Continuing Trends in Religion

Pew continues to do good research on religious growth trends. The indication is that Islam is growing and will continue to grow rapidly through 2060, although it is not expected to overtake Christianity in terms of world population share. You may have heard that eastern religion, such as Buddhism, and the religiously unaffiliated are on … Read more

Economic Eating

AfterEcon is all about what to after having studied economics. That is, it is all about applying economics (distinct from the study of Applied Economics). This article reviews some recent dietary changes I’ve made through that lens. When I was younger, enrolled at ACC, and working at WalMart, my diet consisted of oatmeal for breakfast … Read more

The No Goalposts Fallacy

It’s kind of like the┬ámoving the goalposts fallacy, but not. It happens frequently when discussing God with atheists. The most obvious example is with regard for evidence on the existence of God. Atheists will sometimes say they so no evidence for God, and the theist can easily respond with many empirical and philosophical evidences. On … Read more

Biblical anti-hyperliteralism vs nonliteralism

I have previously written against hyperliteralism, but a recent Reddit post inspired me to clarify that opposing hyperliteralism is not the same as supporting nonliteralism. From the Reddit post: My position on Christianity being revealed would only serve to create bias. I will leave it out. If the Bible was taken literally, but is nonliteral, … Read more