Why Atheism Fails

What is atheism?

If you ask an atheist this question most often they will carefully explain to you that atheism is ‘a lack of belief in God’.

They’re very sensitive about this.

A lack of belief is not the same thing as non-belief. To claim God ‘does not exist’ is an absolute statement, and one which is virtually impossible to prove deductively.

So the atheist will simply say they ‘lack belief’ and will say this is mostly because of a ‘lack of sufficient evidence’ (agnosticism).

Some atheists are happy to flat-out deny the existence of God and explicitly deny He exists, but most do not.

In practise however, virtually all atheists live life as if God does not exist and harbour a characteristic antagonism towards religious belief.

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An Introduction to Creationism

What Is Creationism?

Creationism or, Biblical Creationism, states that God created the world from nothing in six days as stated in Genesis chapter 1.

According to Christians the Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God, the one and only God who exists outside of time (because He created time).

Of course it’s no secret that within Christianity there are many different interpretations of the Bible and what it says.

But in general if you’re a Christian then, hopefully, you believe the Bible is true.

That means the whole Bible, including the very first part. This should not really be a particularly controversial thing right?

What’s wrong with Christians believing in their own Bible?

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Non-Christian Websites Rank Highest When Searching for ‘What is Creationism?’

What is Creationism?

This question is one of the top 50 most searched for questions in the category of religion and theology today.

And yet if you search for this phrase on Google, anti-Christian or secular explanations will dominate your search results.

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5 Powerful Reasons To Believe In The Christian God

An image of a thunderstorm, to show Gods creative power... I guess.

Introduction

“I don’t believe in God, or religion, or any of that stuff because there’s no evidence for God!”

How many times have you heard that one?

Well, that’s about all the introduction that today’s post needs. Here are five powerful pieces of evidence to believe in the Christian God.

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‘Thinking Atheist’ Top Ten Creationist Arguments Debunked… Debunked

In 2009 YouTube channel ‘The thinking atheist’  published a video titled:

Top Ten Creationist Arguments

In the video with the generic ‘mr clever scientist’ voiceover, they go through ten arguments commonly used by creationists and offer a short response to each about why they are wrong and basically why Christians are silly people desperately clutching to a belief in the magical sky daddy.

A while back I published an article 10 signs you’re an unquestioning Christian (Debunked). I thought it was time I did some more house cleaning.

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My testimony: How atheism saved me and why I care so much about the truth

I was raised in a Christian home. I had the benefit of being raised by a Dad who was passionate about Christ, and about church attendance and creation. My Dad was always showing me interesting stuff from John Mackay the creation guy.

I stopped attending church shortly after high school, spent the first half of my twenties partying, drinking, hooking up, etc.

There are few moments in my life that I know for certain dramatically and instantly changed my life in some really unexpected way.

The first was an ordinary afternoon, catching the train home from the local skatepark.

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Creation and Conspiracy Theories: 8 ‘anti-science’ ideas and what Creationists think

The cover of the National Geographic magazine 2015 issue shown above describes some common anti-science conspiracy theories, but it also lumps creationism in too.

Creationism often gets lumped in with many anti-science conspiracy theories. But is that really fair?

Here I compare 8 conspiracy theories with creationism and see how closely they really stack up.

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Ten Signs Debunked

This post is debunking a very popular, and old, meme that has been circulating the internet for a long time and is titled “ten signs you are an unquestioning Christian”.

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about Christianity and Creation. Actually there’s a lot of misinformation out there about everything.

I can’t remember how I came across this anonymous placard. I just know that I’ve held onto it for years. I figured that one day if I happen to do something like say, start a blog, I would go through it point by point and explain why it was hogwash.

So that’s what I’ve done.

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