Reading Time: < 1 minute If prayer worked, there wouldn’t be hospitals. Or medicine. Or science, really. They’d be too overworked and busy for this shit in the UK… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSju73vxMu0 Stay in touch! Like A Tippling Philosopher on Facebook: A Tippling Philosopher
Reading Time: 4 minutes Look at the different kinds of healing miracles Jesus does in the gospels. Are they any more effective than debunked alternative medicines?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Here is a post from old that I have tinkered with a little. In my move here, I am going through my back catalogue and sorting things through, and this caught my eye. There I was, some years back, with one of my twins in my arms, and was wondering as to whether oughts can be […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Mr. Captain and I have–or rather had–a cat we nicknamed Monster for how downright evil she was (but she was “just a little one”). She passed away yesterday. Her death reminded me of how David Marshall, among many other Christians, believes that this world we live in is the best possible world out of all possible configurations and that his god is in charge of all of it–and how wrong that belief is in reality.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I received this email today from an old friend:
Hope you’re well.
I’m reading your little book of unholy questions at the moment and thought I’d share a prayer story with you. When XXXX was pregnant with YYYY and we had the 12 week scan, the physical measurements and blood factors indicated that YYYY had a strong likelihood (60%+) of having a chromosomal disorder (Down’s syndrome or worse).