being exam.....
» 14/04/2007 11:06:54 PM That's true, RObert. But we also need to keep in mind how well the authorities investigate.....
» 13/04/2007 12:23:40 AM When I look around me and see parents smacking their toddlers, I don’t understand the lack.....
» 13/04/2007 12:22:46 AM I think it is a very good idea that some of my tax dollars will go towards a $2.5m campaig.....
» 4/04/2007 10:12:49 PM Sexual display is normal behaviour for humans - men as well as women love to show off thei.....
» 4/04/2007 10:10:16 PM “Celivia as far as you pretending not to understand the damage a woman does to a man she f.....
» 4/04/2007 10:23:49 AM Continued… Now compare that with the new EU Declaration (Brussels declaration) https://ww.....
» 4/04/2007 10:20:57 AM I wouldn’t send my children to a private Christian school if they paid me. I find it har.....
» 28/03/2007 7:52:26 AM Ramble, apparently, the 2005 theory that the sun’s changes are to blame for global warmin.....
» 27/03/2007 12:36:58 PM I just want to make clear that the two –rape and clothes- are not linked. Rape happens in .....
» 27/03/2007 12:31:58 PM Leamick, “Do you really think a girl is going to admit she made it up and risk being pros.....
» 26/03/2007 1:50:32 PM “…your comments are very much open to discussions.” Hehe Max, thanks for the compliment. .....
» 26/03/2007 1:45:21 PM Max, You are saying that if a man says ‘anything at all’ he is accused of representing th.....
» 25/03/2007 10:47:23 PM RObert, "I'm opposed to penalties for false accusers when the accusation is retracte.....
» 24/03/2007 9:43:15 PM Max, I’d like to think that my English is good enough to get your message. You keep say.....
» 24/03/2007 9:35:25 PM RObert, thanks for the link to the article called “Inventing sexual abuse” ( www.fathers......
» 21/03/2007 10:00:20 PM RObert, I have had a wonderful response from Chris Veraart the Dutch lawyer who specialise.....
» 21/03/2007 4:55:10 PM Spendocrat, "Ok, so perhaps my salary amount was too modest. Double it, the sentimen.....
» 21/03/2007 3:34:59 PM Spendocrat, I have always been of the opinion that politicians, including the ones on the.....
» 21/03/2007 10:39:22 AM Max, The thing is, that even though you say that women should be free in their choice of c.....
» 19/03/2007 9:29:15 AM Max, I have to agree with onlyone and Lizzie that your comments about women’s outfits are .....
» 19/03/2007 9:28:03 AM Robert, ‘rape’ seems to have become a subtopic on this thread and ‘false accusations of r.....
» 16/03/2007 7:40:23 PM I have let this post alone for a while because of all the personal emotions and religious .....
» 16/03/2007 3:26:44 PM ybgirp, one does not necessarily have to marry in church, my husband and I had a non-relig.....
» 16/03/2007 9:18:09 AM Sorry for the late reply. CR, while you are quite correct that the lifestyle of the 1950’.....
» 15/03/2007 7:31:19 AM Philo, even though we haven't agreed on many issues in other posts, I think some thoughts .....
» 13/03/2007 1:54:27 PM Interesting read: "Sun Blamed for Warming of Earth and Other Worlds." http://w.....
» 12/03/2007 10:08:04 AM The fat brigade is going overboard- have you heard of th plans to ban meatpies at the foot.....
» 11/03/2007 11:51:08 AM Steve and others, you may know of Phil Nitschke, the Australian Doctor, whose stance on eu.....
» 6/03/2007 12:56:38 PM "Pull your head in or else" - sounds like a threat. "I give up" – me .....
» 4/03/2007 3:30:34 PM Oops I made a mistake out of habit: I meant to say Antje, not Wendy. Perhaps we should add.....
» 4/03/2007 3:28:04 PM No Rex, it doesn’t sound too hard to do at all, thanks to our advanced communication syste.....
» 4/03/2007 2:59:32 PM I loved the way Four Corners, for people who still hadn't realised this, showed the link b.....
» 2/03/2007 2:44:15 PM Saintfletcher, I enjoyed these video’s. This site very entertaining and 'educational' as w.....
» 1/03/2007 9:41:46 PM CR: “I know what would fix the problem - abandon the facile notion of parental leave so no.....
» 1/03/2007 2:19:15 PM The author is right- it is about time that Australia stopped discriminating against same s.....
» 1/03/2007 12:00:23 PM Thank you, Rex. I agree with you about the importance of efficiency. I still favour the op.....
» 28/02/2007 11:06:46 PM That might not be a bad idea, Billie! MJPB, Isn't it better to let the government regulat.....
» 28/02/2007 8:40:46 AM The only point on which I agree with the author is that information on nutrition, exercise.....
» 27/02/2007 7:15:23 PM I missed Four Corners but will be watching the repeat tomorrow. Perseus, your reasoning .....
» 27/02/2007 7:49:16 AM You are quite right, jbgirp. I also find it quite hard to stick to just the one aspect of .....
» 26/02/2007 11:23:44 PM TRTL Yes, I think that this idea would certainly encourage people to choose to become dono.....
» 26/02/2007 1:15:10 PM Yes, I am all for making this a compulsory question, either on our Medicare form, Health f.....
» 26/02/2007 12:17:40 PM mjbp, the question is not so much how unhealthy cannabis or other softdrugs are, but wheth.....
» 26/02/2007 12:04:53 PM Ollie, thanks for your post. This is exactly what I meant when I replied to Grey a few po.....
» 25/02/2007 12:00:24 PM Aqvarivs and perseus: "You must unlearn what you have learned. Once you start down t.....
» 24/02/2007 3:05:57 PM "Malcolm Turnbull...wants to ban incandescant light bulbs and force everyone to insta.....
» 22/02/2007 1:23:42 PM Perseus, "The Greenland Ice sheet will not melt anywhere near as fast as sea ice beca.....
» 22/02/2007 12:54:53 PM "Preschool should remain optional so that parents are in control of the amount of tim.....
» 21/02/2007 8:57:19 PM Grey As we know, it is not against Australian law to withhold or withdraw life sustaining.....
» 21/02/2007 8:26:20 AM The more I read and learn about false accusations of rape, the more convinced I become tha.....
» 20/02/2007 9:20:45 PM I agree, PALE, that organ donation should not be forced but should remain a personal choic.....
» 20/02/2007 2:25:22 PM If this is Scott Stephens’ best attempt to round up more souls he’s got to count me out. P.....
» 20/02/2007 12:45:40 PM RObert: "Maybe better to enjoy the irony of a staunch homophobe being kept alive by a.....
» 20/02/2007 10:58:21 AM So there is a decline in the use of cannabis which is the most frequent used drug in Austr.....
» 20/02/2007 8:09:09 AM Ronnie, Perhaps the Myth of Male Power is in fact much exaggerated or a myth, but I am not.....
» 16/02/2007 1:59:39 PM Lizzie4, I know! OLO keeps me out of mischief, but also from work, exercise and chores! Oh.....
» 16/02/2007 1:44:43 PM I second (or third) that! It has been wonderful to be able to look at everybody's opinion.....
» 16/02/2007 10:58:41 AM On my fairly new Driver's NSW licence it clearly states that I'm a donor (Donor A). I agr.....
» 15/02/2007 7:50:45 PM Steve, "Who has the right to deny me this, my choice. To those whose morals and ethic.....
» 15/02/2007 12:11:10 PM Coutry Gal, thanks and sorry for the late reply. “I'm not trying to say that nothing nega.....
» 14/02/2007 10:06:52 PM Thanks, RObert. These figures show that false accusations occur much more than I thought. .....
