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Correcting Misinformation While Minimizing the Backfire Effect

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The Backfire Effect causes someone to double down on their position when attacked. Here are ways to correct the misinformation without triggering the Backfire Effect. [Read more...]

The Backfire Effect: When Accurate Information Is a Miscalculation

Alphabet soup

When someone has a false belief, what do you do? You try to correct it, right? Be careful—your efforts may backfire. [Read more...]

“Does God Exist?” Debate: Rand Wagner vs. Bob Seidensticker

Debate

Here’s the video of my recent debate on the question, “Does God exist?” [Read more...]

Debate Aftermath

Atheist Christian debate

Some thoughts on the recent debate with Christian apologist Rand Wagner. [Read more...]

Upcoming Debate on God’s Existence 11/15/14

Debate

Do you live in the western Washington? In a week, I have a debate on the topic, “Does God exist?” [Read more...]

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 7)

Someone is angry

Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 7, conclusion). [Read more...]

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 5)

Angry dude, mad about something

Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 5). [Read more...]

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 2)

Angry Birds

Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments. [Read more...]

Hoare’s Dictum

simplicity

A computer science pioneer makes a point about simplicity in software that also applies to apologetics arguments: some arguments succeed because they’re plainly correct, but others succeed only because they’re confusing. [Read more...]

Carefree Christian Dinghy Hits Immoveable Rock of Reality: Thoughts on the Craig vs. Carroll Debate

Craig Carroll cosmology apologetics debate

Philosopher William Lane Craig debated cosmology with a cosmologist, Sean Carroll. Predictably, Christianity didn’t fare so well. [Read more...]


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