Where is the referendum brought about by.....the..er.."incredibly sophisticated internet campaign".....brought to you none other than Atheist Ireland? This is the organisation which was claiming to have struck a blow for free speech by having such a devestatating effect on the Minister for Justice he was going to hold a referendum in the Autum.
Dermot Ahern, the government minister responsible for the Blasphemy Law has just announced his retirement with a big fat pension and matching lump sum.
The vast majority of people in the country don't give a crap about the Blasphemy Law and the opposition don't even consider it worthy of mention.
If it was designed as distraction bait the intended gaping mouths swallowed it wholesale.
Bar a dwindling little puddle of people everyone's forgotten all about the whole thing.
Some Irish Roman Catholics may just be a lot smarter than some Irish Catholic Atheists.
"Thanks for reporting that Ruth, I like it better this way! I can't believe a nurse used the word "telescope" in describing what the doctor was going to use to look at your bladder!!!!!!! Wow! Vocabulary review time! lol.
"This is another way of eventually going back to stating that abiogenesis is impossible, as many theists do. There are bound to be those here who have studied far more in depth than I have, but my own findings have been that we have absolutely NO…"
"Yup, that's why tornado warnings are to be taken seriously. During severe storms with tornado potential I turn off my TV sound or Stereo in my apartment so I can hear what possibly may be coming my way. I want to be able to hear the…"
"i didn't see it till today, and it inspired me to start a discussion on it. but while i had a negative reaction to Wolf, i was much more interested in that brave woman. it can't be easy to come out as an atheist on national tv…"
"I am sorry to hear about your loss. The best explanation I can offer is that believers struggle with facing death because they know they are supposed to be "happy" but of course, they are devastated, the same as you. And yes, it is…"
"I saw the Blitzer question on the evening news, I wanted to "throttle" him, as folks used to say. Wolf has trouble without a script, me thinks.
I wish he would ask me that question, but then bleeps are not that interesting."