Reforming Counter-Apologetics

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Reforming Counter-Apologetics

Dedicated to realizing the fundamental impulses that drive belief, and seeking secular parallels ~ creating a format for discussion that doesn't address apologetical arguments as much as it replaces the need for those arguments to begin with.

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Formulating a New Argument

Started by Park Bierbower. Last reply by Jedi Wanderer Jun 16, 2012. 11 Replies

I was listening to a podcast a few weeks ago, and they were covering the apologetical argument known as Pre-supposational Apologetics.  Its a clever argument, hard to refute if you're not already…Continue

Analytic thinking can decrease religious belief

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Steph S. Apr 27, 2012. 1 Reply

Analytic Thinking Can Decrease Religious Belief, Study ShowsJust using their "analytic" system of thinking…Continue

Impulse that drives belief -death anxiety?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 4, 2012. 1 Reply

New University of Otago research suggests that when non-religious people think about their own death they become more consciously skeptical about religion, but unconsciously grow more receptive to…Continue

Tags: fear of death

The Accursed Argument (from lack of proof)

Started by Jedi Wanderer. Last reply by Jedi Wanderer Jan 8, 2012. 13 Replies

All of us should by now be intimately familiar with this argument. It is the foundation of the arguments used by a religious friend of mine that I met on MySpace and have argued extensively on the…Continue

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Comment by Jedi Wanderer on January 28, 2011 at 11:41am
I wouldn't limit it to mere conspiracy theories. In fact I will start a discussion soon (or maybe more than one) that tackle these questions.
Comment by Park Bierbower on January 28, 2011 at 9:40am

So, down to business then..  I'm curious, can any of us think of other thought patterns in the human experience that are similar to religious thought patterns?  Identifying the nature of the beast, and any similar natures is key.  I'm thinking conspiracy theories..  and maybe whenever someone's world view is completely shaken, such as finding out a partner was cheating or that they were adopted... something like that.  

Comment by Park Bierbower on January 28, 2011 at 7:21am
buwahahahaha!
Comment by Jedi Wanderer on January 28, 2011 at 6:47am
Ok here we are. It begins, mwuaaahhaahahaha!
 

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