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Bus adverts a human rights issue

The atheist bus adverts issue continues. This controversy arose back in February when The New Zealand Bus Company reversed their original agreement to run ads (see New Zealand has bigots too). While the NZ Atheist Bus Campaign used part of … Continue reading

Bus adverts and the 2011 NZ census

What is it with these atheists? I go out of town for a few days and they launch their NZ bus adverts campaign.  When I get back I find that I almost miss my own chance to make a donation! … Continue reading

NZ Atheist Bus Campaign reaches fund raising target in under a week

Below is a press release from the organisers of the NZ Atheist Bus campaign. The current total raised is over NZ$20,200. The NZ Atheist Bus Campaign is one step closer to placing atheist ads on buses, with their fund raising … Continue reading

Battle of the bus ads

I personally think these atheist bus adverts are a good idea. But I wouldn’t if they were agrressive or hostile to believers. Their value lies in making people aware that there are people who don’t have religious beliefs. These people … Continue reading

New Zealand has bigots too

I actually thought this wouldn’t happen in good old New Zealand. We are a tolerant lot and seem quite happy with our largely secular society. But there’s always some die-hards wanting to spoil it, isn’t there? This press release from … Continue reading

Atheists provoke a reaction

This one had to come, I guess. For a while now there have been videos circulated of a scene from the 2004 film Downfall where Hilter “looses it.” They have been dubbed to produce parodies supporting different viewpoints – some … Continue reading

“Probably” no God – probably acceptable

Debate around the ‘probably’ in the London atheist bus adverts is interesting. First, some background. Arian Sherine raised the issue back in June with her Guardian article Atheists – gimme five: “Yesterday I walked to work and saw not one, … Continue reading

Politics of science – making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear

Anti-fluoride activists have some wealthy backers – they are erecting billboards misrepresenting the Canadian study on many New Zealand cities – and local authorities are ordering their removal because of their scaremongering. Many New Zealanders are concerned at the scaremongering by … Continue reading