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Common Complaints and Rebuttals, Part IV – Child Abuse Through Religious Indoctrination

“…[I]sn’t it always a form of child abuse to label children as possessors of beliefs that they are too young to have thought about?” There is an entire chapter in Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion dealing with the notion of … Continue reading

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Common Complaints and Rebuttals, Part III – Delusions and the Experience of God

 “Religious experiences can be easily explained in the same way as delusions, dreams, and hallucinogenic responses to drug use.” There are many statements that we only hear in books and anecdotes about conversations. They tend to become something of folklore … Continue reading

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Why There Almost Certainly is a God

“Phil: I’m a god.” “Rita: You’re God?” “Phil: I’m a god. I’m not the God… I don’t think.“ – Groundhog Day HEADLINE: MODERN SCIENCE POINTS TO THE EXISTENCE OF GOD I believe in God. I believe in the God: the … Continue reading

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Common Complaints and Rebuttals, Part II – An Accident of History

“If you were born in Saudi Arabia, you’d be a Muslim.” This argument takes many forms, but the basic idea is that my Christian faith is significantly, if not entirely, dependent on where and when I was born, and it … Continue reading

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A Reasonable Doubt?

“Not enough evidence, God, not enough evidence.” – Bertrand Russell, when asked what his response would be if upon his death he was confronted by God demanding to know why he hadn’t believed. “I didn’t go to religion to make … Continue reading

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