Another day, another link for you! Sorry for all the short, almost link-only posts this week… Too many distractions. Today’s link is an article from Daylight Atheism. When I saw the title, I could not help but think, “The biggest challenge to staying Christian is that Christianity just isn’t true!” I’ll leave you with his final … More The Biggest Challenges to Staying Christian
Here’s the article I found: http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/look-inside-fake-abortion-clinics-are-greatly-outnumbering-real-ones My favorite part of the article is the following infographic (click for larger version):
This is mainly to point you to Neil Carter’s great article on the subject. I’ve definitely experienced a Level Two (Hobby Apologist) myself through facebook, and it was quite frustrating. It was like talking to a wall, and that wall kept reciting William Lane Craig as though he is worthy of quotation.
Over the weekend, I discovered Khan Academy. I decided to brush up on my elementary math skills, for some reason. The first thing that stood out to me was that the site uses the new Common Core methods of teaching math. I picked it up pretty easily (we’re talking 3rd grade and lower level math, … More New Common Core Math
Read more: http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/blogs/why-a-29-year-old-woman-is-choosing-to-die-on-nov-1#ixzz3G46VADZA I have very little to add to this story, other than to emphasize one thing. The movement to allow death with dignity in more states is not saying everyone with a terminal illness should kill themselves. It’s saying they should have the option to die when they are ready, rather than suffering … More Why a 29-year-old woman is choosing to die on Nov. 1
A friend asked me this question some months ago, and I think it’s a very intriguing puzzle. If god is omnipotent, couldn’t he create a copy of himself? Could he create a greater copy of himself? Wouldn’t doing so break all logic? Would it be logically contradictory? Could god change the laws of logic to … More Can God Make another God?
Originally posted on The Plantlet:
“The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.” -George Bernard Shaw As an unbeliever, I seem to be one of the easiest people for…
So I found this: I think it’s a pretty good idea, but I’m not sure how feasible it is. What do you think?
A while ago, I learned that libertarians consider sex offender lists to be invasions of privacy. To a certain extent, I think I agree, and I’ll return to that in a moment. First, I’d like to consider why I would disagree. As a woman, I am statistically more likely to be a victim of some … More Is a Sex Offender List an Invasion of Privacy?
My family is very concerned that my boyfriend is abusing me. Their reasoning is mainly that I don’t keep as close contact with family anymore, I’m supporting him financially, and I met him before I’d stopped believing Catholicism so it must be his fault. Of course, I don’t keep as close contact as I used to … More On Abuse and Christianity