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William Lane Craig Gives Me A Headache. His Adherents Are Even Worse.

Most of the junior apologists [or punters as I like to call them,] I’ve talked to on social media who are evolution deniers hew to Doctor Craig’s every breath and thought. “Doctor, doctor give me the news I’ve got a … Continue reading

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Dear Christians: Is It Ok To Lie To Promote Your Beliefs?

This is an important and uncomfortable question for believers to consider. If polled, I’d guess most would say not in spite of the fact they do it routinely when talking to atheists *and* other christians. Are they aware they’re doing … Continue reading

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Belief = morality and law-abiding behavior. Is there evidence to support this position?

Most christians would say yes.  Recent studies definitively say otherwise.  Which will I rely on? Let’s see. My choices are: a Bronze age text written during a time when we didn’t know where the sun went at night, or actual … Continue reading

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Is Mental Illness Curable by Miraculous Intervention By God?

Every now and then in my happy travels of the internets, I run across stuff in social media I’m energized to respond to.  Below is my response to a blog hosted by a young woman who professes to, in her … Continue reading

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