There wouldn’t be such a thing as counterfeit gold if there were no real gold somewhere.
Some viewers of this website may inclined to ask: OK, assuming that there is a God, how can you be so arrogant as to believe that YOUR God is the true God and that every other concept of God is wrong?! How utterly closed-minded, ethnocentric, naive, and parochial!! Further, what evidence… Read More
Despite the scientific and philosophical arguments for the existence of God presented on this website and elsewhere, some readers may still be haunted by a persistent question: If he is more than just an imaginary big-daddy-in-the-sky, why does it seem that God is hiding from us? It stands to reason that the inability of anyone to produce a unicorn is a pretty good reason not to believe in unicorns. Why… Read More
“Astronomers now find they have painted themselves into a corner because they have proven, by their own methods, that the world began abruptly in an act of creation to which you can trace the seeds of every star, every planet, every living thing in this cosmos and on the earth. And they have found that all this happened as a product of forces they cannot hope to discover…. That there… Read More
A common current in modern culture is the view that morality is “relative.” In other words, what is morally right for me might not be morally right for you, and vice versa. Moral relativism is very appealing and popular largely due to the human desire for moral autonomy. After all, who wants somebody else telling them what they should and should not do? This cultural current, perhaps better than anything… Read More
“We have to recognize that we are spiritual beings with souls existing in a spiritual world as well as material beings with bodies and brains existing in a material world.”
–Nobel Prize winning neurophysiologist Sir John Eccles.
If there is no reality beyond the physical world, it stands to reason that our existence as sentient beings ends when our physical bodies die. And denying the existence of anything transcending… Read More
“What is to give light must endure burning.”
—Victor Frankl, the famed Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who survived the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
In his now famous book The God Delusion, outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins contends that:
“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a… Read More