NOT A Cosmic Accident

Recently, I got to spend some time discussing the topic of LIFE at our meetup discussion group here in Naperville. At one point we thought about the origins of life on our planet. I sought to argue that it seems to me that we have one of two positions:1. We, as humans, are the result
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Atheist Anger: Either Irrational or Arrogant

Atheist Anger: Either Irrational or Arrogant Whenever a person gets angry, it is usually because he/she is upset that a moral value has been transgressed or broken. We get angry that our boss treats us unfairly—assuming that is objectively right to treat another person fairly. We get
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A Word to My Atheist Friends on Knowledge

A Word to My Atheist Friends on Knowledge A Word to the ATHEIST about Knowledge You rightly see the error of those who promote religious myths which enslave people and hinder education. You rightly value the importance of scientific investigation. You rightly champion logic and reason
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Good Without God Follow Up

Good Without God Follow Up Here’s a follow up post on ‘Good without God’. The following is what I wrote in response to the time of our discussion together at Meetup and why all the proposed sources for moral knowledge from natualistic conception are unlivable:  
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Joy from 2 Contrasting Worldviews

Joy from 2 Contrasting Worldviews I find that comparing how Christianity understands a concept with another worldview to be rather illuminating. Here’s a recent compare and contrast with naturalism (atheism) on the topic of joy, along with the problem of consistency. JOY IN THE
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Nothing Inherently Reasonable

Nothing Inherently Reasonable “There is, after all, nothing inherently reasonable in the conviction that all of reality is simply an accidental confluence of physical causes, without any transcendent source or end. Materialism is not a fact of experience or a deduction of logic; it is
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