"Please allow me to introduce myself" sang the Rolling Stones And I would like to do just that to the forum. Hi, from a Scotsman in Bavaria, I'm an artist, father, atheist, occasional writer and…Continue
"They're just following Mohammeds example that's all. One of his wives, Aisha was six I think, oh but he did wait until she was 8 to consumate the marriage.
BTW, where are all the prosecutions of priests who have pretty much done the same…"
Many of the traditions assosciated with Samhain come from agricultural times where the busiest time of the year was the harvest and growing seasons. It was often not possible to grieve for the dead of the season so became tradition to…"
"Welcome to the forum fellow atheist?, an interesting first post, and I am not entirely who Mr Ray is exactly, do you mean Daryl Ray, the author? I am not sure that Mr Ray reads Atheist Nexus, that would be like posting something on catholics.com and…"
and it gets better, I ended up having to pay it for my wife one year. When she took some time off to look after our son when he was very small, we naturally assumed that she wouldnt have to pay tax. However, church tax is not like income tax…"
"Wow, a church tax? I guess that's fair, though . If the churches are getting tax breaks, why not tax the the idiots that support them instead. It beats having 'faith-based' initiatives sponsored with everyone's tax money like we…"
Hello Derek. Welcome to this friendly meeting place where we recognise that all gods are phoney and religions are frauds used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years.
"Booklover, as always great finds!
My favorite is the Jesus one saying if JFK came back would he want to see sniper rifles everywhere. Excellent point! Not to mention, Jesus as a pottymouth is priceless!"
"I think what this women did was brave and powerful. When was the last time you saw an ordinary person - not a celebrity, pundit or atheist activist - simply and sincerely affirm their atheism on national TV? I see it as a very positive sign for the…"