Category: clues

No God, no meaning?

Can life have meaning without God? Where does meaning come from? Can we choose our meaning, or is it something we must find?

How to think your way into religious belief?

A journalist sums up some of the evidence that there is more to the world and life than materialism suggests.

Thinking irrationally about God?

Most of us like to think we make good choices based on well-thought out reasons. But what about when we think about God and decide on our beliefs?

Quantum physics – surprises for everyone!

Quantum physics challenges what we know about matter, light and the universe. Its challenge to materialism is worth looking into.

The silliest claim ever made?

If science and philosophy can’t explain consciousness, does that show consciousness is an illusion, or that science and philosophy are not adequate to the task?

Is science the best way to know things?

Is science is the best way to know things, “because scientific knowledge is better than non-scientific knowledge”? or is this an over-statement?

Does beauty point to God?

It doesn’t seem necessary for humans to be able to appreciate beauty to survive, so does our aesthetic sense point to God?

Christian belief about Jesus: how do we know what we know?

How do we know the truth about Jesus? If the evidence isn’t as clear as scientific evidence, should we believe it?

Can humans be reduced to atoms and electro-chemical processes?

An article by a prominent neuroscience researcher argues against a materialistic approach to brain and mind. What can we learn from him?

The universe – stranger than we could imagine

The more we learn about our universe, and the forces and particles that form it, the more weird it seems.