Atheist fallacy #4: Straw man fallacy

Posted on August 6, 2019 By

straw man fallacy

Refuting a distorted or misrepresented version of someone’s logical argument is usually much easier than responding to that person’s actual argument. And considering that we live in a culture which places such importance upon convenience, it is not surprising that this logical fallacy, known as a straw man fallacy, is so prevalent in atheist argumentation….

Atheist fallacy #3: Genetic Fallacy

Posted on August 6, 2019 By

genetic fallacy

An atheist commenter to the Facebook page writes, “It is an absolute fact that if you had been born in an Islamic country you would almost certainly be a Muslim; if born in India you would be a Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist depending on the region and your culture; and so on. It’s all…

Atheist fallacy #2: Equivocation fallacy

Posted on August 1, 2019 By


“Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?” …quipped comedian Groucho Marx. Humor can be achieved with an equivocation, which is the use of two different meanings of a term, as if they were the same. In Marx’s joke, the second usage of the term institution is a reference to…

Atheist fallacies (installment #1)

Posted on July 30, 2019 By

atheist logical fallacies

“Believing in God is like believing in the Easter Bunny, fairies, goblins, or the Flying Spaghetti Monster!” Such claims are extremely abundant on the internet, and in books by atheist science popularizers such as Richard Dawkins. But to be an effective critical thinker, one must learn to quickly spot logical fallacies, such as the two…

Why scientific consensus is useless (at best).

Posted on July 20, 2019 By

scientific consensus is useless

“I would remind you to notice where the claim of consensus is invoked. Consensus is invoked only in situations where the science is not solid enough. Nobody says the consensus of scientists agrees that E=mc2. Nobody says the consensus is that the sun is 93 million miles away. It would never occur to anyone to…

The many Christians crucial to science.

Posted on June 2, 2019 By

Christians crucial to science

“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.”

—Werner Heisenberg, who was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physics for the creation of quantum mechanics (which is absolutely crucial to modern science). Heisenberg was a devout Lutheran Christian, publishing and giving several talks reconciling science with his faith. He was a member of Germany’s largest Protestant religious body, the Evangelische Kirche.

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