Reading Time: 5 minutes In a lot of ways, this research really asks about how American Christians engage with the Problem of Evil. The Problem of Evil asks how suffering can possibly exist in a world governed by an all-powerful, all-good, and all-loving god. It shouldn’t exist at all, and yet here we are, in a world full of suffering.
Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s nice that he accepts the science around climate change — and about humans having brought our planet to the brink of utter ecological disaster. That’s definitely nice to see from a Christian. But he’s trying to use that potential future as a way to terrorize people into accepting his religious claims.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Naturally, Michael Flynn got reamed on Twitter for his comment. But he’s revealed a truth that we dare not ignore. This is the endgame for his entire flavor of Christianity. This is them revealing something very important about what they know about their decline. Today, let me show you the dreadful truth that Michael Flynn let slip about evangelicals.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Toxic Christians have a lot of similar methods of easing their consciences and keeping themselves feeling smugly superior to others. In a lot of ways, we could even call their self-soothing methods substitutionary atonement for their real-life behavior. Today, let me show you what I mean.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Instead of doing anything constructive or meaningful, Chris Pratt felt super-sorry for himself, then tried to find ways to soothe himself with a huge dopamine hit. And thanks to evangelicalism, he found exactly what he needed.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Catholic Church has been surprisingly nuanced in weighing fetal-cell use in coronavirus vaccines vs. life-saving vaccine efficacy in advising faithful.
Reading Time: 3 minutes I mean, we always suspected the real truth would be worse than we could possibly imagine. It’s taken the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) over two years — almost three now — to begin addressing their sex abuse scandal, called ‘Abuse of Faith.’
Reading Time: 8 minutes Today, let’s review The Great Divorce — and get an idea of how its ideas have unfortunately infested Christians’ thinking today.
Reading Time: 6 minutes I am insanely busy just now – as ever – so here is an extract from Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now. It has been a very enjoyable book, despite disagreeing with a couple of sections, such as his IDW-style attacks on the left for cancel culture-type things. I’ll ignore them. Here, he is in his concluding chapter […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes In a sense, this is about the most important piece I can write because out of it comes my whole philosophy. What you are about to read pertains to any abstract object: morality, meaning (of life or words), maths, purpose, and so on. I am just about to release a new book called Why I […]