» 14/02/2007 3:25:08 PM "When I look at it like that and think of the Muslim leaders in Australia who have sa.....
» 14/02/2007 3:17:52 PM Spendocrate: "So whether people go earlier or later, it would still be the same amoun.....
» 14/02/2007 12:00:42 PM Well said, Rob 513... and Spendocrate. I think I would strongly rebel against a world wit.....
» 14/02/2007 10:52:15 AM Philo, I agree that a complex system cannot evolve from a simpler one, but only in case th.....
» 14/02/2007 10:46:28 AM All, here’s the answer from Dr. Nagy to my question in this thread. She is a lovely lady .....
» 13/02/2007 2:42:55 PM Interesting topic, RObert. I find ‘false accusations of rape’ a very serious crime. The f.....
» 13/02/2007 2:01:37 PM Soft drugs like cannabis should be legalised mainly because there is no logical reason for.....
» 12/02/2007 6:20:57 AM That’s cool, C.J.Morgan! Travelling always opens one's mind. Countrygal, are you criticis.....
» 8/02/2007 3:05:18 PM BD. Hermeneutics: I know that theologicians have claimed that word as their own, but all .....
» 8/02/2007 12:25:05 PM Thank you Rainier, for your very kind words :) From the posts by you that I've come across.....
» 8/02/2007 7:18:45 AM Thank you, C.J.Morgan and Oligarch :) Oligarch, that's true; Howard had enough time to sh.....
» 7/02/2007 9:41:30 PM DD and Is Mise, now that's what I call talent; you're cracking me up :))) And when I lie.....
» 7/02/2007 11:00:08 AM Yeah, a wonderful song; we really needed another patriotic song to convince ourselves that.....
» 7/02/2007 8:42:04 AM All, you are right to say that the article I provided is not scientific- I merely brought .....
» 7/02/2007 8:34:03 AM All, I am genuinely interested in the answer someone could come up with about wisdom teeth.....
» 6/02/2007 7:51:00 AM Philo, your information is incorrect. Human’s stomachs produce hydrochloric acid (HCL), so.....
» 3/02/2007 10:03:56 PM ROFL! I’ve let this conversation go because it’s like talking about a fairy tale all the .....
» 31/01/2007 11:50:34 AM A great article and I fully agree. Almost every abortion is one too many as most pregnanc.....
» 30/01/2007 5:33:30 PM How strange- I replied to your post days ago, w, saying that I didn't know that Spain had .....
» 30/01/2007 11:55:49 AM Patricia, I agree with Spendocrat that your whole argument is based on assumptions. Any .....
» 28/01/2007 11:10:59 AM All, I do not mean to ridicule if you feel there's ridicule- I'm merely expressing my opin.....
» 27/01/2007 12:06:50 PM Thanks, w for that article, I was unaware that Spain had updated its laws. The more the me.....
» 25/01/2007 7:31:20 PM Philo, re-read ybgirp’s post; he did not say that the USA and Australia are the only coun.....
» 25/01/2007 6:48:47 PM That's right. Philo, in short: human intelligence is not a gift of a creator; it's the re.....
» 23/01/2007 9:42:24 PM Oh no poor, poor RObert, it was just a joke- honest, you don't have to tag along! We all t.....
» 23/01/2007 1:46:20 PM Ybgirp, Thanks for replying; you're wonderful, and you're quite right- I do see the funny .....
» 22/01/2007 6:51:51 PM West, yeah hehehe the purpose of Resistor’s sunglasses may have been to cover his glazed-.....
» 21/01/2007 10:16:52 AM West and others, if you want to be entertained then watch these youtube video's (two very .....
» 20/01/2007 9:59:20 AM jbgirp, The first part of your post sounds quite reasonable- until... "A completely.....
» 19/01/2007 2:55:45 PM BD, “Has anyone experienced Multiculturalism which in reality has become 'cultural imperi.....
» 19/01/2007 2:45:03 PM Leigh, good point, but I also care about murders committed by non-Muslims. I can see the .....
» 18/01/2007 2:14:12 PM BD: “I'm all for contextualizing breasts for their primary God given purpose.” I’m glad y.....
» 18/01/2007 10:57:38 AM BD When I read the title of your new thread, I thought: *Sigh* here we go again :) But I.....
» 17/01/2007 2:04:09 PM Hizb Ut Tahrir conference: Even though this is a Muslim group which is ‘said’ by the medi.....
» 17/01/2007 2:00:42 PM Meliorator Yes I do realise my post was a not directly on topic but I felt I needed to mak.....
» 15/01/2007 11:06:04 PM Did Howard appoint Hilaly to the Muslim’s religious body? If so, then Howard shouldn’t hav.....
» 15/01/2007 2:00:34 PM ‘With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for.....
» 14/01/2007 4:04:50 PM Bugger, I find this topic very interesting but noticed this thread rather late and most of.....
» 13/01/2007 12:30:52 PM BD, About your websites about the Koran. Even though it is true that these quotes from th.....
» 13/01/2007 12:23:07 PM Rainier and C.J. Morgan are right about the fact that some of our politicians, other relig.....
» 12/01/2007 10:18:17 PM Freedriver, I would have thought that creationists have anxiously spent considerable time .....
» 12/01/2007 3:05:38 PM There are lots of wonderful Muslims living in Australia who just live like we all do: they.....
» 12/01/2007 3:01:17 PM Leigh, Yeah with many people we may agree on one topic but not on another. It’s not a pers.....
» 12/01/2007 1:19:17 PM Leigh, thank you for this thread. I agree with you that this mufti should be given the bo.....
» 11/01/2007 2:43:10 PM For people interested in a Dr. Bruce Lipton video interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?.....
» 9/01/2007 9:14:56 PM freethinker, I, too, believe that the evolution theory is a science and is falsifiable. R.....
» 9/01/2007 8:57:10 PM In large buildings, the solution would be to keep the building smoke-free except for one c.....
» 9/01/2007 6:41:07 PM Scotty "Homosexual sex with a child of 16 should rightly be aggravated rape with mand.....
» 8/01/2007 9:17:55 PM Philo, I am no expert but find it interesting to look at all angles. What you say is all .....
» 7/01/2007 3:37:11 PM BD I assumed that Gadget is talking about this: children under 16 should be protected and .....
» 7/01/2007 3:31:31 PM RObert . “My concern on that issue is that he seems to think that a sexual interest in the.....
» 6/01/2007 3:40:20 PM West is right- this is nonsense, Philo. If you look at layers of rocks, like the Grand Ca.....
» 6/01/2007 2:24:52 PM RObert, yes I was addressing BD with my question. Thanks for your view on BD- I am still .....
» 5/01/2007 9:47:09 PM I have tried to find some evidence of the lowering age of consent too, but the only inform.....
» 5/01/2007 1:41:15 PM Children should be taught facts at school, not crap. They can be offered theories but it .....
» 5/01/2007 12:19:19 PM Yales, thanks for letting me know about Wayne's hate-website. If it's true that these wer.....
» 2/01/2007 9:49:44 PM Well, this woud make an interesting school excursion! Here’s some highlights form the ar.....
» 1/01/2007 11:33:55 PM continued: EB have many rules and regulations that are not in line with Australian values.....
» 1/01/2007 11:31:16 PM Banjo, I totally agree with you that this ‘milking’ of Australia should be stopped. And it.....
» 1/01/2007 8:04:43 PM Although I genreally think it's up to adults to investigate for themselves whether a drug .....
» 31/12/2006 4:57:01 PM I quickly want to second that: Col, your last post and the one before that (minus the shoo.....
» 31/12/2006 4:10:21 PM Thanks Banjo- I read the discussion paper. I can’t help but finding it quite offensive t.....
