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Why Christian Dishonesty Matters

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hi and welcome back! Yesterday, we covered the so-called Testimony of Josephus. Many Christians think that Josephus provides PROOF YES PROOF that their historical claims are true. However, we discovered that the entire Testimony was inserted centuries later by a pious Christian fraud. The situation got me thinking. Christians’ dishonesty around their lack of evidence […]

Posted inScience

Disputing Miracles vs Disputing History (II)

Reading Time: 4 minutes This comment was left on a thread a few weeks ago: John, why dispute these facts and not go right for the miracles? Because, if miracles are possible, if it’s possible to extract water from a stone and part the sea, then it’s possible that Moses’ mother had a magical pitch pit in her back […]

Posted inUncategorized

Debating the Unequal Evidence Problem Again (II)

Reading Time: 9 minutes This is a continuation of my debate with Catholic Paul Hoffer concerning the unfairness in God in apportioning various people different evidences and punishing them (or not rewarding them intrinsically or extrinsically) in so doing. What this means is that either people go to heaven/hell on the basis of their belief in God (or belief […]

Posted inReligion

Grading Evangelists’ Evidence (With Jessica Walter GIFs)

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back! The never-ending fever-dream of 2021 continues apace. This past week, the world lost a comic genius when Jessica Walter passed away at 80 years of age. The actress long ago embedded herself in America’s consciousness with her iconic turns in Arrested Development and the animated series Archer — playing a classy, strong-willed, patently-dishonest, beyond-irreverent, […]

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Sinnott-Armstrong, Unfair Distribution of Evidence for God, Belief, & Free Will

Reading Time: 4 minutes To continue the theme of evidence with relation to convincing believers and non-believers to either maintain their belief or take on belief in God, after the recent set of articles concerning Doubting Thomas, let me bring philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong into play with a quote from his book with William Lane Craig entitled God? A Debate between a Christian […]

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