Category Archives: Atheism

Science of the Gaps

Skeptics frequently charge theists with clinging to a “god of the gaps” approach to explaining natural phenomena. The argument goes something like this: A certain natural phenomenon has no known scientific explanation or cause (e.g., lightning). Given the absence of … Continue reading

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Antikythera and Design

If you have a passion for archaeology, history, and technology, as I do, you are probably already aware of the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism, a badly corroded relic discovered by sponge divers off the coast of Antikythera island in 1900. Intensive … Continue reading

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The Religious Fervor of Richard Dawkins

If anyone¬†wears the mantle of leadership in the New Atheist movement, Richard Dawkins is that man. An accomplished author and speaker, Dawkins has done more than anyone to popularize atheism as a valid alternative to religion. But the manner in … Continue reading

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God and Suffering

  Peter Kreeft is a deep thinker, but has a gift for summarizing complex arguments in an easy-to-understand manner. This video is an excellent response to the argument that the presence of evil in this world disproves the existence of … Continue reading

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From Atheism to Faith: One Woman’s Journey

If you’ve not heard of Jennifer Fulwiler, you should get acquainted. She is a sharp, witty, young wife and mother from Austin, Texas. She is also an ex-atheist. The story of her journey from strong unbeliever to passionate believer is … Continue reading

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God and Evil

One of atheism’s strongest arguments against God is the existence of evil. If there really was an all-powerful and benevolent God, He would eliminate the scourge of evil in the world. But evil exists; therefore, God does not exist. But … Continue reading

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Angry at Santa Claus

At some point in every child’s life, he or she learns the jarring truth that, in fact, there really is no Santa Claus. However they come to that conclusion, children eventually accept that their earlier infatuation with the bearded fat … Continue reading

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