All Blog Posts Tagged 'god' (181)

First Cause

I consider the Cosmological Argument the best argument for a creator God. Given the theme of this blog, I don’t consider it a particularly good argument, but it is the best none the less. What follows is the most fair, if not conclusive, rebuttal I have to give.



The argument from the origin of the universe, or the Cosmological Argument dates back to the beginning of apologetics. If you are interested in the history, Google it. I plan on…

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Added by Steven Murphy on March 29, 2012 at 10:13am — 2 Comments

The Reason Rally - My experience



We're Here! We're Godless!…

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Added by Richard ∑wald on March 25, 2012 at 10:00pm — 42 Comments

Some pearls of (un)wisdom from a creationist on facebook.

"You are checking theism with twisted, naturalistic logic. The two are completely incompatible, and thus one cannot define the other. That is the greatest fallacy of those who support Naturalism, thinking that they have an upper hand in defining the undefinable."



"If God wanted himself to be able to be tested by his own creation, then we could do so. We can't, and thus He doesn't."



"Since God works 100% through natural methods (meaning he rarely comes down to earth and… Continue

Added by Richard Healy on March 16, 2012 at 2:46am — 6 Comments

Lizards threaten traditional marriage.

Ha-Ha Hee Hee Hee! ^^

God Hates Lizards

Added by Richard Healy on February 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Lies, damn lies and the people who ignore them

What do you blog about when you don’t feel like blogging and don’t have anything to say? The Bible! Nothing like a bit of Bible study to get you going right? Right.

I thought that today, I’d go back to the beginning. You know, this bit:

1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

I think even some Christians might recognize that line. It’s the first line of the Bible (the King James version anyway…). And I know…

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Added by Shawn Hamman on February 4, 2012 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Is God Just Pretend?

I know everyone here knows the answer is yes, but I am writing this for the ones that have not figured that out yet.

http://www.squidoo.com/god-is-just-pretend

Added by Mike Wasdin on January 29, 2012 at 9:47am — 2 Comments

God the Troll

I came upon this a few minutes ago, and figured I'd share. God is the best troll ever ^_^

 

http://www.ranker.com/list/god-is-an-epic-troll-the-best-of-the-advice-god-meme/robert-wabash

Added by Teagraves on November 22, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

God's plan, preventable deaths, and other musings

My parents are pretty confusing when it comes to their religious beliefs. Neither of them are hardcore or anything, and I think they simply believe because they never really (seriously) considered anything else. My mom usually speaks about God (when she does) in a general way, while I think my dad would be a tiny bit more "Christian-y" about it. My father can easily poke fun at Christianity and bring up silly questions (such as whether or not Jesus knew about pizza at the time he was alive,…

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Added by Teagraves on November 1, 2011 at 11:51am — 4 Comments

Who Shall Protect Our Gods?

Disclaimer: This is my first blog a so I begin by apologizing for all the rules of blogging that I will break.  Actually I'm not going to apologize for breaking the rules (for if they were important they would have been written down in a place where I would have read them . I am going to apologize for offending you. Hmmm...perhaps not; for insult is taken. never given and I…

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Added by A. D'Agio on October 10, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why We Believe in God. - Book Review

Why We Believe in God(s) by J Anderson Thomson

A Review.

At the first glimpse one wonders why this 140 something page small format book was brought out in a book form when all this could well have been…

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Added by R K Sudan on September 1, 2011 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

When the philosophy undergraduates discover god...

This is my very first post on here so be very, very kind.  Maybe even sycophantic if you have it in you… ;-)

I've decided to post this in order to avoid having a drawn out and painful discussion with the original author of a Christian apology which, like arguing with a drunk teenager, is largely pointless and always entirely depressing.

The post in question was from someone called Templestream, a guy who was trolling on Atheist Revolution.  His theory was the typical drivel and…

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Added by Darren Taggart on July 30, 2011 at 5:31am — 6 Comments

My Atheism Doesn’t Need Evolution

Atheists are often portrayed as die hard believers in evolution, and atheism is quite often portrayed as being dependent upon believing in the validity of evolution. But you know what? Some people, such as myself, did not need to rely on Darwin to steer our courses off the path of religion and onto the path of reason.

 

Consider:

 

The bible was not created by a god nor inspired by the word of any god. It was written by a number of people who tried…

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Added by Brian Bridson on July 17, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Taking the Plunge

Once you've accepted Jesus into your heart, your next step is showing your obedience and symbolizing your rebirth through baptism.  The Christian denominations in which I grew up believed that baptism was only valid as a personal decision.  Some denominations practice infant baptism or sprinkling, but in the context of what I was taught that practice seems to have no significance whatsoever (except to…

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Added by Jon Willis on July 7, 2011 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Repeat After Me

Getting saved through Jesus Christ and receiving the Holy Spirit sounds like it would be a really big deal.  I mean, the sheer mechanics of opening up one's heart and having the Holy Spirit move in like a college kid moving into the dorms is difficult to wrap your head around.  Oddly enough, Christians seem to think it requires nothing more than the ability to repeat phrases told to you by another person.  This applies mainly to children who are too young to formulate a sentence based on the…

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Added by Jon Willis on July 6, 2011 at 10:03am — 2 Comments

Born Christian?

I was indoctrinated into Protestant Christianity from birth and accepted Jesus as my Lord and savior at the ripe old age of four.  I don't remember much about my childhood but I still remember that evening and the place of worship in Panama we called "The Home."  It wasn't a formal church and I imagine it was more like what you would have seen in the Apostle Paul's day where believers gathered in homes to praise god together through song and prayer.

The Home was situated either…

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Added by Jon Willis on July 5, 2011 at 3:16pm — No Comments

TONIGHT Ardent Atheist stars Laura J Silverman, Gary Shapiro & BJ Kramer!

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Added by Heather Henderson on June 22, 2011 at 7:05pm — No Comments

The Pledge of Allegiance Old and New

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/06/23/billboard-campaign-refutes-one-nation-under-god/



While I haven’t seen many billboards across Tennessee that are religious in nature that are surprising, this new campaign in North Carolina is a welcome change. I’m actually surprised this didn’t happen sooner, but I hope this will catch on. The gist is putting up an American flag pattern with… Continue

Added by Jared Sloan Cowan on May 28, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Fullmetal atheist's "imagene no religion..." part one: no holocaust

Before Hitler came to power the Catholic Church spread anti-Jewish remarks. They spread hate agents Jews saying that they killed Jesus. This is not the act of just one crazy pope but a ton of popes over a long period of time. All the religious lies and hate piled up. Then a large depression came to… Continue

Added by fullmetal atheist on May 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Hell is not moral

When a theist starts to babble on about how god is moral there are a lot of ways to shut them up. One of my favorites is to talk about hell. at a first glance hell seems like jail, a place where evil people go. But when you think about it you can make hell seem not moral without even using the bible agents the… Continue

Added by fullmetal atheist on May 17, 2011 at 3:43pm — 2 Comments

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