Unholy Trinity Melbourne Review (AKA From Up The Gods Without God)

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Yo all,Great gig. I was holding onto bannisters for much of it and even now my head is a little spinny due to the meds I was on (do not mix food poisoning and travel ever again - I've just extended my hotel stay here due to the thought of '...I can't pack and move, I'll be lucky to walk down the street and see a quiet movie for the rest of the day'), but it went damned well.Before the show - Embiggen Books get-together. People, you must go there. It is fantastic. And for a get-together … [Read more...]

Because, Ultimately, Everything Wrong Is Due To Atheists From Divorced Families

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This is a big reason why atheism is never boring (let alone the fact that people can't even DECIDE on what "atheism" means and just how much it overlaps with skepticism, or what atheists should be doing, and why and how, and so on and so forth) - it's not boring because of what other people will say about it."He was taught to believe in nothing and ended up a fanatical believer in something very bad. His life is a warning of the inevitable trajectory of the West's cultural nihilism." - Mi … [Read more...]

Bondi Hipsters – Soul Mates “Cavemen Arguing About Religion”

The people behind this have a regular series on ABC1, called Soul Mates - a few of their videos are on YouTube. This one amused me: … [Read more...]

Robin Ince Australia Tour Video

And now here's the one for Robin Ince!Thanks to Trent Burton of http://www.trunkman.co.uk and Alan Melikdjanian of http://www.amelik.com in the filming and production of this video - and Robin Ince, of course!More details and links to tickets at http://atheistfoundation.org.au/robinince8pm Thursday 9 April | Perth | Astor Theatre 8pm Saturday 11 April | Adelaide | Dunstan Playhouse 8pm Tuesday 14 April | Canberra | ANU Arts Centre 8pm Saturday 18 April | Melbourne | Storey … [Read more...]

Unholy Trinity Australia Tour Video

All about the videos recently - here's a new one for the forthcoming AFA Unholy Trinity tour: … [Read more...]

Podcast Out! Token Skeptic #186 – AFFBR Talk At MONA By Raphael Lataster

Now out over on the Token Skeptic site:On the 26th and 27th of July, the Atheist Foundation of Australia were represented at the inaugural Australian Fair for Freedom of Belief and Religion (AFFBR).Held at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania, the aim was to bring together a diverse range of groups, communities and organisations to present a spectrum of beliefs and religions in contemporary society.Along with a number of groups, the AFA ran an information stall, a … [Read more...]

Unholy Trinity Tour Of Australia Announced

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From the Atheist Foundation of Australia:The Atheist Foundation of Australian (http://atheistfoundation.org.au), who successfully ran the Global Atheist Conventions in Melbourne during 2010 and 2012, are proud to announce the Unholy Trinity (otherwise known as Aronra, Matt Dillahunty, and Seth Andrews) will be touring Australia early next year.This is a great chance Australian fans in Brisbane, Sydney, or Melbourne of these three great people to hear them speak and meet them in person. … [Read more...]

New Podcast (And Adventures At MONA For The #AFFBR!)

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I'm currently at the Museum of Old And New Art's Australian Fair for Freedom of Belief in Religion, where they provide a platform to present a broad spectrum of beliefs and religious views present in contemporary Australian society. Check out the brief glimpse of my much-loved "There's probably no god. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life" shirt in this ABC Hobart news report! They were calling it religious speed-dating! Naturally, the Atheist Foundation of Australia were there and we had a gr … [Read more...]

Token Skeptic Podcast – On Safe And Secular.org With Michael De Dora


Over on the Token Skeptic podcast #184, you can hear the latest episode of the show - here's what we discussed.As you may have heard in the news this week, the American Food and Drug Administration has given a controversial Houston doctor the green light to continue providing experimental cancer treatments.The FDA has lifted restrictions on a clinical trial run by Stanislaw Burzynski, who for nearly 40 years has claimed that he has discovered natural substances that can fight certain … [Read more...]

Enjoy A Day Of Paraskevidekatriaphobia!

It's both a Friday 13th and a full moon! I thought of writing up a short blog post (or even recycling one), but due to the freezing cold here and a need to clean the house and answer emails, I became a little overwhelmed. Here's a video I did earlier on the topic of superstitions and I'll have more to write over the weekend! … [Read more...]

Unicorns And Cake – Recent Events And Links


I've been away from social media a little bit (including chasing down emails) because I had a health scare recently and it's difficult to be enthusiastic about the online world when the offline world involves being a pincushion for blood tests and visiting radiotherapy (no knock against radiotherapists, but waiting rooms are scary places, especially when it mostly seems to be mothers and daughters) - naturally, it overshadows everything else.But yesterday I got to visit my niece, who has … [Read more...]