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What the Pro-Life Position Ignores

Pregnant woman smoking

If pregnancy wasn’t that big a deal, we could just let the pro-life movement have their way. But it is a big deal. “Just put the baby up for adoption” is remarkably ineffective, and the woman who takes an unplanned child to term is changed forever. [Read more...]

Five Intuitive Pro-Choice Arguments

Imagine pro-life protesters with signs showing the single cell that they claim is identical to a newborn baby

Pro-life advocates claim that a single cell and a newborn are both “babies.” Let’s test that claim with five pro-choice arguments that appeal to the emotional or intuitive side of the brain rather than the intellectual. [Read more...]

Atheist Monument Critique: Ten Commandments and Ten Punishments

Moses receives the Ten Commandments (France, 2010)

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack supports the Ten Commandments and the associated punishments. [Read more...]

Atheist Monument Critique: Founding Father Freethinkers

New atheist monument on public land in Starke, Florida

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to quotes from three founding fathers: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. [Read more...]

Atheist Monument Critique: Madalyn Murray O’Hair

Atheist activist Madalyn Murray O’Hair

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to the quote by Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of American Atheists. [Read more...]

Church/State Separation—Where Is the Line?

Ten Commandments monument on government property in Starke, FL

What is the attraction of putting Christian propaganda on public property? American Atheists recently put up a monument in response to a six-ton Ten Commandments on government property. One Christian attacked the monument; let’s critique. [Read more...]

Understanding Morality—It’s Really Not that Hard

Scream square

When apologist Greg Koukl critiques atheist morality, it’s hard to imagine that he’ll get so many things wrong. [Read more...]

Explanation for Objective Morality? Another Fail.

The evils of gin

In my never-ending quest to find a reasonable defense for the Christian claim of objective morality, I consider the argument of another apologist. [Read more...]

How Science Works (and How Christianity Thinks it Wins)

Errors: Science vs. Christianity

Creationists like to point to discarded ideas that science has left behind—geocentrism, Piltdown Man, ether, the steady-state universe. What they don’t seem to realize is that science’s ability to change in the face of new facts is a strength, not a weakness. [Read more...]

James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

Big wad of cash

In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out just a few errors. [Read more...]


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