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November 26, 2018
The True Meaning of Christmas (According to the Zeitgeist Movie)
Remember the Zeitgeist movie? It caused a stir ten years ago. It has an interesting...
November 14, 2018
Science and Christianity: A Dangerous Mixture
Modern apologists like to use science-y arguments. But science is dynamite. They need to proceed...
September 21, 2018
The Backfire Effect: When Accurate Information Is a Mistake
When someone has a false belief, what do you do? You try to correct it,...
November 29, 2017
6 Innovative Rebuttals to the Fine-Tuning Argument (2 of 2)
Here are some interesting rebuttals to the fine-tuning argument that don’t get enough attention (2...
November 24, 2017
6 Innovative Rebuttals to the Fine-Tuning Argument
Here are some interesting rebuttals to the fine-tuning argument that don’t get enough attention.
November 18, 2017
Physicist Sean Carroll Dismisses Fine Tuning Argument
Physicist Sean Carroll gives five responses to the apologist’s argument that the universe was finely...
November 13, 2017
When Christianity Hits Reality: the William Lane Craig vs. Sean Carroll Debate
When Christian philosopher William Lane Craig debated models of the universe with cosmologist Sean Carroll,...
August 10, 2017
Saving Haeckel: Why “Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny” Isn’t so Wrong
Haeckel’s theory was wrong, and this long-understood fact, which never was part of evolution’s foundation,...
July 14, 2017
Why Is the Universe Comprehensible?
Why is the universe comprehensible? A primate doesn’t need to be able to understand calculus...
May 24, 2017
Christians’ Secret Weapon Against Evolution (2 of 2)
Christian apologist Greg Koukl rejects evolution, and he gives three reasons why. He seems to...
May 22, 2017
Christians’ Secret Weapon Against Evolution (1 of 2)
Christian Creationists can’t win the scientific argument against evolution, so they advance their argument as...
March 23, 2017
Maybe People CAN Change Their Minds After All
We don’t think like Mr. Spock. Biases and rationalizations and errors make our reasoning imperfect....
March 20, 2017
A Response to Evolution Deniers: How Complex Comes from Simple
Creationists often say that DNA’s complexity is proof of God, but there are many examples...
March 18, 2017
“DNA is a Program, and Programs Demand a Programmer”: a Response
Science rarely lines up for the benefit of the Christian apologist . . . but...
February 02, 2017
Human Memory: Vivid Doesn’t Mean Accurate
Surely you remember where you were on 9 Apologists argue that the remarkable nature of...
November 11, 2016
Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Fine Tuning
Frank Turek argues that the fine tuning of the cosmological constants argues in favor of...
November 07, 2016
Revisiting the Kalam Cosmological Argument (3 of 3)
Let’s revisit the popular Christian apologetic, the Kalam argument, by investigating rebuttals to 11 objections....
November 04, 2016
Frank Turek’s C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument for Theism is Criminal
Frank Turek uses the acronym CRIMES to organize the six arguments he makes for theism...
August 19, 2016
“A Universe That’s Understandable Points to God,” but How Understandable Is the Universe?
Christian apologists point to a universe that is understandable by physics, mathematics, and other disciplines...
May 13, 2016
Do Souls Exist? Science Says No.
Research from neuroscience and physics show that there is no good reason to imagine that...
April 09, 2016
Do Atheists Borrow From the Christian Worldview? A Parable.
We’re told, “The atheist borrows from the Christian worldview!” But dig into this claim, and...
February 27, 2016
Alternative Medicine, Bible Style: Jesus’s Bizarre Approach to Medicine
Look at the different kinds of healing miracles Jesus does in the gospels. Are they...
February 19, 2016
Why Does the Bible Have No Recipe for Soap?
Soap wasn’t known to the ancients, but it’s not hard to make. Why do we...
January 27, 2016
10 Reasons to Not Believe Christianity Until You Believe in Aliens
The Christian accepts the claims of the gospels. Contrast this with another claim: that aliens...
January 04, 2016
Games Creationists Play: 7 Tricks to Watch Out For
Suppose you’re a conservative politician and you want to pick and choose your science based...
December 30, 2015
Hey, GOP Candidates! Want to Reject Science Without Looking Like a Troglodyte?
That pesky scientific consensus gets in the way so often that conservatives often prefer to...
December 02, 2015
Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)
We’ll conclude our look at Bible verses that make declarations about science so embarrassing that...
November 30, 2015
Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science
We’ve looked at weak Christian claims that the Bible preceded science. Now, let’s look at...
November 25, 2015
The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)
Modern science? It’s been in the Bible all along, and we just didn’t have the...
November 23, 2015
The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science
Christian apologists eagerly point out the many places where the Bible gives us new science...
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