How to debunk it This isn’t an argument, it’s a question—a perfectly good one, by the way. The problems start when people try to answer it with insufficient reason and evidence. There are those (mostly in the fields of theoretical physics and quantum physics) who are working on it, and there are some promising leads.… Read More Why is There Something Rather Than Nothing?
The Argument Religion is imperfect, to be sure, but 20th-century history has shown us that abandoning religion can be absolutely devastating. Murderous regimes like those of Hitler, Stalin and Mao are examples of what can happen when people no longer believe in god, and think they can do anything they want. How to Debunk It… Read More How to Debunk The Hitler, Stalin Mao argument
The Argument Why don’t you believe in God? What’s Wrong With It It’s not even an argument; just a loaded question that tries to suggest there’s something wrong with a lack of belief. Loaded questions of any sort need not be answered because doing so suggests you accept the false premise the question was loaded… Read More Why Don’t You Believe In God?
The religious case against same-sex marriage can take many forms, and can be debated and debunked in many ways. But from my experience (quite a bit of it), these are the two quickest and most effective ways to debunk pretty much any argument against same-sex marriage.
Religions are full of supernatural claims and stories, many of which are the core of the religion itself. But the problem isn’t just that there’s no proof to support supernatural claims, it’s that the very idea that something can be deemed supernatural is impossible. If something actually happens, or happened, it is, to the extent… Read More How To Debunk All Supernatural Claims
Most of us are not evolutionary biologists, but since the debate over evolution is unfortunately still so common, it is well worth learning a thing or two about the actual supporting evidence for the theory. Moreover, the body of evidence in support of this theory is so staggeringly large and compelling that you should welcome… Read More The Evidence For Evolution
There’s no denying that science and religion both exist (and therefore technically coexist) but that doesn’t mean they’re compatible. Marriage and infidelity coexist too; so do the rule of law and criminal activity. Lots of things exist together, but that doesn’t mean they’re compatible. In fact, it’s probably a bad idea for religious apologists to… Read More “Religion and Science Are Compatible” – Debunked
You might have heard this one before – “I also used to be an atheist, but after doing enough research and and looking at the evidence, I have discovered the deeper truths of life and have happily embraced Jesus Christ as my lord and savior” (or something to that effect).
Any non believer who has ever debated a theist would have probably noticed that there are a number of situations (most of which quite comical) that are reached during the debate. The following is an example of one of these scenarios which I have had on numerous occasions: Theist: “Why don’t you believe in… Read More Why DON’T You Believe in God?
Belief in god, it is often said, is not an easy thing. As with most worthwhile pursuits, however, you have to continuously work on it and nurture it. At a certain point, you simply have to decide to believe in god, and have faith in him. There are two general problems with this idea: