Reading Time: 4 minutes With new leadership changes in Australia, one of the first casualties may be the Christian invocation prayer that opens up sessions of Parliament, at least if new Senate President Sue Lines gets her way. And thank goodness for that. The elections in May saw a rebuke of a conservative coalition led by the extremely religious […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The percentage of Australians who have no religious affiliation has jumped from 30.1% in 2016 to an astonishing 38.9% in 2021, marking a rapid shift away from organized religion. That’s one of the major results released by Australia’s Bureau of Statistics, which conducts a census every five years and began releasing 2021 Census data today. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Reason Party founder Fiona Patten is trying to replace the Lord’s Prayer with a more inclusive moment of silence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The school implied that girls who are virgins have more value.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back! We had to stop the presses today. My goodness, that Hillsong megachurch is just struggling hard these days, isn’t it? Yesterday, we learned about a third American church of theirs that’s been hit by scandal. Today, let’s review Hillsong’s recent past and newest scandal. And then, let’s wonder why they’re having so much […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hillsong is a deeply and irrevocably broken system that does exactly and precisely what pastor Brian Houston designed it to do. Recently, he even went on record to tell us so.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This was unexpected but, my, was it brilliant to watch. There are two things to consider here: climate science denial and its connection to media sources that peddle the myths for their own ends the power of the Murdoch empire in dictating political outcomes (most obviously in Australia and the UK, but also the US) […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s not just atheists and secular humanists who think the bill is a bad idea.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Sorry I’ve been incommunicado as of late – a chest infection + MS = yuck. An interesting article appeared recently in the Sydney Morning Herald discussing the implications of a new religious discrimination bill that looks to adversely affect the very people that are championing it: the law of unintended consequences methinks. As the Herald […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Who saw this coming? Besides everyone.