Past Meetups (5)

What we're about

The entire world is engulfed in delusion.

This group will appeal to people who are fed up with hearing about alien visitations, Pearl Harbour plot, Area 51 cover-ups, fake moon landings, JFK and the grassy knoll, 9/11 was an inside job, Princess Di murdered by the Queen, John Howard paid a marksman to shoot tourists at Port Arthur, and the London bombings were planned by Tony Blair.

Personally I'm an atheist but you don't have to be. If you've been taught to worship a particular deity in a certain way that's fine by us. Personally we find it impossible to worship jealous and wrathful gods, walking talking corpses of flying prophets, but that's just us.

All we're concerned with here, with this group, is combating modern day absurdities that seem to crop up every time something big or important occurs in the world. Conspiracy theories are knee-jerk reactions to truths that we don't like the sound of.

Ciao4now, Douglas


'Pascal's Wager' is an argument presented by the seventeenth-century French philosopher, mathematician and physicist Blaise Pascal (1623–62). It posits that humans gamble with their eternal lives that God either does or does not exist.

Pascal argues that a rational person should live as though God does exist and seek to believe in God. If God does not actually exist, such a person will have only a finite loss (some pleasures, luxury, etc.), whereas they stand to receive infinite gains (as represented by eternity in Heaven) and avoid infinite agony (eternity in Hell).

OK, let's say I'm wrong and there is a god and a judgement day. There's you and me standing there before "Him". He asks you, "Do you really believe that I drowned children? That I burned thousands of children to death? That I forced mothers to boil and eat their children? That I had 42 children ripped apart by wild bears for simply being cheeky? That I murdered 50,070 people for looking inside a box? That I instructed fathers to stone their daughters to death? That I ordered assassins to slaughter men, women, children and babies? That I threatened to wipe excrement across people's faces?

If you believe what's written in the Bible, then clearly you were worshipping not me, but some hideous and ghastly pagan deity."

Then 'He' turns to me and I say, "I'm amazed to discover that you exist. Even so, I spent my life defending you against such abominable accusations. I was intelligent enough to recognise they were fabrications; that the Bible contained nothing but lies and falsehoods."

Now tell me, whose shoes would you rather be in right now - yours or mine?

Members (60)

Photos (12)