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I received my census form today.

As per usual, the most controversial question is Question 19: "What is the person's religion?"

Now, as a general rule, I answer all the questions honestly. IMHO, honesty in census form is a serious civic responsibility for all citizens... as important as religious obligation is for the believers.

In the last two or three census form I've ticked that controversial question either as 'No religion' or 'Atheist'. This time however I'm seriously considering writing down "Climate Change" as my religion.

Is that wrong?

Aug 2, 2011 at 12:37 PM | Unregistered CommentersHx


Aug 2, 2011 at 12:38 PM | Unregistered CommenterZedsDeadBed

Well, ZDB, I never took you for a conscientious follower of Bishop Hill's discussion forum.

Aug 2, 2011 at 12:53 PM | Unregistered CommentersHx

Why didn't the Census form include a question on the carbon tax ?

Aug 2, 2011 at 9:31 PM | Unregistered CommenterRosco

I think I'll write "Climate Change Consensus" or perhaps "Climate Change - 'The Science' "

Aug 3, 2011 at 7:42 AM | Unregistered CommenterGeoff Cruickshank

I agree with Zed. (Did I really say that?). It would be deeply wrong to say that your religion is Climate Change. You should put 'CAGW' and let them figure it out.

Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 AM | Unregistered CommenterCumbrian Lad

Some of my answers on the census are here.

Sep 19, 2011 at 9:34 PM | Unregistered CommenterDeadman

sHx and Cumbrian Lad.

Don't forget please not to feed the troll.

Remember the mantra:

It needs US
We don't need it.

It needs US
We don't need it

Sep 20, 2011 at 9:32 AM | Unregistered CommenterPeter Walsh

Dearie Me,

How could I forget to follow up on this most important of all discussion threads: The Aussie Census

For the record, I put my religion in the 2011 Census form as "Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming Religion - CAGW".

I also ticked the box that allowed the full release of my personal information in the Census form in 99 years.

So to all those 22nd Century historians who are reading this ancient internet relic that's called Bishop Hill blog, yes, that was me.

Oct 28, 2011 at 4:38 AM | Unregistered CommentersHx

Ethnic origin : Nordic

Religion : Jedi ( fight against the dark side)

Sexual preference : Necrophilliac

The real answer to the above should be " Go away you nosey bugger and stop wasting my time with your tomfool questions"

Oct 28, 2011 at 9:37 AM | Unregistered CommenterRoger Tolson