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by Titanium Wheels
July 6th, 2007, 9:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Alan Johnston has been released?
Replies: 8
Views: 2252

You are right, Lifelinking, there are others. Are there not also some Israelis held in Gaza and Lebanon? whatever our view of the politics of the region we really should be in favour of the release of all hostages. Mind, Israel is hold hundreds of Palestinians without charge so they ought to b relea...
by Titanium Wheels
July 5th, 2007, 1:50 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Public Petition on Religious Observance
Replies: 3
Views: 1868

the outcome seems very unsatisfactory but there might be a possible way to proceed. The Committee accepted there is a Statutory Requirement for schools to hold services of religious observance and I believe this is a daily thing ans not just a couple of times a year job. So, why not get someone not ...
by Titanium Wheels
July 5th, 2007, 11:11 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: What would make you believe in God?
Replies: 32
Views: 5664

Well, Zoe, you are quite right and if, as you suggest, God turned up it would be a bit hard to prove much scientifically. However, I was imagining a rather more subtle way that we might see evidence of God. After all, the religionists tell us that hiding from people allows them to have the enviable ...
by Titanium Wheels
July 5th, 2007, 9:45 am
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Are you a humanist or what?
Replies: 456
Views: 87122

I like that response to JWs! My last one was to say that I did not believ in God and that I would like to know what reasons the person calling had for believing in God. You wuld hardly credit it, but she was off really quickly! Must have blown her brain up!
by Titanium Wheels
July 4th, 2007, 9:54 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: The right to life?
Replies: 29
Views: 6282

Can I chose secret answer d. to this one; brainwashed by the religion. Many Catholics are brought up almost from birth the idea of just accepting what the Church and the Pope in particular teach. the fundamentalists are different; they read what the text of the Bible says and when it says murder the...
by Titanium Wheels
July 4th, 2007, 6:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Alan Johnston has been released?
Replies: 8
Views: 2252

Great news and delightful to hear though the BBC was a bit over the top this morning on Radio 4.
by Titanium Wheels
July 4th, 2007, 5:59 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: What would make you believe in God?
Replies: 32
Views: 5664

Could anything do this? I mean, in this scientific age anything that happens gets closely examined by science until a suitable explanation is given. We are no longer like earlier eras when a solar eclipse would do. I'm pretty suer anything that god could come up with could be explained in some way. ...
by Titanium Wheels
July 4th, 2007, 5:21 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Are you a humanist or what?
Replies: 456
Views: 87122

Atheist, definitely and secularist. i suppose Humanist too though I'm not sure I like the label after recent events. (Oh and I acquired an MTheol in 1996)