» 30/12/2006 12:59:54 PM And me! I just read that article on http://www.theonion.com/content/node/39512 and my f.....
» 29/12/2006 2:28:03 PM Yes, CR, English is the 2nd most widely spread language spoken in the world and personally.....
» 29/12/2006 2:23:24 PM Banjo, under the early Australian immigration law, new migrants were made to undergo Engli.....
» 28/12/2006 4:07:41 PM Spendocrat, I assume that the ones who disagree are staying away as they have no reasonab.....
» 28/12/2006 3:37:18 PM Expecting new immigrants to suddenly pass a language test is illogical and unfair, seeing .....
» 28/12/2006 3:36:37 PM Pericles, you make sense. I made a similar argument in another multicultural discussion s.....
» 28/12/2006 2:31:02 PM Jolanda is right. A smoking ban on outdoor areas doesn't make sense at all. If a person s.....
» 27/12/2006 9:35:31 PM I am a non-smoker and although I don’t like being forced to breathe in other people’s smok.....
» 26/12/2006 3:42:39 PM aqvarivs, I am worried about the men too, and agree that the situation for them is terribl.....
» 24/12/2006 3:24:26 PM Why is it that instead of discussing the issue: the treatment of women in Cambodia, the di.....
» 23/12/2006 11:09:09 PM Aqvarivs, I am not claiming that I (and feminism) have the answers. I'd love you to pay f.....
» 22/12/2006 10:12:44 PM Very well said, RObert; it's all about freedom. Aqvarivs, “It's bunk and it's twisted an.....
» 20/12/2006 6:45:47 PM If we offer aide like food, money and medical supplies to people in third world countries .....
» 18/12/2006 1:51:40 PM Spendocrat- a very fun topic, thank you. That sounds like a nice experience you had with s.....
» 15/12/2006 10:19:03 PM Steel, Leigh forgets we live in a democracy. Stryker, welcome. Indeed, many people are, .....
» 12/12/2006 1:00:57 PM Leigh, sunshine, "If I told you something was black, you would argue that it's white.....
» 12/12/2006 10:03:14 AM Leigh, rates of $1900 per annum are not outrageous at all- we pay about the same or even a.....
» 12/12/2006 9:37:36 AM Leigh, You said: “Who is the most pigheaded between Germans and Dutch has often been debat.....
» 11/12/2006 2:11:38 PM Steve, Thanks for setting Leigh straight. You know much more about the Dutch economy than .....
» 11/12/2006 1:22:11 PM Roarer, "This way they have their "cake and eat it too". ...and they are ab.....
» 11/12/2006 9:09:28 AM Roarer, thank you, and I totally agree with you that it's shameful that the government of .....
» 11/12/2006 8:43:30 AM Leigh “Seeing you think it’s OK for other people to stick their noses in, I’ll give you my.....
» 10/12/2006 3:14:50 PM Holyshadow, you seem to come up with good topics. Many interesting opinions, so far. I'd.....
» 10/12/2006 2:38:22 PM Leigh, thanks for explaining your view on discussion. I just look at discussion in a diffe.....
» 8/12/2006 1:03:35 PM Holyshadow and RObert, I think that I should make my point clearer. The difference between.....
» 8/12/2006 12:02:10 PM Rex, Well, that's the best trip to the dentist I have ever heard of! You're a wise man an.....
» 7/12/2006 9:15:07 PM Sorry, Steel; I obviously didn't mean you, I meant to address Leigh......
» 7/12/2006 9:13:02 PM Roarer, Thank you, I find this a very important issue. I strongly agree with you that Aus.....
» 7/12/2006 1:25:49 PM Snout, wonderfully sensitive and interesting posts, thanks. I second the praise ‘w’ gives.....
» 2/12/2006 11:07:29 PM Thanks, Rhian, you sound like another sensible Christian. Steel, I agree about the govern.....
» 1/12/2006 9:31:56 AM Even though one of the commandments is: "Thou shalt not kill", it's a fallacy th.....
» 1/12/2006 8:22:34 AM I found those articles very interesting, Snout, thank you. But I doubt that homophobes re.....
» 29/11/2006 7:25:32 AM Snout, Thanks for that dinosaur site. My own extinction theory is that Noah must have loa.....
» 28/11/2006 8:13:43 PM A victory for the animals Party for the Animals gains 2 parliamentary seats in the Nether.....
» 28/11/2006 8:13:00 PM Hi everyone- long time no see. I haven't been chased away by anyone on here :)) but I have.....
» 28/11/2006 3:34:58 PM Doc Holliday, Perhaps the non-existing lesbians are hiding behind the non-existing dinosau.....
» 27/11/2006 10:15:13 PM Braindrain, seems like you are talking about human values, which is a good thing, but I th.....
» 27/11/2006 9:46:44 PM Leigh said: “Forget religion. Nobody should be "ready to accept" sexual perversi.....
» 27/11/2006 9:15:22 PM And about sodomy: What’s the problem- homosexual couples as well as heterosexual couples h.....
» 27/11/2006 8:58:06 PM Correction from last post: It’s about time that people stopped hassling homosexual people......
» 27/11/2006 2:49:07 PM Thank you for this interesting and necessary topic, holyshadow. Even though I am not an A.....
» 27/11/2006 9:03:54 AM Steve, I agree with you about informed consent: women would need ALL the facts and even b.....
» 26/11/2006 4:12:14 PM I am all for making progress in medical science; I have no real problems with stem cell re.....
» 24/11/2006 8:00:01 AM Interesting that truthfulness, compassion and tolerance have been named- these three value.....
» 22/11/2006 9:01:38 AM I just want to say that I had a prompt reply from the campaign manager so as you see it is.....
» 22/11/2006 8:10:56 AM RObert, It’s unbelievable that even marriage counselors did not take the matter seriously.....
» 21/11/2006 9:53:11 AM Peronally, I have no problem with others wearing the burka if that's their very own choice.....
» 20/11/2006 1:33:40 PM Rob, I’m appalled that even as recent as 1990 you were not taken seriously. I certainly h.....
» 19/11/2006 2:39:39 PM Sorry people I made a mistake- the 'two per 24 hours' rule is for new threads. It still s.....
» 19/11/2006 2:27:47 PM Yes an excellent idea about the emails, Antje, I will do that. And Nicky's idea is great t.....
» 17/11/2006 9:57:13 PM Antje, wonderful idea; I was just about to start writing my Christmas cards and will surel.....
» 17/11/2006 12:25:59 PM RObert I feel that white ribbon day is a necessary campaign, and I totally agree with yo.....
» 15/11/2006 9:44:18 PM Thanks, Logic Yes, I am from the Netherlands (Amsterdam). I’m glad you had a good time th.....
» 15/11/2006 10:15:30 AM PF No offense taken at all ;) You were just expressing your opinion. Thank you for your gr.....
» 14/11/2006 9:55:13 PM Col Remains the question: Why are both Labor and Liberal parties promising to buy back the.....
» 14/11/2006 7:27:17 PM Yabby I agree- people who donate to certain groups, whether animal welfare organisations o.....
» 12/11/2006 4:09:32 PM “...capping the unsustainable population growth of the least able” How? To help them beco.....
» 12/11/2006 3:58:01 PM Excellent post, Logic. Cost, indeed, is only a small part of the equation. This is so obv.....
» 11/11/2006 10:24:28 PM Even though both Wendy and PALE posted over the same time period, I also believe that the .....
» 10/11/2006 3:11:31 PM The respect for someone else’s property is missing. Criminal behaviour in where someone el.....
» 10/11/2006 3:10:46 PM Great comments have been made, I don’t have to add much. I agree with the author that Hila.....
