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Afterlife: When the Science Spoke At Last to Me

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Yesterday, I noted that I struggled mightily with my belief in some sort of afterlife. Today, I want to show you what happened as I slowly began coming to grips with mortality. Plunging Into Science. During that time, 2013-2015, I was devouring a lot of science about the brain — and […]

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Shane Hayes’ Questions We Can’t Escape.

Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back. Today we’re going to return to Shane Hayes’ new apologetics book, The End of Unbelief, as we examine what he thinks are inescapable questions–and demonstrate that they’re pretty escapable after all. It’s important to note that he phrases these questions in terms of them being humanity’s inescapable questions, when in reality […]

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Shane Hayes, Part 7: All Things Being Unequal.

Reading Time: 11 minutes Welcome back. We’re discussing Shane Hayes, who wrote the new apologetics book The End of Unbelief. He has an argument that boils down to “I feel happier believing in Christianity than I did being what I erroneously thought was an atheist, and all things being equal, it makes much more sense to believe in this […]

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Shane Hayes, Part 6: His Actual Argument.

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi folks! Hope your weekend is going swimmingly so far. We’ve been looking at a new apologetics book by Shane Hayes, The End of Unbelief, which bills itself as “a new approach to the question of God.” Today we’re actually going to get into the argument he thinks is the slam-dunk reason why atheists should […]

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Shane Hayes, Part 4: Will You Stay Or Will You Go Now?

Reading Time: 13 minutes Hey, y’all! We’ve been talking this week about newly-published author Shane Hayes’ new apologetics masterpiece, The End of Unbelief, wherein he outlines what his book cover calls “a new approach to the question of God.” Last time, we talked about his bizarre conceptualization of atheism versus Christianity, and today we’ll talk about his dishonest treatment […]

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Shane Hayes, Part 3: The Pursuit of Happyness.

Reading Time: 11 minutes Hi and thanks for joining me! We’ve been talking lately about Shane Hayes’ new apologetics book, The End of Unbelief. It’s about how he was raised a fervent Catholic, spent a brief time as a “militant atheist” as well as a member of a number of other religions, and then reconverted to Christianity. It features […]

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Shane Hayes, Part 2: Dorkness and Lies

Reading Time: 13 minutes Last time we talked about the author Shane Hayes and his new book, The End of Unbelief, which is supposed to be the new singing dancing apologetics book to persuade atheists into converting. Today, we look at just how Mr. Hayes conceptualizes belief and faith in his preface, “Darkness and Light,” and why he’s wrong.

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The Cult of Before Stories: Shane Hayes, Part 1.

Reading Time: 13 minutes A while ago, Kirk Cameron popularized a fairly-new evangelism technique: claiming that he knows all about atheism because he, himself, was once an (gasp! Shock! OMG!) atheist. He thought it gave him some kind of leg up on authority and credibility to say that he’d once been an atheist, and though the attempt backfired hilariously […]

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