The Jehovah’s Witnesses Told Them Not to Get a College Degree; Now, They’re Struggling

Jehovah’s Witnesses Governing Body member Tony Morris once made a number of disturbing comments denouncing higher education, saying it would lead to “spiritual disaster,” articulating a common view among the organization’s faithful. NPR just ran a powerful segment speaking with former Witnesses who are struggling because they never got that college degree.



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Do Atheists Ever “Find God”?

Do atheists ever seriously “find God”? Yes! It happens. Not often, but occasionally. So let’s talk about why.

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Podcast Ep. 149: Alex J. O’Connor, YouTube’s Cosmic Skeptic

Our latest podcast guest is Alex J. O’Connor, a YouTuber who makes videos on the Cosmic Skeptic channel. I’ve really enjoyed his work in the few months since he began posting content and this was my first opportunity to talk to him.

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Billy Graham Can’t Explain Why Some Atheists Are Good and Some Christians Are Not

Someone threw Rev. Billy Graham a softball for his advice column. He didn’t just strike out. He fell down, caused a double play, and acted like he hit a home run.

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What’s the Opposite of Theodicy?

Why does a good God let evil happen in the world? Forget that question. Maybe we should be asking why a decent world permits God to do evil things…

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