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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Argument From Evil: Toothless and Useless

The modern day atheist movement has only one argument to support atheism – The Argument From Evil.  Anytime an atheist tries to make the case that there is no God, chances are extremely high that some version of the Argument … Continue reading

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Does Atheism Assume We Should All Be Teletubbies?

According to the argument from evil, the existence of evil/suffering means the Christian God could not possibly exist. But imagine what human beings would be like if there was no evil/suffering. It’s hard to visualize such creatures as human beings. … Continue reading

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Does the existence of God mean there should be no suffering?

According to the argument from evil, the existence of evil/suffering means the Christian God could not possibly exist.  Yet then what are we to make of the following famous quote? The most beautiful people we have known are those who … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s New, Mighty Argument

We have a new and mighty argument for atheism from celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.  He finally gets to it at about 1:07 Here it is: http://www.techinsider.io/what-neil-degrasse-tyson-thinks-about-god-2015-12#ooid=AycjlweTrK9lABZCnScrM6Zh0HQy8lb7 Key quote: I can say that if God is benevolent, and I look … Continue reading

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Atheists as Little Children

Over at his blog, it sure looks like scientist Jerry Coyne confuses a television show with reality. He has a blog entry entitled, “And a little child shall lead them. . .” and writes, “Out of the mouths of babes … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, evolution, and atheism

Surprise, surprise.  Atheist activist Jerry Coyne tries to exploit the recent hurricane tragedy to score points for his atheist agenda: This, of course, gives atheists the chance to once again note that natural evils don’t comport with most people’s idea … Continue reading

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Butugichag

From Wiki: Butugichag Corrective Labor Camp (Russian: исправи́тельно-трудово́й ла́герь, Бутугычаг) was a part of the bigger Tenlag, a subdivision of GULAG. The camp existed during 1945-1955 in the Kolyma region of North-Eastern Russia (later Magadan Oblast). The camp is mostly … Continue reading

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Evolution Fails to Support the Argument from Evil

Jason Rosenhouse argues with Michael Ruse, trying to show that evolution somehow amplifies the argument from evil.  Yet he fails. Rosenhouse introduces Ruse’s argument as follows: After quoting Darwin, who plainly did think that the general awfulness of nature militated … Continue reading

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The Story of Noah

Over at the BioLogos blog, philosopher Michael Ruse makes an interesting point: I personally think the Noah story is pretty good also, not as an exercise in shipbuilding and navigation, but because of the bit at the end, where Noah … Continue reading

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