I saw the below quote from William Dembski, a philosopher and theologian, on a friend’s status update on Facebook. Though I did not have the time to examine it at first, I knew it looked absurd, and I was compelled to unpack the quote and write an article on it. So here I am, several … Continue reading Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’
Is terrorism caused by religion, or circumstances of oppression, be it economic or a military occupation from a foreign country? This question to me falls on the scale of nature and nurture. There are many people who believe Muslims represent the predominant threat because of their methods of terror; most notably suicide bombings. But is … Continue reading Terrorism – A Toxic Soup, But Is Religion Really The Key Ingredient?
Sodom and Gomorrah is, to put it lightly, a disturbing tale. Abraham does haggle with god that if there are ten decent folk to be found in the cities then, for the sake of the just, the cities should be spared. While god agrees to these terms, I can’t help but get the notion that … Continue reading Sodom And Gomorrah – A Warning From Your Loving And Benevolent God
The Tower of Babel caught my eye after having decided to read my bible. I attended some 8 years of Hebrew School, and have read the bible before, but it has been a long time. I can’t quote passages from it on a whim, nor do I know it half as well as I know … Continue reading The Tower of Babel – A Divisive And Fearful God
David Silverman, the current President of the American Atheists and Frank Turek, a Christian author and public speaker, recently debated on the subject of whether theism or atheism best explains reality. I will post the video within this article, though as it runs for two hours and twenty one minutes, for the sake of brevity I’m going to … Continue reading David Silverman Debates Frank Turek – A Focus on David’s Argument From Evil