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» 2/11/2023 9:05:44 PM Meg – you note that “There is worldwide adoption by nations (Including Australia) of the U.....
» 7/06/2023 10:40:38 AM If there was a UBI, prices would rise to absorb the extra money available in the market. P.....
» 5/05/2023 10:32:56 AM So David, you would support a 15-year-old who lays claim to her “human right to VAD” on th.....
» 25/01/2023 11:32:51 AM It is disappointing Peter that you have retreated from the discussion. If you are planning.....
» 19/01/2023 9:16:34 PM Peter – yes, I should have said, “there are no objective ‘oughts’ in a universe that just .....
» 19/01/2023 11:55:55 AM Peter – Thank-you for responding. I am simply seeking to take up your invitation in the fi.....
» 19/01/2023 10:04:19 AM Peter – you say that “solving these problems is a dream”. Based on what you have written i.....
» 13/09/2022 6:30:51 PM Yuyutsu – you make a lot of assertions but provide little, if anything, to back those asse.....
» 13/09/2022 10:45:20 AM Yuyutsu – if, as you assert, free will does not “truly exist in an objective manner” then .....
» 12/09/2022 4:25:43 PM Thanks for your attempts to explain your position Yuyutsu. However, to be completely hones.....
» 10/09/2022 6:31:23 PM david f – you say, “The workings of nature are not mere chance”. As far as evolution goes .....
» 10/09/2022 11:09:50 AM david f – don’t you see how moral relativism (your position) gets you tied in knots? I hav.....
» 9/09/2022 5:57:53 PM Paull405 – you seem to think that there is another possible explanation for the origin of .....
» 9/09/2022 4:04:01 PM Ipso Fatso – you seem to believe that God and truth are mutually exclusive. If there shoul.....
» 9/09/2022 3:27:13 PM david f – you have added a couple of new points. Firstly, you claim that majority opinio.....
» 9/09/2022 9:40:25 AM David f – you say you get my point, but you then go on to claim once again that you know w.....
» 8/09/2022 2:55:18 PM david f – you miss my point. In an atheistic universe there is no way to define what is “g.....
» 7/09/2022 7:49:26 PM david f – let us take it that you are correct that God is just a figment of human imaginat.....
» 7/09/2022 4:34:29 PM Ipso Fatso – you seem to think that truth matters. If though, as you say, there is no reas.....
» 7/09/2022 12:13:10 PM Yes, david f, for the atheist there is absolutely no reason for why we are here. Everyth.....
» 18/07/2022 2:54:05 PM Divergence – you are mistaken: the blue print for human life is not the young human being .....
» 15/07/2022 9:41:21 AM Divergence – you say, “Abortion is an ugly business and best avoided if possible” but why .....
» 13/07/2022 10:50:31 AM Divergence – if there is nothing wrong with abortion why do you think it should be rare? .....
» 11/07/2022 11:13:13 AM Is Mise – Queensland abortionist, David Grundmann, promoted the use of “partial birth abor.....
» 10/07/2022 9:27:25 PM Divergence – yes, I understand that, for various reasons, many new human lives that are co.....
» 10/07/2022 6:27:32 PM Rhian – you are unwilling to name a stage of pregnancy when you regard abortion as being w.....
» 7/07/2022 9:41:40 PM Rhian – I think you missed the point of my dialogue about viability. Yes, I do believe t.....
» 6/07/2022 10:03:06 PM (continued) But there is all the difference in the world between a baby being either delib.....
» 6/07/2022 9:46:48 PM He: You just said that if a baby is taken from the womb before 23 weeks gestation it will .....
» 6/07/2022 9:44:52 PM (continued) You say “viable fetus” and I think that phrase is wrongly used. Please read th.....
» 6/07/2022 9:37:44 PM Rhian – I appreciate your thoughtful responses. Firstly, to your last paragraph. Certainly.....
» 5/07/2022 8:48:54 PM Thanks Rhian. I understand the distinction that is drawn as you present it but I think tha.....
» 5/07/2022 3:02:25 PM Rhian – for what it is worth, here is the Oxford dictionary definition of embryo: embryo (.....
» 5/07/2022 10:12:21 AM Steele Redux – please note the definition of “fetus” according to the Oxford Dictionary: f.....
