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Bible time

Bible time…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 1:45pm. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Bible

Bible

The Bible isn't a book but is a collection of books -- with around twenty letters thrown in as well. Any attempt to read it cover to cover usually…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 1:43pm. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Biased Sample

Biased Sample

Also known as foundational bias. In this fallacy you are biased towards a certain conclusion before making arguments or looking at the evidence. It's…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 1:39pm. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Argument from ignorance

Argument from ignorance

a.k.a. God of the gaps, Godidit!, Wishful thinking

The Argument from Ignorance is basically a naked assertion: God…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 5:39am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Argument from Improbability

Summary

The Argument from improbability…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 5:19am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

True Atheist

A true Atheist (with a capital A) is indicated as an atheist who recognizes that supernatural claims require extraordinary evidence. If you become a true Atheist, you recognize that in the… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 5:27am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Two Wrongs Make A Right

This is also known as the "But Clinton..." fallacy.



The idea is, if you can show someone else perpetrated the same transgression, this is supposed to excuse it.



This fallacy… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 5:25am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Vishnu

Vishnu (IAST viṣṇu, Devanagari विष्णु), (honorific: Bhagavan Vishnu), is the supreme God in Vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism. In other traditions of Hinduism, Vishnu is considered to be one of five… Continue

Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 5:14am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Hinduism

A religion with 648 million followers, Hinduism developed from indigenous religions of India in combination with Aryan religions brought to India around 1500 BC. It was codified in the Veda…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 5:16am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Anti Atheism

Anti-atheism is becoming more popular as the religious right suggest that atheists' attempt to bring their point of view into the public sector is akin to destroying religion and persecution of…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 5:00am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Christmas

In 1990, a Cleveland suburb's school board banned all nativity and other Christmas scenes on any school property because they felt it violated the separation of church and state. They were…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 5:10am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

War on Christmas

Pundits on the airwaves are fond of suggesting atheists and non-religious people are issuing a "War on Christmas." This…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 4:57am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

American religion statistics

American religion statistics…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 4:58am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Who are atheists?

Let us bow our heads in thanks for atheists

The re-awakening of atheism in America is going to make for some very interesting times. Leaders of the…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 4:54am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Allah

Allah

Allah is the Arabic word for God. When it is used by muslims, they are referencing the…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 4:51am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Agnosticism

Agnosticism

An Agnostic is someone who suggests that the concept of whether or not there is a supernatural creator or other God-type entity is either unknown or can…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 4:50am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

According to the Torah and later the…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 4:49am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Young earth creationism

Young Earth creationism is the religious belief that Heaven, Earth, and life on Earth were created by a direct act of God dating between 6,000 and 10,000 years ago. Its adherents are those…

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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 4:46am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

Abominations

Abominations

Everyone knows that being gay and eating pork is an abomination, right? But did you know according to the bible there are even more abominable…

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Created by Nelson Feb 12, 2009 at 4:45am. Last updated by Nelson Feb 12, 2009.

Zeus

Zeus, the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, he was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and of the Pantheon of gods who resided there. Being the supreme ruler he upheld…
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Created by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009 at 4:42am. Last updated by Morgan Matthew Feb 12, 2009.

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