This week in incoherence – 3/25/17

HOW SCHUMER AND DEMS MAY HAVE SEALED GORSUCH’S CONFIRMATION The filibuster is one of the oddest maneuvers in American politics. It always seemed childish to me…like a line of bullies blocking the door… Continue reading

The impact of bias on belief

I want atheism to be true and am made uneasy by the fact that some of the most intelligent and well-informed people I know are religious believers. It isn’t just that I don’t… Continue reading

This week in incoherence – 3/18/17

incoherence: the quality of being illogical, inconsistent, or unclear Check out these recent news items for more examples of an all too common tendency. FOUR TIMES REPUBLICANS FACED OUTRAGE FOR THINGS DEMS DID FIRST… Continue reading

Possibly, definitely, God exists

I didn’t argue much as a child. At least that’s what my (sometimes selective) memory tells me. Yeah, I’m pretty sure I almost always agreed with my siblings that it was in fact… Continue reading

Pardon me, but your Freudian slip is showing

A lie is an obvious untruth. Fake news is false news. But there are other subtler ways of misrepresenting the truth that are a little harder to spot but very revealing when you… Continue reading

Giving up the chase

Imagine reading Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John and coming to a scene like this: Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through… Continue reading

Says who?

WHAT DO WE NEED?! OBJECTIVE TRUTH! WHEN DO WE NEED IT?! RIGHT NOW!! I doubt we’ll be hearing any responsorial protest chants like this anywhere anytime soon…even though this commodity essential for daily living is… Continue reading

The greatest miracle

It always strikes me as odd when skeptics or atheists dismiss the virgin conception of Jesus as a ridiculous impossibility. The late former atheist Christopher Hitchens – “former” because now he knows the… Continue reading

It is necessarily so

Hey, fellow Christians…do you realize we have the most intellectually coherent, compelling, and complete worldview? It’s true. And that’s why it’s intellectually superior…because it is true. It conforms to reality, and if a… Continue reading

Explanation, please

Some things just seem to defy explanation. Like why over 400 whales recently beached themselves in New Zealand. Or why someone would pay almost $100,000 for a Cheeto. And how otherwise tenderhearted women… Continue reading