Category Archives: philosophy

Dear God

Dear God for whom I had indebted my life too and owe all Salvation too, When I was a doubting a Christian, Nietzche told me that were you dead, but I refused to believe the words of a dead gay … Continue reading

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God, the Meaningless Topic

God is the above and beyond everything; God is the unmovable mover; God is the first and the last, …..God is the Married Bachelor.  God is the living contradiction. Too many times I have listened to people describe God as … Continue reading

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Top Regrets Men Have At the End of Their Lives

I read this article awhile ago on the website Alternet. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies … Continue reading

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Reflection of Self

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” -Leo Tolstoy

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Free From Mental Oppression

I am free from the mental oppression and mental bondage of Christianity. “I am free to think the things I think, free to appreciate the world around me for what it is, free to live my life now and not … Continue reading

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Top Atheist and Skeptic Scholars

1. Bart Ehrman Ehrman is a professor is a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  He actually attended very conservative bible schools, Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute.  And then went on to receive his PH. D … Continue reading

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Top Christian Apologist

1. William Lane Craig Dr. Craig is probably the most famous modern-day apologist in the world.  He currently runs the Reasonable Faith podcast and website.  He holds several degrees in divinity and theology and currently holds a research professor of philosophy … Continue reading

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The Death of God

I remember somewhere in the middle of my journey into extinguishing my skepticism and doubt I came across the Phrase, “God is Dead.”  It caught me off guard, because it was such a bold statement.  Bold that such a person would … Continue reading

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Is God Immutable (Unchanging)?

In this post I wanted to talk about what it means to call God, Unchanging and Immutable in the biblical sense and in the philosophical sense. A Philosophical Immutable God: Some of the classic definitions of an immutable God goes … Continue reading

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The Shame of Non-Evidence

“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.” -Thomas H. Huxley ******** “What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.” -Christopher Hitchens ********  “It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, … Continue reading

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Scriptural Reasoning

Go to Main Menu, Bonus topic for my series: Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a growing academic field of study, because it is a relatively young philosophical field of thought.  In some academic circular it is … Continue reading

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Why I am no longer a Christian?

On several occasion I usually get some version of the two following Question and all these questions are really not about the existence of (any generic) God, but Why I don’t ultimately believe in the Christian God.: What is the … Continue reading

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Defending your Faith-Free Life

Originally posted on Triangulations:
Let’s start with a Bible quote and my coined definition: …Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; —…

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In My Search for Objective Truth

To evaluate the christian apologetic answers.  In the never ending search for objective reasonable truth, and not all possible truth. “For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as … Continue reading

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Answering the Well Spent Journey Atheist Questionnaire

So in all fairness to Matt of the Well Spent Journey Blog who took my Theist Challenge. I took his 12 Questions to ask an Atheist.  In addition he does have a very interesting summary post, on the different answers … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion on the ‘Matter of Doubt’ Podcast

The Matter of Doubt Podcast kindly did a podcast interview on me.  This podcast is a lot more personal in nature than I have been on my blog so check it out. Disclaimer:  Please forgive my annoying laugh, I was … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…The Final Thought of Reason (Part 9)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page The Final Thought of Reason “Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.”-Hannah Arendt quotes

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The Atheist Challenge on the Matter of Doubt Podcast

The Atheist Challenge: 10 Questions for Atheists In this episode of A Matter of Doubt guest Andy joins us as we respond to a listener’s challenge. The author of The Bittersweet End Christian blog sent us an email suggesting we take his Atheist Challenge, … Continue reading

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Worshipping a Hidden God

The Hiddenness of God!!! “God being thus hidden, any religion that does not say God is hidden is not true, and any religion that does not explain why [God is hidden] does not instruct.” -Blaise Pascal How can one worship an invisible … Continue reading

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