For and Against the Multiverse

This article gives an argument against the multiverse and then gives a strong rebuttal to the argument. The argument against the multiverse is from the single experience of consciousness. I think I’ve made it before but I can’t find the article. Let’s call it Argument A. Anyway it goes like this: Suppose a natural of … Read more For and Against the Multiverse

On Williams and Ehrman

Peter J Williams and Bart Ehrman recently conducted an exceptional discussion of the historicity of the gospels on the Unbelievable show. This article includes criticisms of either side. Against the Christian side: I think Peter was overly reluctant against granting the possibility of contradictions or errors in the gospel. In the case of the death … Read more On Williams and Ehrman

Eleven Arguments to Prefer Christianity to Islam

This article presents eight arguments over three categories to show that Christianity should be preferred over Islam. The main reason we should prefer Christianity over Islam, or Judaism, is because Christianity is true. The first category contains three arguments for the truth of the resurrection of Jesus. Many things are true, however, and not all … Read more Eleven Arguments to Prefer Christianity to Islam

The Great Debate On Morality, Opening Remarks

This prospective article is drafted to outline my opening remarks for a live YouTube debate with my friend Dan Rothschild. This is part one of a series of at least two and possibly three. After the debate, I will write a postmortem and collect relevant links in that article, including a link to this article … Read more The Great Debate On Morality, Opening Remarks

China and the Problem of State Religion

State-lead religion has long been known to be problematic, particularly in the west, and more particularly in the United States. Today the United States has separation of church and state. This principal is properly understood as a reaction against the Anglican Church, wherein the government had both religious and political power. Before the Anglican Church … Read more China and the Problem of State Religion

On the Plausibility of the Resurrection

Perhaps the central miracle in Christianity is the death and resurrection of Christ. At first glance, such an event seems to push the boundaries of what is possible. On second thought, however, resurrections are frequently observed even today, or perhaps especially today. Let’s first disclaim the possibility of anachronism. Notions of what constitute life and … Read more On the Plausibility of the Resurrection