We all do it—we sift through the deluge of data that surrounds us and pick a tiny subset to pay attention to. The mind is tuned to select evidence that confirms our preconceptions, and this is confirmation bias. [Read more...]
Imagine the claim, “I hold in my hand a pamphlet that will undercut your worldview!” How would a Christian and an atheist respond to this? The same way? Or would they respond differently? How would you respond? [Read more...]
Saying “Evolution is just a theory” is like saying “He only won the Nobel Peace Prize.” In science, a theory is as good as it gets. Evolution deniers in particular often get this wrong. Let’s review “theory,” “law,” and similar components of scientific conclusions to make sure they’re used correctly. [Read more...]
There is a bit of malicious joy in sitting at the sidelines watching the nutty Christian extremists make their nutty anti-science statements. Turns out that there’s a lot more harm to the Christian community than simply making fools of themselves. [Read more...]
Hardware designer, software programmer and author, Bob explores intellectual arguments in favor of Christianity (Christian apologetics) from an atheist perspective and critiques Christianity’s actions in society.
“Cross Examined is a great read on two fronts. You won’t find a better book on Christian apologetics and the rebuttals ... and the story is compelling, with a startling climax. Highly recommended.”
— Paul Gabel, author of Inventing Jesus A Modern Christmas Carol “Consistently ingenious and beautifully written ... thought-provoking!”
— Dr. Robert M. Price, The Bible Geek