The Atheist Nightmare asks, “If you want to claim that your brain was not intelligently designed, then shouldn’t your entire belief system come into question? It would seem to me that you would have no reason to trust your own thoughts.” So this is not just about creationism vs evolution. Here is my response.
Dusty Smith, of the Cult of Dusty YouTube channel, has claimed that black Christians are Uncle Toms. The argument goes that the Bible was used to justify the slave trade, and by endorsing the Bible, black Christians are endorsing as the word of God the scriptures used to justify the enslavement of their ancestors. It is true that the Bible was used to justify slavery. However, justification is not the same thing as explicitly calling for something.
Creationists are always quick to try to debunk biological evolution, but I have never heard of creationists trying to debunk linguistic evolution. Yet the Bible clearly states that different languages came about by intelligent design, not by evolution. In the story of the Tower of Babel, God changes the languages that the workers are speaking, so that they can no longer communicate with each other.
In the second chapter of Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America–and How We Can Get More of It, Arthur C. Brooks says the data shows that religious people are happier than secular people. What should we make of this?