Can we judge a belief by how much it benefits or hurts the human race? If so, how does christianity measure up?
An old Sean Carroll video asks whether God is a good scientific theory. The video is persuasive, but most of the arguments fall down on analysis.
Christians are sometimes accused of believing things with no evidence, or even against the evidence. But a closer look shows that the matter isn’t that simple.
Sherlock Holmes said: “when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” How does this apply to the universe?
Cosmologist Luke Barnes, an expert on the scientific evidence for the fine-tuning of the universe, has published an argument for the existence of God.
How do we explain the universe? Are there reasons to believe God made it, or it appeared out of nothing? Or should we give up on finding an explanation and say it just is (a “brute fact”)?
It was just a short conversation over coffee….. …. when the conversation turned to brains. “My neurobiology lecture this morning was pretty challenging. It was about theories of how the brain does logical reasoning. They still don’t really understand it. Left me wondering about how the brain can think logically at all.” “What do you […]
Humans can use the Pythagorus Theorem to set out accurate right angles. You may be surprised to know that one philosopher sees this ability as being a pointer to naturalism not being true.
Not long ago I completed a series of posts on 12 reasons to believe in God. So here’s the sequel! 6 reasons to disbelieve in God.
A summary of aspects of life and the universe that point to God’s existence – i.e. they are more likely if God exists than if he or she doesn’t.