Tag: Reason

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?

Can God become a baby?

Christmas is about a baby. A baby who was somehow also God. But can that idea make sense? How can we understand it?

The fine-tuning adventures of Luke Barnes

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.

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”)?

Strange thoughts about brains: a casual conversation

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 […]

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.

The Bible: impossible to take seriously?

Sceptics often find it difficult to take the Bible seriously because of awful or silly things, or inconsistencies. Is this a reason to disbelieve in God? Or is there is another way to look at it? We need to start be examining what the Bible is, and isn’t.

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?

In a hurry?

It’s a rush-hour world for many of us, and the online world is especially busy. So much to read, so little time! So you can read 1-minute summaries of some of the most popular pages on this site, to see if you want to read more, or not.

6 reasons to disbelieve in God?

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.