Five Major Misconceptions about Evolution Copyright © 1995-1997 by Mark Isaak[Last Update: October 1, 2003] large part of the reason why Creationist arguments against evolution can sound so persuasive is because they don't address evolution, but rather argue against a set of misunderstandings that people are right to consider ludicrous. The Creationists wrongly believe that their understanding of evolution is what the theory of evolution really says, and declare evolution banished. In fact, they haven't even addressed the topic of evolution. Five Major Misconceptions about Evolution
20 Truths about Mormonism Introduction "Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without a rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm of reason, and the mind becomes a wreck." - Thomas Jefferson "Prove all things; hold fast that which is good." - 1 Thessalonians 5:21
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Even If I DID Believe ... - net.religion I am not a Christian. In my discussions of this fact with Christians, Ihave repeatedly run into one major misunderstanding. The Christians assumethat if I believed the Bible were true, I would become a Christian; that is,they believe that my reason for not being a Christian is that I don'tbelieve in their god. This is not the case. One disclaimer: The thesis of this essay is that even if a God as describedin the Bible does exist, he is not fit for worship due to his low moralstandards.
So ends the first chapter of this brilliantly readable counterfactual novel, reminding us that America’s Christian fundamentalists have been consistently clear about their vision for a "Christian Nation" and dead serious about acquiring the political power to achieve it. When President McCain dies and Sarah Palin becomes president, the reader, along with the nation, stumbles down a terrifyingly credible path toward theocracy,...
Got Atheism? Outside of Space and Time It is commonly believed that God is both timeless and eternal, and that he exists somewhere outside of both time and space. He is said to have created mankind for a purpose. This is a discussion on the atheist's view of these concepts.
tl;dr Summary: Omnipresence, omniscience, omnipotence, and infallibility in the creator necessitates everything in existence being part of his design or “plan” (christians say this all the time, it's "all part of god's plan"). The ethical issue can be summarised with simple deductive reasoning: Everything is part of God's plan. Billions of people burning in hell is part of everything. Therefore, billions of people burning in hell is part of god's plan. Ethical conflict from a Biblical perspective.odt