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Episode 178 – Forget boats, they come by plane now.

It was Rudd not Morrison who stopped the boats and the big problem now is arrivals by plane. And we discuss “consent” in the context of sub-incision, virgin births and Noam Chomsky.

1:45 The Fist Was Wrong

Hi Trevor,

Thanks for the excellent episodes recently. The lively discussions and sensible centrism send you to the top of my playlist each week!

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Episode 177 – A Pandora’s Box of Religious Privilege

The Ruddock Inquiry has opened up a Pandora’s box of religious privilege.

The debate about expelling gay students has now widened to include criticism of teaching anti-gay religious doctrine.

1:24 We Won A Podcast Award

It was a small field but a win is a win.

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Episode 176 – A parasite is feeding on the Liberal Party

It’s too late for the Liberal Party.  The religious right is a parasite which has taken over the Liberal Party and will feed on the host until they both die.

1:33 A Big Win for the Andrews Government

What have we learned from the result?

Andrews wants to build infrastructure,

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Episode 175 – Brexit, Amazon and Unusual Characters

In this episode, we discuss Brexit, Baby Boomers, delivery methods for Corporate Fascism, a limbless preacher, an atheist preacher, the lucky country, Scomo nonsense, a cybersecurity minister who has never used a computer, a 69 year old man who identifies as 49 and a man who identified as Native American only to find out he is Chinese.

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Episode 174 – Freedom For Faith

If there is a lesson to be learned from this episode it is “Don’t record a podcast in the kitchen of a Mexican restaurant”. Particularly when they are closing up for the night.

Seriously, the audio is bad and you should not listen to this episode but if you do,

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Episode 173 – Morrison is a fair dinkum drongo

Our fair dinkum Aussie podcast would like to swap the blithering idiot Scomo for an evil genius.

Qantas is facing calls to match Virgin’s decision to give priority boarding to war veterans and salute them before take-off.

3:05 Oh FFS!

Qantas is facing calls to match Virgin’s decision to give priority boarding to war veterans and salute them before take-off.

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Episode 172 – Certificates for Birth and Consensual Sex

A birth certificate without gender. A confirmation certificate without religion. A competency certificate for sexual consent. All will be revealed in episode 172.

Bible Lessons are back on the agenda in Victoria

2:59 From The Age:

Religious instruction classes will be reintroduced into the Victorian state school curriculum if the Coalition wins next month’s election.

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Episode 171 – An Australian Ex-Mormon

In this episode, we interview Brother Joseph who describes his experience as an Australian Mormon.

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Episode 170 – The Ruddock Report in a Nutshell

Finally, a good week for secularism.

It’s fair to say that the playing out of the Ruddock Inquiry saga is irony at it’s best.

Ironic – happening in a way contrary to what is expected, and typically causing wry amusement because of this.

So, in summary,

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Episode 169 – David Gillespie

If you are considering what school to send your children to then this podcast is essential listening.

In this episode, Trevor interviews David Gillespie, the author of “Free Schools – How to get a great education for your kids without spending a fortune.”

As many of you know,

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