Tag: Arguments

Proofs of God: surprisingly, lots of people aren’t interested!?

Why do people believe or disbelieve in God? Do they have good reasons for their conclusions? I think I can see some trends in the way both believers and non-believers think about God. Working out how to respond is exercising my mind. See what you think. The ups and downs of theistic arguments When I […]

God and time

Does God experience time, or not? Both viewpoints explain some things and not others.

Where do you go when the argument’s over?

The very public argument between the “new atheists” and religion was big news a decade or two ago, but it seems to have faded away. So what has happened to the players on the two sides, and what has happened to the arguments? Are we any closer to the truth? A long look back In […]

Christians and evidence

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.

Do you think your (dis)belief is logical?

We like to think we are logical and right in our opinions, including opinions about God. But there are reasons to question this, for both believers and non-believers. Looking at what psychologists say and what believers and unbelievers say, leads to some interesting conclusions.

Why don’t I disbelieve in God?

How do I balance 12 reasons to believe in God and 6 reasons to disbelieve? I think the theistic arguments are stronger and more fundamental. There are good reasons to believe!

A universe out of nothing vs God out of nowhere

Sherlock Holmes said: “when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” How does this apply to the universe?

Brute facts and reasons to believe

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”)?

Pythagorus and God

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.

Christianity: too weird to be true!?

This is the 4th post in the series, 6 reasons to disbelieve in God? Is christian belief just too weird to be true, as many people feel?