Tag Archives: God

The Silly “One Less God” Argument

The Secular Student Alliance has a silly stunt backed up by a silly argument: Graveyard of the Gods is a farewell to humanity’s forgotten deities. It is an opportunity to demonstrate that there are thousands upon thousands of gods that … Continue reading

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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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Friendly Atheist Claims Science and Religion are Incompatible. He’s Wrong.

Brace yourselves. The Friendly Atheist has shown us that Religion and Science are Incompatible: Oh boy. Throughout Mehta’s four minute sermon, there is not one single original thought or argument.  Instead, Mehta simple regurgitates old talking points that apparently derive … Continue reading

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Is atheism no different than atoothfairyism?

In the syllabus for Peter Boghossian’s university class on atheistic apologetics, we are told: Logically and epistemologically, atheism is no different than atoothfairyism. Really?  In the same syllabus, we are also told: This course is a systematic examination and analysis … Continue reading

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The Universe Could be a Simulation and It’s Creator Just Can’t Be God(!)

From Scientific American: If you, me and every person and thing in the cosmos were actually characters in some giant computer game, we would not necessarily know it. The idea that the universe is a simulation sounds more like the … Continue reading

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Theistic evolution makes sense

Jerry Coyne recently posted an article which was supposed to contain slam-dunk arguments against theistic evolution. Let’s have a look. And why did God use evolution instead of creationism to bring humans into being? It’s no good for theists to … 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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A Better Understanding of the New Atheists

We have seen that New Atheists are motivated by more than the supposed lack of evidence for the existence of God.  In addition, they also perceive God as some type of Evil Monster.  This additional motivation/perspective nicely illustrates that even … 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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