» 5/07/2022 9:23:51 AM Well Binoy, I hope you have thanked your mother that she didn't abort you. If she had th.....
» 7/02/2022 11:27:46 AM Faustino – I think you miss my point. If the universe has just happened into being uninten.....
» 2/02/2022 2:52:43 PM Steven – You cite Confucius favourably for three ways to learn wisdom: reflection, imitati.....
» 13/12/2021 2:40:26 PM Peter - I won’t go over the point that Hasbeen has made that you are simply appealing to a.....
» 13/12/2021 10:04:17 AM Peter, you assert that, “We have an overriding moral obligation in any of our actions to h.....
» 29/09/2021 10:39:12 AM Yes, wouldn’t it be much better if there is no God. For a start we could all do whatever.....
» 5/05/2021 10:20:15 AM The really important question this raises is, “Is the world supposed to be in one state ra.....
» 21/04/2021 11:34:46 AM Well put Paul. Thank-you. It is incredibly disturbing how quickly some people are prepare.....
» 2/02/2021 9:25:19 AM It would seem that evolutionary theory is inherently “racist”. According to the theory g.....
» 13/01/2021 9:30:37 AM Yuyutsu – we seem to be going around in circles somewhat but I’ll make one more comment. .....
» 10/01/2021 10:00:45 PM Yuyutsu - if it is true as you say that "there is nothing but God, there can be nothi.....
» 10/01/2021 10:05:55 AM Yuyutsu – hmmm. Your reply seems to be the double-talk of a Calvinist. If, as you say, “.....
» 9/01/2021 10:57:50 AM Yuyutsu – you seem to want it both ways. You say, “God granted us free choice”, but also, .....
» 8/01/2021 12:55:16 PM Yuyutsu – I believe that God gave humans free will but I do not believe that means that al.....
» 7/01/2021 7:46:40 PM Foxy you say: "an abortion is not something that I could ever imagine doing.But that'.....
» 7/01/2021 2:01:51 PM Joe – I have to assume that you didn’t see my latest post at 11.32am before you posted you.....
» 7/01/2021 11:32:42 AM Foxy - It is interesting that many people who want to allow for abortions to be done choos.....
» 6/01/2021 7:28:34 PM My sincere apologies Foxy if I came across too strongly with my response. I realise of co.....
» 6/01/2021 5:02:40 PM Seriously, Foxy? “I am in no position to pass judgements on the personal decisions of othe.....
» 5/01/2021 8:46:36 PM Let’s hear what some abortionists have to say about it. Judith Arcana, British abortionis.....
» 3/08/2020 9:17:41 AM Sam, you say: "The moral law demands that I treat every individual as a free person e.....
» 28/05/2020 8:44:18 PM Thanks for your willingness to engage Andrew. It's a shame not to get answers to my last.....
» 28/05/2020 3:52:19 PM Who never has a doubt Andrew? Such people would surely be scary! (I’m assuming you have so.....
» 28/05/2020 2:55:27 PM Yes, you’re right Andrew, I still do not regard your reasons as convincing. Regarding you.....
» 27/05/2020 3:09:40 PM Hmmm, I’m not convinced Andrew. You sound rather like Humpty Dumpty in Alice in Wonderla.....
» 25/05/2020 7:58:34 PM Thanks for your further thoughts Andrew, however you didn’t really respond to my point tha.....
» 25/05/2020 2:46:29 PM Thanks for replying Andrew. I would take issue with your attempt to draw a (meaningful) .....
» 25/05/2020 9:26:13 AM Andrew – you advocate that whether we do or don't make use of voluntary assisted dying sho.....
» 16/04/2020 2:11:18 PM Individual – if evolution is true, then there can be no such thing as “flaws in human natu.....
» 15/04/2020 7:49:28 PM Not Now. Soon – yes, of course people can make up their own meaning for life just as they .....
» 15/04/2020 12:28:17 PM The thing is Peter, if morality is just something people have “made up”, then there is no .....
» 15/04/2020 10:20:02 AM Precisely ateday. If there is no God our lives are ultimately completely meaningless. We.....
» 15/04/2020 9:30:14 AM Peter – If there is no God who created us then the only alternative is that we just uninte.....
