Monthly Archives: December 2015

Does Truth Always Matter?

How important is truth? Richard Dawkins tells us, “What matters is what’s true!” Yet I would argue what matters is what’s true….as long as there is a God. If God exists, then we exist in a reality that exists because … Continue reading

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#1: How to Defeat Modern Day Atheism With Three Easy Questions

Since the year is winding down, I think I will repost the top 5 most popular blog entries from 2015.  The most popular one was entitled, “How to Defeat Modern Day Atheism With Three Easy Questions” and was posted on June 24, … Continue reading

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Open and Closed-Mindedness

Originally posted on July 15, 2012 It looks as if a previous entry about atheism and closed-mindedness has caught the attention from one of the FTBers.  Someone with the name Digital Cuttlefish wrote:  I meant to post a comment (not my … Continue reading

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Blame Shifting

One of the interesting subtexts of the New Atheist movement is that there are many New Atheists who are more “anti-Christian” than merely “anti-religious.”  A good example of Hemant Mehta, the so-called “Friendly Atheist.”  We all know that if a … Continue reading

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Secular consensus

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Puncturing the Narrative

According to the media: Security concerns have prompted officials in a Virginia county to close schools after parental objections to a world geography lesson that included Islam. Augusta County School Board President Eric Bond announced Thursday that schools would be … Continue reading

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Dawkins Gets Poe’d Yet Again

Richard Dawkins likes to retweet.  For example, on Dec 12, he retweeted himself: “Shouldn’t we all be taught to doubt, to weigh up plausibility and to demand evidence?” –@RichardDawkins pic.twitter.com/9Xbn6hRQfm — The Four Horsemen (@_Four_Horsemen) December 12, 2015 What’s hilarious … Continue reading

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More Evidence of Richard Dawkins’ Closed Mind

All religious beliefs are stupid. But mostly harmless unless their followers take those beliefs seriously. Or, worse, act on them. — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) December 18, 2015 Notice ALL religious beliefs are stupid.  Critical thinking tells me that when you … Continue reading

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#2: Francis Collins vs. New Atheists

Since the year is winding down, I think I will repost the top 5 most popular blog entries from 2015.  The second most popular one was entitled, “Francis Collins vs New Atheists” and was posted on January 10, 2015.  In fact, this … Continue reading

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New Atheists Fading

Last year, I cited some evidence that suggested the New Atheism movement was past its peak and was beginning to fade into insignificance.  This year, it sure looks like the New Atheism movement continues that trend.  Consider some basic facts. … Continue reading

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