On The Definition of Faith

For the past couple centuries, if not longer, the writing has been on the wall for the religious. You can’t use reason and evidence to demonstrate to the satisfaction of an outsider that religious claims of the supernatural are true. (This was eloquently outlined in John Loftus’ book The Outsider Test for Faith) It’s no secret […]

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Polite Canadian takes on Presuppositionalists

Without a doubt, the most irritating and frustrating conversation one can have about religion is one with a presuppositionalist. It’s the rather confusing assertion that a pre-requisite for all knowledge claims anywhere ever is a believe in god. It’s another example of apologetics as conversation stopper: you must explain to me how X is possible […]

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A Fascinating Experiment in Debate

Apparently, Eric Hovind — a young-Earth creationist minister in Florida with a tenuous connection to reality — offered ten thousand dollars to Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire to debate him on the subject of a six thousand year old earth. While that debate never happened (as a general rule, any religious person who claims […]

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