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Is Genesis Relevant Today?

A lot of atheists point to Genesis with ridicule, laughing at anyone ignorant enough to believe in talking snakes. While I share their sentiment that anyone taking Genesis literally is deluded, I believe that they are equally deluded if they … Continue reading

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Is Original Sin Bullshit?

When I was an atheist, I considered the doctrine of original sin to be utter bullshit, constructed only to keep people under the thumb of the church. Reading the bible didn’t help me. After all, Jesus himself talks about the … Continue reading

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My Problem with the Two Lever Argument Against Free Will

I’m fascinated by people who, like Daniel Miessler in his article The Two-lever Argument Against Free Will, claim that humans only have “the sensation” of free will. There are some serious heavy weights in the determinist camp who I agree … Continue reading

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Sophistry for God: William Lane Craig

I’m going to step back and analyze Willian Lane Craig’s opening statement from his debate with Sam Harris on “Is the Foundation of Morality Natural or Supernatural?”. Again, I’ll summarize his argument, hopefully without too much distortion, commenting as I … Continue reading

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Is Good from God?

I thought I’d give Sam Harris equal time with Richard Carrier and analyze his opening statement from his debate with Willian Lane Craig on “Is the Foundation of Morality Natural or Supernatural?”. This topic is less contentious to me that … Continue reading

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