Word of the Day: Beg the Question

To beg the question means to assume the conclusion in your premise. This fallacy is similar to the fallacy of circular logic. Since most people don’t use “beg the question” correctly, I suggest avoiding it. [Read more…]

Don’t Move the Goalposts

Apologists often say about the puzzling questions at the limits of science, “If you can’t answer them, we can!” For the old questions (such as “What causes disease?” or “What causes drought?”) this claim is now laughable. Why is Christianity’s claim to answer the new questions any less so? [Read more…]