» 10/11/2006 2:44:16 PM From ABS: “Since the 1950s the number of private cars has risen dramatically, and continu.....
» 10/11/2006 2:42:49 PM Col, I want to start by saying that it’s a credit to you that you have found a solution to.....
» 9/11/2006 2:16:47 PM We can start too by questioning the parents of young kids wandering the streets at night a.....
» 9/11/2006 11:23:08 AM About Animal Welfare groups generally: I wonder what all these animal groups actually do .....
» 7/11/2006 12:49:38 PM Isn’t one of the reasons we have a government: so, services can be provided that capitalis.....
» 7/11/2006 12:42:56 PM “Railway stations should have oodles of parking - big multistory car parks, that only requ.....
» 7/11/2006 11:30:46 AM Sorry, the link doesn't seem to work on here. Try this one and choose Real Player (ADSL), .....
» 7/11/2006 11:22:18 AM PF “There were pig pens stack about 5 high in those huge sheds.” Yes, I have watched somet.....
» 6/11/2006 9:59:58 PM Maximus, good questions. I asked myself almost exactly the same questions when I heard th.....
» 6/11/2006 11:27:03 AM “Population control is central to any debate about.” I do agree that people shouldn’t be b.....
» 6/11/2006 11:21:50 AM GY Yes, bikes are best for short distance trips. Improving cycle paths and extending facil.....
» 6/11/2006 9:51:42 AM PF, sorry for the late reply. I value your post of November 2nd- thanks for that useful in.....
» 3/11/2006 12:11:09 PM OK I have read most (but not all) comments. I agree mostly with PK, Bobalot, and Logic on .....
» 2/11/2006 1:05:21 PM Nicky, I agree that vegetarianism should be a personal decision and, like religions, shoul.....
» 2/11/2006 12:57:36 PM “All we need is the demand for the product.” Exactly right, PF! I can get free range bee.....
» 31/10/2006 3:27:10 PM "Personally, I'm delighted with this new $90m program to reduce unemployment amongst .....
» 31/10/2006 12:27:00 PM Aspro, another good question. Perhaps I'm too suspicious and wrong about this, but I wond.....
» 31/10/2006 12:10:22 PM Exactly, West. Thing is- I am not so sure if this govt wants to free itself from the corr.....
» 31/10/2006 10:39:19 AM West, good post. Don't hold your breath waiting for a reply from Philo. In several threa.....
» 31/10/2006 10:22:09 AM "...no one else should be allowed to post your details either. I would like to see th.....
» 31/10/2006 9:26:02 AM I agree with what most of you are saying against the idea of chaplains in schools. If th.....
» 31/10/2006 8:46:12 AM CountryGal I see the point you are making about pressure by family. But I figure that the.....
» 30/10/2006 11:04:31 PM No I can't expand on that, Wayfarer. Wish I could. It might be very interesting to know of.....
» 30/10/2006 10:43:15 PM BTW, Wayfarer ID stealing is a different thing than just making up a nickname. Wayfarer,.....
» 30/10/2006 10:39:21 PM Wayfarer (if that’s your latest ID) Please do not use the word ‘ALL’ because I am not one.....
» 29/10/2006 3:12:24 PM I am just wondering whether MmMm is seeing a different side to euthanasia now that there h.....
» 29/10/2006 3:07:04 PM Antje, I have received nothing from OzGirl. If she did send something, I did not receive .....
» 28/10/2006 11:32:08 PM BOAZ "Pericles made a point about my post.. where I suggested the negative consequenc.....
» 28/10/2006 9:32:53 PM In other words, I am just saying that because PALE has come under attack since PALE has be.....
» 28/10/2006 9:32:19 PM People Against Live Exports (is that how we should address you when there is no personal n.....
» 28/10/2006 4:39:54 PM The technology is there to check on the locations of people posting on websites and, there.....
» 27/10/2006 10:40:41 PM "It's not up to you blasphemous fools to judge anybody. So keep your idiotic opinions.....
» 26/10/2006 3:51:56 PM He left PF.'s post which was not offensive. Why would he only delete the one you wrote in .....
» 26/10/2006 3:50:56 PM O hello Ozgirl, I mean FakeGirl, I mean OK-foryou. I checked and there is no history of yo.....
» 26/10/2006 1:30:25 PM * Real name should be given to GY when registering with identification provided. Once GY h.....
» 26/10/2006 1:29:44 PM I fully agree with you, Yabby. I am NOT impressed! This behaviour is just not acceptable,.....
» 25/10/2006 8:27:56 PM I would find movies boring as well without all the 'goodies'. The (bad) habits of a chara.....
» 25/10/2006 7:24:34 PM And before calling a euthanised person's family members 'murderers' you are calling God a .....
» 25/10/2006 1:51:01 PM MmMm It’s true that atm we don’t have the right to decide when we die- that’s why euthana.....
» 25/10/2006 10:56:51 AM "Your attempt to justify anal sex among amimals is pathetic, no such behaviour occurr.....
» 25/10/2006 10:55:33 AM Philo, I have a few wicked things to say to you. "It was you who raised the question.....
» 25/10/2006 9:13:13 AM I was going to say something in the same line as PF. The safety of posters is of uttermo.....
» 24/10/2006 9:11:59 PM Great ideas from all about the identity thing. I agree about the identity on file and not .....
» 23/10/2006 1:26:40 PM Philo, I didn’t really expect you to let facts get in the way of your bigotry. You say: “.....
» 23/10/2006 11:35:56 AM PF, Thank you, much appreciated! If I’ve been harsh in my criticism of you I’m not even aw.....
» 23/10/2006 11:09:29 AM Other people (like PF) find this a crap idea is because they value free speech or open opi.....
» 23/10/2006 11:02:50 AM Taurus, I think that everybody should be able to read any discussion they like, so feel f.....
» 22/10/2006 5:22:54 PM NedKelly I have taken a part of our discussion from the Church Leader’s thread over to thi.....
» 22/10/2006 4:26:16 PM I think that I have not had a change of heart about Church leaders turning their back on a.....
» 22/10/2006 4:23:43 PM Thank you, NedKelly, you are too kind! NedKelly, I thought it was a shame as well, that m.....
» 21/10/2006 4:00:26 PM Celivia - we are not in primary school. Should we give out gold stars to the good little p.....
» 20/10/2006 3:10:05 PM No need to apologise, Benny, it’s not important and I get my wires crossed so often it’s n.....
» 20/10/2006 12:43:49 PM Benny siad: "Cilia points out that she requested a post above here deleted . So did I.....
» 20/10/2006 12:31:13 PM RObert said: "Celiva, "That way, the most popular, last discussed and most recen.....
» 19/10/2006 2:46:38 PM Philo I'd better not tell you were my thoughts went when you talked about "unfilled m.....
» 19/10/2006 2:33:08 PM Yabby, that is the whole idea of a voting button. I assume people who want to talk off to.....
» 18/10/2006 11:11:55 PM Nice to see you’re back, Benny. Thank you for that story- how horrible. Yabby I know you'.....
» 18/10/2006 3:00:22 PM http://seven.com.au/sunrise/more_cooltheglobe For people who care about the earth, please.....
» 18/10/2006 1:24:59 PM For your interest: http://www.abc.net.au/rural/news/stories/s1197862.htm RSPCA extends c.....
» 18/10/2006 1:03:10 PM That's a shame, Rex ;) I received another interesting article on a parents concern at the.....
» 17/10/2006 11:48:56 AM I failed to click on ‘email alerts’ that’s why I’m late responding. Philo, Ludwig is corr.....
