Open Letter to Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Catholic Truth, Justice and Healing Council
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Open Letter to Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Catholic Truth, Justice and Healing Council

This open letter is in response to the “Where to From Here?” speech given by Francis Sullivan, CEO of...

Meredith Doig

19 April 2017

Christianity no longer a central part of Australian life
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Christianity no longer a central part of Australian life

LAST week, in the lead up to Easter, there were the usual reminders that celebrating Easter proves the influence...

Hugh Harris

18 April 2017

We should never allow Islam to be the exception in Liberal society
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We should never allow Islam to be the exception in Liberal society

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is coming to ­Australia soon to speak about ­reforming traditional Islam and confronting militant Islam. There...

Paul Monk

13 March 2017

Fundamentalist Islam and rise of alt-right go hand-in-hand
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Fundamentalist Islam and rise of alt-right go hand-in-hand

One Nation’s second incarnation reflects a global mood of concern with Islamism and jihadism. Pollsters from the major parties...

Hugh Harris

25 January 2017

Scientology Personality Test Postscript – Brisbane
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Scientology Personality Test Postscript – Brisbane

Rationalist board member Hugh Harris continues his search for meaning ... Source: Scientology Personality Test Postscript - Brisbane -...

Hugh Harris

24 January 2017

Scientology’s personality test said I have “no real reason to live”
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Scientology’s personality test said I have “no real reason to live”

Unlike psychologists, psychiatrists and other medical practitioners who offer treatments for mental illness, Scientology escapes regulation because it offers...

Hugh Harris

16 January 2017

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Let’s encourage religious devotion in the public realm

Australian suburban shopping centres are places where people from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds are free to peruse, shop and...

Chris Fotinopoulos

23 December 2016

Permission to josh Muslims would aid understanding, tolerance
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Permission to josh Muslims would aid understanding, tolerance

The debate about section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act finds its most troubling and sensitive reference point when...

Paul Monk

30 October 2016