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Episode 211- Live Streaming to a Brave New World

In this episode we attempted our first Livestream. We had a lot of problems with buffering but it worked very well once we switched over to tethering off our mobile phones so I’m declaring it a successful experiment.

2:06 Queensland – Cue banjo music

LNP state convention.

Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington says she would consider a resolution passed at the LNP state convention to establish an “Office of Science Quality Assurance”.

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Episode 210 – The Persecuted Are In Charge

Another week under the Morrison theocracy.

Following up from last week

When will Americans realize “We’re Not the Good Guys”? A good summary of US aggression and hypocrisy.

On Incarceration. The 12th Man was not happy with Iran incarcerating atheists. What about Alabama where they try to  incarcerate pregnant women for being shot?

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Episode 209 – Iran, China, the Morrison Theocracy and Falou 101

A planned brief discussion over Iran morphed into a heated discussion over Iran and China and nuclear weapons. We then get back on track with discussions over the budding Morrison Theocracy, Tax, Christopher Pyne, Accounting firms, Falou and Deep Throat.

4:43 Secular Drinks

It was a big success.

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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.

Alison Courtice from 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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