Religious chaplains in Australian state schools

Fascinating article RE religious chaplains by the ever-reliable Mike Seccombe in The Saturday Paper. I've been following this on social media for years thru my membership of the Australian Atheist Foundation. The core, "pythonesque" attribute of this program has always been these two requirements: 1) The counsellor must be religious 2) The counsellor must not … Continue reading Religious chaplains in Australian state schools

Feeling depressed, misanthropic and the childhood of Anders Bering Breivik

Today, for some unknown reason, I'm feeling really down. I've been close to tears and (then actual tears) on a few occasions and I can't pinpoint why. To be clear, this has happened to me many times before and seems part of the 'usual pattern' of being me.  I've taken my antidepressants as usual, I've … Continue reading Feeling depressed, misanthropic and the childhood of Anders Bering Breivik