» 17/10/2006 10:28:34 AM RObert, I only now noticed this thread, thank you for that- it's good to have Graham's sup.....
» 16/10/2006 12:44:58 PM FrankGol, I agree with you. This topic is hardly passé- because there is still no accepta.....
» 16/10/2006 10:34:38 AM Benny thank you for explaining clearly. I suggested deletion of that mistake but even Gra.....
» 14/10/2006 2:40:58 PM I was emailed this article which I found interesting enough to paste here. This might be a.....
» 14/10/2006 2:24:05 PM "cilvia I think you mean pale in conjunction with RSPCA QLD dont you, Not RSPCA. The.....
» 13/10/2006 11:58:50 PM Interesting topic, Graham. It’s a shame that kids are not happy anymore to spend most of .....
» 13/10/2006 10:42:33 PM An article that you might find interesting. From http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/con.....
» 13/10/2006 10:11:22 PM A lot of this argument started because pigfarmer (with the support of Yabby) on the Animal.....
» 13/10/2006 4:23:20 PM Yes, Pisces, there are two different issues. A membership does not protect one from being .....
» 12/10/2006 2:24:23 PM The second one about Wendy changing her mind about requesting the service and asking for a.....
» 12/10/2006 2:21:18 PM RObert says: “Celivia, I'm not confident enough in knowing the facts ... If the version of.....
» 11/10/2006 3:10:55 PM I just want to set the record straight and give my opinion about the annual fee Wendy paid.....
» 10/10/2006 9:24:56 PM "At least the thread is keeping this particular discussion away from threads with rea.....
» 10/10/2006 7:48:19 PM I checked back on here to see what is happening and I found all these accusations! I wonde.....
» 10/10/2006 12:59:19 PM “Still think that theres something very perverse about asking taxpayers to support child r.....
» 10/10/2006 12:57:25 PM Taurus, I agree with your view on castration. If this takes away all interest of pedosexu.....
» 9/10/2006 11:29:52 PM RObert, you have created a new option. Perhaps this is the least imperfect and most humane.....
» 9/10/2006 11:28:58 PM Taurus, I have a problem with ‘an eye for an eye’. We cannot bring a murdered person back.....
» 9/10/2006 1:35:04 PM Hi Sylvia I'm the first to admit that I know very little of the financial side and therefo.....
» 9/10/2006 12:49:39 PM Taurus (and others) I agree with castration for pedosexuals. They still got their hands t.....
» 9/10/2006 10:23:09 AM It always amazes me when people strongly criticise the hijabs of Muslim women. Does it rea.....
» 8/10/2006 10:38:16 PM Well said, FrankGol, I agree with you. This is the main reason I have not been taking pa.....
» 7/10/2006 1:12:41 PM RObert, You're too bright so early in the morning! Good points; I considered them. I do un.....
» 7/10/2006 1:05:59 PM GUILTY VERDICTS. One more thing I forgot to say before about guilty verdicts: even though .....
» 6/10/2006 11:21:32 PM Rachel, have you found evidence that the death penalty is a deterrent to pedophiles? I’ve.....
» 6/10/2006 9:02:58 PM Antje, yes it will show up if you change th emain page display window from "one month.....
» 6/10/2006 12:49:11 PM Hi people! I want to let you know that I a few days ago I posted a link to a very interes.....
» 5/10/2006 11:01:15 PM Aspro and la1985- good to see some people with humour and sense here. I wasn't going to po.....
» 5/10/2006 10:36:36 PM Thanks for this thread, Graham. All posters have made some good points. I agree with Ms B.....
» 3/10/2006 1:21:15 PM Rhys, good topic! Sorry for coming in so late- I only just noticed it. I am an atheist as .....
» 3/10/2006 10:52:44 AM Sylvia, this is a very interesting topic. Like Ludwig, I would also prefer to discuss thin.....
» 2/10/2006 12:58:56 PM This is a very interesting link to Encounter, an ABC radio program. If you go to the site,.....
» 1/10/2006 11:38:57 PM Yes, Rizz, I suggest that Life without Parole should be the highest punishment- there woul.....
» 1/10/2006 10:37:30 PM T800 Does Australia not have a multicultural policy? I thought they have! Correct me if I’.....
» 1/10/2006 4:57:35 PM Ha, well, I wonder if this these loyalty tests are in the Govt book of: "101 ways to .....
» 1/10/2006 4:22:45 PM It is already bad enough that we have a legal system that is inadequate, and I believe tha.....
» 1/10/2006 4:21:38 PM Deborah, Yes some criminals have been on death row for about 20 years- it has happened tha.....
» 30/09/2006 11:01:15 PM Hi OZGIRL, you have picked a very good topic to discuss. You are right to say that our ju.....
» 30/09/2006 4:56:45 PM Rex, I think T800 will have to let you pass with flying colours ;) My husband and I also .....
» 29/09/2006 8:57:08 PM Philo, Here just for you; you can watch the video here, or read the transcript: http://ww.....
» 29/09/2006 2:33:10 PM T800 You are saying that: *Australia is a bi-cultural nation.* Do you realise that there .....
» 29/09/2006 1:49:59 PM Has anyone watched Four Corners? The program showed me what I anticipated. These poor dads.....
» 29/09/2006 1:13:42 PM Excellent ideas. I was also thinking that you perhaps could provide a service that people .....
» 28/09/2006 5:29:00 PM pigfarmer, can I ask you a silly/cityslicker's question? My husband and I were discussing.....
» 28/09/2006 3:26:56 PM Interesting topic- I'll do a quick reply due to time limit. "Not sure if I want to s.....
» 28/09/2006 2:43:38 PM I think that something different in te market is always welcome. Perhaps if you make a s.....
» 28/09/2006 2:32:34 PM "Follwing his predecessor John Paul IIs proclamation that animals have souls, Benedic.....
» 28/09/2006 2:16:50 PM Rainier, I am curious too about what the definition of Australian culture is. And what Au.....
» 28/09/2006 2:15:40 PM Quiet here since yesterday! T800 What is nonsubstantial about the point that the Howard .....
» 26/09/2006 10:31:46 PM Very interesting post, Rex :)I love the word wowsers! I was a little amused as well when .....
» 26/09/2006 9:43:33 AM There is nothing wrong about being patriotic persé, but I think the world would be a bette.....
» 26/09/2006 9:41:29 AM Funny, Snout! ;) T800, I am not suggesting that we should have adapted Aboriginal cultur.....
» 25/09/2006 10:48:53 AM A really good point, Yabby, about the child abuse. Many young members were born into the c.....
» 25/09/2006 9:18:06 AM Something I found and am posting below just for our entertainment ;) "While most rel.....
» 25/09/2006 9:11:13 AM Philo, I thought you were into one of the mainstream Christian religions and you believed .....
» 25/09/2006 9:04:43 AM Philo Your last comment was very sensible. I have no doubt at all that the members of EB .....
» 24/09/2006 10:43:58 PM Exactly, Strayan. Australians should not dictate people what culture they should identify .....
» 24/09/2006 9:28:38 PM Yabby, I have been drinking soy milk for the last 10 years. I eat cheese, so perhaps I am.....
» 24/09/2006 9:18:33 PM Thank you, everyone, for taking the discussion to this general thread ;) I have been look.....
» 24/09/2006 12:26:06 PM Antje, I agree with you. And I look forward to seeing the next media release of RSPCA. I.....
» 24/09/2006 10:55:44 AM I am with Strayan on this one. What is wrong about Australia reflecting the many interest.....
» 23/09/2006 11:25:38 PM Yabby, I am thinking a little differently about it than you are. I just think that neithe.....
» 23/09/2006 9:30:26 PM Sorry, I looked at the wrong date from something else, it was not 2006- apologies. Still,.....
