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On School Chaplains and Religious Freedom

Jun 20, 2012

A High Court ruling has declared that government funding of the school chaplaincy program is invalid according to the Australian constitution. This ruling raises many issues and many questions, and is a very important decision indeed.

One news report covers

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Chrislam and Religious Syncretism

Mar 1, 2011

I have written before about the new development known as Chrislam in which some misguided Christians believe they can somehow combine the two religions (Christianity and Islam) and still have something recognisable as the Christian faith. Sorry, but it can’t

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Christianity and Religious Syncretism

Dec 2, 2009

This week the Parliament of the World’s Religions (PWR) meets in Melbourne. Thousands of delegates from all over the world are expected to attend this week-long conference. People from all religions, and even atheists, will be in attendance.

While there

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Faith, Unbelief and the Real World

Dec 3, 2006

These are not easy days for atheists. Not only is their worldview a minority viewpoint, and a relatively recent one at that, but it may be experiencing a progressive downfall. That is the thesis of the important 2004 volume by

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Yet More Scenes From the Passing Madness

Feb 1, 2012

Sometimes the moonbattery from the secular humanists, the sexual revolutionaries, and the social activists comes in so fast and so furiously, that dealing with each one in individual articles becomes impossible. So here I can only mention a number of

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An Anti-theist Outburst, Again

Jan 5, 2007

The devotees of Dawkins are working overtime to promote their militant anti-theism. The latest full-frontal assault comes from Australian playwright David Williamson. Writing in the 3 January 2007 Australian, he has a mischievous piece entitled, “Deliver us from the

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Whose Voice Should be Heard?

Jun 9, 2004

In 1984 the American social commentator Richard John Neuhaus wrote an incisive book entitled The Naked Public Square. In it he argued that in the past few decades there has been an attempt to squeeze out those with a

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‘Safe Schools’ Debunked – Again

Sep 21, 2016

Much has been said and written about the so-called Safe Schools program. Indeed, this happens to be my 22nd article on the issue. But many others have been concerned about this and have detailed its many shortcomings. One of the

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More Anti-Christian Bigotry in Victoria

Sep 5, 2016

Things are growing darker by the day in the People’s Republik of Victoria. I have documented a number of very ominous developments here under the radical leftist reign of Labor Premier Dan Andrews. He seems obsessed with wiping out Christianity

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And Now They Are Pointing the Gun At Me

Jun 18, 2016

Well that did not take very long. Just days after the Orlando massacre I have now had folks say that I am personally responsible for it. Yes you read that right. Now I have had a militant homosexual activist actually

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Intolerance in the Name of Tolerance

Apr 11, 2016

By now we all know that “tolerance” is one of the most abused, misused and bankrupt words going. It is of course used by the militant activist groups to shut down all debate and censor out all contrasting points of

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Dismantling the Trump Myths, Part One

Mar 31, 2016

The cult of Trump has dished up more nonsense, falsehoods and flip-flops than I have seen from any recent presidential candidate. Despite the fact that Trump is a life-long progressive, and one who has supported and financed leftist and Democrat

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Multiculturalism Kills

Jan 15, 2016

We are seeing a lot of death, carnage and destruction in Europe and other parts of the West at the moment. You can put this down to two main causes: a resurgent and demonic Islam, and a demoralised and PC

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