Is belief in God like belief in unicorns?

Posted on August 30, 2017 By

God and unicorns

God and unicorns: A favorite atheist claim is that belief in God is akin to belief in unicorns. But, interestingly enough, the history of belief in unicorns has a crucial lesson to teach us about atheism: It is not sufficient for atheists to merely reject God as an ultimate explanation for such things as the…

Atheists cannot live as if their beliefs are true.

Posted on August 28, 2017 By

The real world provides a laboratory to test worldviews. The problem for atheism is that it fails in the laboratory of the real world. For example, atheism insists that we are nothing but mindless robots made of meat. But atheists cannot live as if this were actually true.  According to atheist biologist Richard Dawkins,  “We…

Why randomness explains nothing.

Posted on August 25, 2017 By

God or Evolution?

Why cite God as an explanation when random evolutionary processes do the work of creating life from non-living matter just fine? This is a core atheist argument which presents itself over and over again in atheist books and online forums. But, unfortunately for atheists, randomness is entirely useless as an explanation for the origin of…

Why atheism is more than just a “non-belief” in God.

Posted on August 24, 2017 By

The more time one spends debating atheists, the more often one will encounter the argument that atheism is just a “non-belief” in God, and therefore does not need to be logically defended. Andy Bannister humorously highlights the absurdity of this idea by telling a story about a guy who denies the existence of the nation…

The problem with an accidentally occurring universe.

Posted on August 24, 2017 By

Dean Overman writes in A Case Against Accident and Self-Organization : “Conundrum: if logical thinking is an accident, is it trustworthy? Or, to modify the enigma, is it probable that accidents will accurately describe other previous accidents? The concept that the universe and our existence were the products of accidents means that all our thinking is…

Where did God come from? (Richard Dawkins book “The God Delusion”)

Posted on August 22, 2017 By

The “Where did God come from?” atheist argument is the self-described “central argument” of Richard Dawkins’ famous atheist book titled “The God Delusion.” William Lane Craig responds to the “Where did God come from?” argument, and the argument that God must be more complex than what he created, in the context of responding to Richard…

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