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Ponder God's Plan

"God's plan" is the way that Christians traditionally explain things like amputations, cancer, hurricanes and car accidents. For example, if a Christian dies…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008 at 3:16am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008.

Read the Bible

Imagine that we are good friends. One day we are talking:

Me: Wow, you will…
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Created by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008 at 3:14am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008.

Think about science

Notice what happens when anyone is "miraculously cured". A person is sick, the person prays (or a prayer circle prays for the person) and the person is…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008 at 3:13am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008.

Notice that there is no scientific evidence

There is no scientific evidence indicating that God exists. We all know that. For example:

  • God has…
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Created by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008 at 3:12am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008.

Look at historical gods

The belief in "god" seems to be ubiquitous through the ages.

We know, for example, that the ancient…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008 at 3:10am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 20, 2008.

BIBLE THEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Except for the fact that the Biblical story of creation is fundamental to Christianity one would not put such stupid and childish nonsense on paper. That so many people accept Christianity… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 29, 2008 at 10:30pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Aug 8, 2008.

Common Arguments

Introduction

This document contains responses to points which were brought up repeatedly in Usenet newsgroups and on discussion boards (such as the…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 31, 2008 at 3:13am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 31, 2008.

An Introduction to Atheism

Foreword

This article attempts to provide a general introduction to atheism. Whilst I have tried to be as neutral as possible regarding contentious issues, you should always remember that…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 31, 2008 at 3:12am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 31, 2008.

Science, Religion, Politics, Law, and Education

by Tim Berra

Chapter 5 -- from the book Evolution and the Myth of Creationism



The evolution-creation debate is ostensibly about… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:27pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

A lecture by Richard Dawkins

Religious people split into three main groups when faced with science. I shall label them the "know-nothings", the "know-alls", and the "no-contests". I…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:09pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

The Fine Art of Baloney Detection

by Carl Sagan

from The Demon-Haunted… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:57pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

The Biblical Position On Women

Any discussion of bondage and the Bible would be remiss if the Biblical role outlined for women was omitted. In both the Old and New Testaments women are…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:55pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

How Biblical Faith Protects Itself From Critics

Any philosophy, theory, or ideology that is based essentially on faith, irrationality, and blind obedience to unsubstantiated allegations, propositions,…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:54pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

Jesus and the Jewish Resistance

Introduction

There are certain advantages in being Jewish when attempting to…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:52pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

A Criticism of my Church

This chapter is above all a critical contribution to the discussion which has begun in Germany about the legitimacy of radical historical criticism in the…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:51pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

The Last Taboo Why America Needs Atheism

It was King Kong who put the fear of God in me, when I was 8 or 9 years old. Blessed with irreligious parents and excused from attending Sunday school or…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:50pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

The Missionary Position Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

Excerpt from Chapter 2: Good Works and Heroic Virtues

Mother and Charles Keating,…
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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:49pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

Concerning Christian Charity

by Dr. Tim…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:48pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

Who Needs Reason in the Face of Truth?

Have you ever seen the movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers? In it, a struggling Donald Sutherland deals with colleagues who disappear one by one…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:46pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

Separation of Church and State: A Family History

Recently, I decided to explore my ancestral roots and I found some interesting parallels between myself and today's historic events. These parallels begin…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008 at 7:45pm. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Jul 30, 2008.

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