» 23/09/2006 9:16:23 PM Thanks for that article, TarynW. Yabby, I don't really understand why you keep insisting .....
» 23/09/2006 4:04:38 PM Are they allowed to wear underpants, Philo? I was just in the middle of reading about the.....
» 23/09/2006 1:24:34 PM Philo, why do you think that banning children from university is highly moral? Why is bann.....
» 23/09/2006 11:00:22 AM "This issue is huge so this forum should not be closed." I agree, Antje, I won'.....
» 22/09/2006 11:03:27 PM Antje, This is everybody's forum and people don't have to agree with me just because I st.....
» 22/09/2006 10:38:41 PM Yabby, "Apparently there will be a 4 corners programme next week, telling us more.&qu.....
» 22/09/2006 10:35:18 PM Philo, Exclusive Brethren may be good business people, but as a religious group I wouldn’t.....
» 22/09/2006 8:58:55 PM I think it is an excellent idea to have a Private Message (PM) icon at the botom of everyo.....
» 21/09/2006 2:24:11 PM There was a discussion on Sunrise this morning which I half missed before getting out of t.....
» 21/09/2006 2:06:34 PM Oh I adore the little Bindi Irwin. What a fantastic girl, what a personality! I just rea.....
» 21/09/2006 12:54:48 PM If the link I gave doesn't work go to Change Preferences in the right hand corner to suit .....
» 21/09/2006 12:25:42 PM Yabby, here’s a link for you too- watch the video footage. http://www.petatv.com/tvpopup.....
» 20/09/2006 1:44:36 PM I haven’t been reading this thread for a few days so I had a lot to read up on! I was a .....
» 18/09/2006 3:59:16 PM RObert, it somehow didn't 'click' with me what you had said in your earlier post- reading .....
» 18/09/2006 10:44:19 AM Yabby, Re: your last post (16th September). I think that you are right. This has always .....
» 17/09/2006 4:55:00 PM Thank you, GrahamY, I thought there was a jump from racism to sexism so that's the reason .....
» 17/09/2006 4:32:32 PM Hi, RObert and others, I have to admit I didn’t read through all the posts thoroughly but .....
» 16/09/2006 11:10:13 PM That is so nice of you to say, OZGIRL! Thank you ;) Every single person without exception.....
» 16/09/2006 8:26:12 PM EEK! (Edit comment: There is no need for that many exclamation marks. Remove them to conti.....
» 15/09/2006 11:33:35 PM Haha, funny, Yabby! What will be left of me to be exported or eaten if the worms have dev.....
» 15/09/2006 10:14:15 PM Oi oi oi, wait has Yabby the pale sheep organised his will? If not, may I claim his fleec.....
» 15/09/2006 8:33:52 PM Elida, I understand what you're saying - but Steve hadn't finished yet, I figure. We will .....
» 15/09/2006 2:46:14 PM Antje, A beautiful dream of the pope! Thank you for sharing that! Loved it. I’m sure chu.....
» 15/09/2006 2:42:40 PM One point that Yabby makes and is relating to this church thing, the church and women's is.....
» 15/09/2006 2:36:10 PM Wendy, Like Scout, I too look forward to the list of these good churches- they deserve to.....
» 15/09/2006 10:01:49 AM Thank you RObert, I'm honoured! You are not wrong; it was not my intention at all to aim m.....
» 14/09/2006 5:22:00 PM How pathetic that this thread about Steve Irwin has resorted to a immature fight about whi.....
» 13/09/2006 10:35:15 PM Sorry people, link didn't seem to work- try this one. http://www.ciwf.nl/inactie/legkipp.....
» 13/09/2006 10:22:43 PM Yabby, did I miss a link of an article that shows that so many sheep die in paddocks? Do y.....
» 13/09/2006 8:07:48 PM Sorry if I take the focus off the farm animal discussion going on, but I'd like to give yo.....
» 13/09/2006 11:45:19 AM Thank you Scout, for your summary of the report! Sad indeed! Perhaps it is now time to em.....
» 13/09/2006 11:12:55 AM Thank you, OZGIRL. I want to make clear that I'm leaving this thread open for discussion.....
» 12/09/2006 10:09:00 PM I think that this discussion thread is about to come to an end- we have noticed by now tha.....
» 10/09/2006 11:09:15 PM Thank you, Wendy, for your support. I just wrote you an email. Good suggestions, we’ll tal.....
» 10/09/2006 5:21:55 PM Yabby, yep, time can only tell, but it has to be given a chance, doesn’t it, to find that .....
» 9/09/2006 11:03:18 PM YAY OZGIRL, at least people are talking/thinking about it! I’m not competitive though- as.....
» 9/09/2006 9:19:10 PM Thank you, freeranger (our eggspert). That’s great that your draft is ready- good work! Th.....
» 9/09/2006 1:19:26 PM Great verse, brown_eyed_girl, I can imagine it attracted a lot of attention. More teachers.....
» 9/09/2006 11:27:35 AM Yabby thanks for the link about facts of live exports. I hope that you read the report We.....
» 9/09/2006 11:23:56 AM Freeranger, yes that’s the problem, I have tried to email them to ask for a website but e.....
» 9/09/2006 9:23:38 AM brown_eyed_girl, thank you for letting us know that you and your family are some of the Ch.....
» 8/09/2006 10:08:04 PM To your credit, I’ll have to say that it’s true that everybody has the right to fight for .....
» 8/09/2006 10:05:14 PM Wendy- thanks for keeping us on track! ;) Yabby I can see your point- I have to admit tha.....
» 8/09/2006 11:24:38 AM Obozo, thank you for sharing that gruesome experience and article. Scout, yu always make.....
» 7/09/2006 1:44:53 PM Scout, you’re right, even if we make a little difference in that people are becoming more .....
» 7/09/2006 12:53:24 PM Wendy, looking forward to seeing your footage next week. Benny, thank you, I will keep th.....
» 7/09/2006 12:14:58 PM I hadn't checked this thread for a while. Couldn't stop laughing because I had this image .....
» 7/09/2006 12:03:09 AM GrahamY, welcome,good to have you discuss this issue- the more Christians the better! The .....
» 6/09/2006 10:20:55 PM Freeranger, Oops for got to say which link,it's whwppepper@bigpond.com in NSW Good idea,.....
» 6/09/2006 9:26:10 PM Thanks freeranger for all those links- but could you doublecheck this one, I’ve tried the .....
» 6/09/2006 4:35:27 PM Wendy, thanks so much for those pictures on here! Not enough time to reply to all, might.....
» 6/09/2006 3:59:35 PM Steve Irwin was, in my opinion, a great conservationalist and he will be missed by many. H.....
» 5/09/2006 11:53:08 PM Michael4Love Good thing, that you regard Jesus Christ as your leader rather than a leader .....
» 5/09/2006 10:58:46 PM RObert, for your interest, just letting you know that Freeranger was also discussing this .....
» 5/09/2006 10:37:23 PM Yes freeranger, I see what you mean. Even though I had a ‘good feeling’ about the integrit.....
» 5/09/2006 3:13:44 PM Thanks Rex, I have signed the petition. Hi Scout and others, A bit of a funny story. It’s.....
» 4/09/2006 7:01:44 PM Very interesting posts since I’ve been on here last- sorry, been a bit time-poor. Yes ROb.....
» 4/09/2006 6:32:53 PM Welcome, Michael, Right here in Australia is a lot of animal cruelty going on as well. Yo.....
» 4/09/2006 6:28:52 PM Thanks Wendy for the update, much appreciated. Wendy, you don’t have to apologise for havi.....
