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Theists and the Lack of Education

reason and education vs faith

Education, whilst not necessarily something that makes someone “smart” or “intelligent”, it can assist with learning things like logic and critical thinking. Education also provides us the means to understand what evidence is, and learn various things about the world. For the sake of this article, when I am referring … Continue reading

Conversations with Theists – Volume 1: Mind Gymnastics and Tenuous Links to God’s Existence

Conversations with theists and evidence of god

Why have conversations with theists? It can be interesting to talk to people about their beliefs. It is always good to go in with an open mind. You can learn a lot, even if you are well versed on their religion. Whilst I find engaging in debate generally fruitless I … Continue reading

Debunking Summary of Scientific Evidence for Creation (Part I & II) Duane Gish, Ph.D.

I do dislike sharing links from such sites as www.icr.org and www.answersingenesis.org but for the purposes of this, and the debunking other articles, it is unfortunately unavoidable. The article I would like to address in this article is http://www.icr.org/article/summary-scientific-evidence-for-creation/ I guess firstly I should introduce you to Duane Tolbert Gish, … Continue reading

God and the Infinite Regress

Turtles all the way down

“It’s turtles all the way down” One of the many arguments put forward as evidence for the existence of God is that of necessity. That God must necessarily exist in order to explain and overcome certain questions and problems regarding existence. The problem of ‘infinite regress’ is one such problem … Continue reading

A universe of gods- can science prove god exists

universe of gods

Introduction A common claim is that science cannot reveal gods. However if a god created the universe, this would have a direct bearing on science. This article examines the possibility and implications of a universe created by a god. We examine whether science can prove god exists. When speculating on possible … Continue reading

Can science be trusted?

In my previous article I covered all that we can possibly know, and declared that science is the best way to separate fact from fiction- i.e. to make our internal map of reality (practical reality) as accurate as possible. This article explores why science can be trusted, frequent criticisms of science, … Continue reading

Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

trust

Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category of “bigger … Continue reading