Archive for the tag "child abuse"
“Soul murder” — not a phrase one comes across every day. By Luigi Novi / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7815388 Sir Roger was listening to the ABC Science Show today. It was Robyn Williams’ homage to Oliver Sacks (Awakenings, The Man Who Thought His Wife Was a Hat, Seeing Voices, Uncle Tungsten etc. etc. […]
Posted: 21 May, 2016 in audio, Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, legal, politics and government, Racism, Science, values.
Tags: Abbott, ABC Science Show, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Bowen, child abuse, children, Dutton, Evans, Gillard, Howard, Keating, Manus, Morrison, Nauru, Oliver Sacks, politics, Robyn Williams, Rudd, Ruddock, soul murder, Turnbull, values, Vanstone
Children do what is natural because they are human. Then religious parents turn their “sinful” natural lives into a horror story in which they are the monster.
Posted: 6 March, 2010 in Australian Values, Education, Life, Religion, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: absolute, abuse, Australian religion, Australian religious values, belief, certainty, child abuse, christianity, credo, creed, Dawkins, dogma, epistemology, faith, Feynman, heaven, hell, Hermann Bondi, hindu, hinduism, Hitchens, Islam, jew, judaism, murder, muslim, obscenity, punishment, Religion, religious belief, religious values, retribution, sin, terror, terrorism, terrorist, Thomas Paine, values
If you didn’t see it yet, suck in your breath and be strong and watch this week’s Four Corners on repeat or on iView. It is a Channel 4 Discovery program called “Saving Africa’s Witch Children”. It is hard to take. Christian pastors in Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria, of the ultra-loony Pentecostalist variety, are […]
Posted: 22 June, 2009 in Australian Values, Culture, Iraq, Religion.
Tags: 9/11, Akwa Ibom, atheism, Australian Values, Channel 4, child abuse, Child Rights and Rehabilitation Network, christianity, CRARN, decency, demon, devil, Discovery, End of the Wicked, ethics, evangelical christianity, evangelist, Four Corners, Gary Foxcroft, Gaza, hell, humanism, humanity, inhumanity, Inquisition, Iraq, iView, Liberty Films, morality, morals, Nigeria, Okpabio, pentecostal, Peter Cundall, priest, principles, prophet, Religion, religious values, Russell, Salem, Saving Africa's Witch Children, Stepping Stones Nigeria, Ukpabio, Voltaire, Wilde, Witchcraft, Zola