Archive for the tag "Zola"
So in the Cimitière Montmartre I found one of my heroes. Émile Zola That is to say, I found the memorial. He is interred at the Panthéon. Why a hero? Amongst his many writings Emile Zola wrote this, which is as relevant today in our political discourse and climate as it was almost [...]
Posted: 14 June, 2012 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iraq, legal, Literature, politics and government, Racism, values.
Tags: Abbott, Alan Jones, Andrew Bolt, asylum seekers, Australian cultural values, Australian political values, Australian Values, boat people, climate change, crime, Culture, Dreyfus, Dreyfus Case, droits d l'homme, egalite, Emile Zola, France, fraternite, fraternity, global warming, government, History, Hockey, honesty, Howard, human rights, injustice, Iraq, j'accuse, justice, l;iberty equality, law, legal, legal values, Liberal, liberte, Literature, Media, military, miscarriage, montmartre, paris, political values, politics, press, public opinion, Rights of Man, truth, Zola
religious zealots and catholic crackpots taking over civil society to spread their preposterous beliefs and protect their absurdities from public critical scutiny. So the Republic of Ireland has just brought in its new Blasphemy Law. Not everyone is happy about that, including Atheist Ireland which has published a list of 25 so-called “blasphemies”.
Posted: 2 January, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Education, History, Internet, Language, Life, Literature, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, values, Video.
Tags: Allah, atheism, atheist, Australian religious values, belief, beliefs, bible, blasphemy, buddhism, Catholic, christianity, Church, Feldman, Flying Spaghetti Monster, FSM, George Carlin, God, Ian O’Doherty, Irish religious values, Islam, Jahweh, jehovah, Lehrer, Marty Feldman, muslim, Old testament, P Z Myers, Pharyngula, Pope, pope benedict, priest, priesthood, profit, prophet, Quran, Religion, religious values, Richard Dawkins, Tom Lehrer, Torah, transubstantiation, values, vatican, Vatican Rag, vatican rag outrage, Zola
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