» 4/09/2006 9:45:52 AM Wendy, Celivia, Pericles, Yabby and anyone else who is interested, I have started a thread.....
» 4/09/2006 12:14:48 AM Antje, thanks for those book titles- that’s enough research to make the statement reasonab.....
» 3/09/2006 9:55:16 PM Thank you to Lachlan, for having changed the title of this thread on my request. Greatly a.....
» 3/09/2006 4:30:46 PM Church leaders hopefully want to keep their reputation and their halo’s. As Shakespeare sa.....
» 3/09/2006 4:27:39 PM Thanks, people, I said I would close this discussion as I thought it was dieing. Since the.....
» 2/09/2006 10:13:59 PM RObert, Scout, not following you ;) but I thought this was an interesting topic that I don.....
» 2/09/2006 4:00:25 PM Wow, that link is great, Scout, many thanks for that- really fantastic, I have already ema.....
» 2/09/2006 1:57:35 PM Wendy, thank you for showing what 'really' goes on. I can so understand your frustration w.....
» 2/09/2006 12:22:03 AM BOAZ, yes you are right, I went back and checked the Legal Animal Abuse thread- funny what.....
» 1/09/2006 8:45:27 PM I second that, RObert, Scout, Good on you for gathering the info to submit to GETUP. I’ll .....
» 1/09/2006 4:20:27 PM Still no need to duck for flying halo's coming my way? Do you know what- it's obvious tha.....
» 1/09/2006 12:55:04 PM Sorry Wendy, I forgot to include your name in my thanks in the previous post- while you ar.....
» 1/09/2006 12:36:59 PM Thank you, RObert, Pickled herring (nice name, are you a herring from the North Sea, hehe).....
» 31/08/2006 3:22:05 PM Christians, where the hell are ewe? I have been wondering why, in the threads about wome.....
» 30/08/2006 2:52:52 PM Vetman, it’s a good thing to refuse to treat sheep inhumanely for anyone (are muslims or n.....
» 29/08/2006 9:11:09 PM Yabby, you’re not only funnyyyyy but also correct; sex education combined with contracepti.....
» 29/08/2006 9:53:17 AM True, that nobody has the right to control other countries. We can’t. But we do have a rig.....
» 29/08/2006 9:51:36 AM Thank you for opening this discussion, Scout. I hope that there will be some comments from.....
» 28/08/2006 3:12:53 PM I’m glad, philo, that most children now are cared for in Foster homes. Are you sure, I tho.....
» 28/08/2006 2:57:10 PM Scout, thanks, I'll have a look at this thread! Wendy, I love that envirosource thing! H.....
» 26/08/2006 11:51:20 PM Excellent post, Wendy! I'm glad you got your link to work. I hope I won't have a nightma.....
» 26/08/2006 11:29:29 PM Sorry, still can’t shut up about child abuse. This article is from 2004 but still worth r.....
» 26/08/2006 4:58:55 PM Thank you, Wendy, for your many valuable posts on this issue. I've printed out some stick.....
» 25/08/2006 3:35:50 PM Philo, I admire the work of looking after these children you/your wife are doing. I truly .....
» 25/08/2006 11:32:45 AM Wendy Fully understandable when you lose it with religious people- I think no-one blames y.....
» 25/08/2006 10:06:19 AM Coach, I am not here to defend Islam or to attack it, and I do not deny that there are pro.....
» 23/08/2006 1:58:45 PM Logic, that’s true- secure groups have established themselves and minority groups are stil.....
» 23/08/2006 12:22:30 PM Robert E, OLO= On Line Opinion Heya, Scout and Wendy :) I was not going to respond to t.....
» 22/08/2006 4:10:19 PM Col Rouge, I said “mostly”- meaning: mainly; usually (not always)- otherwise that would be.....
» 21/08/2006 11:31:25 PM Tao makes a lot of sense. I have always thought that God is just a fantasy. That’s my op.....
» 21/08/2006 3:28:34 PM By drawing stereotyping cartoons we are ‘showing off’ that we are using stereotyped thinki.....
» 21/08/2006 3:26:59 PM I agree, Logic, stereotyping is prejudgmental and can influence people’s behaviour on both.....
» 19/08/2006 11:19:49 PM BOAZ, thanks for your interesting perspective! OK let’s then imagine that heaven is real......
» 19/08/2006 4:37:16 PM Fleurette and Logic, I mostly agree with your views. About the muslim leaders, I do thin.....
» 18/08/2006 3:28:03 PM BOAZ_David “The only possible motive I can think of as to why any tradition of the 'Church.....
» 18/08/2006 3:16:32 PM Scout and K£vin- thank you; it is very nice of you to say that I am sane and patient, but .....
» 18/08/2006 9:57:37 AM Kipp, funnyyyy! In heaven we should be able to enjoy any foods we love- sugar, fat, name i.....
» 17/08/2006 3:08:47 PM Someone tell me heaven is not real- how boring would it be to wander around there as a sin.....
» 17/08/2006 2:34:13 PM Yeah yeah we can all go on and on about the great things we do or the wonderful persons we.....
» 17/08/2006 2:00:48 PM Philo, Does it really matter to you what someone does in their own bedroom? It is not impo.....
» 17/08/2006 1:28:59 PM Thank you for that long post with the suggestions, Wendy. Do you know if the facts about .....
» 16/08/2006 11:50:46 PM RObert, I might save that link till later (never know when I’ll need it most) or you can .....
» 16/08/2006 2:54:11 PM Snout, “Further alienating males from responsibility for, and investment in, discussions a.....
» 15/08/2006 8:43:01 PM Robert E, thanks for sharing. I’m glad that this discussion gives you a wider perspective-.....
» 15/08/2006 1:35:46 PM Philo, you say: “Sin is the violation of ideal character, of purity and right attitudes an.....
» 15/08/2006 1:33:35 PM Bosk, witty questions! I didn’t know about the 4 theories; interesting also to see that yo.....
» 15/08/2006 9:44:19 AM Wendy, I agree that it is just ridiculous and very close-minded the way the extreme animal.....
» 14/08/2006 11:52:42 PM Scout, thanks for the link; fancy that! Shows how willing people accept myths and how much.....
» 13/08/2006 5:46:58 PM Lairymoo, sounds reasonable what Clinton said: it should be safe, legal and rare. Contrace.....
» 13/08/2006 3:28:21 PM OZGIRL, well said that most women are responsible and making informed decisions about abor.....
» 12/08/2006 11:12:54 PM W: True, it would be irrational to ask someone to change their beliefs; but I also think .....
» 12/08/2006 11:05:11 PM Thank you, K£vin and Scout. I agree with Buddha on this one! Boxgum, “What is the source .....
» 11/08/2006 11:36:05 PM Seeker, you sound angry that women have so much control over this. But that's just the way.....
» 11/08/2006 3:59:38 PM Well said, Kang and Ena, totally agree. Kang, what happens on these forums is that the fa.....
» 11/08/2006 2:39:31 PM Perhaps it is time for a new beginning. I think that it should not be the schools’ task t.....
» 10/08/2006 3:34:09 PM I also contacted the Dutch adopt a chicken’ site (they also have adopt a pig, an apple tre.....
» 10/08/2006 3:32:33 PM Wendy, thanks for the links, they do work now and I admire you for the worthwhile work yo.....
» 9/08/2006 3:47:12 PM Because God said so: to so-called prophets, who heard voices in their head said it was the.....
» 9/08/2006 3:27:14 PM Yes, Martin you’re right about non-existence of non-violent communities, no matter what ki.....
» 8/08/2006 9:32:57 AM Philo “The intake of drugs not natural to the human body that have toxic effects do have s.....
