On Faith

This article points to five useful resources related to the concept of faith in Christianity. These resources defend the notion that faith and empiricism are complimentary rather than antagonistic. 1 – This Reddit Atheist Realizes that Atheists Engage in Faith Too I believe that other humans are conscious but to my knowledge it’s impossible to … Read more On Faith

8 General Critical Thinking Skills

People sure talk alot about general and critical thinking skills. I’m not always sure what they mean, but in my present view the following 8 skills would qualify, all of which I deem important: The ability to clearly identify the problem. This includes the ability to define the problem as a statement or as a … Read more 8 General Critical Thinking Skills

Am I Cherry Picking or is This a Decent Definition of Faith?

I hear different definitions of faith from different places. Atheists criticize faith, Christians support faith, but other Christians reject blind faith. Finally, some Christians, see blind faith as the only sort of real faith. This article is my attempt to define faith in a way which is both Biblical and also rational. tldr: Faith is … Read more Am I Cherry Picking or is This a Decent Definition of Faith?

6 Logical Principles

This article will cover 6 logical insights which are applicable to scientific analysis and philosophy. 1 – The Expanded Principle of Non-Contradiction Two nonequivalent statements cannot simultaneously be true and contradictory. The principle of non-contradiction holds that if A is true, A’ (that is, the negation of A) cannot also be true. An example would … Read more 6 Logical Principles

Top 3 Worst Facebook Political Equivications

Sometimes people say things during a political conversation and my brain explodes. “Does not compute does not compute…!” Then I realize, wait, the reason someone thinks, for example, that oil subsidies are a conservative idea, is because of a simple misconception. A fallacy of equivocation. Here are my top 3 political false equivocations for the … Read more Top 3 Worst Facebook Political Equivications

Destroying a Weak Attack on the Modal Ontological Argument

Some poor logician my atheist friend sent me in a facebook post attempted to attack Plantiga’s Modal Ontological argument and did a horrible job. Find the article here. First of all, what is PMOA? He attacks it in 3 ways:1 He attempts to say that the argument is logically valid but meaningless2 He attempts to … Read more Destroying a Weak Attack on the Modal Ontological Argument

Mike Licona’s Top 10 Resurrection Myths Adressed

Dr. Mike Licona is an American New Testament scholar, evangelical Christian apologist and Associate Professor in Theology at Houston Baptist University. He has a bit of a specialty in the defense of the authenticity of the resurrection of Jesus. Recently he created some very short videos which address the 10 top myths he here’s from … Read more Mike Licona’s Top 10 Resurrection Myths Adressed

The Miraculous Fallacy

In the false “Science vs Religion” paradigm there is one particular fallacy which stands out among many. It says that if science can explain an event then the event is not miraculous. 1 Many miracles were claimed in the Bible as evidence for God’s existence and power. This includes walking on water, water to wine, … Read more The Miraculous Fallacy