What the Pro-Life Position Ignores

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…]

Human Memory: Vivid Doesn’t Mean Accurate

Don’t you remember where you were on 9/11? Apologists argue that the remarkable nature of the gospel story meant that it was recorded correctly. But an example shows the dramatic difference between a vivid memory and an accurate one. [Read more…]

Jesus and Vampires and Werewolves and Time Travel

How does time travel work? How do vampires interact with sunlight? Different stories have different answers, just like different religions. [Read more…]

Five Intuitive Pro-Choice Arguments

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

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

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…]

Rebutting the “God is Simple” Argument

Apologists Alvin Plantinga and William Lane Craig argue that God is simple. Their argument isn’t holy but full of holes. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: Treaty of Tripoli

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to the quote from the Treaty of Tripoli. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: 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…]

Football Christianity

Football player Tim Tebow is famous for public praise and Bible verses. But he is a billboard for more than just the run-of-the-mill Bible verses. [Read more…]


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