Unlucky Obstacle Course

On Friday the 13th UASS held an ‘unlucky obstacle course’ at UWA with obstacles designed to test your very idea of superstitions and luck. The purpose of the event was to make people think about luck and superstitions, and what effect they have in a person’s everyday life.  Which superstitions hold more sway than others [...]

From The Primordial Sludge To Rational Skepticism

By David Russell-Smith We live in an unfortunate reality ladies and gentlemen; we live in an unfortunate reality because all the lights were out when we got here. When the first, semi-rational entity, looking something like a man, took his first stride aloft two sturdy legs, reaching with his cognitive powers for his first developed [...]

What is Atheism Talktorial

Our first Talktorial for 2014, Tuesday the 4th of March What is Atheism Atheism is often described as ‘the belief that no gods exist’ however this is a common misunderstanding.  It is often described this way so as to make it a position of faith and to shift the burden of proof.  The basic definition [...]

Creationist hosted by UWA and Curtin makes sexist, homophobic and rape-apologetic comments

In August 2013, a church group called Zion Praise Harvest held several lectures in Perth by young earth creationist, John Mackay. This included a few lectures in churches, as well as one at Curtin University and one at the University of Western Australia. Entitled “Exposing Evolution, Confirming Creation”, the lecture at UWA had no substance [...]

New 2013 committee!

The website has been inactive for a long time due to password issues, but we have it back under control now. We had a Special General Meeting on the 18th of October and elected a new committee! We also voted in a new constitution, similar to the previous one but easier to read. We have [...]

What’s on this week

This is what’s happening this week Atheists in the Caf Tuesday the 18th of October 2011 – Reid Library Cafe – 11am to 12:30pm Come join us for a sit down and perhaps a drink as we ponder the indecipherable mysteries of the universe, or not. Reid Library Cafe can be reached by going into the first-floor of Reid [...]

What’s on this week

This is what’s happening this week Atheists in the Caf Tuesday the 11th of October 2011 – Reid Library Cafe – 11am to 12pm Come join us for a sit down and perhaps a drink as we ponder the indecipherable mysteries of the universe, or not. Reid Library Cafe can be reached by going into the [...]

Atheist Bake Sale (Soul for Cookies), Atheists in the caf and Atheists in the tav

Look out for the Atheist Bake Sale on Wednesday: Delicious delicious baked goods. Cost: YOUR SOUL. Tuesday, September 20th Atheists in caf 11AM – 12PM, Reid Library Cafe Come join us for a sit down and perhaps a drink as we ponder the indecipherable mysteries of the universe, or not. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=236090253104663   Wednesday, September 21st NEW! Atheist [...]

“Spiritual But Not Religious” talktorial

‘Religion’ isn’t a very popular word nowadays. Even some believers are claiming that what they do isn’t particularly ‘religious’. Has the term ‘religion’ become so toxic that even religious people need to reject it? Presented by Daniel Midgley. Additionally, a downloadable copy of the slides Daniel is available here.

Want to get more involved? Run for a club committee position!

Hello everyone, Recently, due to a shared belief that their extensive university workloads were hampering their ability to fulfill their club commitments, several members of the UWA Atheist & Skeptic Society Committee resigned. As such, in the coming weeks, an election will be held to fill the positions of Vice-President Secretary Treasurer 1 Ordinary Committee [...]

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