Last updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017This is a response to a post by Frank Turek called WHY ATHEISM MAKES REASON IMPOSSIBLE. I will quote some of what he says to add context. If we are just molecules in motion as atheists assert, then every thought we have is the result of the non-rational laws of … [Read more…]
Is life meaningless or worthless without God? No, meaningful lives are available even without God, and life is the sort of thing that is inherently worthwhile. This article, and its accompanying video, explain why the lives of atheists can be both meaningful and worthwhile.
A Christian website has posted ten questions for every atheist, which it maintains no atheist can truly and honestly answer. These are my answers.
In her book Allah Is Dead: Why Islam is Not a Religion, Christian author Rebecca Bynum tries to distance Islam from Christianity, lumping it together with atheism, which she unfairly bashes. But her atheism-bashing is misinformed, as her values and atheist values are not so far apart.
In recent years, we have heard of New Atheism, associated with atheists who have been openly critical of religion, particularly Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, and Dennett. Some people seem shocked by this, as though they expect atheists to keep quiet about their beliefs. I recently read a book that easily fits in with New Atheism, except it was written in 1846.
In Allah Is Dead: Why Islam is Not a Religion, Rebecca Bynum frequently claims that Christianity is superior to Islam, and to do this, she often tries to lump Islam and Atheism together, as if they are both more alike than they are like Christianity. So there is lots of backpeddling, in which she will criticize Islam, then try to show that Christianity is not the same.