Making celebrity quote images

The textually inclined will think think they’re kind of silly, and wonder what’s wrong with a good old fashioned and picture-free “quote of the day” post. But including the pic makes them much friendlier to sharing on Facebook, Reddit, and so on. So my question: how to best go about making a celebrity quote image [Read More...]

The fine-tuning argument (as told by William Lane Craig)

The next argument Craig presents in Reasonable Faith (after his versions of the cosmological argument) is the fine-tuning argument, which is a version of the argument from design or teleological argument. I’ve previously discussed problems with other versions of this argument here and here, those posts will be useful background to this one. Craig’s version is a [Read More...]

Privileging the hypothesis: the most common flaw in arguments for the existence of God

I believe the bad reasoning found in O’Reilly’s argument for the existence of God is just one example of a more general problem  that is very common in arguments for the existence of God, including ones made by professional philosophers of religion. It’s related to the problems discussed in chapter 4, but it’s a little [Read More...]