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Daring to disagree with Plantinga and Pigliucci

Daring to publicly disagree with one professional philosopher is enough to make your hands sweaty but two at once! I had seen many fellow Christians recommending Plantinga’s recent interview with Gary Gutting as a masterclass in arguing that atheism is … Continue reading

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In defense of Pigliucci

The title should read: In defense of Pigliucci with one major caveat! I’ll get to what it is later. It’s not uncommon to find people who take the view that ‘atheists’ (since I’m reading Boghossian currently I won’t even attempt … Continue reading

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The one fact almost all philosophers miss

Please please please please please – do not take me seriously. What I write in italics below is a parody of an argument made by James A. Lindsay here. To understand the point I’m making it’s worth looking at what he said … Continue reading

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Be an atheist for an hour!

Here is John Piper (possibly the most well known theistic determinist in the western world): This is my third consecutive blog on John Piper so I promise to give him (and all of you) a break after this one. At … Continue reading

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Where is God?

I followed a link to the ‘The Official Blog of University of Missouri Sceptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics’ today. The article which had been recommended was called: ‘Are Christian Apologists Evidence Against Christianity?’ Since the only reply underneath the … Continue reading

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A response to the problem of an ‘evil god’ as raised by Stephen Law

Stephen Law has suggested that arguments such as the cosmological and teleological arguments could serve equally well to support an evil god hypothesis. He says: “The challenge is to explain why the hypothesis that there exists an omnipotent, omniscient and … Continue reading

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