Why I’m Not An Atheist | Part 1

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…

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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?

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Reality is what you bump into when you are wrong.  –Dallas Willard Some people fight reality. Some submit to it.  Which are you?

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“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.

I’ve Met Some Great Atheists, But Never a Good One

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…

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The unexamined life is not worth living.  –Socrates Do you agree? If yes, you’ve got some Sacred Skeptic in you.

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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.

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Convictions are prisons.  Friedrich Nietzsche Do you think he was convinced of that?