Category Archives for Philosophy

Is Atheism the Absence of Beliefs About God?

It’s the strangest phenomenon – a puerile and wrongheaded endeavor to redefine atheism is among us. There is an increasing number of atheists today who would claim that the definition of atheism

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Challenge Theism?

“God is arbitrary!” he said. “You can’t even rationalize the existence of goodness if God exists. Either goodness is entirely arbitrary, or God is entirely arbitrary.” What kind

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Anselm’s Ontological Argument

Anselmus Candiae Genavae, better known as Saint Anselm (c. AD 1033 – 1109) was a medieval Italian cleric, philosopher, and theologian who served as the archbishop of Canterbury. He contributed three

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Precedence and the Erroneous Rejection of Miracles

A bartender walks into the bar, late for work, and upon entering, explains why he was late. He tells his boss that he was late because he ran into a parade, that his car backfired and scared two little

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Do Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence?

Have you ever heard the claim “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence?” Or perhaps you’ve made the argument yourself or are parroting the rhetoric that you’ve heard

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The Blind Men and an Elephant

The Blind Men and an Elephant demonstrates that people, in general, have learned to abhor exclusive claims. Instead of the full comprehension of outward reality, many people all over the world try instead

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Was Abraham Lincoln a Real Historical Figure?

Why do people just believe in Abraham Lincoln when no one alive has ever seen the man? Not one person has seen him. No one has touched him or spoken to him. I realize that the claim is that he’s

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Debate – William Lane Craig vs. Alex Rosenberg

True atheists have an undying unbridled commitment to philosophical naturalism, and usually also to its fraternal twin, philosophical materialism. Though there is a distinction between the two, the commitment

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What is Scientism and Why Does it Hurt Science?

It may seem peculiar that ‘church’ and ‘science’ appear the way they do in the title of this piece, but what has happened in the modern era of appealing to science as a sort of a god, warrants

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Evolution and Human Dignity

Many times after people commit horrendous crimes we get a clear indication of their great disconnectedness with reality. But what happens when a mass murderer is a well-educated, well-read individual who

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