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9 Signs That You Might Be An Intellectually Dishonest Atheist

“Reality is a cocktail of fantasy” Micah Purnell. We lie to ourselves all the time. I lie to myself about how good-looking I am. I like to imagine that ‘I’ve still got it’. And then I walk past a reflection of myself that I wasn’t expecting to see, and before my brain has chance to […]

Arguing from the Evidence

“For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.” (Romans 1:19–20, ESV) […]

The Stephen Fry Syndrome: Part II

This is a direct continuation from Part I (astonishingly) so read that first. Here we are, then, having a bit of a play around with some of the sound bites that get erected as defensive shield walls by people. “Every thinking man is an atheist.” Ernest Hemingway Ok, Ernie…but what if I think hard about […]

Look Around You (Exploring how Atheism and Christianity account for what really matters)

Richard Dawkins famously said that faith is belief without evidence. That’s not how the Oxford English Dictionary would describe faith, but the phrase has stuck and so the idea that there is no evidence for God has memed its way through our culture. We’ve talked before about the difference between evidence and proof. Evidence is […]