This is the first post in a four part series. A second, multi-post series, Why I Am A Christian, will be published next. I think we are all united by some fundamental questions, important questions. Where we start to distant ourselves lies with the answers. Origin: where did it all come from/why is there something…
This episode includes apologetics, a discussion on church values plus Mike gives Rick marital counseling. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e21.mp3
In part 2, we dig deeper into why God doesn’t stop evil actions. When it comes to suffering, what are our options if Christianity is not true? http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e18.mp3
In this episode we we explore emotions, miracle claims and respond to an article that claims that if God is real and he really does miracles, he would stop all tragedies. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e17.mp3
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. –C.S. Lewis If natural selection is the best explanation for humanity, what is the explanation for unnecessary things like art?
Reality is what you bump into when you are wrong. –Dallas Willard Some people fight reality. Some submit to it. Which are you?
“Science got us to the moon, what did philosophy ever get us?” “Logic, democracy. Maybe even science.” @Existential Comics Science is essential, but it can never be enough.
This first appeared as an article titled, Why There Is No Such Thing In a Good Atheist on huffingtonpost.com and churchismessy.com It is reposted with revisions. If you’re an atheist (whatever that word means these days), you’ve likely had to stomach your fair share of being told that you aren’t a good person or that…
The unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates Do you agree? If yes, you’ve got some Sacred Skeptic in you.
I know of no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too desirous of evidence in support of their core beliefs. –Sam Harris We heartily agree with Sam Harris on this. We just wish he’d apply it to his own moral reasoning.
Convictions are prisons. Friedrich Nietzsche Do you think he was convinced of that?
People are incensed with the perceived injustice in the Stanford Rape case. Are they right? What would lead a judge to hand down such a light sentence? How should we talk to our sons and daughters about drinking, partying and sexual assault? http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e3.mp3