Some Christian history revisionists eagerly claim biblical precedents for the pioneering rights that the U.S. Constitution. But compare it with the Ten Commandments and the differences become clear. [Read more…]
Religions walk a fine line between promising too little and promising too much. Too little and no one cares; too much and you can’t deliver on your promises. But there’s a surprising advantage to contradictions in your religion’s story. [Read more…]
My critique of the Christian response to the atheist argument, “I just believe in one less god than you.” (Concluded) [Read more…]
My critique of the Christian response to the atheist argument, “I just believe in one less god than you.” (Part 3 of 4) [Read more…]
Remember when the world ended five years ago? Good times!
My critique of the Christian response to the atheist argument, “I just believe in one less god than you.” (Part 2) [Read more…]
You’ve probably heard the atheist argument, “I just believe in one less god than you.” It nicely makes the point that Christians happily dismiss thousands of gods, so they must justify why they cling to one. Let’s critique the Christian response. [Read more…]
Research from neuroscience and physics show that there is no good reason to imagine that souls actually exist. We’ll start with the guy in the photo. A blasting accident shot an iron rod through his head, but he survived to give science early evidence of the mind/brain connection. [Read more…]
One moral problem that I seem to be on the wrong side of is eating meat. How can I justify it? (How can you?)
But there may be a solution.
A well-known theologian contrasts atheism and Christianity. I’ve pulled out six points that demand critique. [Read more…]
Prayer is easy. Doing something is hard. Let’s be adults and realize that prayer does nothing more than make people feel good. Wouldn’t a National Day of Actually DOING Something be more effective than a National Day of Prayer? [Read more…]
A popular Christian podcast recently addressed the dilemma, Does pro-life logic demand that women who get abortions should be punished? They claim to want to eliminate abortions, but their actions tell another story (5 of 5). [Read more…]