Category: Secular

  • Krauss Played For A Fool By AAI Board

    As a result of financial wrongdoing, legal restrictions have now been placed on the AAI Board that make it unlawful for them to engage in charitable activity. Nevertheless, they have convinced Lawrence Krauss to argue that they shouldn’t answer questions about their financial wrongdoing, because they are so busy with their charitable activity.

  • Defence Forces Chaplaincy Review Board

    Today I had a very interesting and useful meeting with the Irish Defence Forces Chaplaincy Review Board. I spoke with Lt Col Padraig Brennan and several of his colleagues on the Board, providing an atheist perspective into the review process.

  • An Appeal To The Information Commissioner

    The Department of Education has excluded some documents from their response to my Freedom of Information request, on the grounds that the documents were provided on the understanding of confidentiality. These records were provided by the Roman Catholic Church in the context of seeking State-funded supports for their training courses in faith formation, to be delivered to teachers in publicly funded schools.

  • AAI Lies To Attorney General

    The Attorney General of California has recently written to the Directors of AAI threatening them with personal liability after their nonprofit status was revoked. As part of an unsuccessful effort to have their nonprofit registration reinstated, AAI lied.

  • Successful Litigation Against Minister For Defence

    After applying to become a Military Chaplain, I litigated a case against Simon Coveney as Minister for Defence, under the terms of the Employment Equality Act. A recent decision in the case has found that I was subject to unlawful religious discrimination because I am an atheist.

  • Is Sensitive Data Safe At AAI?

    If you were in touch with a vulnerable apostate who believed they might be at risk if their loss of faith became known, you might consider recommending that they send their details to Atheist Alliance International. However, you should really read this article before doing so.

  • AAI Insincerity About Atheists “At Risk”

    After a recent article was published in OnlySky, the author was contacted by AAI with claims that the article was putting a named person “at risk” and causing that person to become “extremely afraid”. AAI insisted that OnlySky must “redact the real name urgently”. It has since been demonstrated that all of this was totally made up by AAI, and that AAI have been utterly insincere when claiming to act for an atheist “at risk”.

  • “You Can Never Forget The Past Unless You Face Up To It”

    The title of this article is taken from a slide that Brian Kernick, as purported President of AAI, presented to their recent EGM. The emergency meeting then proceeded to studiously avoid facing up to very serious AAI wrongdoing. This article summarises the issues that they dodged, which they must be accountable for.

  • Dear Information Commissioner …

    After recently receiving some new evidence, I have today written this letter to the Information Commissioner. It relates to a Freedom of Information request to the Department of Education for their communications with the Roman Catholic Church. Processing this request has so far taken more than 5 years and cost more than €500 in appeal fees.

  • The AAI EGM, The N-Word, And Worse

    Many people will look at the title of this article and assume it is mere contrived clickbait. The title of this article is not mere contrived clickbait.