» 7/08/2006 2:39:37 PM Wendy, perhaps you would like to make a worthwhile contribution to the comments of this ar.....
» 6/08/2006 1:15:08 PM Because I came into the discussion rather late, I first wanted to give my impression of th.....
» 5/08/2006 11:50:55 PM I am not going to take part in a debate about whether abortion is right or wrong because t.....
» 4/08/2006 10:34:12 PM Martin, I do agree that the morals of non-violent cultures, communities or persons are su.....
» 4/08/2006 2:44:47 PM Philo, you said: “People get hurt because of offending behaviour by inconsiderate anarchis.....
» 3/08/2006 3:49:08 PM Philo, I do not hold a body of doctrine. I simply never, throughout my life, believed in a.....
» 2/08/2006 10:10:15 PM Thanks, Snout. I hope you had as much fun translating RC’s piece as I had reading your tra.....
» 2/08/2006 3:08:53 PM Martin: “We have a responsibility to prevent the destruction of marriage.” Why? Depends ho.....
» 1/08/2006 10:52:59 PM KAEP, thanks, I had a look at that Fischer-Tropsch information. Interesting to read someth.....
» 1/08/2006 3:31:01 PM RC said: “Similarly, 'happy' rapists and murderers, 'happy' animal torturers…” Good points.....
» 1/08/2006 12:14:01 AM RC says: * “Parenting is a selfless profession…” RC, this is true, it is probably the most.....
» 31/07/2006 11:26:51 PM KAEP, I did give your article attention but I don’t want to change my opinion on the basi.....
» 30/07/2006 5:06:49 PM That’s why I’m hoping to find pacifying facts, for instance, that there are serious plans .....
» 30/07/2006 5:06:17 PM Thanks for the links, alchemist. I had my suspicions about the ‘facts’ KAEP believes in, b.....
» 29/07/2006 10:26:09 PM Bother! I had to wait 11 hours to correct a mistake in the quote in the last sentence of m.....
» 29/07/2006 12:30:10 PM KAEP, I said: “But I now especially like the idea of recycling used oil (when done properl.....
» 29/07/2006 10:20:54 AM “If you recorded what happened in the World today...much of it would not be suitable for c.....
» 28/07/2006 9:21:50 PM Correction from my last post: the first sentence should be: “Yes Martin, I agree that the .....
» 28/07/2006 4:33:14 PM What the? KAEP, I don’t understand why you think that biodiesel would be worse for your he.....
» 28/07/2006 2:51:59 PM Faustino, sorry for the late reply- totally forgot about it. You can stop screaming- I don.....
» 28/07/2006 9:52:19 AM Yes Martin, I agree that the Koran is violent, but isn’t there violence, like murder, rape.....
» 27/07/2006 5:59:11 PM Reality check. AH not only a homophobe but you sound like a racist as well! This topic of.....
» 26/07/2006 3:49:38 PM Martin, thanks, I might still give that CS Lewis book a try after I‘ve read the pile of b.....
» 26/07/2006 3:18:36 PM Reality check, “Here is the problem. What are the higher order priorities that society sh.....
» 25/07/2006 12:03:11 AM Luckily, the mere existence of a minority party does not mean anything- lots of silly litt.....
» 25/07/2006 12:01:26 AM Martin, “Without God there is no reason why Reason itself should be considered trustworthy.....
» 23/07/2006 4:45:38 PM Glenwriter, the question: What is quality? is a good one- one that Geoff Newcombe hasn’t c.....
» 22/07/2006 4:35:48 PM Scout, I had a lot of fun, too! Thanks, Philo! Reality Check, it can indeed be worrying t.....
» 21/07/2006 2:46:22 PM Philo, I do have respect for theists- I don’t have problems with religious people generall.....
» 20/07/2006 10:40:54 PM Who says that God exists anyway? As I am an atheist, I believe that humans evolved, and w.....
» 19/07/2006 3:12:36 PM Robert, impressive points you’re making, and hilarious too (in a good way). I wouldn’t exp.....
» 18/07/2006 3:35:09 PM Hi Robert, I should have explained what I meant exactly- I didn’t actually mean that 100%.....
» 18/07/2006 1:41:19 PM ...and dont' forget that homosexuals are also more likely to be the victim of gay-bashing .....
» 17/07/2006 11:25:20 PM Ah thank you, Fester, I did a search on this and found the article in the NZ Herald. I l.....
» 17/07/2006 3:36:35 PM Thanks for the update, Alchemist. After having done some more reading on the topic, I now.....
» 17/07/2006 12:16:53 AM Rancitas: “Go to a punk gig, they accept everyone and are far more moral than the Church w.....
» 17/07/2006 12:15:08 AM Fdixit: “Any sexual activity that precludes procreation is condemned or at best avoided. U.....
» 16/07/2006 12:37:01 AM As I read this article while sipping a glass of Merlot, I found this a quite entertaining .....
» 14/07/2006 3:47:30 PM Oops, correction: "...used to dislike the idea of biodiesel as a replacement of petr.....
» 14/07/2006 3:07:22 PM No, certainly no expert here, Chris;) I'll give my opinion anyway. Sylvia, you said, “ th.....
» 14/07/2006 12:47:08 PM I respect Father Prendergast for trying to do something about the language the church utte.....
» 11/07/2006 10:54:48 PM Another cheap experiment of the government to fix the education system without too much fu.....
» 10/07/2006 11:44:14 AM Exactly, Nicky- the profits of owning a pet are the emotional benefits we value, while far.....
» 8/07/2006 4:36:44 PM Pericles, you said: “So the only real, lasting answer is to educate the public. Unfortunat.....
» 5/07/2006 12:45:19 PM Ah, Pericles, I believe that we don’t disagree all that much, basically. The main problem .....
» 2/07/2006 12:17:12 PM Pericles, do you agree that farm animals are in much bigger need of help than house pets? .....
» 30/06/2006 1:44:11 PM I don’t get it, Pericles. You said: “And yes, I am suggesting we "outbreed" pe.....
» 29/06/2006 1:38:46 PM Funny, Col Rouge, re the goldfish with their 3 second memory! But, seriously, fish need sp.....
» 25/06/2006 11:38:28 PM Pericles, let me sum up my view, for your clarity, because you seem to like repetition. .....
» 23/06/2006 9:40:42 AM Pericles, of course it is preferable for a pet to be free as opposed to being a slave. It .....
» 22/06/2006 2:27:16 PM Pericles, I think that if I had the choice between being eaten or being part of a family,.....
» 21/06/2006 2:21:01 PM There is a program in the Netherlands that allows people to adopt a chicken and this seems.....
» 18/06/2006 4:13:39 PM Has any of you watched the Sunday Nuclear Power debate on chanel nine this morning? I miss.....
» 5/06/2006 10:32:25 AM This discussion is all the more relevant now. If you haven't already read this article- wh.....
» 20/05/2006 4:51:31 PM Philo, thanks for your opinion. Sometimes definitions can go past their use-by-date thoug.....
» 18/05/2006 12:10:17 PM Philo, our legal system certainly might not be adequate enough in dealing with these crime.....
» 17/05/2006 2:05:17 PM Thanks for that link, Rex, it saved me having to look for one;) I agree with you also. I.....
» 27/04/2006 3:03:18 PM I am pro abortion and pro abortion pill, however, I think that much more should be done to.....
» 20/04/2006 2:24:21 PM Great points, Deus! I also want to mention that no government seems to take the Aborigina.....
» 19/04/2006 1:42:29 PM Part 2 It is also doubtful that IAEA inspections could ensure that a transfer to a safegu.....
» 19/04/2006 1:41:53 PM I read all of your comments with great interest and would like to share the view that I ha.....

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