» 4/09/2019 4:39:12 PM Don - given that you seem to either not believe in God at all or don’t regard God as havin.....
» 11/05/2019 2:10:16 PM Before a hunter shoots it is required of them that they establish that they are about to s.....
» 10/05/2019 11:33:56 AM Alan B - This is from the British Heart Foundation: "Until now, researchers thought .....
» 18/04/2019 2:50:50 PM Ponder, you say, "Ethics can be a moral matter but nonetheless remains a personal one.....
» 18/04/2019 10:24:50 AM Ian – you say, “personal behavior, ethics, and morality all dwell in the domain of the ind.....
» 11/12/2018 10:30:31 AM Sev - you wrote, "The ultimate test of our commitment to human rights as a nation, ho.....
» 6/11/2018 11:43:02 AM Louis – you say, “Determinism doesn't negate reason”. Harris claims that determinism is t.....
» 5/11/2018 9:28:14 AM Don't be shy Louis, come out and say it, the denial of free will is absolute insanity. Ra.....
» 13/09/2018 12:24:51 PM I would agree Don that it seems that “only a quite small proportion of 'Christians' actual.....
» 15/03/2018 8:44:41 PM Ian – you say that there are such things as “correct decisions” when it comes to making mo.....
» 15/03/2018 11:34:11 AM Thank-you for replying Ian. In your article you say that each of us has a personal respo.....
» 14/03/2018 10:42:02 AM Ian - could you please define what makes a particular action morally "right" in .....
» 14/12/2017 7:30:55 PM thinkabit – do you believe that you have control over what you are writing/saying? If you .....
» 28/11/2017 9:20:21 PM david f – I don’t think it is a matter of faith on my part to believe that we are meaningf.....
» 28/11/2017 5:25:53 PM david f My (very limited) understanding is that statistical and quantum mechanics only ha.....
» 28/11/2017 11:24:59 AM Sells and Yuyutsu - sorry, but I find it difficult to interact with your comments because .....
» 24/10/2017 10:41:01 AM Brian – when your very first sentence is seriously mistaken, it is hard to take the rest o.....
» 6/02/2017 2:17:32 PM David - what do you think of this latest case from the Netherlands? NETHERLANDS, January .....
» 2/02/2017 10:27:48 AM Um, Sells, Paul's writing in I Corinthians 15: 12 - 57 strongly refutes you. e.g. 12. But .....
» 24/01/2017 10:33:24 AM I think the attitude, if you can get away with it just do it, is becoming more common and .....
» 20/12/2016 1:53:35 PM ttbn - In the ACT it is legal for women to have abortions up to birth for any reason. In V.....
» 20/12/2016 11:40:51 AM Greg - if you are not aware, Queensland added a section to their Criminal Code back in 199.....
» 16/08/2016 9:32:30 AM The problem is that in a materialistic universe, there is no particular way that the unive.....
» 3/08/2016 2:57:43 PM Cobber – you may be right that Christianity cannot prove its religious claims, but whether.....
» 3/08/2016 11:21:31 AM Those on the left tend towards being openly materialists/atheists (while those on the righ.....
» 14/01/2016 6:38:40 PM Cobber - I don’t deny that you can create your own moral framework. You may also find othe.....
» 14/01/2016 10:34:22 AM Thoughtful article Peter. I think the basis of the problem is that if people believe tha.....
» 8/01/2016 11:02:18 AM Max - your argument relies on it being definitely the case that elected members can someho.....
» 10/12/2015 4:55:35 PM Cobber - “Let’s take the issue of abortion rights, of which I am a firm supporter . . . .....
» 24/11/2015 9:40:36 AM David - you assert that there is such a thing as "a right to die at a time of our cho.....
» 23/09/2015 12:44:37 PM Simon – yes, I would be interested to see your article on free will if you write it. But I.....
» 22/09/2015 2:54:16 PM Simon - you say: "Genes . . . cannot intend anything. . . . Genes as entities are ent.....
» 4/08/2015 2:07:42 PM Maybe Scandinavia is not so perfect: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/27/scandin.....
» 31/07/2015 3:20:30 PM davidf, Wm Trevor, AJ Philips, Banjo Patterson – okay, let us take it that you are correct.....
