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Episode 208 – Loriana Luccioni and Universal Basic Income

In this episode, we talk to Loriana Luccioni about Universal Basic Income.

Loriana Luccioni is a PhD student at the University of Queensland. After completing degrees in Psychology and Sociology, Loriana has graduated with a Master of Science in European and Comparative Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science,

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Episode 207 – More Free Speech and Ethical Conundrums

Somehow we combine The Lord’s Prayer, Iran, New Zealand, Assange, Chelsea, Setka, Sinatra, Falou, De Belin, Mr Anderson, Gas Royalties and Workplace Fingerprinting into another compelling episode.

1:49 Led not into temptation: The Pope approves a change to the Lord’s Prayer

Now Pope Francis has risked the wrath of traditionalists by approving a change to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer.

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Episode 206 – Religion in Qld Schools and 1984 in 2019

Everything you need to know about religion in Queensland schools plus Orwellian AFP raids.

Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools

We last spoke to Alison on episode 104 on the 13th of July 2017.

Alison gave us a great explanation of the latest news and developments regarding religious instruction in Qld state schools?

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Episode 205 – Peter Monk from the NSL

Lots of secular and religious news in this episode.

2:27 The National Secular Lobby

We start off by interviewing  Peter Monk, the president of the National Secular Lobby.

31:59  Metcalfe’s Law

The secular community needs to apply Metcalfe’s Law.

Metcalfe’s law states the effect of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system (n2).

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Episode 204 – Secularism, Coal Mines and Death by Capitalism

Secularism, Coal Mines and Death by Capitalism.

2:45 Three Cheers for the NSL

NSL Ambassadors and executive met with the ABC Managing Director David Anderson, and Editorial Director Craig McMurtrie, to discuss the need for a “secular voice.” 

Jane Caro,

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Episode 203 – It’s Not The End of The World

Left-leaning public intellectuals cannot empathise with “white working class trash”. They have taken a leaf from Hilary’s playbook and think of them as a basket of deplorables. That is not going to work.

Don’t they know, it’s the end of the world?

WTF happened?

Saturday night I recorded myself –

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Episode 202 – Election thoughts and ethical conundrums

After a slow start, this episode warms up nicely.

4:42  Both parties to provide bank guarantees for first home buyers

Oh FFS. More money for baby boomers and Millennials get screwed again. Locking millennials into impossible loans is not the way to go.

11:39  Senate Ballot Paper

It’s hard to find 6 worthy parties.

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Episode 201 – Harris Sultan – Founder of Ex Muslim Atheist

In this episode of the podcast, we speak to Harris Sultan.

Harris was born on December 26, 1983 in Lahore, Pakistan. He is an actor and talent agent, known for Sea Patrol (2007), Neighbours (1985) and Utopia (2014).

He has written a book – The Curse of God – Why I left Islam.

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Episode 200 – Justin Murray the Humanist Chaplain

In this episode, we speak to Justin Murray, the Humanist Chaplain who has been rejected by the Defence Force because he is not from an approved religion.

2:25 Pre-poll Voting
5:16 Anzac Day Review

Hello Trevor,

Can I present my nominee for ‘Most Religious Dawn Service?’

2 hymns,

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Episode 199 – Pentecostals, Pirate Party and Political Donations

We discuss Scott Morrison’s Pentecostal beliefs, Pirate Party policies and Political Donations.

2:28   Scott Morrison invites media into Pentecostal church amid election campaign ‘truce’

That could backfire.

From James Boyce in The Monthly.

Pentecostalism is, in fact, the perfect faith for a conviction politician without convictions.

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