Has anyone read "The Varieties of Religious Experience" (circa 1902) by William James?
If so, comments.
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Tonight I attended a talk by Dr. Craig. I think some commentary on his talk is warranted as he presented himself somewhat differently than in other talks and debates I have seen on the internet. The organizers of the talk were a collection of religious groups, specifically Christian groups and I think this factored into the way he presented himself. He went through his regular dossier of arguments, ontological, KCA, teleological but added on his understanding of the resurrection of Jesus as…Continue
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I pose this question, since I have watched many of William Lane Craig's great academy award winning performances. I have heard many atheist say that he has won most of the debates against atheist, but I have always come to the conclusion that he has not provided anything with substance. He uses the same old arguments that are known not to be very strong. Therefore from my point of view he lost. I think a person wins a debate if their claims are true, if they provide evidence, and if the…Continue
This is in response to WL Craig's argument that the slaughter of women, children and unborn fetuses was justified in the bible, as he claims they could have grown into potentially evil people that did much more destruction in the world. And according to WL Craig, we should actually feel sorry for the soldiers that had to kill these defenseless people. WL Craig should not be allowed to get…Continue
This morning I read a blog entry written by William Lane Craig and shuddered. [http://www.reasonablefaith.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=5767 ]
According to Craig, his god is not required to follow "objective" moral laws. At the same time this god is defined as perfectly good. If it is perfectly good not to follow objective moral laws then there is no reason why humans…Continue