» 30/07/2015 9:29:06 PM George – I appreciate your warning about not putting words into atheists’ mouths. I hope.....
» 30/07/2015 5:42:11 PM davidf – a few comments in relation to your Obama quote. Firstly, democracy does not neces.....
» 30/07/2015 3:55:59 PM Sells – I am not really sure what you are saying in your last comment. For myself, it seem.....
» 29/07/2015 11:10:04 AM Banjo - I take your point that “atheist universe” is poor terminology. Are you happier wit.....
» 28/07/2015 9:21:13 PM Banjo – both you and davidf seem quite ready to accept that in an atheistic universe nothi.....
» 28/07/2015 8:13:02 PM davidf - yes, if atheism is true then any values derived from religion are just mumbo jumb.....
» 28/07/2015 2:56:50 PM davidf - why do you evade the main point of my comment? In an atheistic universe nothing h.....
» 28/07/2015 10:13:28 AM davidf - in a universe that has just happened, completely unintentionally, to come into ex.....
» 24/07/2015 11:34:39 AM Phanto – what sort of proof do you want? “Human life begins at fertilization, the process.....
» 24/07/2015 10:04:02 AM david f - The Queensland Criminal Code certainly recognises that a pregnant woman is carry.....
» 24/07/2015 9:21:10 AM Now an even more disturbing video has conme out. https://www.lifesitenews.com/static/new.....
» 22/05/2015 3:45:44 PM Bren – you say that you don’t want to abandon moral argument but when you rely on a simple.....
» 22/05/2015 9:12:23 AM Brendan – you say, “Moral argument seems incapable of resolving the seemingly intractable .....
» 7/03/2015 6:07:38 PM Craig – “meaning” in the context of this discussion is something that is transmitted that .....
» 7/03/2015 12:02:25 PM Cobber the Hound - just because we may not have complete control of our minds does not mea.....
» 6/03/2015 8:02:23 PM Cobber the Hound - to you and everyone else who accepts determinism and thus believe that .....
» 6/03/2015 10:07:27 AM TonyS – you say that you believe that our moral choices are determined by our past life bu.....
» 27/02/2015 9:10:42 AM We currently have very harsh and direct suppression of freedom of speech legislated in Aus.....
» 12/01/2015 8:58:10 PM Simon, you identify as a “progressive”. You say that “we have come a long way AND we have .....
» 10/08/2014 10:22:42 PM AJ Phillips - I thought I had suggested these articles to you before regarding the Euthyph.....
» 10/08/2014 3:38:59 PM david f – let’s agree that atheism is true and let’s further assume that every human being.....
» 9/08/2014 4:40:05 PM david f - I read carefully the link you sent to the Miller experiment. I would ask that yo.....
» 9/08/2014 9:33:43 AM david f – what it comes down to in the end, it seems to me, is which miracle we are prepar.....
» 8/08/2014 8:24:07 PM david f –I haven’t said that atheists don’t have any ethical standards. I acknowledge that.....
» 7/08/2014 10:23:46 PM david f – You are correct in pointing out that there is disagreement amongst Christians on.....
» 7/08/2014 11:53:06 AM Jardine – you say – “we have a foundational moral duty to seek truth, identify falsehood, .....
» 7/08/2014 11:17:13 AM david f – what a person believes may be a reasonable indicator of what they may do. If peo.....
» 16/05/2014 2:39:42 PM RObert, AJ Philips – the fact that some professing theists have done things that many peop.....
» 16/05/2014 12:19:51 PM RObert – no, I don’t think that the atheist and the theist face the same problem. I do agr.....
» 15/05/2014 4:52:30 PM Shadow Minister – you seem to be saying that atheists and others can work out what is mora.....
» 15/05/2014 9:37:25 AM Divergence – interesting articles. But the first one does not establish how many embryos d.....
» 14/05/2014 4:42:18 PM Yuyutsu – you say, “if one has no right to control one's own body, then surely others have.....
» 14/05/2014 2:04:02 PM Divergence – you suggest that Peter Singer’s views are extreme. By what standard are you m.....
» 14/05/2014 10:12:03 AM Stezza – you may have decided not to murder anyone (at least thus far in your life), for w.....
