Bad Atheist Arguments: “Atheists Have No Use for Faith”

A Christian writer promises to illustrate the dreadful consequences of bad atheist arguments. Read on to see if any of your arguments are dreadfully bad. (Part 10) [Read more…]

Bad Atheist Arguments: “Atheists Don’t Need God for Meaningful Lives”

A Christian writer promises to illustrate the dreadful consequences of bad atheist arguments. Read on to see if any of your arguments are dreadfully bad. (Part 9) [Read more…]

Bad Atheist Arguments: “Morality Doesn’t Come From God”

A Christian writer promises to illustrate the dreadful consequences of bad atheist arguments. Read on to see if any of your arguments are dreadfully bad. (Part 8) [Read more…]

Combat Myth: The Curious Story of Yahweh and the Gods Who Preceded Him

The Combat Myth is a myth that varies by culture but has common themes of order conquering chaos. We’ll see the commonality on a thousand-year journey from Akkadian mythology, through Babylonian and Ugaritic mythology, and culminating in the story of Yahweh in the Old Testament [Read more…]

If Pro-Lifers Got into the Car Business

Imagine pro-life thinking applied to the car business (a fable). [Read more…]

Where Complaints About Christian Persecution Fall Flat

Let’s skewer some claims of Christian persecution and see how the outrage can be redirected in a way that works better for all of us, Christian and atheist. [Read more…]

Human Memory: Vivid Doesn’t Mean Accurate

Surely 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…]

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…]