Search Results for: "Christian apologetics"

Rational morality

Here’s a great video. It’s not short (31 mins) but its well worth watching right through – or downloading and watching later. Even watching several times, the speaker is so eloquent and precise with his language. In it Scott Clifton … Continue reading

Is Monckton good value?

On a recent podcast I heard John Abraham, well known for his debunking of claims made by Christopher Monckton, say that Monckton was actually a good asset to climate science. That the man had so discredited himself and his climate … Continue reading

RIP Antony Flew

If only! Several Christian apologetics blogs have commented on Antony Flew’s recent death (see Antony Flew 1923-2010, Antony Flew dies at 87, Theology Geek, and Professor Antony Flew – Obituary…). The unfortunate aspect of these blogs is that they indulge … Continue reading

The rules of science

PZ Myers has a great post Ten Questions to Ask Your Biology Teacher About Intelligent Design. It briefly discusses, and disposes of, some of the most common intelligent design (ID) arguments. And does it so clearly. He is a great … Continue reading

The philosophy wars

Book Review: Critique of Intelligent Design: Materialism versus Creationism from Antiquity to the Present by John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark, and Richard York Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Monthly Review Press (November 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1583671730 ISBN-13: 978-1583671733 Hello … Continue reading

The Atheist Camel Chronicles

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic Book Review: The Atheist Camel Chronicles: Debate Themes & Arguments for the Non-Believer (and those who think they might … Continue reading

The entropy fib

The local Christian apologetics blog “Thinking Matters” appears to have made a policy decision to outsource most of the content. Specifically to the subcontinent (where else do New Zealanders outsource to) and a Walter Mitty type of character, Johnson Philip. … Continue reading

Scientific “authority”

Apparently evolutionary science is falling apart. Creationist “scientists” are telling us how modern science has proved Darwin wrong. And they must be right because they are scientists, aren’t they? We can take their word for it, can’t we? The old … Continue reading

Beware of science!

Most of us living in a democracy appreciate our pluralist society. We are used to relating to others who have different religious, political and other beliefs. We accept that our employers, employees, teachers, students, doctors, patients, customers, shop-owners, etc., may … Continue reading

“Scientism” in the eyes of the beholder

Well, I have finally been accused of “scientism.” Usually considered a derogatory label it is often used unjustly. After all, there a people who wish to discredit scientists and scientific findings because they these don’t support a product, or idea, … Continue reading