» 14/05/2014 9:25:00 AM Stezza – that is quite a concession you make, that human lives have no intrinsic value – b.....
» 13/05/2014 3:55:04 PM Divergence – you say that sentience is a necessary condition for personhood. So when do yo.....
» 13/05/2014 10:36:23 AM Sadly Rachael, I think that many people who support abortion being available would be prep.....
» 30/04/2014 9:17:22 PM Emperor Julian – what makes you think that just because I am opposed to abortion that I wo.....
» 29/04/2014 10:33:44 AM Don – just yesterday evening I had the temerity(?) to stand in the centre of Brisbane with.....
» 17/01/2014 9:32:59 AM I agree SHRODE. The slogan, “Every child, a wanted child,” has been used by proponents of .....
» 14/01/2014 1:01:20 PM Foyle, I presume that you must be hoping that no one from your secular, sceptical group is.....
» 14/01/2014 11:25:21 AM Foyle, where is your evidence that killing, say, children,is wrong? Of course you will (I.....
» 5/12/2013 10:18:05 AM Yuyutsu - can you provide some examples of laws that have no moral component?.....
» 5/12/2013 10:14:53 AM If the author is going to refer to “rights” when it comes to abortion, surely she needs to.....
» 2/12/2013 3:18:55 PM Yuyutsu – no it is not a happy end for those that get killed. If you were walking down the.....
» 27/11/2013 11:46:25 AM If people were to protest outside dentists’ with signs like, “Save the Teeth”, “Teeth are .....
» 22/11/2013 1:10:20 PM What a refuge of desperation you have to resort to Susieonline to try and claim that there.....
» 20/11/2013 10:51:45 AM Linda – you state that you find the idea of abortions being done for gender selection abho.....
» 26/08/2013 9:25:54 AM NathanF – your chess analogy breaks down because with chess there is a goal to aim for – w.....
» 23/08/2013 8:56:39 AM AJ - I'm intrigued as to why you care what others believe. If atheism is true it doesn't m.....
» 22/08/2013 10:27:01 PM Let’s assume that everyone has come to the conclusion that atheism is true. So now, instea.....
» 22/08/2013 5:38:41 PM Mac – no one denies that atheists cannot and do not make up their own notions of what is r.....
» 22/08/2013 3:14:38 PM But AJ, if atheism is true then your life, indeed everyone’s/everything’s life, is ultimat.....
» 11/07/2013 10:52:16 AM " . . . individual choice is king . . . Truth is relativised to the individual. . . v.....
» 6/06/2013 10:54:30 AM From: Mark Regnerus and the Storm over the New Family Structures Study at http://www.thepu.....
» 5/06/2013 6:33:49 PM Kipp - in the study you refer to reported in the Age, the results of the study are based o.....
» 5/06/2013 4:48:21 PM Kipp - so have you actually read the article?.....
» 5/06/2013 2:56:05 PM Kipp - have a read of this article and see what it says: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com.....
» 5/06/2013 10:26:04 AM Let's hear from someone who was raised by two lesbians: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/.....
» 27/05/2013 11:41:55 AM Michael – you raise a very good point. Those who believe evolutionary theory to be correct.....
» 1/05/2013 9:49:11 AM Yes Renate, you are right to point out the terrible aspects of ‘medical’/chemical abortion.....
» 25/04/2013 11:03:13 AM Foyle – I don’t know why you just don’t answer the question, “What do you say to people wh.....
» 24/04/2013 9:10:44 PM GlenC – Obviously there are plenty of people who couldn’t care less about maximising “the .....
» 24/04/2013 11:07:10 AM Brian, you wrote, “We and the universe have no purpose. We and it are simply here.” I agre.....
» 12/04/2012 10:01:17 AM For arguments sake, let us assume that atheism is true and that every human being is a sin.....
» 11/04/2012 10:55:34 PM Pericles – either there is a God or there isn’t and if there isn’t a God then this is inde.....
» 11/04/2012 9:34:17 AM Pericles – but you miss the point. In an atheistic universe no one is under any obligation.....
» 6/04/2012 9:06:51 PM Yabby – So what do you make of what Dawkins wrote here? “The universe we observe has preci.....
