Walking A Thin Line – The Perils of an Online Voice

  The movements of online atheism and skepticism are currently in turmoil. We see, on one side, people who want to make a difference in their societies by standing up against abuses, be they societal abuses or personal abuses, and gathering together under a banner of “Atheism plus social activism”. On the other side we see people who oppose the idea of adding to the term “atheism”, claiming with pedantic vigour that...

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Not Alone Project featured on Secular World Podcast

  Jake Farr Wharton, famously from The Imaginary Friends Show Podcast, and also co-host on the Secular World Podcast interviewed me to highlight the Not Alone Project. It’s about 20 minutes long, and gives an overview of how the project came about. Please take a few minutes to listen to this podcast, and give feedback in the comments below. Don’t forget to visit the Not Alone Project, and leave your story there. Audio clip:...

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A Climate of Denial

  Climate change is a reality. There is no denying that. Of course the climate changes all the time, due to environmental factors such as massive volcanic eruptions, which change the way UV radiation and heat dissipates. The climate has always been changing, and will always change, but this time around, it’s not a natural factor that is causing this change. It is us. The consensus is in: The current climate change we are seeing is...

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And So It Begins – Our New Lives Under Tony Abbott

  We all awoke on the morning of Sunday September 8th with a distinct feeling that something had changed. As the nation cleared their minds of the fog caused by one-too-many Bacardi Breezers, there was a distinct feeling like the ones you have where you can’t quite remember what you did last night, but you know it was wrong. The revelry from the night before was either from celebration or commiseration, but we all collectively woke...

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