Intelligent Design

The Discovery Institute is really pushing this Intelligent Design notion. They apparently believe that the Intelligent Designer is their god. But they are making a serious error. I guess it stems from their penchant for seeing what they believe,...

How can God be all knowing and all powerfull?

Atheists frequently object to me, "How can God be all knowing and all powerful if there is still evil in the world?"  The argument goes like this: if God is all knowing, then he can't be all powerful with evil still in the world; if God is all...

The Me!

What is the 'Me', my conscienceness, the essence that makes me individual, the 'I' when I think of Myself? The quintessential being of Me. A lot of people call this thing our spirit. The spirit inhabits the body during life and departs it upon...

Evangelicals question the truth of Adam and Eve

Modern scientists say that genomic evidence cannot narrow the human population to below 10,000 at any point of human history, as we evolved from other ape species. Tracing human history to two individuals is impossible as the number of genetic...

"Hi, I am God, you must be pleased to meet me"

Until someone taps me on the shoulder and says, "Hi, I am God, you must be pleased to meet me", and substanciates the claim, I refuse to believe that there is an invisible being, hiding somewhere, that deserves my adoration. Religious fellows will...

Dutch Protestant church turning atheist

Recent surveys show that 1 in 6 Dutch Protestant clergy are either atheist or agnostic. 65,000 members of the Dutch Protestant Church leave every year. Now some Dutch Protestant churches are re-inventing Christianity, doubting the historicity of...

Is Heaven and Hell for here only?

 Atheists and Secular Humanists frequently object that Heaven and Hell are states of existence for the here and now only.  Nobody is denying that we go through intense moments of ecstasy or heaven here on earth. Nobody denies that we all go through...

The Christian heaven is a bit like North Korea

The Christian heaven, we are told, is a place where people devoted to the Messiah, the Eternal Ruler worship him.  It is described as a place of everlasting praise and servitude. In this respect it has many similarities to North Korea.  It too has...

Science does not speak about supernature

 All natural investigation in scientific endeavers will only yield natural results since we who study science and we who love science will only be able to learn about natural phenomenons by natural means. Nowhere is the Christian attempting to say...

The problems with creationism

Some devout believers are also creationists, they even use the oxymoronic term "creation science" to explain their views. Here are several problems with this line of thinking: 1) The age of the Earth Some creationists, although not all of...

Belief in Atheism is unfalsifiable

It is frequently mentioned that one of the reasons to reject theism is because it is unfalsifiable.  True, for while we are still living.  In death we will all see the truth.  However, it does not follow that atheism is therefore somehow superior...

Not listening

What is it with some religious people. No matter how many times, no matter how simply, no matter how clearly it is explained to them that atheism is no more than not believing in gods, they refuse to accept this simple truth. Instead, they insist on...

Help the people of Syria

Help the people of Syria by signing this simple online petition to members of the UN Security Council and Syria's allies. This requests a human rights delegation to be sent to the country, to highlight the missing Syrians who have disappeared and...