» 6/04/2012 3:51:35 PM Tony - you say that most atheists don’t go around raping, killing and plundering, and I wo.....
» 5/04/2012 11:31:39 AM Joe – in a earlier post you wrote “we construct our own sense of morality” – and yet you s.....
» 5/04/2012 11:28:25 AM Poirot – You asked: “Who or what told human society how to behave before God revealed hims.....
» 4/04/2012 4:26:23 PM Joe – so what if some atheists are “concerned to do as little harm as possible, and to lea.....
» 4/04/2012 4:18:41 PM Grim – you advise, “For all the moral atheists out there, just treat others the way you wo.....
» 4/04/2012 9:26:25 AM Joe - you say that, “To be 'good', just so that some god won't punish you, not for good in.....
» 3/04/2012 5:23:41 PM Poirot – you say that every society evolves morality. That is just another way of saying t.....
» 3/04/2012 2:11:51 PM Diver Matt and Grim – you both say that you want equality. Okay, so you can treat other pe.....
» 3/04/2012 10:43:48 AM David - the real problem for atheists is that, if atheism is true, then there is no partic.....
» 2/03/2012 4:35:11 PM Yabby – you attribute your empathetic character to your “genetic makeup.” In a materialist.....
» 2/03/2012 2:33:49 PM Yes Spindoc, of course people have made up plenty of rules, but ultimately none of them ar.....
» 2/03/2012 11:56:36 AM But if nothing really matters Yabby, why do you bother with participating in these forums?.....
» 2/03/2012 9:34:34 AM Rationalism alone must inexorably lead to despair and chaos. It is beginning to dawn on .....
» 21/02/2012 10:52:30 AM Jocelynne, you say, “Thus at every stage of her reproductive cycle the woman’s right to pe.....
» 21/02/2012 10:26:27 AM Why should atheists be upset about de Botton building this temple? Why shouldn’t he? Aft.....
» 11/01/2012 4:23:52 PM Perhaps so Phil, but I think my point still stands. It is inappropriate to use the word ‘w.....
» 11/01/2012 3:00:51 PM Bugsy you seem to be inappropriately substituting the word ‘why’ for the word ‘how’. Yes,.....
» 11/01/2012 10:34:10 AM Roger, you ask, “Why does a sponge have most of the genes it needs to make a brain? And wh.....
» 16/11/2011 2:19:01 PM Yabby – okay, so we agree that in a materialistic universe all morality is simply made up .....
» 16/11/2011 9:34:31 AM Yabby – the term ‘natural selection’ is just a short-hand way of saying that what happens .....
» 15/11/2011 9:09:13 PM Yabby, you say, “that is why we had the evolution of empathy”, as if evolution/biology was.....
» 15/11/2011 2:34:54 PM Yabby - For sure people can choose to act in ways that suit their mutual self-interest – b.....
» 15/11/2011 10:45:05 AM Nikolas – how can biology possibly tell us “the very way in which we should live and the c.....
» 10/10/2011 10:07:25 AM Philip – you claim that this Bill is about “a strictly guarded qualification process where.....
» 12/08/2011 11:31:27 AM Max – You say that “a moral reason rests on a moral standard or value, not an opinion poll.....
» 19/05/2011 11:15:57 AM So please tell us Phillip, do you still stand by your claim that: "all people qualify.....
» 19/01/2011 10:23:51 AM Mirco – You say that “contemporary rights theories lack a coherent foundation” and that ma.....
» 9/12/2010 2:33:08 PM "We have not been able to show that reason requires the moral point of view, or that .....
» 8/12/2010 10:29:04 PM A J Phillips – As I said to pelican, I am trying to make a logical argument so I will try .....
» 8/12/2010 8:50:29 PM Pelican – you did assert that, “individual rights outweigh community opinion where there i.....
» 8/12/2010 10:47:55 AM (cont) This is not to say that people do not or cannot create ethical systems, such as tho.....
» 8/12/2010 10:44:36 AM Believe it or not A J I read all the posts carefully and yes, I think before I write. Yo.....
» 7/12/2010 2:55:25 PM My apologies; yes my last comments were in response to A J Phillips more so than to McReal.....
» 7/12/2010 11:45:18 AM Mc Real - the single point I am making is that, if there is no God who has made humanity, .....
» 7/12/2010 9:56:35 AM Pelican – You throw terms, eg, unfair, ‘right thing’, responsibility, good, wrong, around .....
» 6/12/2010 6:12:33 PM Pelican, you seem to want to have your cake and eat it too. You claim that “morals are sim.....
» 6/12/2010 10:23:13 AM This debate on gay marriage is doing one good thing – it is exposing the fact that in a ma.....
» 8/11/2010 9:04:26 PM The reality is that it is only if we have genuine free will that we can actually know anyt.....
» 8/11/2010 2:16:48 PM Jayb – this has everything to do with people committing suicide. If people are incapable o.....
» 8/11/2010 11:14:23 AM I don’t understand you Yabby. You say that I am “free to believe”, “if I wish”, and “that .....
» 8/11/2010 9:58:20 AM Yabby – for the materialist, ultimately it is all to do with the neural wiring and physica.....
» 4/11/2010 11:58:26 AM I wonder what impact the legalisation of assisted suicide/ euthanasia would have on this?.....
» 8/10/2010 11:26:02 AM Neil - you give no indication of precisely what it is you that you want. If it is argued t.....
» 13/08/2010 3:50:02 PM What about the person who is incapable of pushing the button Phillip?.....
» 4/08/2010 11:02:13 AM Brian – Briar Rose regards your article as “deterministic twaddle”. From what you have wr.....
» 11/05/2010 11:50:44 AM David you say that: “Euthanasia is about individual choice and dignity”. On that basis I .....
» 17/04/2010 10:19:32 AM AJ Philips – I watched the video you recommended. It started off with this: “Let’s assert .....
» 16/04/2010 4:55:54 PM AJ Philips – you say that no one believes that everything came from nothing. Here are a fe.....
» 16/04/2010 10:16:38 AM All along I have been addressing David Swanton’s contention that atheism’s firm foundation.....
» 15/04/2010 10:49:26 PM Pelican – I said “at least” because the theist is putting forward a proposal – the existen.....
» 15/04/2010 2:25:31 PM CJ Morgan – you say there is insufficient evidence for God to have done those things but y.....
» 15/04/2010 12:12:48 PM David – you say that atheism’s firm foundation is a desire for evidence, not belief. But.....
» 18/03/2010 10:04:16 PM Spindoc, CJ Morgan, tonyf - You all feel free to criticise other people, but what makes yo.....
» 18/03/2010 2:07:21 PM John J – I don’t think you got my point. Why do you, or Richard Dawkins for that matter, c.....
» 18/03/2010 12:06:42 PM Why bother Spindoc? What does it really matter what people believe? From your perspectiv.....
» 17/03/2010 10:34:37 AM Okay Nick, but what is the atheist take on the awful rape incident in the Congo? The athe.....
» 4/03/2010 2:38:55 PM Orange Donkey – you are arguing that what is moral is determined by what the majority of p.....
» 3/03/2010 6:30:41 PM Shadow Minister – you don’t seem to be getting my point. You say that “you live by your .....
» 3/03/2010 3:44:47 PM Grim – I’m not disputing that moral codes can be made up, as you have illustrated, what I .....
» 2/03/2010 9:57:52 PM Who said that atheists don’t/can’t have a moral code? Not me. (See my previous posts.) Ce.....
» 2/03/2010 12:42:33 PM For sure Snake, as an atheist you can set whatever ethical boundaries you like – but justi.....
» 2/03/2010 11:42:31 AM You are right Angie – abortion doesn’t have to be justified, at least if atheism is correc.....
» 20/11/2009 10:56:39 PM Peter - itis estimated that about 40 - 50 million babies are killed by abortion world-wide.....
» 20/11/2009 11:26:21 AM All that you do say Suzanne and Carolyn is good, but incredibly you choose to overlook the.....
» 9/10/2009 10:40:40 PM Phanto – surely it is not that hard to grasp: an unborn child is a child that has not yet .....
» 9/10/2009 10:44:06 AM Ian, you say that Buddhism is based on fact and not on faith. Yet you clearly believe in r.....
» 9/10/2009 10:23:22 AM It is interesting that Elizabeth Mathews appears to have no problems with the Queensland l.....

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